Bangalore is the capital of the Indian state Karnataka, and has been awarded the title of ‘Garden City of India’. Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru has recently evolved into the Silicon Valley of India making it one of the major IT hubs in the country. The city was declared as the most liveable city in India in the year 2012 and proudly boasts parks, gardens, historical monuments, old government buildings, museums, galleries, nature, wildlife, amusement parks, shopping districts and religious institutions.
The ‘City of Gardens’ is full of fun and exciting activities and glorious attractions, and one of the best ways to explore the city is to indulge in some of the best things so do in Bangalore, including attractions like Bengaluru Palace, Bull Temple, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Vidhana Soudha, St. Mary Basilica, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple and the Iskcon Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Temple. The city is home to many museums and art galleries like Government Museum, National Gallery Of Modern Art, HAL Aerospace Museum and the Visveswaraya Industrial And Technological Museum. Bangalore is one of the few Indian cities that boast a plethora of green spaces, parks, gardens and nature reserves like Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bannerghatta National Park, Cubbon Park and Jayaprakash Narayan Biodiversity Park. There are a number of outdoor activities and adventure sports like go carting and rock climbing that one can participate in. Other top things to do in Bangalore include activities like trekking, rafting, camping, wine tasting and venues like Basavanagudi, Sankey Tank, MG Road, Pyramid Valley and St. Mark’s Cathedral. There are myriads of things to do in Bangalore, which guarantee an amazing time for you and give you a memorable vacation in this beautiful Indian city.
Things to do in Bangalore for Adults
One of the most lively cities in the country, Banglore surely mesmerises. Decked by numerous landmarks, there are helluva things to do in Bangalore for adults. The place is home to some very beautiful landmarks like Vidhana Soudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace and Bangalore Palace. A visit to the legislative house is must for those who have a penchant for architecture. As if that's not enough, the place is famous for temples as well. Ensure to visit the Bull Temple and witness its beautiful bull statue. In the evenings, you will find plenty of parks here to take off to with Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park being the popular ones.
Things to do in Bangalore for youngsters
While the elderlies can find refuge in the temples and quiet parks, for youngsters, the city is abuzz with numerous pubs, clubs, malls and food courts. Coming here with your friends will leave you a lot to explore and experience. Go for a nice long walk in the Ulsoor lake with your group and experience nature up and close. Go to the concerts at Bangalore Palace Grounds and check out if something's happening there. The place is known to organise some of the best music events in Bangalore. Have a nice spa therapy, explore the meaning of life in many Buddhist centres like Choe Khor Sum Ling and Thubten Lekshey Ling or embark on a gourmet tour of the city. The South Indian flavours you get to taste here are enormous, I tell you!
Things to do in Bangalore for kids
On the top of being a fun metropolis, Banglore is great for family vacations too. Even your children will enjoy a lot here. Take your children on a safari tour in Bannerghatta National Park, go for a hiking endeavour in Nandi hills or let them have a taste of culture in city's temples like Iskcon Temple Banglore, Maruthi Mandir, Gavi Gangadeshwara Cave Temple and renowned Shiva Temple. If that's not enough, go for Rangashankara where the local performances performed by natives will win your heart. The shopping streets in the city like Bannerghatta Road and Wood Street along with various malls will keep you busy with a nice shopping indulgence. Ensure to visit the esteem mall while you are at it.
Things to do in Bangalore for Couples
Coming here with your beloved and want to explore the city fully? No issues! The city has an array of activities that will provide you with ample amount of romantic things to do in Bangalore. Go around exploring the theatres in the city or spend some quality time in Sankey Tank Park. Inspect the various artefacts and art pieces in National Gallery of Modern Art, or have a nice meal in Mavalli Tiffin Rooms. Take to one of the many malls like the Garuda Mall, InOrbit Mall, Safina Plaza and Phoenix Market City and appease your inner shopper there. Ensure to buy a gift for her while you are at it. The city is famous for temples and churches, so without visiting places like Banaswadi Hanuman Temple, Holy Trinity Church, St. Mary's Basilica and DakshinaMurthy Nandeeshwara Temple, the tour will be incomplete.
