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  • Bangalore or ‘Bengaluru’ is the capital city of Karnataka state and is one of the most beautiful cities is India. Bangalore was founded in the year of 1537 and today is a riot of colours with a population of more than 6.5 million. This city spreads over the total area of 2190 square kilometres and has successfully proclaimed the title of being the ‘fifth’ metropolitan city in India.

    Standing away from the extreme climatic conditions, it is located in heart of the country. This city is also famously known as the ‘Garden city of India’ and is the third largest city in the country.

    The other popular names that the city has earned are ‘Air conditioned City’, ‘Silicon Valley of India’, ‘Pub Capital of India’ and several others. Before the IT revolution touched Bangalore, it was famously known as ‘Pensioner’s Paradise’. Now, this city has become a hub for the youth and seems to bubbling with all its charisma and endless energy. 

    While in Bangalore, one can easily witness the charm and balance between various traditions, cultures and modernisation. Historical places, colourful gardens, pleasant climate and various other places to visit in Bangalore have made the city, one of the opulent tourist destinations in India. The mode of transportation in Bangalore also plays a significant role in its fame. Considered as one of the best connected cities in India, the IT capital of India offers a joyous and delightful travelling experience to its visitors. 

    Here are some of the best places to visit in Bangalore:

  • 01Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

    The IT city, Bangalore is not only known for its fast forward work life and the day to day culture but also for the amazing attractions here. People from around the world come to visit Bangalore not just to make their living a better one but also to enjoy the beauty of this region. One of the main attractions here in Bangalore is the famous Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. It planetarium has a Science Park and the Science Center. The most well known show in the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium that pulls lakhs of people round the year is the Sky Theater. 

    Sky Theater incorporates utilization of various visuals like computer animations, cartoon special-effects, and video clippings.  The planetarium has an aggregate limit of 210 seats. One can also enjoy viewing of astronomical events such as solar eclipse, transition of planets, passing of comets, etc. Amid this time, special preparation is made, such as introducing versatile telescopes in the open zone of the planetarium. For live scope show of astronomical events occurring vast display screens are furnished with exceptional video projectors. While visiting the planetarium one can also see that various educational activities and experiments on rocket launch, atmospheric pressure, and speedometer are held for the benefit of students. 

    The classes are led on ends of the week from 10:30 in the morning till 4:30 at night. Short instructive projects and courses are embraced utilizing casual techniques amid summer vacations of the students. Distinctive projects like Tiny Tots, BASE Camp, PC helped Learning, one-day workshop for school understudies, and From Web of Life to Universe are led for students of various levels, beginning from class III till graduation. Unique workshops are additionally directed for physically challenged students.

    Entrance Fees: The entrance fees to the Planetarium are Rs 50 for adults and Rs 30 for students and children upto 16 years of age.

    Timings:  Remains opens from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Tuesday to Sunday) Monday is closed.

    Location: Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is located at Sri T. Choudaiah Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001.

  • 02Bannerghatta National Park

    When you are visiting Bangalore you might be confused where to visit out of the amazing attractions in Bangalore. Among the most sought off places here Bannerghetta national Park is another attraction which is a must visit for you. If you are an animal lover than this park will definitely make your vacation a lot more amazing. Holding some of the country’s first butterfly park, this national park has a huge variety of fauna, making it one of the most enjoyable tourist attractions in the city.

    Sightseers can likewise enjoy Safari rides through the recreation center. You can also spot Lions, Tigers, and Crocodiles among various other animals in the national park. The national park is spread out to around 104.27 sq. km which includes 10 Reserve Forests of Anekal Range of the Bangalore Forest Division. Bannerghatta is comprised of the National Park, an Aquarium, a Zoo, Children's stop, Crocodile Farm, Snake stop, Prehistoric creatures stop and a Museum.

    There are likewise Safaris to see tigers and lions, and elephant ride is the primary wellspring of fascination of the Park. One can also indulge in a lot of other activities like Amateur fishing, Coracle boat rides, Bird watching, River rafting,
    Trekking, Outdoor camping etc. There is additionally a delightful stream beginning from the Suvarnamukhi slopes and going through the recreation center giving it a wonder like none other. At the foot, there is additionally the well known Champaka Dhama Swamy sanctuary, worked in the Dravidian style and to add to the myths that fill in as a fascination, the water in Suvarnamukhi lake is accepted to have medicinal wonders.

    Entrance Price:  The entrance price to the park is Rs 260 for adults and Rs 160 for children( 6 to 16)

    Timings: Opens from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Location: Bannerghatta national Park is located at Bannerghatta Road, District Bengaluru Urban, Bannerghatta, Karnataka 560083
     
  • 03Nandi Hills

    As the name goes this is one of the most popular attractions in Bangalore which is known for offering the spectacular sunrise from the top. Nandi Hills, otherwise called Nandidurg or Nandi Betta is an old slope fortification arranged in a region called Chikkabalapur in Karnataka. Arranged close to the town of Nandi, the antiquated conviction is that they are the cause of the Arkavathy River.

    At a tallness of 4851m above ocean level, Nandi Hills is a most loved spot for all nature lovers and is also favourites as a picnic spot. For those of you who are planning to take some photos and adore the beauty of nature then Nandi Hills is the perfect getaway for you. Soak in the stunning view, amazing greenery, cool breeze and silence which makes the hills a perfect place for vacation.The best time to appreciate the excellence of this beautiful place is early mornings. In spite of the fact that you can visit the slopes whenever of the year, it is prescribed to go amid the stormy season. here 
    are numerous stories about the name of Nandi Hills. Amid the Chola period, Nandi Hills was called Ananda Giri meaning The Hill of Happiness.

