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Magadi, Karnataka, India



Someshwara swamy is the main deity of this temple, who is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Here deity measures 3 feet in height.


Goddess Parvathi is the consort of Lord Shiva.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are September to February.


Highest - April to June (38°C during day and 26°C during night)Average - May (37°C during the day and 21°C during night)Lowest - October to February (27°C during day and 18°C during night)Monsoon season - August to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • These rules are applicable for foreigners also. Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.
  • Pilgrims/visitors will not be allowed inside the temple if dress code is not followed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at temple.
  • Smo​king is strictly prohibited inside the temple premises.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
KSRTC Bus Stand
2.5 KM 9449596666
Solar railway station
19.8 KM 139
Kempegowda International Airport
82.2 KM 18001800033


There are beautiful sculptures of figures of humans, birds, animals, etc. decorating the pillars of the temple, which is built in the Hoysala style of architecture and the pillars have the typical symbols of lions, soldiers and dancing girls on them. Some of the stone pillars used in the Mantapa. When tapped with some coin etc make a sound of copper metal. In this spot, one may view the area where Kempegowda used to give judgments during meetings. This temple is constructed in the Dravidian Style, there is a complex mantapa for Nandi. There is also a Nrutya Mantapa (Dance Floor) known as Kempegowda Hazara - where cultural functions are believed to be arranged. On the roof top of this mantap, beautiful paintings were depicted of which only few remains are visible now. There is also a Nandi idol mantap consecrated on a rock of about 30 feet which seem to be identification of the region boundaries. A large square shaped pond at some distance in the front of the temple. The large temple complex include a spacious inner prakara (courtyard), this temple is believed to be constructed during the period of Kempa Veraappa Gowda during 1512 as per the copper plates and old wall carvings available even now with a history of about 500 years.


This temple was built in 16th century by Sri Nada Prabhu Kempe Gowda or Kempe Gowda-II. The temple Gopuram was struck with a thunderbolt and had got damaged few 100 years back which has been renovated in a fine way by the Archaeological department of Karnataka. Cholas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagar Kings, the Mysore Wodeyars are the contributors of this temple.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM



Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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Magadi, Karnataka, India

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