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Malleswaram vegetable market, Bangalore.jpg
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World Trade Center Bangalore and Brigade Gateway, Gangamma Devi Temple, Jamia MAsjid, Orion Mall, Malleswaram Vegetable Market, Chowdiah Memorial Hall and Orion Mall
Malleswaram is located in Bengaluru
Coordinates: 13°00′11″N 77°33′51″E / 13.0031°N 77.5643°E / 13.0031; 77.5643Coordinates: 13°00′11″N 77°33′51″E / 13.0031°N 77.5643°E / 13.0031; 77.5643
MetroBangalore or Bengaluru
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
560003, 560055

Malleswaram is a North-Western suburb of Bangalore city. It's one of the zones of BBMP. It was developed as a planned suburb after the great plague of 1898,[1] which caused many people to move out of the city center. It derives its name from the Kadu Malleshwara Temple.[2] The neighborhood houses many offices one them being World Trade Center Bangalore. It also have shopping malls such as Mantri Square and Orion Mall etc.

HV Nanjundaiah, the first Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University is credited with the building of the then suburb of Malleswaram.[2] The neighbourhood of Malleswaram hosts people from all walks of life. The Nobel laureate C.V. Raman, scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, badminton world champion Prakash Padukone and his daughter Deepika Padukone, noted Carnatic musician Doraiswamy Iyengar and film stars Saroja Devi, Radhika Pandit and Jaggesh have all lived here.

Malleshwaram is home to some of Bangalore's heritage cafés such as Central Tiffin Room Bangalore (1920s), Janatha Hotel, New Krishna Bhavan and Veena Stores. [3]


It is located in the North-Western part of the city and is in close proximity to Yeshwantpur, Rajajinagar, Sadashivnagar, Sheshadripuram and the Kempegowda Bus Terminus and the closest metro station to this place is the Sampige Road, Malleswaram metro station

Notable Locations in and around Malleswaram[edit]

World Trade Center Bangalore

Jamia Masjid

Orion Mall

Kadu Malleshwara Temple

Sri Gangamma Devi Temple

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

Sri Kanyakaparameshwari Temple

Sri Dakshinamukha Nandi Tirtha Kalyani Kshetra

Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple[4]

Sankey tank

MES PU College of Arts ,Commerce and Scienece

Mantri Square


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  3. ^ %20&district=Bangalore "Malleshwaram Bangalore PinCode" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bengaluru's Malleswaram: Where live gods and their noble soldiers". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2 March 2020.

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