Venkataramana Swamy Temple, Karnataka
Dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, the Venkataramana Swamy Temple is among the oldest in Bangalore and is situated near city market on KR Road. More than 300 years old, it is believed to be built by the ancient ruler of Mysore, Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar in the sixteenth century. The temple boasts Dravidian architecture style and is very famous for its intricate stone carvings. Another amazing feature of this temple is the imprints of cannon balls on its stone pillars, which were left during the third war of Mysore. The original magnificence and grandeur of this temple was restored later on by Tipu Sultan.
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