Dodda Aladha MaraCurrently Open
- Address: Tavarekere Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
About Dodda Aladha Mara, Bengaluru
As the name suggests, this is a gigantic Banyan tree that dots the landscape of Bangalore. Located at Ramohalli, this is a 400 years old tree and covers an area of 3 acres. One of the largest of its type, this tree looks ravishing with a crown circumference of more than 250 meters and more than a thousand aerial roots. The best part about this tree is that it gives immense shade thereby adding to a beautiful vision of greenery and cool shade all around. People visit this place as a picnic spot. What adds to the beauty of this place is the backdrop of Savanadurga hill and the backwaters of the Manchanabele reservoir. Do pay a visit here for a perfect communion with nature.
Dodda Aladha Mara Information
- The tree is an aged one and hence, some of its branches require support. So, it is in the best interest of the travellers or tourists to not venture very close to such branches.
Dodda Aladha Mara Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Dodda Aladha Mara by Public Transport
- By hired taxis or autos from city centre.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dodda Aladha Mara
15.86% of people who visit Bengaluru include Dodda Aladha Mara in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
53.84% of people start their Dodda Aladha Mara visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Dodda Aladha Mara
94.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dodda Aladha Mara
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Dodda Aladha Mara, Bengaluru Reviews
Good place to enjoy an hour or so and admire the nature. It's difficult to figure out the original root of this big banyan tree. This tree must have seen a lot in its 400 years of life. Tourism department can do so much more to make this place a real tourist attraction. A little bit more focus on maintenance and cleanliness can do the trick. There is ample parking available, so that should not be an issue. Lot of monkeys around, so be careful with your food items. Overall, a great place to click some nice portraits of your family, and enjoy the wonders of nature.
This really is a cool place. There are benches around so you can sit and enjoy the tree and the ambiance. Unfortunately, as the sign states, almost every branch and aerial root has been carved into, which shows a serious lack of disrespect. The main trunk succumbed, but so far the rest of the tree has been able to continue surviving. Hopefully people will realize just how incredible it is to be able to visit this 400+ year old tree before it's completely lost.
The place is full of monkeys, so be ware of your items. Don't tease them or you will have a hard time. A peaceful place to look at the big and wide tree. Though the main tree is now cut as it had got some infectious disease. The branches are all around the place. A shade is so cooling. Loved to visit and watch around
Good place to visit for nature lovers.. And it has some history which makes it even more an interesting place. Monkeys are everywhere and they tend to take away everything you carry, so be cautious. And on route to this place you get tons of big nurseries you could have ever imagined. Traveller's are free to get in and check out plants and even buy if they like it. Overall it's good for a one day short trip near Bangalore.
"This place is beautiful and is suitable for photography. The place looks like a park and has a small temple. This place has a single banyan tree that has spread its branches to few acres. Good efforts are being made by forest department in order to maintain this area. The area houses lot of monkeys. This is one of the best place where you can spend time with your friends and family. Nothing more."