Things to do in Bangalore this weekend
Weekends in Bangalore can be quite hectic, given that most of the offices are closed and people are all out doing the shopping and enjoying their day off. It is better to go for something else than the usual this time. If you are wondering about the upcoming Bangalore events this weekend, check out for the latest shows in Bangalore Palace Grounds or be one with the nature experiencing the numerous adventurous activities. There is everything, from hiking, cycling, trekking, camping, go-karting, kayaking and what not! Exploring the hidden mystery in the city's caves like Savandurga and Siddarabetta is probably one of the most offbeat things to do in Bangalore.
Things to do in Bangalore today
Done with everything you can do and still thinking about other places to visit in Bangalore in one-day? Fret not! The range of activities in the city is huge and you never run out of it. Go to Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and look out for some amazing art pieces that are worth exploring. Set out in the streets for a backpacking spree and experience the city's culture up and close. Chat with the natives, learn about the spices, taste the south Indian curry, walk around the park, pray in a temple and relax in one of the many spa and massage centres. If you are visiting in winter, there are a lot of things to do in Bangalore in January as well. The month sees a number of annual festivals like Kadlekai Parishe or peanut fair and Aero India. Ensure to take some time out to explore the Chitra Santhe exhibition which is held in January in Banglore every year.
Things to do in Bangalore at night
Bangalore literally comes alive at night with an array of pubs, clubs and restaurants. The youths in the city flock to dance floors to enjoy their time while food joints come abuzz with a bustling crowd. If you visiting with your partner, you can go for some of the most romantic places in & around Bangalore that will surely make your day. Dine at Taj West End or go for a couple cooking session. A little away, you can find Tata Coffee Plantation Trails in Coorg which is one of the most romantic things to do in Bangalore. In case you are on your own, don't worry! we have your back as well. There are a number of things to do in Bangalore alone. In fact, it is great since you can do it however you like. Among the must visit attractions in Bangalore, Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, is greatly revered to, thanks for its lush surrounding, quiet environment and spiritual air.
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Lalbagh Main Gate, KH Road, Bangalore
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
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. Originally commissioned by Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore, it was later finished by his son Tipu Sultan. Hyder Ali laid out this popular botanical garden and his son added horticultural wealth to them by importing trees and plants from countries all over the world.
Commissioned in the 18th century, it has acquired the subcontinent's largest collection of rare plants and India's first lawn-clock over the years. The garden features the famous glass house which hosts an annual flower show, it also houses India's largest collection of tropical plants, an aquarium and a lake within the premises.
Taking a leisurely walk around the whole grounds of the Lalbagh Botanical Garden is a refreshingly amazing experience and the tickets for Lalbagh Botanical Garden can be bought from the counter. Although Lalbagh Botanical Garden ticket prices cost very little, we recommend you to buy tickets for Lalbagh Botanical Garden from our tours listing as you would get a complete experience of the whole of Bangalore. Do check the site constantly to steals on the deals on for Lalbagh Botanical Garden tickets.
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14, Lalbagh Road, Mavalli, Near Basavanagud
06:30 am - 09:30 pm
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!
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Bannerghatta national park, Bengaluru, Karnataka
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 alluring places to visit in Bangalore.
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 Park allows thorough fare for cars and has public buildings like the Press Club, the State Archaeological Museum and the Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall which hosts the State Public Library.
Popular for its greenery and mild natural surrounding, Cubbon Park attracts a lot of travellers everyday. The park is although free, which means there is no Cubbon Park Tickets or Cubbon Park Ticket Prices, there are few shows that are organised in the park everyday. The Tickets for Cubbon Park Events can be bought from there itself. Visit the website to know more about Cubbon Park Ticket Costs and other facilities.
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Near Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Palace Road, Vasant Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560052
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
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. But, it still succeeds in attracting tourists. Gothic windows, Fortified towers, Battlements and Turrets lend a great degree of magnificence to the Bengaluru Palace. Mainly constructed of wood, it features splendid carvings and paintings.