    Another story is that Yoga Nandeeshwara performed retribution here, thus it was named after him. Nandi is likewise generally called Nandidurga (Fort) in light of the fortress worked here by the ruler Tippu Sultan. It is likewise may be called Nandi Hills on the grounds that the hill takes after a resting bull (Nandi). Another hypothesis holds that the hill gets its name from an old, 1300-year-old Dravidian-style Nandi sanctuary arranged on this slope. An antiquated Lord Shiva and Parvati temples is additionally embellished in the hill.

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

    Distance from Bangalore: Nandi Hills is located at a distance of 61.1 km.

  • 04Wonder La

    While you are visiting Bangalore you would definitely want to visit the one and only Wonder la. As the name goes this amusement park is Bangalore is a perfect place for a day out with lots of fun and thrills. Wonder la is the loudest, craziest and the most astounding piece of Bangalore city. Whether you are planning to spend some big fun this place will definitely make everything an adventure for you and your loved ones.

    Head out for one of the many invigorating rides, or just laze by the pool. In any case, whatever you do, here, everyone gets to enjoy their part of the fun. What's more overcome your fear as you try the water rides or just soak in the beauty of the region? The park features a wide assortment of attractions including a few rides, water rides, a musical 
    fountain and laser shows, a virtual reality show.  Wonderla Bangalore has an undeniable dance floor with some twist, the electronically controlled rain showers. Wonderla likewise has attractions uncommonly intended for youngsters, and these are delicate yet irregular like a kiddies free fall ride.

    It utilises sun-powered warmed water for every one of its pools amid winter. Wonderland also has a conference hall for up to 1,000 people, and elements five restaurants with an aggregate seating limit of 1,150. It has locker rooms with more than 2,350 lockers and restrooms and showers. The park additionally highlights an emergency treatment office and a paging framework. The park opened its resort; an 84-room lodging complex spread more than 100,000 square feet to open in 2012. The resort highlights devoted youngsters' play ranges and other recreational and conferencing offices.  Wonderla, Bangalore has been positioned first in India and seventh best in Asia by Tripadvisor for 2014, the most noteworthy for any Amusement stop in India. A new addition to the park was the roller coaster ride which was opened last year.

    Price: The approximate price for the tickets are Rs 870 per adult and RS 150 per child

    Saturdays and Sunday: Rs 1070 per adult and Rs 150 per child.

    Timings: Opens from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Location: Wonderla is located at Mysore Road, Bangalore 
  • 05Cubbon Park

    There is no doubt in that Bangalore is the one city which holds some of the best places to visit. This stop is a noteworthy touring fascination, with 300 sections of land of green foliage. Having been set around Lord Cubbon, it is a perfect place for nature significant others and those looking for a quiet climate. It highlights a bandstand that hosts shows. The Bangalore Aquarium is likewise arranged in this park, and is a must visit for you in Bengaluru, being the second biggest aquarium in India. 

    The park also houses buildings that are aesthetically designed, magnificent statues of famous personalities, and rich flora and fauna.  The popularity of the park can be gaged from the way that Bengaluru is nicknamed the Garden City after the park. One can see a variety of park-flowerbeds, massive bamboo trees, monuments, statues and buildings which makes the landscape stunning for not only tourists but also enthusiasts, nature-lovers, joggers, naturalists and botanists. 

    Cubbon Park was made by the British Chief Engineer of Mysore, Major General Richard Shankey in the year 1870. At first in 1870, the recreation center was named after the then acting Commissioner of Mysore, Sir John Meade, as the Meade's Park. Statues of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar, Major General Sir Mark Cubbon and Rajya Dhurandhara Sir K. Sheshadri Iyer are introduced in the recreation center complex.

    While at the park you will see botanical species of both native and exotic types. Some of the native species are ficus, cassia fistula and artocarpus, the exotic ones include bamboo, peltophorum, araucaria and mahagoni. More than 6,000 trees and plants cover the park area here. While walking through the the streets of the park one can see the park ornamented with beautifully lined outlandish blossoming trees. One of them, the silver oak, is among the main oaks that were foreign made from Australia and introduced in Bengaluru.

    Timings: The park opens from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM and remains closed on Monday and second Tuesdays.

    Location: Cubbon Park is located at Behind High Court of Karnataka, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

  • 06Vidhana Soudha

    Vidhana Soudha is a standout building among the very famous Buildings in Bangalore. The 46-meter tall building includes 300 rooms, each of which mirrors the noteworthy Dravidian style of engineering. Housing 22 departments  of the Government of Karnataka, Vidhan Soudha additionally happens to be one of the one of the biggest authoritative structures and is a must visit spot in Bangalore.

    Vidhana Soudha houses the State Legislature and the Secretariat of Karnataka. The grand white building is spread more than 60 sections of land of land and gloats of Dravidian design. The origin of the building goes back to the seasons of Sri Kengal Hanumanthaiah, the Chief Minister of Mysore from 1951 to 1956. His thought behind conveying the working into reality was to make it an image of administrative sway of the general population in an indistinguishable way from The House of Commons in London.

