30 Places to Visit in Bangalore with Family - 2020 (Updated)
Places to Visit in Bangalore with Family: Lalbagh, Nandi Hills, Ramanagara, Kanakpura Adventure Camp, Guhangtra pull, Kunti Betta, Uttari sunrise, Skandagiri, Savandurga and many more tourist places to visit.

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Bangalore or Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, is known as the Garden City of India. As the city reflects a beautiful amalgamation of history and modern times, it is a perfect place to visit with your family. While elder ones can enjoy the city’s heritage, the younger generation can relate to the latest tech and fun hotspots. There are several places to visit in Bangalore with family. 

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Another major reason to visit Bangalore with your family is the city round the year has pleasant weather. It is great if you get to visit the city during festivals as the city is decked up during this time and the occasions are celebrated with much pomp and glory.

Must Places to Visit in Bangalore with Family

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Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

One of the most famous and beautiful places to visit in Bangalore with family is Nandi Hills. Located around 60 kilometres away from Bangalore city, Nandi Hills is a peaceful location with a lot of adventures to do. The major fact about the hills is that they are located at a height of about 4851 feet above sea level and there is an ancient fortress on the top.

Tourists coming to visit Nandi Hills will easily fall for the majestic view of the serenity around. It was once a summer retreat of Tipu Sultan and there are many temples, shrines, and monuments amidst the breathtaking scenery. The must-see attraction here is Tipu’s summer residence named Tashk-e-Jannat. It also provides with trekking, hiking, and cycling trails for those who love adventurous activities.

Location: It is located in the district of Chikkaballapur, 60 kilometres away from Bangalore.

Timings: 06:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Entry fee: Rs.5/- per person and for parking the fee is Rs.60 for four wheelers, Rs.21 for two-wheelers.

Things to do: Trekking, cycling, hiking, nature walking, camping, etc

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Ramanagara

Ramanagara

Ramanagara became so famous after the greatest hit of Bollywood Sholay had been shot there. It is one of the best places to visit in Bangalore with family where seven beautiful hills and untouched greenery prevail. Yatirajagiri, Shivaramagiri, Somagiri, Krishnagiri, Revannasiddeshwara Betta, Sidilakallu Betta, and Jalasiddeshwara Betta are the hills that together make the most serene Ramnagara.

Tourists come to Ramnagara with an intention of doing great adventure activities like trekking, mountain climbing, camping, etc. It is also home to the oldest granite and other major rock stones. With proper conservation efforts, Ramnagara still protects its natural elements despite severe quarrying.

Location: Ramanagara is located at a distance of about 50 kilometres from Bangalore city. You can reach there easily by cab or bus.

Things to do: Rock climbing, trekking, hiking, bird watching, and camping are the important things to do in Ramnagara. In addition to them, you can visit many other landmarks such as Janapada Loka, Kanva Reservoir, Channapatna, etc en route to Ramnagara.

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Kanakpura Adventure Camp

Kanakpura Adventure Camp

Located on the banks of the serene Hosadoddi Lake that has been nourished by the extensive Banathimari State Forest, Kanakpura Nature Adventure Camp is a must visit place for families. It is situated at a distance of around 50 kilometres from Bangalore city.

If you love trekking or have a heart for adventure, you must visit the Nature Adventure Camp. You can select any adventure activities from the list of trekking, kayaking, rappelling, canoeing, coracle ride, swimming, zip lining, and so on.

Location: Hanumanahalli Kanakapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102

Timing: On weekdays it will be open from 09:00 AM to 11:30 PM and on weekends it will be open on 24 hours.

Entry fee: According to the package you select the rates to change.

Things to do: Trekking, kayaking, rappelling, canoeing, coracle ride, swimming, zip lining, camping.

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    • Enjoy a fun day out with friends and family in India’s first underground resort; Guhantara and spend a day of leisure.
    • Explore the Rangamandapa, a  beautifully equipped auditorium, enjoy good liquor at the Madhushala, enjoy a spa therapy at the Agastya Kuteera and dine at Sambhojana.
    • You can also refresh your mind and body with several activities such as the exciting tunnel trekking, various indoor and outdoor games, bicycle riding, paintball, zorbing and a lot more.
    • Get soaked into the fun and delight of the day outing till afternoon when a lunch break at around 01:30 PM will allow you to sample the scrumptious delicacies of Guhantara.
    • Spend fun moments by the pool and the fun and enthrallment continues post lunch as a group members can take part in various exciting as well as adventurous activities.
    • Activities like Zorbing are available to kids.
    • Check-in time for With Breakfast package is 8:30 a.m.
    • Check-in time for Without Breakfast package is 9:30 a.m
    • Check-out time is 5:30 p.m.
    • Minimum number of people req: 1

