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Begur Village is about 25 km from Bangalore and is off Bomanhalli on the Hosur highway. The village is declared as a pre-historic site by Karnataka State Bangalore District Gazetteer.

Begur was once a great center of Sanskrit and Vedic studies and now is the site of 1300-year-old Panchalingeswara Temple, which belonged to the Ganga period. Begur was also a Jain pilgrimage center during the Ganga Dynasty.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bangalore
Location: Bangalore

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