    The establishment of the building was laid by the then PM, Sri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on thirteenth July, 1951. It was finished in the year 1956 and the aggregate cost came around Rs. 1.75 crore. It is said that around 5000 incompetent laborers, artisans, 1500 chisellers and wood-
    carvers chipped away at the development. It is a mainstream building which mirrors an ideal mixing of British, Dravidian and Indo-Islamic design. It is fabricated fundamentally with "Bangalore rock", exhumed from the ranges around Mallasandra and Hesaraghatta. One of the principle attractions among local people and travellers is the lighting of the buildings on each Sunday evening.

    Entrance Fee: There is no entrance fee to the building but special permission is required.

    Timings: Opens from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

    Location: Vidhana Soudha is located at Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Nunegundlapalli, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

  • 07Bangalore Palace

    Encased by beautiful garden, Bangalore Palace draws in sightseers in great numbers but also as a destination for important events and cultural programs. The wooden structure of the palace with impressive carvings both inside and outside delineating distinctive building styles, is reminiscent of the royal culture during that time. The responsibility for royal residence changed hands a few times, from the Reverend to Chamarajendra Wadiyar of the Wadiyar Dynasty, to the British Empire. Directly, Bangalore Palace is under the relative of the Mysore Royal Family, Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar.

    He opened the palace for public viewing n 2005. One can see an elephant head is mounted at the passageway of the royal residence. Stools made of elephant feet, vases of the elephant trunk, and trophies of elephant chasing are shown in the royal residence.  The Tudor-style design is prominent from the turrets, the battlements on the fortified towers.The furniture has a touch of Victorian, neo-established and Edwardian styles. The inside of the royal residence is sublimely embellished with flower themes, cornices and wood carvings.

    The roof is ornamented with help artistic creations. There are 35 rooms in the royal residence, alongside a manual lift. Wooden fans from General Electric and imported recolored mirrors and glass are additionally utilized.  Various  cultural events and social functions such as wedding function, shows, music shows, sports occasions, and so on., are being directed in the royal residence justification for as long as couple of years. Artist like Elton John, Backstreet Boys, Akon, and Iron Maiden, have performed here. There is a carnival also called Fun World, inside the royal residence complex. A sound voyage through one-hour term is accessible in seven dialects: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Hindi and Kannada.

    Price: The entrance fees cost around Rs 250 for Indians, Rs 450 for Foreigners.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM.

    Location: Bangalore Palace is located at Palace Road, Near Mount Carmel Institute Of Management, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
     
  • 08Brigade Road

    Now if you are in Bangalore then there is no doubt that you haven’t heard about this rocking place in Bangalore. Brigade road is the most happening part of the city. If you are new to Bangalore then this place is a must visit for you. From pubs to the latest branded shop you will find everything at this place. Brigade Road is another famous shopping centre, particularly with the youths. There's an entire group of spots to shop at, including a high road chock-a-hinder with Mark showrooms, road slows down and multi-mark arcades. 

    Vera Moda, Lee, Van Heusen and Louis Philippe have their leads here, while Fifth Avenue, Mota Royal Arcade and Eva shopping centre at Residency Road house a variety of various brands and remain open till later at night. The road slows down are heaped high with unbranded shoes, garments and knickknacks, and when you need break, there are a huge number of bars and eateries to stroll in to. Head out to this amazing road in Bangalore and spend some time with your loved ones while exploring the whole place.

    Highlights: One can find a variety of stalls for food and juice right there as you stroll through the road. You will also find numerous vendors selling clothes and shoes at a very low price than the usual. The whole street is covered in lights and trees during the time of Christmas and New Year.

    Location: Brigade Road is located between the M G Road and Residency Road in the city connecting both the streets.

  • 09Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

    The Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore is of royal origin and was begun at first as a private garden in a region of 40 sections of land by Hyder Ali, most famous rulers amongst the most well known leaders of old Mysore in 1760. At first planned in Mughal style, on the model of a broad garden at Sira in Tumkur close Bangalore, this garden was additionally created by Hyder Ali's child Tipu Sultan and hence by the British and Indian doyens of horticulture by expansion of range and option of various plant species. 

    Lalbagh, for its one of a kind garden in supporting the idea of agriculture and helping the advancement of cultivation, has earned a pride of place among the gardens of the world and it has come to be viewed as one of the best gardens in the East for its design, maintenance, scientific treasure and scenic beauty. This place is magnificence in Bangalore which holds some of the best genetic resource centre for introduction, acclimatization and maintenance of plants; it envisages documentation of the variations available in plants of ornamental and economic value. It helps the advancement of cultivation in the state. It is a significant assistant to botanic study in educational institutions, an imperative lung space of Bangalore, a position of excellence that gives sound entertainment to the general population and it gives a scene to individuals to draw near to plants and nature.  

    The garden with well-laid out streets, ways, open spaces, shade and a decent accumulation of many sorts of plant species draws in an extensive number of guests. Lalbagh is all around secured with stone walls as fenced in areas and it has four approach entryways. The principle entryway is at the North confronting towards Subbaiah circle, the West door is towards Basavanagudi, the South entryway is towards Jayanagar and the East door is towards the Double Road.

    Price: The entry price is Rs 20

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

    Location: Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is located at Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

  • 10Iskcon Temple Bangalore

    Aside from a religious temple, ISKCON is a social complex pleasing committed divinities of Sri Radha Krishnachandra, Sri Krishna Balarama, Sri Nitai Gauranga, Sri Srinivasa Govinda and Sri Prahlada Narasimha. Iskcon Temple is known for its activities of engagement including ardent devotees of the Lord Krishna. The temples selects individuals forever, arranges progrmmes of Krishna’s consciousness, arranges public programs for awareness in community centre and also have songs and recitals admiring and praying to Krishna in public processions.