Once the residence of the Wodeyars, it now serves as the venue for various concerts, exhibitions and cultural programs held in the city. The palace has a massive open square courtyard with granite seats (decorated with fluorescent blue ceramic tiles), a ballroom, The Durbar Hall along with a number of paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, a dining table of the Diwan of Mysore, Sir Mirza Ismail, A Chair to weigh Jockeys and Coat Of Arms among the others.
Immerse yourself in the experience of being in a medieval looking architecture of the Bengaluru Palace by grabbing the Bengaluru Palace tickets. Tickets for Bengaluru Palace can be bought at the counter and while it is not a compulsion to buy tickets for Bengaluru Palace from the tickets section, we strictly recommend travelers to book tickets for Bengaluru Palace well in advance as it provides a complete experience along with a tour of other important landmarks and a professional guide on offer which is way good a deal given the Bengaluru Palace ticket prices.
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Bugle hill, Bull temple road, Basavangudi, Bangalore/Bengaluru
06:00 am - 09:00 pm
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 local language of Kannada.
This temple flaunts the Dravidian style architecture and is the site where the groundnut festivals take place in November/December. Combine your visit to the Bull Temple with a quick stroll through the Bugle Rock Park or Gandhi Bazaar. Heading towards Lalbagh after this isn’t a bad idea as well. The place is about 1 km away is the cave temple of Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple. Here’s a word of advice for the Bull Temple visitors, ‘Beware of touts!’
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Allbert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
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 major attractions of the fort is the well-preserved Ganapati temple, which is situated inside the fort. Within the fort there is Tipu Sultan palace, which dates back to year 1790.
The palace has been built entirely of teakwood, and was constructed as the summer residence of Tipu Sultan. This two-storied palace stands tall adorned with pillars, arches and balconies. Beautiful gardens on either side of the Palace lead to its main entrance. The floral motifs embellish the walls as well as the ceilings of the Palace. Tipu Sultan used to conduct the affairs of the state from the western and eastern balconies on the upper floor. After his death the palace was used by the British as their secretariat, till the year 1867. Now what is left of the fort is only the Delhi gate, bearing a marble plaque recording the spot where a breach in the fort wall delivered Bengaluru Fort to the British, wooden palace of Tipu Sultan and his armory, the small Ganesha temple, two massive gates and remnants of masonry work.
An ode to the then emperor of Mysore, the Tipu Sultan's Palace stands as a testimony to the expansion of Bangalore’s wide expansion today. With intricate detailing, inside, the palace has visitors anticipating Tickets for Tipu Sultan's Palace way in advance. Thus, it makes a good sense to buy tickets for Tipu Sultan's Palace in advance as well. Tipu Sultan's Palace Tickets can be availed at some great prices on our website. To get the best deals on Tipu Sultan's Palace ticket prices head to our tickets section now!
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Dr. Ambedkar Road, Sampangiram Nagar, Bengaluru/Bangalore
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
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 architects led by late B.R.Manickam, Chief Engineer of the Public Works Department. This arresting monument took five thousand labourers, 1500 chiselers, masons and wood carvers and four years to complete. Built entirely of Bengaluru granite stone in the Dravidian style, it features floral motifs on stone carvings that are drawn from the celebrated temple craft of South India.
The structure stands out as an example of architectural skill and splendor. Vidhan Soudha is crowned by a 66 feet tall and 60 feet wide central dome, with the celebrated emblem of India. It is accompanied by eight pillars and six smaller domes. This place boasts of eight floors, with four floors above the ground floor and an equal number underground with three hundred and sixty rooms and fifteen conference halls that are very well-maintained. Lookout for the splendid interiors and also the windows and pillars as each of them is an example of superior craftsmanship.
Vidhan Soudha is one of the prime attractions of Bangalore in India. While it is very easy to procure Vidhan Soudha Tickets from the main counter of the site, we would advise you to go with our tours that will facilitate your learning about the place. Tickets for Vidhan Soudha are readily available throughout the year. You just need to book Tickets for Vidhan Soudha with us to have an ultimate experience. Vidhan Soudha ticket prices come heavily slashed through us.