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    Below listed activities can be availed at an extra price as mentioned:

    Quad Bike Rides - Rs. 200/- per head for 4 laps
    Billiards - Rs. 100/- for a ½ hour (for professionals only)
    Horse Riding - Rs. 100/- for 1 lap
    Paintball - Rs. 200/- (Under Maintenance)
    Rope Course - Rs. 50/- per game
    Zorbing Ball - Rs. 200/-
    Gear Bicycles - Rs. 50/-
    Bungee Trampoline – Rs 200/- + Tax per person
    Bullrides - Rs 200/-
    Zip-lining - Rs 100/-

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    Lalbagh

    Lalbagh

    Known for its unique layout and maintenance, Lalbagh has been one of the best places to visit in Bangalore with family. It protects and nurtures the concept of horticulture and provides everything needed to develop the field of horticulture. Hence it is considered to be one of the most perfect botanical gardens in India as well as in the East.

    It boasts of preserving nearly 673 genera and 1854 species of plants. According to its history, plants have been brought to the garden from different parts of the world from the start which was in 1760. Since then more plants have been added to the collection and now it turns out to be a valuable treasure for the nature lovers.

    Location: Lalbagh Botanical Garden is situated about 4 kilometres from the State Legislature – the Vidhana Soudha.

    Timings: It opens all days throughout the year from 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM.

    Entry fee:
    You can enter the garden free of cost from 06:00 to 09:00 AM and from 06:00 to 07:00 PM. And for all other times, you have to pay Rs.10

    Things to see: 
    Lalbagh promises you many surprises such as the Glass House, the Bandstand, Lecture Hall, Pigeon House, Statue of Sri Chamaraja Wodeyar, the Museum and Cottage, the Directorate Building, and so on.

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    06

    Bangalore Palace

    Bangalore Palace

    Those who seek to see the historical charm of Bangalore should definitely visit the enticing Bangalore Palace. With the Tudor-inspired estate, this palace has been recognized as the most important landmark in Bangalore city.

    It was built by King Chamaraja Wadiyar in the year of 1887 and now it is open to the public where you can unleash the grandeur of one of the popular dynasties existed in South India. 
    It showcases wooden interiors and an extensive garden in the outdoor. It is said to have an architectural melange of Tudor and Scottish Gothic styles.

    Location: Bangalore Palace is located on the Palace Road, at Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore.

    Timings: You can visit the palace from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM on all days throughout the year.

    Entry fee: Indian tourists should pay an entry fee of Rs.230 while foreign tourists have to pay Rs.460.

    Things to do: Stroll through the palace and explore the historical facts and know more about its creators and protectors.

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    Bannerghatta National Park

    Bannerghatta National Park

    Indeed, quite a famous attraction in Bangalore, Bannerghatta National Park includes itself in the list of places to visit in Bangalore with family. It is a haven for nature lovers since it protects a wide variety of flora and fauna ranging from Asiatic Lions to monitor lizards.

    Discover more about the indigenous plants inside the park along with many other attractions like the zoo and the aquarium. The Bannerghatta National Park will entertain both adults and children equally.

    Location: The National Park is located about 22 kilometres outside Bangalore City and you can reach there using public transport.

    Timing: Butterfly park and boating will be open from 09: 30 AM to 05:00 PM whereas Grand Safari can be done between 10:00 AM and 04:30 PM on all days except Tuesdays

    Entry fee: Indians: Adults: INR 80
                                   Kids (6 - 12 years): INR 40
                                   Senior citizens: INR 50
                     Foreigners: Adults: INR 400
                                        Kids: INR 300

    Things to do:
    At the park, you can visit the Elephant Sanctuary, the Butterfly Park, and the Zoo. Other adventure activities available are jungle safari, trekking, boating, and hiking.

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    08

    ISKCON Temple

    ISKCON Temple

    Among the existing Iskcon temples, Bangalore is one of the largest. It is the Radha Krishna temple located on Hare Krishna Hill in Rajajinagar. Srila Prabhupada, the mastermind behind Iskcon temples and his insights on Bhagavadgita and Srimad Bhagavatham are the inspiration for the devotees to come and visit these temples.