    They likewise have competition for arts  for youths and kids. There is a gold plated column with a banner, 17 meters high, and a kalash 8.5 meters high. Around 1976, devotees from various parts of India and the world had started exercises of ISKCON in various parts of South India like Bangalore, Hubli, Madras, and so forth. Sankirtans in the lanes, selecting Life Members, masterminding programs in the houses, and orchestrating huge open projects in pandals were being directed. The general public was enlisted in the year 1978 under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960. The objects of the general public are gotten from the Seven Purposes of ISKCON as expressed by Srila Prabhupada. In May 1997, Bangalore ISKCON Temple was introduced by the ninth leader of India - Shankar Dayal Sharma.

    Timings:  Opens from 7:15AM–1:00 PM and 4:15 PM –8:15 PM

    Location: Iskon Temple Bangalore is located at Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010
  • 11Big Bull Temple

    For devotes who are looking for some spiritual visit while you are in Bangalore then the Big Bull Temple is a must visit place for you. The Bull Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore built in 1537, amid the time of Kempe Gowda, who is known as the founder of Bangalore. The tmepls is situated in Basavanagudi region, whose name came as a result of the sanctuary itself. Basavana implies Bull's and Gudi implies Temple.  The immense bull inside the temple measures 4.5m in tallness, 6.5m long and is said to cut from a gigantic single rock.  

    Groundnut fair (kadalekayi parishe) is celebrated at the temple consistently on last Monday, Tuesday of Hindu logbook month Karthika Masa. An intriguing legend behind the reasonable and the development of the temple is, before 500 years, the bull used to be a genuine one and used to eat the groundnuts which were copious at this place. Seeing him eating groundnuts, a rancher tries to frighten him away that place.

    The bull at that point flees some separation and vanishes. As it was late at night as of now, the rancher goes home and returns next morning joined by different agriculturists however just finds the bull transformed into a statue. Amaze by the incident people around that region begun to love the statue. Surprised by the wonder, Kempe 
    Gowda built a temple around the statue. From that time each year ranchers around there and from different spots began observing Kadalekayi Parishe by offering groundnuts on last Monday and Tuesday of Karthika masa.

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

    Location: Big Bull Temple is located at Bull Temple Rd, NR Colony, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
     
  • 12Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

    Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore (VITM), a constituent unit of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Government of India, was built up in memory of Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya. An unassuming working with a developed zone of 4000 sq. mtrs., was developed in the quiet encompassing of the Cubbon Park, lodging different mechanical items and motors, which was opened by the main Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on 14.07.1962. The main display set up at VITM on the theme 'Electricity" was opened to the general population on 27.07.1965 by the then Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi.

    VITM has a Dinosaur Corner with versatile application office and a 1:1 scale copy of the Wright Brothers' Flyer "Kitty Hawk" alongside 'Flyer Simulator' giving an immersive and engaging background to the guest. The 'Science on a Sphere' at VITM, the just a single in Asia, is an expansive perception framework that utilizations interactive media projections to show enlivened information on the circle changing it into an immersive vivified globe indicating dynamic, energized 
    pictures of the climate, sea's and land range of a planet, consolidated with portrayal.

    VITM has 7 lasting show exhibitions titled Engine Hall, Fun Science, Electrotechnic, Space – Emerging Technology in the Service of Mankind, Biotechnological Revolution, BEL Hall of Electronics and Children Science. Amid the years, VITM has endeavoured to satisfy its goals of bringing interest for science training among youngsters and grown-ups alike and to urge them to seek after profession in pure science.  Cases of numerous youthful gifts guided at VITM, who have achieved new statues in their profession in the field of Science and Technology, our an army.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    Location: Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum is located at Kasturba Road, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
     
  • 13Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

    Another temple which is a must visit for you in Bangalore is the famous Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple. Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple also called Gavipuram Cave Temple is an example of Indian rock cut design is one of the famous attractions in Bangalore. The temple is well known for its strange stone plates in the forecourt and the correct arranging enabling the sun to light up on place of worship in certain time. It was built in the sixteenth century by Kempe Gowda I, the founder of the city.

    This cave temple devoted to Shiva in and is visited by many people here. Built in the sixteenth century AD by Kempe Gowda, the organizer of Bengaluru, Temple Gavi Gangadhareshwara is a structural wonder that draws in the loyal by the crowds. One of the oldest temples 
    in Bengaluru, Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple was built by Kempe Gowda in acknowledgment in ecognition after being released from prison of five years by Rama Raya. There are different icons inside symbol Agnimurthi including having two heads, seven hands and three legs. The people who worship this god believe that it will cure one of the defects of the eye.

    The temple is also known for its four solid columns, speaking to Damaru, Trishul and two fans on the porch. Built in a natural cave in Gavipuram, the temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and cut into a solid stone. The patio of the sanctuary here contains a few solid figures. The primary attractions of Gavi Gangadhareshvara temple are two granite pillars that support the giant disk of the sun and moon, while the other two have various Nandi at the best. During Makar Sankranti the temple witnesses an unique phenomenon in the evening sunlight passes through an arc between the horns of Nandi and falls directly on the linga inside the cave and illuminating the interior idol. This marvel is a proof of the specialized greatness of the ancient artifacts.

    Timings: Opens from 07:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 05:00 PM- 08:00 PM.

