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Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple , Hoskote - Bangalore Weekend destinations

In our expedition towards Bangalore East , we recently visited Hoskote , a taluk in Bangalore rural district which is about 35 kms from city center very near to Bangalore Tirupati national highway . We explored few heritage temples at this spot dating back to Cholas and Vijayanagar Kings period. In this post we cover one such spot - The Panduranga Vittaleshwara temple.

Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple View

Few highlights of this temple

  • Situated in the center of the taluk on old fort road 
  • Believed to be around 300 years old
  • Believed to be established and developed by Marathas during Chattrapathi Shivaji period
  • As per priest here , temple established during 1631 AD , there was no progress in temple construction for about 50 years . Renovated again during 1681 AD

  • Chattrapathi Shivaji Image inside temple
    Lord Vishnu idol is a must watch very attractive which is of about 1 meter height in the form of Panduranga accompanied by Rukmini and SatyaBhama. Also idols of panchamukhi Ganesha and Hanuman are consecrated here. 

    Temple is open everyday for pooja and darshan between morning 6 AM to 9 AM and in evening between 5 PM to 7 PM. Do visit this spot and share your experience.