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  • Bangalore is also known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its booming information technology industry. It is the third most populous city in the country. Situated at a height of 3000 feet, Bangalore is best known for its salubrious climate and the number of tourist places situated in and around the city. The city is also among the top most preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.

    Bangalore also has a glorious historical and cultural past. Once ruled by the Hoysalas, the Cholas, and the Western Gangas, the city offers a great opportunity to experience its past through its ancient buildings and monuments.

    A trip to Bangalore is one that you will never forget. From shopping malls to historical sites, the city has a lot to offer. If you are wondering which places to visit during a trip to the city, do not worry. From amusement parks to historical monuments, there is a huge list of places in Bangalore that you wouldn’t want to miss. The city offers a complete vacation with the right amount of entertainment and learning. If you are a history lover, there is a lot in store for you in this beautiful city.

    Here are some of the popular places to see in Bangalore:

  • 01Cubbon Park

    Cubbon Park
    Cubbon Park is situated in the heart of the city in the Central Administrative Area. It was originally created in 1874 and named Meade’s Park, after the then acting Commissioner of Mysore Sir John Meade. The park had originally occupied 100 acres and then post expansion, the current area of the park is around 300 acres.

    The park was renamed as Cubbon Park in honour of the longest serving Commissioner of the time, Sir Mark Cubbon. Later in 1927, to commemorate the silver jubilee of Krishnaraja Wodeyar’s rule in Mysore, its name was changed to Sri Chamarajendra Park in honour of the 19th century ruler Sri Chamarajendra, during whose reign the park came into existence.

    The park is known for its beautiful landscaping. Naturally occurring rocky outcrops have been beautifully integrated with lush green thickets of trees, sprawling flower beds and impressive bamboo groves. The greenery is interspersed with neatly bricked pavements to allow passage to tourists and visitors. Due to the presence of this park, the city of Bangalore is often called the ‘Garden City’. A number of indigenous and exotic plants are found in the park. The park is home to as many as 6000 plants and trees belonging to 68 genera and 96 species.

    There are several historically significant buildings situated in the Cubbon Park. These buildings include the Ottawa Chatter, the Cheshire Dyer Memorial Hall, Tennis Pavilion, Jawahar Bal Bhawan, Century Club, and the Indira Priyadarshini Children’s Library. There are several statues of important persons too inside the park. Marble statues of Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar, Major General Sir Mark Cubbon, Sir K Seshadri Iyer and Queen Victoria can be seen in the park. Cubbon Park is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore.

  • 02Vidhana Soudha

    Vidhana Soudha

    The Vidhana Soudha is one of the important places to see in Bangalore. It is the seat of the State Legislature of Karnataka. The building is noted for its beautiful architecture which is called the Neo-Dravidian style and has elements of the Dravidian and Indo-Saracenic styles incorporated into it.

    The Vidhana Soudha is the largest legislative building in the country. The foundation for the legislative building was laid down by the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951. Kengal Hanumanthaiah is credited with the conception and construction of the building. He visited Europe, USA, Russia and several other countries and drew inspiration from the architectural styles of buildings there.

    The building has four floors above and one basement, and is quite grand in terms of area and size. The Eastern face of the building has a porch which has 12 granite columns. The central dome of the building bears a resemblance to the Indian national emblem. The front of the building has an inscription that reads “Government’s work is God’s work.” The building is illuminated on public holidays and Sundays. It looks stunning during the Karnataka Rajyotsava when the entire building is lit up with a million lights.

    The cost of construction of the building was around Rs 17.5 million. However, today the cost of maintenance alone amounts to more than Rs 20 million. Following the attack on the Indian Parliament, security was tightened around the Vidhan Soudha. The fencing near the footpath was replaced with strong steel fencing.

    Watch towers, scanning equipment and screening systems were installed in the building to ensure safety and security. The Government of Karnataka has also created a replica of the building which is called Vikasa Soudha. It serves as an annexe, and houses some of the administrative and legislative offices of Karnataka.

  • 03 Wonderla

     Wonderla

    Wonderla is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore. It is a very popular amusement park situated near Biddadi, about 28 km from the city of Bangalore. Sprawling over 82 acres, this amusement park has been promoted by the V-Guard Industries based in Cochin.

    This park, which has been operational in Bangalore since 2005, is the second theme park by the group in the state. Wonderla is one of the most popular weekend getaways for people in Bangalore. The amazing rides and wonderful atmosphere is perfect for relaxing and forgetting about the worries of work life by indulging in some water sports.

    The amusement park has 53 land and water-based rides. It also has other features such as a virtual reality show, laser shows, a musical fountain, and other fascinating attractions. The most attractive feature at Wonderla is the dance floor which has electronically controlled rain showers.