    Location: Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple is located at Gavipuram Extension, Hanumantha Nagar, Bangalore - 560019
     
  • 14Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace

    As you know that Bangalore has a lot of attraction which attracts a lot of people around the world. For those of you who love to explore the history and palaces then Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace is another must visit place for you. Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace was the residence of the well known Mysore ruler Tipu sultan. The development of this fort was begun by Hyder Ali and was finished by Tipu Sultan after his demise. The palace was completed in 1791. The royal residence is made of teak wood and is an astounding example of Indo –Islamic design. The columns and divider are complicatedly enriched with cutting and themes.

    There is a gallery where Tipu Sultan is accepted to have directed a Durbar from. The front territory of the royal residence is kept up by horticulture department and is a lavish garden with green lawns. The ground floor of the museum has been changed over to an exhibition hall where the ingenuities and works of art from Tipu's Era are in plain view. The rooms in the ground floor have been changed over into a little historical center exhibiting different accomplishments of Tipu Sultan and his organization. There are recently done pictures of the general population and spots of that time. There is a copy of Tipu's Tiger, which is in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Tipu Sultan's garments and his crown are available in silver and gold platforms. The silver vessels given by a general to Hyder Ali is also there at the museum.

    Timings: Opens from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM.

    Location: Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace is located at Albert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018
     
  • 15HAL Aerospace Museum

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum is the first of its kind in India and was built up in the year 2001. The Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum is spread more than 4 sections of land of rich greener. The Museum is a collection of learning for the scholastically disapproved as it houses a library on Aerospace and follows the advancement of the business' energizing stages since 1940.

    The Museum has the prized ownership of different sorts of Aircraft models on static show.  There is additionally an ATC Radar roosted with L-band observation radar having a scope of 200 nautical miles which turns at a speed of 3-4 RPM, with the recurrence of 1250-1350 MHZ. In addition, PSLV model and PSLV Heat shield are shown to give a look at invasions made by the nation in the space innovation. Aside from this, an Orchidarium, herbal garden, children's play area, a Souvenir shop and a sustainability development park are the additional attractions in the campus. The supportability stop means to teach guests and understudies by showing working models of sun oriented systems, bio-gas plant and cross breed wind factories.

    Price: The entrance fee is around Rs 50 per adults and Rs 30 for children up to 18 years.

    Timings: Opens from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Location: HAL Aerospace Museum is located Near HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Road, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037

  • 16Sankey Tank

    When in Bangalore you would definitely love to explore few more other places. As the IT city attracts a lot of people around the world, this city also have few other places which is a must see attractions for you. Situated in the western part of Bangalore, Sankey Tank lies very close to territory of Vyalikaval, Malleshwaram and Sadashivanagar. Sankey Tank is a artificial lake which is spread over a range of around 37.5 sections of land. Built in the time of 1882 by Col. Richard Hieram Sankey of the Madras Sappers Regiment on whose name the lake is presently being called as. 

    The lake was worked with the reason for taking into account the requests of water supply all through Bangalore. It was additionally called with the name Gandhadhakotikere in view of the Sandalwood Depot which was found near the lake. This park is the perfect place for the nature lovers and the photographers who love to spend some time enjoying the beauty of nature. With the stunning lake and scenic views this place draws in people who are searching for some thrilling activities. The Mayura Sankey Boat Club offers guests with a wide assortment of watercraft rides, for example, rowboats, pedal boats and speedboats. 

    You can appreciate sailing and drop to and from the island which is situated amidst the island at negligible charges. The lake also offers different recreational alternatives to its guests. The park here is blessed with lavish and lovely flowering plants and trees. There is additionally a swimming pool and a Forest Department nursery in course of the south and north individually.

    Price: The entry price cost around Rs 10 per adult and Rs 5 per children.

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • 17Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple

    If you are a Hanuman disciple and is eagerly looking for temple in Bangalore then this temple is a must visit for you. As we known Bangalore city holds some of the most beautiful temples in the world this is another temple which has gained a lot of popularity among the people around the world. The Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneya temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is known as a very beautiful temple. 

    The temple also has a Shivalinga alongside Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, Hanuman place of worship here. The temple is arranged on a hillock. One can also find a small temple devoted to Ganesha, Navagrahas and Rajarajeshwari at the base of the hillock. The temple additionally plays host to the sacred trinity of the Hindu's engraved on tremendous rocks along the edge of the temple. People believed that the hillock which has the principle god Sri Prasanna Anjaneya Swamy was framed from a heap of Ragi Millet and henceforth was named "Ragigudda".  

    During this period the holy trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva expressed that they will to stay close to the hillock and transformed themselves into stones close to the hillock. These 3 stones now bear engravings of the trinity. The temple was formed in 1969 and enlisted in 1972. The temple additionally has charitable arms which provide education and health care to the less privileged in and around the temple.  One can enjoy the festival of Sri Hanumajjayanthi in the month of December which is commended as a 12-day-long occasion at the temple with more than 35000 pilgrims visiting the temple.  

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM.

    Location: Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple 9th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560069

  • 18Bangalore Fort

    With its age old forts and histories Bangalore has been always attracting a lot of travelers around the world. Bangalore fort was built as a mud fort by Kempe Gouda in 1537. It was converted to the stone fort very nearly 200 years later in 1761 by Haider Ali. It served as the fortification of Tipu Sultan until the point when it was taken over by the British in 1791 during the third Mysore War. 

