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Naganatheshvara temple complex, Begur
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Begur is a village in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is in the state capital Bangalore. It is off Bangalore-Hosur highway. It is said to have been a prominent place during the rule of the Western Ganga Dynasty and later the Chola Kingdom. A tank and a beautiful temple (Nageshvara temple) dating back almost 1100 years are of historical importance. A short distance away is a broken old mud fortress in which is the Kashi Vishweshwara temple. Nageshvara temple has Panchalinga (five Shiva lingas) which makes the temple unique. On the eve of Shivaratri devotees perform pujas and stay awake the whole night. Kartika Somavara is another big occasion in which special pooja's are performed in the temple.In the month of April there is a car festival (Bramha Rathotsava) which visited by many people. The temple complex is under renovation. Nearby is the picturesque Begur lake.
There are 5 major roads that connect Begur to rest of Bangalore.
- The Begur - Jigani road is supposed to be an 80 feet road.
- Begur to Hosur Road via AECS (HAL) layout.
- Begur to Bannerghatta Road via Hulimavu.
- Begur to Bommanahalli via Hongasandra.
- Begur to Electronics City via Bettadasanapura.
Five new layouts surrounding Begur helped to extend the residential area within Begur Village periphery. Classic Paradise Layout, Begur Woods Layout, Deo Heights, Vishwapriya Nagar and Akshaya Nagar are noted for best residential layouts within Begur. DLF New Town and Hiranandani Upscale, SNN Raj Sarenity, Aratt Felicita, Aratt Vivera, Splendid Lakedews are major residential projects launched within vicinity of Begur. More than 50 Apartments are beging constructed within 3 km in/around Begur.
Sri Kukke Subramanya Mutt's Raghavendra temple, Akshaya Nagar Sri Vadiraja temple, St. Marys Syrian Orthodox Church and Chowdeshwari temple are other attractions.
BMTC buses plying between Begur and KR Market/Shivaji Nagar/Kempegowda Bus Stand. Marco Polo AC buses to Shivaji Nagar travel from Vishwapriya Nagara.
Many Private and Public Primary & High Secondary schools available for education.
Jayasree Multi Specialty hospital is located in Vishwapriya Nagar. it provides 24hours care and well equipped with clinic lab, x-ray, operation theatre and hygienic wards. Government Hospital is located in Begur Main road.
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TEMPLES IN BEGUR 1 SRI NAGESHWARA TEMPLE 2 SRI GANGAPARAMESHWARI TEMPLE 3 SRI ANJANEYA SWAMY TEMPLE