Things To Do In Bangalore

9 Things to do in Bangalore

Bangalore now known as Bengaluru displays a well mix of cultures from all over India, thanks to the IT revolution which has brought about people to come to this beautiful city in search of jobs. Bangalore is known by several names, such as the Silicon Valley, Pub City, City of Gardens and many more. As far as tourism is concerned the city is not short of anything, in fact there are several getaways at a short distance which are an absolute hit during long weekends.

Apart from short getaways, there are many tourist attractions in this city. One of the most sort after places to visit in Bangalore is definitely Vidana Soudha and the Attara Kacheri. If we talk about nature trails then you should definitely visit Lalbagh botanical garden, Ulsoor Lake and Cubbon Park. It’s difficult to please the kids, but not in Bangalore as you have the Nehru planetarium which offers a great learning experience for the kids. Bangalore has lots in terms of heritage which is evident in the Tipu Sultan palace and the Bangalore palace. If the weather is not treating you right then beat the heat by visiting the crazy water amusement parks for loads of fun and adventure.

  1. Vidana Soudha

There are several very important decisions which are made for the state of Karnataka and they are discussed here at the Vidana Soudha which is also one of the most significant landmarks of Bangalore. The Vidana Soudha was built in the year 1954; the architecture of the building is very impressive with four domes on each side. The building looks magnificent when lit during the night.

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  1. Attara Kacheri (High Court) and Surroundings

Another one of the most significant building in Bangalore which carries lots of weightage as far as the judiciary is concerned is the Attara Kacheri which is the High Court. It was built in the year 1867 and has a very rich history behind it which very evident in its architecture. It is very predominantly located, just outside the Cubbon Park, therefore is a must visit while on your way to the Cubbon park. Other than the glorious building, just round the corner is the State central Library which has a great collection of various books, do not miss to visit the Government Museum to learn about the Tipu sultan era. If you are asking for more then, you have the venkatappa Art gallery where you can treat your eyes with some astounding paintings and work of art.

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  1. Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Lalbagh Botanical garden derived its name from the wide collection of red roses. The garden has a rich history behind it as it was started by the great king Hyder Ali in the 17th century which was later completed by Tipu Sultan, ever since the garden has been maintained and has seen a complete bloom of roses during the season. The captivating garden is a must visit especially during the Independence day and the republic day when they showcase more than 200 varieties of roses.

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  1. Cubbon Park

Just adjacent the High Court is a must visit tourist site, which is the Cubbon Park. The Cubbon Park is indeed a treasure for nature lovers as it is no short of lush vegetation which is well maintained. An early morning visit to the Cubbon Park is a sure shot visit when in Bangalore. It’s a great place for gentle strolls, jogging and walking. Fill your lungs with bags of oxygen which would serve you all day. There is a dedicated children’s area known as the Bal Bhavan which is a total treat for children of all age, do stop over at the aquarium which is a home for many exotic and attractive fishes.

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  1. Bangalore Palace

Bangalore palace is an exotic example of the British reign in India; it resembles the Windsor castle in England. The architecture of this palace is absolutely magnificent with heightened towers, domes and arches. The interiors are also very splendid with sophisticated woodcarvings and lush green lawns. Bangalore palace was built in the year 1887 and is standing tall till today.

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  1. Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort

Tipu Sultan palace depicts the true history, back in time during the 17th century. Tipu Sultan palace was completed in 1791 by Tipu Sultan itself which was started by his father Hyder Ali. The Tipu Sultan palace portrays glorious Indo-Islamic architecture which has some very fine details. Do not miss the Hindu Temple in the premises of the palace which shows, Tipu Sultan to be multi religious.

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  1. Ulsoor Lake

Ulsoor Lake is an artificial lake built by Kempegowda II and is spread over 125 acres is an excellent retreat to spend a fun filled evening. Not only does the lake provides a relaxing site but also is appropriate for swimming as it has a swimming pool in it premises. Enjoy a booting session in the lake especially in the evening breeze. During the winters the lake serves as a perfect destination for migratory birds.

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  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is an excellent destination to take the children for some learning experience which would provide them with lots of learning as regards astronomy. The Planetarium was built in 1989 and runs two shows daily except Mondays. Learn about new things about the space and our planet, they also feature new finding especially about the planets such as mars and Jupiter

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  1. Crazy Waters Amusement Park

If you want to beat the heat, then head to the crazy waters amusement park which is significantly situated in Bannerghatta Main Road. It has been constructed within a rocky landscape which provides it a rough terrain which provides character to it. There are several rides for all age group, the best feature about the same is that you can have hours of fun in the water splash rides and get drenched in the artificial rain.

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