    The fort was reconstructed after it went to the British into house schools and hospitals and roads.  While a large portion of the fort was destroyed amid the British occupation and later, one can in any case observe the parts of once a great and chronicled structure. The Delhi gate the point of entry of British troops amid the fall still stands and is a splendid case of Islamic engineering. 

    It has motifs and other carved decorations on the wooden doors. The door likewise has spikes which had the motivation behind halting charging elephants to tear open the entryway. There is also a Ganpati altar which goes back to 500 years. It was worked by Kempa Gouda when the fortress was first manufactured. There is likewise a wooden royal residence of Tipu Sultan in the premises. The fort is kept up by the Archeological Survey of India and is open for visits from 9 AM to 6 PM. The tickets can be purchased at the counter.

     Timings: Opens from 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM.

    Price: The entry price for the fort cost around Rs 5 for Indians and Rs 100 for Foreigners.

    Location: Bangalore Fort is located at Albert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Near Bangalore Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560018, India

  • 19Venkatappa Art Gallery

    Another favorite place in Bangalore which is visited by a lot of tourist while they are in Bangalore is the Venkatappa Art Gallery. Situated in the Karnataka Government Museum, Venkatappa Art Gallery is a must visit place for you. Not only for art lovers the gallery has has a rich collection here attracted a lot of people to admire the art.  Spread in two stories this gallery boast of more than 600 paintings. 

    Venkatappa art gallery  alongside the Archeological Museum give their guests a knowledge into the past and the artist who had a place with the times passed by and give guests a chance to appreciate the works. There are fine arts having a place with 2000 BC till the medieval period. The gallery has been dedicated to Venkatappa, an great painter who was born in the group of painters, on whom this exhibition has been named. His works are put in display at the ground floor. Not only has his, the gallery been enhanced with work of numerous world acclaimed craftsmen.

    A portion of artist whose work has been exhibited here are M F Hussain, Yusuf Arakkal, N S Bendrem, Hariram, Hanumiah and others. The Old building presents a view into the universe of models as it houses a stone figure which goes back to twelfth century AD and in addition those from the generally known Khajuraho. An area is additionally devoted for exhibiting different sorts of unearthings. There is additionally an arsenal exhibition 
    showing different sorts swords, daggers, spears, gun-powder holder, bullets which belonged to the medieval period.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Price: The entry price for the art gallery cost around Rs 10 per adult and Rs 5 per children.

    Location: Venkatappa Art Gallery Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

  • 20Halasuru Someshwara Temple, Bangalore

    No one can deny the fact that the temples of South India are built with great creativity and art. A lot of tourist from the world comes to visit here to enjoy the sight of the amazing temples and while you are in Bangalore city don’t miss your chance to visit the one and only Halasuru Someshwara Temple. Halasuru Someshwara Temple, Bangalore is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore which goes back to Chola tradition and situated in the zone Ulsoor. 

    As per the art history George Michell, the temple experienced significant changes and modifications were made amid late Vijayanagara tradition and amid the rule of Hiriya Kempe Gowda II. The temple tower highlights a few flawlessly cut models of Hindu divine beings and goddesses. One of the eminent sculptures inside the temple is of Ravana lifting Kailasa Parvata to please Lord Shiva. An intriguing story behind the development of the temple is, Kempe Gowda, of while on hunt traveled a long distance from his capital and 
    being worn out rested under a tree.

    In his fantasies Lord Someshwara appears to him and advises about a covered fortune close to that place and requests that he manufacture a sanctuary utilizing the fortune. There are couples of other comparable stories which again spin around dream and fortune.

    Timings: Opens from 6:00 AM  to 12 noon and from 5.30 PM  till 9:00 PM

    Location: Halasuru Someshwara Temple is located in the area Ulsoor
     
  • 21Devanahalli Fort

    As we know that forts are quite a lot of attractions in Bangalore there is another one in the city which is a must see attraction for you. Devanahalli Fort is well known as the birth place of Tipu Sultan, who is frequently alluded as the Tiger of Mysore. "Devanahalli Fort in Bangalore" draws in a lot of travelers with its amazing architecture and historical significance. Built in the time of 1501 by Mallabairegowda of Avati tribe, this post was later caught by Dalawai, Nanjarajaiah in 1747 and was again assaulted and assumed control by Marathas and afterward by Hyder Ali which in the long run went to his child Tipu Sultan.

    In any case, the present structure of fort which has been made with stone was worked by Hyder Ali.  The fort has awesome chronicled and archeological significance. There are 12 semi-roundabout bastions at the stronghold. The passageways of the fortification have been enhanced with mortar work which includes to its general magnificence. The doors are similarly little and are sufficiently huge for a stallion to go through. Despite the fact that the stone lake has become scarce, Khas Bagh, encompassing the nook is as yet a sight to watch. It has a couple of manors of 
    banana, tamarind and mango estates.  

    Inside Devanahalli Fort in Bangalore, you will likewise discover a temple like Venugopalaswamy sanctuary, Siddalingeshwara sanctuary, Chandramouleshwara Temple and Nanjundeshwara sanctuary which are gone by numerous guests. Despite the fact that in ruins, this fortification still grandstands a great engineering and fantastic fabricated. It is effortlessly available by means of the National Highway 7. The transportation of Bangalore is additionally effortlessly accessible.

    Timings: Opens from 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM.

