Omkar Hills – Rajarajeshwari Nagar – Bangalore

Matsyanarayana Temple

Omkar Hills is situated in Rajarajeshwari nagar, Bangalore.  On hilltop we can find a temple dedicated to Lord Matsyanarayana, a big banyan tree, Omkar ashram, and a big HMT clock.  Also, a beautiful Shiva temple is being built which resembles Orissa’s temple architecture and the work is not completed.  I visited this temple around 12:30 hence there was no crowd other than lot of college students along with their girlfriends.  I guess this is a good place for lovebirds.  Around banyan tree idols of Jesus Christ, Buddha, Ramanujacharya, and many other saints were kept.  Overall, one of the beautiful places to visit on a weekend around Bangalore.    

Matsyanarayana Temple 2

To reach this place by bus, we can take busses from Uttarahalli or Kengeri.  There are plenty of busses from Majestic and also from K.R.Market (city market) to both Kengeri and Uttarahalli.  This hill comes near by J.S.S Academy of Technical Education, Kengeri.

Matsyanarayana Temple

If you are planning to go by own vehicle then it is better to start early in the morning so that it is possible to visit few more nearby places such as Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple, Dr. Vishnuvardhan Samadhi, and also Shridhara Gudda.  All these places are situated on Uttarahalli-Kengeri road and very easy to locate.

Shiva Temple - Omkara Hills

Above is the picture of beautiful Shiva Temple being built on Omkar Hills.

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11 Responses to Omkar Hills – Rajarajeshwari Nagar – Bangalore

  1. omus says:

    wow….looks like every weekend you go for an outing. Very nice travelogue. Would wish to see even places far from Bangalore.

  2. omus says:

    By the way, I never knew Bangalore had so many nice temples..

  3. sweety says:

    plz tell the bus nor to reach frm kengeri

  4. sweety says:

    bus nr to reach hills from keng

  5. kiran says:


  6. chandan says:

    mahashivarathri special 15 minites darshana for 12 jothirlingas not so resh.come and visit

  7. ashram says:

    mahashivarathri special 15 minites darshana for 12 jothirlingas not so resh.come and visit.thankyou

  8. chaithra says:

    i am also visit 20 times. its really very nice place . there only couples

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