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49 Palace Road, Manikyavelu Mansion, Bengaluru
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 spacious halls that span two floors. You need at least half a day to see the entire space. The exhibits have been displayed - classified into broad categories - according to different time periods, art schools and by artists. One can see paintings by Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, the Tagore brothers and Rabindranath Tagore and a large number of Modern and Contemporary artists.
For an indulgence into Indian art, the National Gallery of Modern Art is the best place to be. The National Gallery of Modern Art ticket prices are reasonable and offer you a journey into Indian art and aesthetics. The best way to explore this attraction is to buy tickets for The National Gallery of Modern Art guided tours that offer you the advantage of easy access. The National Gallery of Modern Art tickets are always in demand since the attraction is one of the prime features of Bangalore. However, with us you get tickets for The National Gallery of Modern Art easily and comparatively less time.
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Sri T. Choudaiah Road, High Grounds, Opp. Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
12:15 pm - 04:30 pm
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 the dome along with constellation pictures and Panoramas. It is used for teaching astronomy as well. Apart from this, video projectors, slide projectors, special effect projectors, etc. are also used for the shows.
The sky-theatre shows are very popular and attract about 2 lakh visitors every year. These blend science with literature, art and cultural aspects of many countries using special animation, visual effects and videos. The planetarium also has exhibition halls and a science park. A special feature here is called 'Know Your Stars', which is a program conducted by ABAA on first Sunday of every month that includes lectures on constellations, Stars and Planets, using of telescopes manned by amateur astronomers.
This is one of the exclusive planetariums of India, for many reasons. With extremely reasonable Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium Tickets, this attraction is almost always sold out. Schools and educational institutes frequent the planetarium very often, so it is likely that you may not avail Tickets for Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium on the spot. But with our great deals on tours you can now buy tickets for Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium online at some tempting deals. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium ticket prices are flexible for adults and children. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium ticket cost has been stable for a while now, except for a few graduations here and there. Book tickets for Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in advance to avoid on sight distress.
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No.1, Art Complex, Kumara krupa Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
10:30 am - 07:30 pm
Set out on a creative journey and admire some of the most beautiful pieces of art you’ll ever see. The Chitrakala Parishath is a platform for artists and craftsmen to showcase their unique talents, especially in the annual Handicraft Mela and the Chitra Santhe (market). You’ll get to pick some exquisite work for your homes as well.
There are Sarees, Pottery and Handicrafts are displayed as well. Regular exhibitions are held at the gallery here and the museum exhibits rare creations. You’ll get to see traditional Indian Gold Leaf work and Mysore paintings and there is room reserved for International talent as well.
Be captivated by the amazing artworks on display at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath by booking the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath tickets from the tickets & tours section on offer. The Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath ticket prices include an extensive tour of the whole of Bangalore and make sure to buy tickets for Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath as soon as possible as the tickets for Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath sell out quickly.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Gavipuram Cave Temple is an ancient temple, possibly built in the 9th century. It has a rare idol of Agni, the Fire God. A visit to the temple is believed to cure every eye disease. The forecourt contains stone discs, the function of which is still a puzzle.
The inner sactum is built in such a way that only during the time around the summer and winter solstice, will the sun rays pass through the horns of the Nandi Bull (situated in front on the entrance and fall on the Shivlingam within the shrine. This gives an idea about the extensive knowledge or architecture and astrology in those times, which are still holding true.
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Cubbon Park, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Secrets from the Stone Age, glimpses of ancient civilization, rare coin collections and enchanting paintings and sculptures - Government Museum Bengaluru has loads to offer to a curious mind. Know the life of early man through unique implements and tools, the Harappan antiques and so much more. It is one of the oldest in the country so you might want to spare some time from your vacation to discover something new from the pile of old.
