Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Karnataka
Situated in Basavanagudi, on Bull Temple Road, this temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is among the most prominent landmarks of Bangalore. The most astonishing feature of the Dodda Ganapathi Temple is the huge Ganesha idol which is 16ft wide and 18ft high. Among the features which make the Ganesha idol so attractive is the amazing decorations which are used to adorn the idol. The most prominent among these is the butter coating. More than 100 Kgs of butter is used for applying it on the idol. This temple is considered to be built by the founder of Bangalore who once stumbled upon a pile of rocks, with one having the impression of Ganesha on it.
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