Located on the Bangalore-Mysore highway, the Panchmukhi Ganesha temple is one of the most famous Ganesha temples in Bengaluru. The temple is known for the massive golden statue of Lord Ganesha installed on its roof. What is special about this statue is that it has five faces giving the temple its name “panch mukhi” which means five-faced. The temple complex also has shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Ayappa and Goddess Parvathi. (ALSO SEE 10 Best restaurants in Bangalore that locals swear by!)
The temple makes for a fantastic view from afar for those travelling on the Bengaluru-Mysore highway. Its complex is peaceful and provides a serene environment to devotees to come to pay their respects. It is around 8 km from Bangalore city and can be reached by road in around 25 minutes. The drive is extremely scenic and makes for a pleasant getaway from the city.
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