Bull Temple situated in Bangalore,
houses the 4.57 m high and 6.10 m long image of Nandi, Lord Shiva's bull.
The temple was built by Kempe Gowda in the 16th century. The image has
been carved out of single granite rock.
The original colour of Nandi bull was grey which has now turned black due to the application of coconut oil by the devotees. The statue of the bull has been carved out of a The single rock statue attracts devotees from far and near. Non Hindus are not allowed in the temple.
The temple is busy always with some ceremony that is on all the time at the temple premises. On weekends, musicians present their concerts at the temple.