    Bangalore Iskcon temple is a charitable society formed in order to propagate the Krishna Consciousness all over the world. There is a gold-plated dhwaja-stambha which is 17 metres tall as well as a gold plated Kalash shikara inside the temple which are the major attractions over here.

    Location: It is located in Rajajinagar in North Bangalore, Karnataka. You have to travel only 9.2 kilometres from the city to reach the temple.

    Timing: Morning: 04:15 AM to 05:00 AM and 07:15 AM to 01:00 PM
                  Evening: 04:15 PM to 08:15 PM
                  During weekends and public holidays: 04:15 AM. to 05:00 AM and 07:00 AM to 08:30 PM without any break in the afternoon. And evening aarti will start at 07:00 PM.

    Entry fee:  Free

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    09

    Tipu Sultan Palace

    Tipu Sultan Palace

    A summer vacationing space for the valiant ruler of Mysore, Tipu Sultan, is the famous Tipu Sultan Palace in Bangalore. This opulent palace is located in the Bangalore Fort and it features an impeccable mix of Indo-Islamic architectural brilliance.

    The palace had been identified as an abode of happiness. Its magnificent frescoes, arches, balconies, and other important motifs on the walls and pillars have quite extraordinarily complimented the total appeal of the palace.

    Furthermore, the palace is beautified with the lush greenery in the large space around it that extends a positive vibe always. It was built during the realm of Hyder Ali and completed in the year 1791. After the death of Tipu Sultan, the palace has been taken over by the British to use as its Secretariat until 1868.

    Location: Tipu Sultan Palace Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru.

    Timing: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
                  Sunday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Entry fee:
    Indians- Rs.15, Foreigners- Rs.200

    Things to see:
    The palace offers multiple attractions like the brilliant throne of the Sultan as well as the museum that has been constructed lately.

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    Wonderla Park

    Wonderla Park

    Just as the name suggests, Wonderla is quite a thrilling and adventure filled amusement park that promises unending happiness for families. Over 60 exhilarating rides and a calm swimming pool glittering under the sun, Wonderla is a must visit on your Bangalore trip.

    With amazing water rides and land rides, it keeps up the energy of everyone who comes in. Every ride takes you through surprises at each turn and it is a place where people get closer and have unlimited fun together.

    Location: 
    Wonderla Park is located away from the buzzing city roads. It is situated about 28 kilometres from Bangalore City. There are public vehicles from the city to the park frequently.

    Timings: During the normal season, the park will be open from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on weekdays. During weekends it will be open from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM. Whereas, during the Peak Season it will be open from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM on all days. While the Water park remains open from 12:30 PM to 05:00 PM during the Normal Season, it will be open from 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM during the Peak Season.

    Entry fee: Normal Season (Weekdays): Adult Regular: Rs. 770/  +18% GST
                                                                       Child Regular: 615/- +18% GST

                     Normal Season (Weekends/Holidays): Adult Regular: Rs. 990/- +18% GST
                                                                                      Child* Regular: Rs. 790/- +18% GST

                     Peak Season (Weekends & Holidays): Adult Regular : Rs. 1090/- +18% GST
                                                                                      Child Regular : 870/- +18% GST

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    MG Road

    MG Road

    It is one of the busiest roads in Bangalore with hundreds of recreational spaces for all kinds of people. Swarms of people come over there for a real-time shopping experience. With a number of world famous brands to exotic pubs and restaurants, MG Road is a one-stop shop for everything one needs.

    And thus it is known to be a must-visit when you are in Bangalore. It has its own metro station and runs east from Trinity Circle towards Anik Kumble Circle at the other end.

    Location: It is located very close to the famous Commercial Street where you come across millions of shops with various items at very cheap rates.

    Things to do:
    Shopping, recreation at cafes and restaurants.

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    VV Puram Food Street

    VV Puram Food Street

    A famous food street located in Viswesarapuram, Basavanagudi, Bangalore is VV Puram Food Street that has over 20 food stalls serving multi-cuisine snacks and sweets. It gives a great space to foodies from across the city as well as tourists.

    The street becomes very crowded after 6 in the evening. From sweet buns to curd Kodu bele, akki rotis to Dabeli and Rasagula Chaat, you will get lip-smacking items from different stalls on the street. The favourite shops on the street are Dev Sagar, Shri Idli Mane, Arya Vyas Refreshment, Mumbai Badam Milk and Lassi Centre, etc.

