Best Things To Do in Bengaluru, India

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Bangalore is a beautiful city which has many sights for the tourist to visit.

  • Vidhan Souda: The Vidhan Souda is a premier building which houses the state government’s legislative assembly hall and government offices. Built in the Neo- Dravidian design style, this massive building is a major tourist attraction.
  • Lalbagh Botanical Gardens: This huge garden is a popular tourist attraction in Bangalore built in the 17th century by Haider Ali is popular with residents and tourists. The garden is filled with the rarest flowers and plants and they are put up on show at the Flower exhibition held here in the winter. The glasshouse is a majestic structure which holds some of the rarest flora.
  • Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort: The original fort built by Chikadevaraya in mud was finished by Tipu Sultan in 1791. The fort showcases Indo-Islamic architectural style and the temple in the courtyard tells of Tipu Sultan’s tolerance towards other religions.
  • Bangalore Palace: Built sometime in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar this fort is an example of Tudor architecture. The huge reinforced towers, the grand arches and the intricate wooden carvings in the palace interiors are worth seeing.
  • Places like Cubon Park, Attari Kacheri, Ulsoor Lake and Nehru Planetarium are also good sights to see in Bangalore. The Bangalore vacation planner is always buzzed with various sightseeing places.
  • The Banergatta National Park: A huge biological reserve displays a vivid range of native animals like Indian Leopard. The other fauna in the park include: Elephants, Gaur, Jackal, Fox, Wild Bear, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Chital, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, common Langur and many more. There is also an abundant range of fauna. The safari ride is unmissable and the Bangalore itinerary planner recommends to have this enriching ride and this is one of the most alluring places to visit in Bangalore.


  • Nightclubs and Pubs: Bangalore’s nightclub scene is among the best in the country. There are a big number of clubs and pubs like Purple Haze, B52, DOT (D3), Cocoon, 13th Floor Insomnia, Hypnos, Liquor Café, Pai Viceroy, Ebony, etc where one can enjoy good music and get the choicest cocktails and liquor.


Shopping in Bangalore is a truly exciting experience. Brigade Road, Commercial Street and MG Road are the main shopping areas where on can find big malls, complexes which sell a large range of goods from branded clothes, jewelry, shoes, saris, artifacts, books, etc. Chickpet is specially known for its sari, clothing and jewelry stores. With a number of shopping malls displaying international brands, Bangalore holiday planner must include a visit to The Mantra, The Orion, The UBCT and The Garuda mall.

Bangalore is a city much loved by its residents’ and it is hard for the visitor not to be enamored by the busy lifestyle, the parties, the glitz and its professional dominance which blend easily with the Bangalore which is, sometimes, also referred to as a prisoners paradise.

Below we have a list of things to do in Bengaluru and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Bengaluru getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Bengaluru with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Bengaluru

Here is the list of things to do in Bengaluru and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Lalbagh Botanical Garden

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    Lalbagh Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    One of the main tourist attractions in Bengaluru, Lalbagh is an internationally renowned centre for botanical artwork, scientific study of plants and also conservation of plants. The lush green garden is spread over an area of 240 acres in the heart of the city with nearly 1,854 species of plants and 673 genera. The collection of the plants here has made it a veritable treasure house of plants...Read more
  2. Wonderla Amusement Park Bangalore

    Amusement Park

    Wonderla Amusement Park Bangalore is amusement park spread over 82 acres of area and has everything that makes you have a wonderful time is what the Wonderla theme park is all about. With 55 different fun rides, Wonderla theme park offers variety of features like Water Rides, Musical Fountain, Laser Shows, Virtual Reality Shows and even a dance floor. With environmentally friendly construction ...Read more
  3. MTR

    4.3 (6005 Votes)

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Visit city’s most treasured secret that displays the perfect blend of spices to serve the most authentic South Indian breakfast. The Idlis here are the most simplistic yet divinely tasting affair to remember. You have to have a brunch here if you are in the city! Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bengaluru itinerary 5 days.
  4. Bannergatta National Park

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    Bannergatta National Park

    Outdoors, National Park, Nature

    The Bannergatta National Park is a huge biological reserve displays a vivid range of native animals like Indian Leopard. The other fauna  in the park include: Elephants, Gaur, Jackal, Fox, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Chital, Spotted deer, Barking deer, common Langur and many more. There is also an abundant range of fauna. The safari ride is not to be missed and this is one of the most ...Read more
  5. Vidyarthi Bhavan