Situated within the museum is the Venkatappa Art Gallery. Get impressed! You really don’t have another option when you see the classic paintings of K Venkatappa, the court painter of the Wodeyars. The 600 paintings capture the essence of gorgeous sun rises in Ooty, the captivating beauty of the Nilgiris and the Church Hill and other breathtaking natural wonders.
There are some paintings of Hanumaiah as well. On the first floor, however you can compare these with the more contemporary paintings of M F Hussain. Then there are art pieces from different schools like the Mathura and Khajuraho as well. You need only a single ticket for the Venkatappa Art Gallery and the Government Museum.
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Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Rd, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010
04:15 am - 08:20 pm
Iskcon temples are spread not just in India but also throughout the world. Iskcon temple in Bangalore is yet another attraction that will keep you spell bound to the city owing to its spiritual aura and preaching on love. Originally laid down in 1990, the Iskcon temple disseminates the ideology of love and peace through its spiritual icon, Krishna. Located at Rajajinagar, this temple boasts of being one of the largest Iskcon temples in the world. So do visit this temple for a spiritual self-reflection and faith.
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Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore
07:00 am - 08:30 pm
Located at the famous Bull temple road in Bangalore, the Dodda Ganapathi temple is yet another jewel in the temple trail of the city. Dodda Ganesha Temple at Basavanagudi was constructed by Kempegowda I, the founder of Bangalore. It is believed that while taking a stroll here, Kempegowda found a number of rocks and one of the boulders that had a shape of Ganesha engraved on them. Thereafter, Kempegowda ordered his sculptors to convert the shape into a massive as well as fantastic single stone idol of Lord Ganesha. Standing 18 ft tall in height and 16 ft wide, this idol looks impressive and huge.
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28th km, Mysore Road, Before Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
An 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 and maintained levels of hygiene, Wonderla theme park continues to be a favorite for family outings, school trips and for anyone and everyone who wants to have fun.
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P. B. No. 5216, Kasturba Road, Beside Karnataka State Government Museum, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 interactive museum that helps kids understand the basic principles of science.
The Taramandal show for stars, the Dinosaur Model and loads of other do-it-yourself experiments that make learning science so much fun! For easy reading, the comments are jotted down in English. Take your kids along and spend some good 3 to 4 hours of fun science here. Activities for the visitors' include sky observation program, science demonstration show, popular science lecture and commemorative program.
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Varthur Main Rd, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
India’s second largest public hal 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! Sky will be the limit for your little one’s excitement at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) The Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum Bangalore. What’s more? You’ll get to use the flight simulator as well (at INR 10). Pinch yourself, it’s true! Hal museum is one of the best places to visit near bangalore.
This museum has everything you want to know about the aeronautical history of India and a glimpse of some of the most ferocious fighter planes of the India Air Force. The life size models are a sight that you must not miss and your kids will love you for this treat.
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Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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.
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Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka
06:00 am - 09:00 pm
A classic gothic architectural structure and one of the oldest churches of Bangalore. It is famous for the festivities held during the St. Mary's Feast in the month of September each year, an event that attracts a number of devotees from in and around Bangalore.
The Jayaprakash Narayan Biodiversity Park, popularly known as JP Park, was opened in 2006 by the Chief Minister of the state of Karnataka, H.D.Kumaraswamy. The foundation stone was laid by a previous Chief Minister, Ramakrishna Hegde, but development was delayed and it was more than a decade before the project was completed.
The park boasts of 20,000 varieties of plant species, 60,000 flowering plants and shrubs and 5,000 medicinal herbs. The park has three grooves called Pavithra Vana, which will have mini grooves called Nakshatra Vana, Rashi Vana and Navagraha Vana. Apparently, each star in the zodiac constellation has a particular plant/tree ascribed to it. The groove would have plants of every star, rashi, planted. In the deepest corner however, was a school of full grown and vivacious Indian Magur fish, fighting for the grains of food thrown at them by children. The park also had some winged visitors with the common myna, white cranes, snowy egrets etc. being a common sight.
The park administration has left no stone unturned in adding attractive structures and concepts to this park. From pretty Gazebos, to a stone park, bamboo garden to life size dolls of farmers, labourers and cattle, all in keeping with Jaya Prakash Narayan’s ideology.
