Chowdiah Memorial Hall

The Chowdiah Memorial Hall in Bangalore with a seating capacity of 1100 people hosts various concerts and public events. Guests can call at the auditoriums phone number to confirm the program timings. Heres more on how to reach the auditorium and nearby hotels and restaurants.

How To Reach

Address: 16th Cross, 2nd Main Road, G.D. Park Extension , Near T.T.D. Kalyana Mantapa, Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003

Air: This auditorium is about 31 km away from the Bangalore airport and it takes about an hours drive to reach this place.
Metro: The Mantri Mall metro station is at a distance of 2 km from the auditorium and is the most convenient way to come here.
Train: The Bangalore City Railway Station is just about 4 km away from this hall and those coming from the station can easily take an auto to reach the place.
Car: People coming to the auditorium in their personal vehicles can drive down the Sankey Road to reach here. The hall has good parking facility but it is advisable to come in a little early to get the desired space. Parking is also allowed on the by-lanes around the hall.

Timings & Tickets

This auditorium is open from 10:30 am to 9:00 pm on all days of the week. Tickets for the programs and concerts held here can be bought from various online ticket booking sites. Guests can also buy physical tickets from the counter in the auditorium. Ticket prices vary with the programs.

Hotels & Programs

Since music maestros from the world over come to this auditorium for concerts and festivals, people from far off places also come here to listen to the performances. People coming for the concerts can comfortably stay in the hotels that lie close to the auditorium. Some popular hotels situated close to the  Chowdiah Memorial Hall are:

Tulip Inn Bangalore: A budget hotel with a rooftop restaurant to enjoy the great views around, just beside the auditorium.
Address: R.V Layout | Plot 104/1, Kumara Park West Extension, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020, India

Windsor Square: Highly recommended for homely comfort, this hotel is located at a distance of 0.6 km from the auditorium.
Address: 26/24 Abshot Layout | Next To Windsor Manor, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020, India

Magaji Orchid: A clean and well-maintained budget hotel for those coming to the city for a day or two for concerts and other business trips, located at a distance of 0.6 km from the auditorium.
Address: 3, Nagappa Street, Near Swastik Circle, Seshadripuram, College Road, Opposite to Karnataka Bank, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020

ITC Windsor Bengaluru: A hotel that offers both class and comfort, located at a distance of 0.7 km from the auditorium.
Address: 25, Windsor Square, Golf Course Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052


  • This violin-shaped auditorium was built as a tribute to the violin maestro Tirumakudalu Chowdiah.
  • This is the only auditorium in the world that has been dedicated to the memory of a legendary musician.
  • The auditorium has a seating capacity of 1100 people.

The Chowdaiah Memorial Hall is one place that Bangaloreans take immense pride in as not only is it unique in its design and make but also hosts some of the most sought after national and international cultural events.

Main image by  Akshai Srinivasan

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