    Location: Devanahalli Fort is located at Devanahalli, Southegowdanahalli, Karnataka 562110
     
  • 22Freedom Park, Bangalore

    Inspired by the Hyde Park and the Kensington stop of London, Freedom Park in Bangalore is situated in the past Central Jail which has a region of around 21 sections of land. This park has been outlined with the motivation behind filling in as a stage for various public meetings, protests, rallies. There is additionally an amphitheatre for the speakers to put over their perspectives. Initially a place which was utilised to jail those against British govern since 1857, Freedom Park sees many intrigued guests. As a symbol of freedom, it was introduced by the Chief clergyman and Home Minister of Karnataka alongside L. K. Advani who had additionally remained in the VIP area of this correctional facility, amid the crisis time frame.  

    There will be three massive barracks which were used to keep common prisoners alongside a VIP walled in area which was utilised to suit prominent detainees. There is additionally a focal tower which was utilized to watch the exercises of the detainees. It has different 
    attractions too, for example, a Jail Museum, Sculpture court, People Courtyard, Water Fountain, Book Museum alongside a tremendous region for youngsters to play. There is a cafeteria and also plenty of parking spot.

    Timings: Opens from 4:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

    Location: Freedom Park is located at Seshadri Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560009
     
  • 23Innovative Film City

    While you are heading out for some fun time in Bangalore don’t miss your visit the one and only Innovative Film City which is another attraction here. The Innovative Film City in Bengaluru is an Indian theme park. It is situated at Bidadi, recently off the Bangalore-Mysore Highway and is effortlessly receptive by street. The Film City has a brilliant blend of various themes which advance for both children and in addition adults.

    Spend your day away from the hustle and bustle of life and indulge in an array of adventure in the park. Whether you are planning to visit this place with your friends or family you will have the best of experience here. Here children can play with different roles like fire fighter, policeman, specialist, pilot, and so forth with practical ensembles and types of gear. One of the best thing about this place is that one can explore a lot of places like Ripley-s Believe It Or Not, Dinosaur World, Haunted Mansion, Wax Museum and Miniature city are few of the places that will definitely make your explore a lot more interesting.

    Visit the Wax Museum and click a picture with your favorite character or enjoy the miniature city where you can see various miniature replicas of various wonders of the world. And then again after your soulful explore you would definitely want to fill your 
    stomachs. For that you have the one and only Moulin Rouge theme restaurant just inside the park. One can pick choose from various cuisine like French, Mexican, Italian and so on to eat as the DJs keeps you engaged with great music. One can even host a private gathering for up to 200 individuals here.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

    Price: The entry price for the park cost Rs 599 before 3:00 PM and Rs 399 after 3:00 PM per adult.

    Location: Innovative Film City is located at 24 & 26, Kiadb Estates,birmangla cross, Bidali Industrial Area, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109
     
  • 24Lumbini Gardens

    Another park which you should head out for your relaxation is the Lumbini Garden. Lumbini Gardens lie on the banks of Nagawara Lake. A reasonable place to unwind and spend some reviving timefrom the pollutions and city life, these greenery enclosures are favored by everybody.  Spread over a zone of 1.5 km, it presents astonishing stimulation openings. A large number of water-front activities and boating are a couple of the things which will make your visit a worth remembering one. This garden is one of the best families outing spot in Bangalore which guarantees thrilling time to everyone.

    One of its kind in the city, it has a food court also which offers dishes from an extensive variety of cooking styles, taking into account a wide range of sense of taste and spending plans. One can sit here and enjoy some snacks while witnessing the scenic beauty of the garden. Pedal Boat, Pleasure Boat, Kiddy rides, Children's Play Area, Spanish Bull Ride, Twirling Vortex, Trampoline bungy, thrillers and wave pool are a couple of activities which are very famous here. Very soon an artificial beach will be there with perfect and extensive swimming pool which is spread in a territory of 12,500sq.ft.

    Price: The entry price for the park cost around Rs 50 per adult.

    Timings: Opens from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

    Location: Lumbini Garden is located at Nagawara Lake, Ring Road, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045
     
  • 25Snow City

    Although Bangalore is known to have the best weather of all times but still to beat the summer one definitely needs a getaway. With the perfect mixture with fun and snow, Snow city in Bangalore is another great place which is a must visit for you.  Snow City, Bengaluru is one of the newest places to visit of the Garden City. This indoor snow-themed park has a zone of 12,500 sq feet and is a piece of the Fun World Complex.

    Head out with your friends and family and spend some time playing some of the adventurous games here. While at the snow 
    city you can indulge in some activities like snow balling, mountain climbing, sliding, Zorbing, basketball, dancing, etc. alongside a fantasy snow castle and also the first of a kind 5D theatre enhancing your experience.  No matter when you visit you will always see subzero temperatures being maintained over here. Beat the heat or just spend some time along with your loved one at this park you will always have the best of experience here.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

    Price:

    Location: Snow city is located at Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite TV Tower, J C Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006
     
  • 26Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park

    When we hear the name musical fountain all we can conjure in our mind is the fountain in different colours dancing to the tune of music. Whether you called it childish or childlike character a musical fountain show is always a great one. While you are in the most popular city Bangalore, you should definitely head out for an enjoyable evening to the Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park.

    The musical fountain has various components that interest the people and leave them spell bound. Various pattern designs are seen as you enjoy the show.  Based on the multimedia technology, industry standard MIDI interfaces and equipment engineering the musical fountain is captivating.  With as many as 1000 nozzles, the fountain has 15 formations and 27 different 
    combinations that's a feast to the eyes. While the fountain moves to the melodic notes, a wide screen at the scenery demonstrates the impression of the sight and sound demonstrate that is synchronized with the music for an awesome visual ordeal.