If you want to go for a class-apart shopping in world’s leading designer stores and have a dining experience like none other, Orion mall is where you should hang out. Enter the mall, and you are welcomed with the India shining atmosphere and you’ll feel exactly the same way like entering an American or European shopping complex. With international brands, exquisite restaurants to dine and an ambience that allures you and makes you forget what country you are in, Orion mall sure is one of the finest malls in Bangalore. The area around the water fountain is pleasant to walk and you can simply hang out without spending a penny!
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Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, 21st Km, Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560082
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the Art of Living International Center is actually an NGO that propagates the humanitarian beliefs and values amongst the subjects. What makes this particular centre an important one is that it is the international headquarters of the whole NGO. Referred to as the Bangalore Ashram, this centre also offers a variety of personal-development and trauma-relief programs around the world. Do visit this centre for a spiritual rejuvenation and immersion in humanitarian belief.
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Bangalore, Pincode - 560004, Karnataka
Located in South Bangalore, Basavanagudi is a residential locality that houses the famous Bull Temple in its precincts. Claiming to be one of the oldest areas of Bangalore, this place is a must visit as it will offer you an insider’s perspective of the city. Translating itself as Bull temple, this place is culturally tied up to Kannada belief and Hindu religion. Do visit this locality for a more valuable understanding of Bangalore, the city.
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Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003
Malleshwaram is a north-western district of Bengaluru city which was developed as a planned suburb after the great plague of 1898 that had led many people to move out of the city center. This is one of the places in Bangalore that boasts of having been home to people like the Nobel laureate C.V. Raman, scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan and badminton world champion Prakash Padukone along with film stars Saroja Devi and Jaggesh. Do visit this centre to have a better understanding of the city of Bangalore.
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1st Block, HBR Layout, Kacharakanahalli Main Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560043
04:30 am - 08:30 pm
More than the temple, the Sri Sri Lakshmi Narasimhaji is known for its grand festival of Sri Narasimha Abhishekam famously known as Narasimha Tirumanjana Seva. On this day, you can experience the rare darshan of all the nava Narasimha deites, housed inside the temple. This temple claims of holding 400 yrs old Narasimha Meru which is nowhere else available in India. People pay homage here by offering toor daal(lentil). Do visit this temple to see the Narsimha avatar of God Vishnu in full glory.
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Infant Jesus Shrine Post Box. 4712, Viveknagar Bangalore - 560047 Karnataka
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Infant Jesus Shrine is one of the Christian attractions of Bangalore that attracts people with its construction and spiritual belief. Designed by architects, Thomas Associates, this church has a fan shaped hall that can accommodate about 2500 people with 9 faces and openings running all round the church. The podium is raised above road level with steps and ramp on either side. The interior of the church is so designed that wherever people are seated they will feel that the altar is facing them. The main mural which is 6x9 metres replicates the nativity scene in the nativity church of Jerusalem. Do visit this church to experience the diversity of religions across Bangalore.
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MG Road, Near Gandhi Park, Near Anil Kumble Circle, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Cricket fans would know this stadium for having hosted some of the most important matches in India. Surrounded by the beautiful Cubbon Park, Queen's Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road, this stadium was earlier known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) stadium but was later rechristened in tribute to Mr. M. Chinnaswamy, who had served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977–1980. So while you are in the city of Bangalore, do have at least a look at this stadium if you can’t find any matches to give you a reason to visit here.
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Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru - 560048
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Phoenix Marketcity in Bangalore is one of the central attractions as it offers a world class experience through its ambience that spreads across 1.4 million square feet. Ever since its inception in 2011, the Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru has taken a giant leap and has become a leader in retail, entertainment and attractions. With 270+ stores representing an exhaustive mix of International, National and Regional premium brands, Phoenix Marketcity, Bengaluru offers the most comprehensive and compelling lifestyle shopping experience in Bengaluru. Do visit this mall to experience the Cosmo culture of Bangalore.