    Location: Visveswarapuram, Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

    Timing: The shops become lively after 6 with a lot of people from different parts of the city.

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    Adventure Places to Visit with Family

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    Kunti Betta sunrise trek stands out as the most famous and thrilling trekking encounters one can experience near Bangalore. A sunrise trek is a mesmerizing and unforgettable experience, and thrilling enough to tickle your adventurous bone. Watching a sunrise from such a beautiful spot will fill you with a lot of positive energy, that you can take back with you when the weekend gets over.

    Two rocky hills standing tall in the town of Pandavapura, surrounded by some amazing picture-perfect scenery, overlooking the beautiful Pandavapura Lake is Kunti Betta. Hindu Mythology gives an insight into the short stay of Pandavas in this region and their mother Kunti, who developed a fondness towards the hillocks. Hence, the town and the hill were named after them. From Bangalore and head for Kunti Betta base. This nearly 4 km (up and down) Sunrise trek will sit in your memory for eternity.

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    Uttari Betta, regarded as one of the Bangalore's best hiking trail, consists of the spectacular scenic beauty of rich green landscape. The location, based at a distance of 75 km from Bangalore, is ideal for adventure and nature lovers, directing them towards an adventurous trek and experiencing a whole new unexpected world.

    About the Trek 
    With the Uttari Betta trekking package, you get to experience a breathtaking view of the green landscape and avail a chance to explore the charm of a whole new world. With an easy trek level and hike distance of 5 km, the Uttari Betta trek can be availed by an individual of any age group.

    The Uttari Betta trekking package begins by picking you up from the mentioned pickup locations of Bangalore. On reaching the base of Uttari Bella, you can start the hike from the small village, from which you enter the fort wall and allow yourself to pass through seven doors of stone to reach the top of Shankareswar temple where you get a mesmerizing view.

    The trek continues by letting you cross a small jungle-cave and then ends a
    t the grassland top of the hill, surrounded by huge boulders. You can then enjoy conversations around the campfire along with a peaceful sunset.

    The Trek package provides you with complimentary breakfast and includes other facilities such as transportation to and from Bangalore, Guide and entry charges.

    Pick- up Points

    11:00PM - Pickup from Indiranagar
    11:15PM - Pickup from 
     New Shanti sagar Hotel, Domlur
    11:30PM - Pick up from 
    Lifestyle, Victoria Road     


    Trek Level: Easy


    Hike Distance: 4 kms total


    How to Reach

    To avail the Uttari Betta trek package, you can reach the above-mentioned pickup points through convenient public and private transportation.

    Starting Time of Hike: 4 AM

    Ending Time of Trek: 7 AM

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    About the Activity

    Skandagiri, also historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located around 70 km from Bangalore. This tiring yet much rewarding trek takes you through a spectacular journey amidst the wilderness. Starting from Bangalore, reach the base point and hereby begins the sunrise trek.

    The serene and sublime atmosphere around Skandagiri will definitely boost up your adrenaline to a whole new level. This 10km trek can easily be completed within 4 to 5 hours of ascending and descending. Tried and tested both by amateurs and professionals, this moderately difficult trek is a must for all thrill seekers.

    The climb gets a little trying as you reach the Papagni Temple, hereby offering treacherous terrains amongst the dense shrubs around. From this point, the steep climb may require tricky footwork till you reach the summit.

    The ruined remains of Tipu Sultan's fortress and an abandoned fort remains at the top of the hill. Skandagiri is famous for walking above the clouds, literally! As you reach the top, enjoy the bonfire in the starry night couched inside your sleeping bags.

    Wake up to experience the morning winds caressing you, as you open your eyes to get the most magnanimous sight of the sun rising above beds of clouds, a sight so rare and equally refreshing. The misty valley of Skandagiri is bound to leave an everlasting impression on your mind.

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    The Savandurga Valley, a beautiful getaway destination near Bangalore is known for its beautiful scenic views and lush green valleys. And in between the beauty, you will find this amazing property that offers experiential stays and adventure activities.

    About the stay:

    The property has a luxurious 4000 sq.ft. 4-bedroom farmhouse located in the lap of the Savandurga Hills. The unique architectural design provides more than enough ventilation and the 2500 sq.ft. terrace offers spectacular views of nature around. The open kitchen and the huge dining area offers optimal space for you and your loved ones to have a good time indoors. And you can go for trekking the hills and have an adventurous time outside.