    One can hear the "Vandematharam" and 'Saare Jehan se Achcha' being publicized while all the while screening the visitor spots of Karnataka and that of India. These are scattered with tunes in Kannada like 'Sirigannadam Galge' and 'Jogada siri Belakinalli' together with some Hindi film melodies, as kapoor Raj's 'Awaara Hoon' and Amithabh Bachchan's 'Sona', trailed by grateful articulations to the Indian Railways for their liberal gift. There is a sitting limit of around 700 to 1000 individuals, a normal of around 500 individuals visit on Saturdays and Sundays.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM–4:00 PM, 5:00 PM–8:30 PM

    Location: Opp to Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium, Raj Bhawan Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
     
  • 27Bugle Rock Park

    Another attraction in Bangalore which is you should explore during your stay in Bangalore is the Bugle Rock Park. Bugle Rock Park draws in several researchers and geologists who visit this park to explore the Bugle Rock. This rock is a sudden rise and abrupt rise of a gneiss rock formation which dates back to 3000 million years of age. The Geological Survey of India regards this to be a landmark of awesome import for look into thinks about in light of the advancement of the earth.  

    The watchtower based on this stone offers scenic view of the Bangalore city. This is one of the four watchtowers worked at the four corners of the city, by Kempe Gowda II to 
    delineate the limits. The park itself is one of the green lungs of the city. Decorated with waterfalls, wellsprings and sanctuaries, it pulls in a great deal of footfall every day. The pathways laid inside the recreation center are fixed with thick forests of trees, and are called "a walker's paradise".

    Timings: Opens from 5:000 AM –10:00 AM, 4:30 PM–8:00 PM

    Location: Bugle Rock Park is located at Bull Temple Rd, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560019
     
  • 28Butterfly Park

    As the name goes this place can be known for the variety of butterfly found in this park. Butterflies have an exceptional place in the bug world. The names, for example, "Flying Jewels" demonstrate that butterflies are considered as being wonderful, tricky and captivating. The Park was conceptualized as one coordinated focus that would bolster training, protection and research exercises with elite concentrate on butterflies as lead envoys of preservation.

    It has a dazzling tropical setting with a large group of plants and bushes to pull in Monarch Butterflies and different Butterflies. One can see the amazing waterfall which makes the Butterfly Park one of most charming spots to visit in Bangalore. The historical center and Audio visual show on butterflies takes you on a dazzling voyage back so as to follow the source of butterflies and how the destiny of man and butterflies are interlinked. The Butterfly Park is an unquestionable requirement visit among spots to visit in Bangalore. More than 20 types of Butterflies can be discovered here. There are 1,500,000 insects and 200,000 of these species are of Lepidoptera (as moths and butterflies are called) around the world. 15,000 of these species are butterflies and the rest are moths!

    Timings: Opens from 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

    Price: The entry fees for the butter park is Rs 40 for adults and Rs 20 for children ( 5-12 years old)

    Location: Butterfly Park is located at Zoo Road, Byrappanahalli, Karnataka 560083
     
  • 29Ramanagara

    Bangalore might be the most fast running IT city in India but at the same time this place also holds some of the best outing spots. After a long tiring day at work, most of you might be planning to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of life. Whether you are a resident in Bangalore or someone who is enjoying a vacation here Ramanagara is a must visit destination for you.

    Ramanagara as we probably it today would most likely never have a similar interest if Sholay was not shot there. The film was famous and the notable status rubbed off on Ramanagaraor Ramgarh as it is known in the film.  Sholay was not, nonetheless, the principal film that displayed the natural interest of the region. David Lean's film,  "A Passage to India". The uneven scene and the boundless expanses of moderately untouched nature make Ramanagara a delightful escape from the buzzing 
    day to day life.

    Yatirajagiri, Shivaramagiri, Somagiri, Revannasiddeshwara Betta, Krishnagiri, Sidilakallu Betta and Jalasiddeshawara Betta are the seven noteworthy slopes in Ramanagara. One can also visit the nearby places like near Ramanagar which offer day treks and hikes to these slopes. Camping is another option which is very famous here.

    Location: Ramanagar is located at a distance of Bangalore is 54.5 km.
     
  • 30Kanakapura

    Another great place in Bangalore which is a must visit for you near Bangalore is Kanakpura. Kanakapura is a town and the headquarters of Kanakapura Taluk in the Ramanagar.This town is well known for the creation of silk and rock. It is situated among the rich forest of the province of Karnataka and the town is a tourist hotspot and a regularly visited by travellers around the world. 

    A lot of people visit this place to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Nothing can be a better place than Kanakapura to spend your time with nature and its incandescent beauty.  While you are visiting this destination you can also indulge in a lot of activities like camping, sightseeing and trekking. As the place is situated among the hills and forest one can also head out for trekking. Get a chance to witness the wildlife of this region with flora and fauna during your trek. Another interesting thing which you can try while you are here is kayaking. This is another activity which is very famous here. Paddle a raft or a canoe as you soak in the beauty of the region and catch the glimpse of the various birds which are found here.

     Activities: Kanakapura is very famous for camping, trekking, sightseeing and Kayaking. One can enjoy a number of such activities while they visit this destination.

     Location: Kanakapura is located at a distance of 55km from Bangalore.