|Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore (Map)
|Entry Fee & Timings
|Opening time: 4:15 AM to 5 AM, 7:15 AM to 1 PM, 4:15 PM to 8:20 PM. The entry is free.
|Temple, Religious Place
|Place visit with
|Friends, Married Couples, Solo, Parants, Youngsters
|Best time to visit
|January, February, March, April
|Kengeri Metro Station (2 KM)
About ISKCON Temple
The ISKCON temple located in Bangalore is one of the largest Krishna Hindu temples in the world. This temple is mainly dedicated to Radha-Krishna. The temple is built in neo-classical style, presenting a beautiful fusion of ultra-contemporary and traditional style and is well equipped with all kinds of modern amenities. The ISKCON temple was inaugurated by Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma in May 1997. The main temple has wonderfully beautiful idols of Sri Sri Radha-Krishna.
Apart from the main temple, the temple also includes four additional shrines dedicated to Sri Sri Krishna Balarama, Sri Nitai Gauranga, Sri Prahlad Narasimha and Sri Srinivasa Govinda. The 10,000 square feet hall is named "Hari Naam Kirtan", which has a terrace. It is decorated with exquisite paintings. ISKCON Vedic Theater is another popular attraction of the temple.
Architecture of ISKCON Temple
The huge temple is spread over seven acres of 'Hare Krishna Hill'. ISKCON temples display features of Neo-Vedic and traditional forms of architecture.
Interesting facts about ISKCON Temple
- The ISKCON temple in Bangalore is the most important ISKCON complex in the world, with a gold-plated flag post, which is 56 feet high.
- This temple serves 1 lakh free meals daily to the needy children and also provides breakfast to the early morning visitors of this temple.
- Many devotees come here for Vedic education and spirituality classes.
- At the top of the temple there is a thriving food and other market just before the exit of the main sanctum, which stretches all the way until the exit.
- The temple attracts devotees or tourists from all over the world as it offers a great spiritual experience.
- Hari-Nama Mandap The place where people chant the name of Lord Krishna for purification of mind, soul and world peace is situated near the pillar.
- Stairs will lead visitors to the temple of Prahlad Narasimha, which is guarded by Jaya and Vijaya, the two gatekeepers of the Lord.
How to reach ISKCON Temple
By Bus:- Nearest Bus Stop to ISKCON Temple is at a distance of 1.2 km.
By Rail:- The nearest junction to ISKCON temple is Yesvantpur Junction which is 4.3 km away from here one can easily reach the temple by taking rickshaw.
By Air:- The nearest airport to the temple is Jakkuru airport which is 14.3 km away, from here you will easily get a cab which can be booked to reach the temple.
Nearby famous places
- Banashankari Temple 9 minutes away
- M N Krishna Rao Park 9 minutes away
- Shree Mukti Naga Kshetra 9 minutes away
- Jagriti Theatre 9 minutes away
- Urban Magiq 9 minutes away
- Sri Annamma Devi Temple 11 minutes away
- Mantri Square 26 minutes away
- Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri 27 minutes away
- Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium 23 minutes away
- Bangalore Turf Club Race Course 15 minutes away
- Culture Rings 3 km away
- Shea The Spa 15 minutes away