    About the activities:

    Rope course with 8 challenges

    The rope course offers a variety of rope activities which are performed challenging heights. A rope course is an effective team building activity. Improves your coordination and challenges your body balance.

    Zipline (350ft)

    Ziplining needs no introduction. It is one of the best adventure activities you can do in the region. Get tied to a 350 ft rope at descends from a height and take you flying to the next end.

    ATV and Dirtbikes with custom track

    The property has custom made off-road track and ATV and dirt bikes to ride on. The experience is worth taking as it is completely different from normal driving. The track is challenging and will pump your adrenaline on every turn.

    Kayaking (seasonal)

    A seasonal river flows nearby where you can go you kayaking the rapids.

    How to reach?

    The property is situated on the Bangalore-Magadi Highway (7 km from Magadi and 42 km from downtown Bangalore). You can easily get public or private transport for the nearest road to the property.

    Check in: 10:00 AM

    Check out: 09:00 AM

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    Overview
    The Anthargange trek is one of the most coveted trekking spots near Bangalore. It's a unique confluence of trekking and cave exploration that takes the excitement one notch up. Anthargange hill is completely surrounded by boulders. Located around 65km from Bangalore near Kolar, the elevation of the top of this hill is 1712m above sea level. Anthargange Sunrise Trip is an unforgettable experience in terms of trekking and cave exploration. The trek which is around 3km in length, you will find it to be pretty moderate as the trek starts with finding a way through broken rocks and tricky path in the boulders to finally arrive at the cave site to explore. This amazing experience of making your way through the formation and crawling at times because of the cave's volcanic rock formation is a tale that will become everyone's point of envy.

    The experience at Anthargange cave takes you back to prehistoric times, where you finally could be a Cave Man. Unwind by the bonfire and let the magic of early dusk hours captivate you. All the efforts and wait pays off right after the completion of the trek when you get to witness the mesmerizing sunrise from atop the mountain. And, if luck favors, you might catch a glimpse of some wild animals around. As the dusk fades away, make your way back through the cave to the base.

    This adventure activity at Antargange is a must have experience around Bangalore.

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    Bheemeswari

    Bheemeswari

    One of the best places to visit in Bangalore with family is Bheemeswari indeed, which is filled with lush greenery and an untouched serenity. Bheemeshwari offers many adventure activities and camping experience to nature lovers and adventure junkies.

    It is located at a distance of about 9 kilometres from Bangalore city. The major activities one can indulge at this place are Cauvery Fishing Camp, Doddammakkali Nature Camp, Trekking, Boat Rides, Galibore Fishing Camp, Kokrebellur Pelicanry, and so on.

    Location: It is located in Sadanandanagar, Bennigana Halli, which is located at a distance of about 9 kilometres from Bangalore.

    Timing: Depends on the activity you choose, the entry timing will vary.

    Entry fee: The entry fee also depends on the activities you select to do.

    Things to do: Camping, fishing, trekking, boat rides, and other adventure activities.

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    Snow City

    Snow City

    As a matter of fact, Snow City is one of the best places to visit in Bangalore with family. Kids and adults will equally love this place which is adorned by thick white snow inside. It is Bangalore’s first ice and snow park that has a number of fun rides like fantasy snow castle, rocky snow mountain, rafting, etc.

    The park is an eco-friendly entertainment intended space which has a temperature of -5* Celsius. You will get sterilised winter gears such as jackets, gloves, and so on, on a returnable basis.

    Location: Fun World, Palace Ground, Opposite -TV Tower, J C Nagar, Jayamahal Bangalore

    Timings: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M
                    You can watch 9D Cinemas that run every hour from 10:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

    Entry fee:
    Adults: Rs. 550 per head

    Things to do:
    Rocky mountain climbing, rafting, snow sliding, etc.

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    Cubbon Park

    Cubbon Park

    The official name of the Cubbon Park is Sri Chamarajendra Park which is considered to be an important landmark in the city of Bangalore. It is located at the heart of the city where all the Central Administrative Area is. Cubbon Park offers an appealing background to the Vidhan Soudha and the High Court buildings.

    The park is now under the administration of the Department of Horticulture. Located in the year 1870 by John Meade, the park was then known as Meade’s Park and later its name was changed to the Cubbon Park. The lush greenery that protects many indigenous and exotic floral species here welcomes anyone with a full heart. A total of around 6000 plants and trees are inside the park.

