Arekere is a residential area on Bannerghatta Road in South Bangalore. The origin of the name "Arekere" comes from a water reservoir which is in the area. Are in Kannada means half. Kere in Kannada means a water reservoir or pond. Some of the well developed residential areas within Arekere are- Arekere Mico Layout which is a BDA layout developed in the late 1970s, Pandurangnagar which is just adjacent to Mico Layout, Sarvabhoumanagar, etc. Some of the schools in this area are BGS National Public School, Mitra Academy, Adigas Pre-school, Bright Kids, etc.Arekere is also a hub for various cultural activities. The area has developed very fast since the year 2000 due to a large number of IT, BPO companies. Well known hospitals- Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Hospital have come up nearby. IIM Bangalore is half a kilometre away from this area. There is a Mini Forest, Ganesh Temple and a playground within Arekere-Mico Layout.Wikipedia
Arekere in India offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Arekere, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bengaluru. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bengaluru for its bountiful attractions like 32-km Loop Road, Big Lake, Pagoda Point on your trip to Arekere. Also, to reach Arekere, you'll have to take a flight to Bengaluru; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Arekere.
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