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    Vidyarthi Bhavan

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Relish the classic south Indian food like The Kesari Bath, Masala Dosa and a variety you can never get enough of at Bangalore’s priced restaurant cum eatery, the Vidyarthi bhavan! Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bengaluru itinerary 5 days.
  6. Cubbon Park

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    Cubbon Park

    Park, Walking Area

    City’s most cherished park located right in the heart of the city is a green enclave of vast area that will soothen your eyes with the greenery and cleanliness. You can step into the Cubbon Park, a green breath covering about 300 acres. Oak, Cassia, Gulmohar stand over grassy patches and walkways. There are secluded Nooks (best avoided when alone), Bamboo Groves and a Lotus pond. Cubbon ...Read more
  7. Bengaluru Palace

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    Bengaluru Palace

    Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Built by Rev. Garrett, the first Principal of the Central High School in Bengaluru, it was bought by Chamarajendra Wodeyar in the year 1873. Built in Tudor-style architecture, it is adorned with magnificent woodcarvings. The palace holds resemblance to the medieval castles that were built in Normandy and England. Once surrounded by beautiful gardens, the palace has now not what it used to be. ...Read more
  8. Visveswaraya Industrial And Technological Museum

    Museum, Science Museum, Specialty Museum

    When in Bengaluru, learn everything you can about science and technology! Those of you with kids (8 years and above) this is the most innovative way of spending quality time together. Each of its floors are dedicated to a scientific discipline including Engine Hall, Electro Technical Gallery, Fun Science Gallery, Space Gallery, science for children gallery and other attractions. This is an int...Read more
  9. Bull Temple

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    Bull Temple

    Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Dedicated to Nandi Bull, the Bull Temple is also known as 'Dodda Basavana Gudi'. A colossal granite statue is the highlight of this temple. Situated inside a park called Bugle Rock, this is one of the more popular temples in all of Bengaluru. Said to be the biggest Nandi temple in the world, the stone cut image of Nandi is continually covered with new layers of butter, known as benne in the lo...Read more
  10. Tipu Sultan's Palace

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    Tipu Sultan's Palace

    Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Initially built by Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bengaluru, the palace was later extended by Tipu Sultan, the Emperor of Mysore. Located near the City Market, the fort dates back to the year 1537. This majestic fort stands as a witness to the struggle of the Mysore Emperor against the British domination. The arches are intricately carved and have been built as per the Islamic style. One of the m...Read more
  11. Vidhana Soudha

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    Vidhana Soudha


    The majestic and imposing building of Vidhan Soudha houses the State Legislature. The largest Secretariat in India, its construction began in 1952 and was completed in 1956. Chief Minister of the then Mysore State, Kengal Hanumanthaiah, was responsible for the structure, the concept and the setting of this magnificent building. The construction was supervised and executed by engineers and arch...Read more
  12. HAL Aerospace Museum

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    HAL Aerospace Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum is India’s second largest public Aerospace museum in Bangalore. It was established in 2001 by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). It features a museum, showcasing the history and achievements of HAL, a library, aero modeling club and a souvenir shop. Fighter planes, jets, air crafts and still more air crafts! Get to know about the...Read more
  13. Ulsoor Lake

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    Ulsoor Lake

    Leisure, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot

    With abundant scenery and alluring natural beauty, Ulsoor Lake will be a great place to relax and rejuvenate the tired souls. While the serene environment in and around the park is a perfect place to spend your afternoons, this is an ideal spot for a day out. Pack your lunch, have a fun boating ride and sleep in the vast Greenfields. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by foll...Read more
  14. National Gallery Of Modern Art

    Art Gallery

    National Gallery of Modern Art is an art gallery in Bangalore. It was inaugurated in the year 2009. It showcases modern Indian art and houses paintings by Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, Rabindranath Tagore and a large number of Modern and Contemporary artists. NGMA Bangalore currently houses approximately 500 exhibits that are spread across a corridor, tiny rooms and large spacio...Read more
  15. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

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    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

    Educational Site, Planetarium

    One of the five planetariums in India, it was founded by Bengaluru City Corporation in 1989. Located on Sir.T Chowdaiah Road, it has been managed by the Bengaluru Association for Science Education (BASE) since 1992. The Planetarium features a 15 meters diameter dome with a seating capacity of 210. “Space Master” Planetarium projector projects the night sky as seen with naked eye on ...Read more