    Location: Cubbon Park is located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible from M.G. Road, Kasturba Road, and Ambedkar Veedhi.

    Timing: The park is open on all days except on Mondays and second Tuesdays from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

    Entry Fee: Free

    Things to do:
    Nature walk, birding, cycling, jogging, etc. are the main things people do in the park. It is a haven for nature lovers.

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    Vidhana Soudha

    Vidhana Soudha

    Housing the State Legislature and the Secretariat of Karnataka, Vidhana Soudha is a very prominent attraction and a landmark in Bangalore. The white building spreads over an area of 60 acres and it boasts of ancient Dravidian architectural style.

    The construction of the building was completed in the year 1956 and it is considered to be the biggest Legislative building in India. The major feature that attracts tourists, as well as locals to the building, is the lighting up of it on Sundays. Vidhana Soudha is located on Dr Ambedkar Road opposite the Red Karnataka High Court Building.

    Location: Doctor Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

    Timings: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM

    Entry fee: Entry is denied without prior permission.

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    Ulsoor Lake

    Ulsoor Lake

    Sprawled over an area of 50 acres, Ulsoor Lake is considered to be the largest lake in Bangalore. It was built by Sir Lewin Bentham Bowring and it is a haven for nature lovers and picnickers. There are a number of islands all along with rich greenery in the backdrop.

    Important celebrations like Ganesh Chaturthi will be arranged at the Lake during the months of August and September. Boating is the best way to adore the beauty of Ulsoor Lake that spreads across such a vast space. Even if you sit at the shore and look at the lake, you will be fascinated.

    Location: The lake is located close to MG Road in Bangalore.

    Timings: 06:00 AM to 07:30 PM on all days.

    Entry fee: No entry fee

    Things to do: Boating.

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    Grover’s Vineyard

    Grover’s Vineyard

    With an impeccable team of people and respect for traditions, Grover had made they come true of making Premium Indian Wines. The history of this exotic wines starts in 1960s with Kanval Grover. Grover’s Vineyard expands from 100 acres to 400 acres and administered by the son of Kanval Grover, Kapil Grover.

    A visit to Grover’s Vineyward will give you an opportunity to explore the world of premium wines available in India that are produced using modern attributes but with a heart for tradition. When you come to Grover’s Vineyard, you will be able to see the making of different types of wines such as Sparkling Wine, Chene, La Reservce, Red Wine, Rose Wine, and White Wine.

    Location: 63, Raghunathapura, Devanahalli Road, Doddaballapur, Bangalore – 561203

    Timing: Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM.

    Entry fee: Rs.500 per person.

    Things to do: Wine tasting, vineyard walking, winemaking tour, etc.

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    The Innovative Film City

    The Innovative Film City

    The Innovative Film City is located at a distance of 40 kilometres on the outskirts of the city, on the way to Mysore. This Indian themed park spreads across an area of 58 acres of land. The film city is classified into three parts and families can spend enough time walking around and enjoying the rides in the park.

    The latest attractions in the park are Wild West Wind and Cartoon City. Witness the world of movies, glam and entertainment at this park. Along with the rides, you can enjoy go-karting, net cricket, dirt bike, bungee jumping, bull ride, etc. as well in the film city.

    Location: 24 & 26, Kiadb Estates,birmangla cross, Bidali, Peenya, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109.

    Timings: 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM.

    Entry fee: Rs. 600 per person before 3:00 PM and Rs.400 per person after 3:00 PM.

    Things to do: Explore Aqua Kingdom, Dino Park, Innovative Talks, Haunted Mansion, Mini Golf, Tribal Museum, Wax Museum, Big Boss Tour.

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    Bull Temple

    Bull Temple

    As Bull Temple or Nandi Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore, tourists as well as locals flood to this place in a huge number. The temple is dedicated to Nandi, the ‘vahana’ of Lord Shiva. With the Dravidian architectural style, the Bull Temple was constructed by Kempe Gowda.

    People believe that the river Vrishabhavati originates at the feet of Nandi. Also, the entire sculpture of the idol is created out of one single granite unit. Devotees of Lord Shiva must visit this Bull Temple.

    Location: The temple is located in Bangalore Urban.

    Timing: 06:00 AM to 08:00 PM.

    Entry fee: No entry fee.

