Eeryone knows the simple Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple on top of the Nandi hill which is famous for the huge statue of the bull in front of the temple.
But not many people know of the other Nandeeshwara temple, a magnificent, large complex housing not one, but three temples in all : Shree Bhoga Nandishwara Temple
The original Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple was built in the 9th century. The first phase is believed to have been built by the Bana Queen Ratnavali. The temple then underwent many additions and modifications, spread over the rule of around five dynasties.
The hills are actually five hills which are the sources of five different rivers, namely Palar, Pinakini, Akravathy, Papagni and Swarnamukhi.