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    Shivanasamudra Waterfalls

    Shivanasamudra Waterfalls

    If you ask us about the best places to visit in Bangalore with family, we would definitely suggest you visit the famous Shivanasamudra Waterfalls. It is located 120 kilometres away from Bangalore city but it is quite worth the time you spend. Shivanasamudra is a pristine region located on the banks of the river Cauveri.

    The waterfalls are formed after the Cauveri River found its path through the rocks on the Deccan Plateau and drops off to a greater depth. The island of Shivanasamudra divides the river into two and thus formed the twin waterfalls. The waterfalls become extremely gorgeous during monsoon when the gushing water flows down so beautifully. And the waterfalls are at a height of about 98 metres.

    Location: Shivanasamudra Waterfalls is located in Mandya District which is situated at a distance of around 120 kilometres from Bangalore.

    Timing: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all days.

    Entry fee: Free

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    Chunchi Falls

    Chunchi Falls

    River Arkavati is the parent source of the popular waterfalls in Bangalore, Chunchi Falls. The waterfalls down from a height of about 50 feet. You will come across Chunchi Falls while you travel to Mekedatu and Sangama. Mekedatu is known for its rocky valley whereas Sangama is the point where three rivers meet.

    Lush greenery and breathtaking landscape around are the primary reasons behind the beauty of Chunchi Falls. After monsoon and during winter, Chunchi Falls will be at its best. People from all over the world come to Chunchi Falls located at a distance of 83 kilometres from Bangalore.

    Location: Chunchi Falls is located in Kanpur Rural.

    Timing: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days.

    Entry fee: No entry fee. But you have to pay Rs.30 as parking fee.

    Things to do: Adventure activities. 

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    Lumbini Gardens

    Lumbini Gardens
     Lumbini Gardens is a public park which is located on the banks of Nagawara Falls in Bangalore. It has all the ingredients for a perfect family day out.  A treat for the eyes, this national park has been dedicated to Lord Buddha. The park, which tops the chart of the must-visit places to visit in Bangalore with family remains open from 11 am to 7 pm, while per head entry fee is Rs 50.

    However, kids aged below can enter free of cost. The lush greenery, lakes, well-maintained garden, beautiful fountains adorn the park where you can take a leisurely stroll in the afternoon with your family. There is a 1.5km walking stretch with trees lined up on both sides.

    The boating facility here is another major attraction for family visitors, while some famous eateries with amazing local dishes are also located here at the park when you can spend over two hours.

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

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

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

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    Venkatappa Art Gallery

    Venkatappa Art Gallery
    Situated on the Government Museum premises, this art gallery on Kasturba Road houses over 600 unique paintings. This is a place to visit with your family as it offers a lot of educational significance. The gallery, named after the famous artist of Bangalore K Venkatappa, flaunts the resplendent works of the artist himself and other renowned artists.

    Works from Gandhara, Nolamba, Hoysala, especially wood carvings, sculptures, geology and related art specimens can be found here. Paintings by MF Hussain, Hariram, and Rekha Rao among other legendary artists are displayed here. If your family is an art connoisseur or you want your kids to be familiar with our rich art and culture, then this gallery must feature in your list of places to visit in Bangalore with family for sure.

    The gallery remains open from 10 am to 5 pm. It is closed on Mondays. The entry fee for adults is Rs 10, while it is Rs 5 for children. For an art enthusiast, the gallery is a great place to spend around an hour or more.

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

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

    Entry Fees:
    The entry price for the art gallery cost around Rs 10 per adult and Rs 5 per children.
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    Brigade Road

    Brigade Road
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    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 various pubs in Bangalore 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 Roadhouse a variety of various brands and remain open till later at night. 

    Also, have a look at the amazing shopping malls in Bangalore.

    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.

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

    Things to do:
    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.

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    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

    One of the most exciting landmarks in Bangalore is Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium that is administered by the Bangalore Association for Science Education. The BASE is devoted to popularizing science and non-formal science education in the city.

    This planetarium was started in 1989 as a premier institution in India. Still, many tourists and visitors from across the country come to the planetarium among whom majority is students. The major attraction at the planetarium is the 15-metre dome and a sophisticated hybrid projection installed and commissioned in 2017. JNP organizes star gazing, showcase science movies, etc. on a regular basis.

    Location: Sri T, Sankey Rd, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

    Timing: It is open all days from 10:30 AM to 05:30 PM.

    Entry fee: Adults - Rs.50/
                     School Students/Children - Rs.30/- (up to 16 years)
                     Visitors can use PAYTM wallet to buy tickets at the counter.

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