    Especially for children, Wonderla has a free fall ride which is quite gentle and unusual. During winters, the amusement park uses solar heated water for all its pools. It also has a conference room which can accommodate as many as 1000 persons. There are five restaurants within the park and these have a total seating capacity is around 1150.

    Wonderla also has locker rooms, a first aid facility and a paging system. The amusement park is one of the two parks in the country which have implemented the OHSAS 18001:2007 safety standards. It has five water treatment plants to process and filter all kinds of water.

    The company has also taken several steps towards environment sustainability. As many as 2000 plants have been planted to create natural shade in the park. It also has an elaborate rainwater harvesting system. The park uses solar energy to heat water in the swimming pools and kitchen use.

  • 04Nandi Hills

    Nandi Hills

    Nandi Hills is among the most popular places to visit near Bangalore. Also called the Nandidurg, it is a hill fortress situated in the Chikaballapur district, which is at a distance of 60 km from the capital city of Bangalore. The hills are situated between Muddenahalli, Kanivenarayanpura and the town of Nandi. The River Arkavathy is believed to have originated in the Nandi Hills.

    The Nandi Hills are of great cultural and historical significance. There are several stories related to the origin of the name of the hills. While one story says that during the rule of the Cholas, the hill was called Ananda Giri meaning the Mountain of Happiness, another story states that the hills were named after Yoga Nandeeshwara who performed penance here.

    The hills have an elevation of 4851 feet and are situated close to the newly built Bangalore International Airport. The ideal location of the Nandi Hills is making it a hub for development and investment. It is a very popular tourist place in Bangalore and attracts a large number of visitors and travellers from all over the country and the world throughout the year.

    There is also a garden at the hills which is maintained by the state horticulture department. Skandagiri, which is another popular tourist destination, is situated quite close to the Nandi Hills. Some of the important landmarks at the Nandi Hills include Tipu’s Drop, the place where prisoners of Tipu Sultan were thrown down to their death; Tipu’s Summer Palace and Fort; Horse Way, the secret escape route; Gavi Veerbhadra Swamy Temple; and Nehru Nilaya.

    Apart from these places, there are several other destinations including Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple, Baananthi Bande, Antargange, Anjaneya temple that are situated near Nandi hills. The Nandi Hills is also the place of origin for rivers such as the Palar, Ponnaiyar and Penner.

  • 05ISKCON Temple

    ISKCON Temple

    The ISKCON temple situated in Rajajinagar in North Bangalore is one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world and is a popular tourist place in Bangalore. Also known as the Sri Radha Krishnachandra Temple, the temple houses the deities of Radha and Krishna.

    The temple is a huge complex inaugurated in 1997 with an objective to promote spiritual learning and Vedic culture. The inauguration was done by the then President Shankar Dayal Sharma as per the wishes of AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. The temple has six shrines. The temple was the culmination of the movement initiated by devotees in different parts of the country around 1976.

    The devotees organised Sankirtans in the streets, arranged programmes in houses and large scale events in public pandals in cities such as Bangalore, Hubli, Madras and other places. The temple was finally inaugurated in 1997. The temple in Bangalore has six shrines dedicated to Radha Krishna, Balaram, Nitai Gauranga, Srinivasa Govinda also known as Venkateswara, Prahlada Narasimha and Srila Prabhupada.

    The temple also celebrates a number of festivals such as Ramanavami, Brahmotsava, Narasimha Jayanti, Panihati Chida Dahi, Ratha Yatra, Balaram Jayanti, Jhulan Utsav, Vyasa Puja, Sri Radhastami, Deepotsava, Govardhan Puja, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, etc. The temple has a gold plated flag post known as dhwajastambha and a beautiful gold plated kalash shikhara. Visitors can get free prasadam from the temple during darshan hours.

    The temple committee also conducts a number of social service activities. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an initiative taken by the temple, is responsible for providing mid-day meals to children in government and government aided schools in India. The programme works on a Public Private Partnership basis and since 2003, the foundation has been successfully carrying out the programmes in different parts of the country, with help from the Central and State Governments. The temple also provides free meals to the needy and the poor.

  • 06Bangalore Palace

    Bangalore Palace

    The Bangalore Palace is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore. It was built by the first Principal of the Central High School, which is now known as the Central College, Reverend Garett. The construction of the palace began in 1862 and was completed in 1944. It was then bought by the Maharaja of Mysore and is still in possession of the royal family.

    Very often, it has been mistakenly stated to bear resemblance to the Windsor Castle in England. The palace is spread over 454 acres and is built in the Tudor style of architecture. The interiors of the palace have exquisite wood carvings, cornices and floral motifs.

    The palace originally had 35 rooms, most of which were used as bedrooms. After the renovation work, stained glasses and mirrors imported from England were added to the structure. The ground floor of the palace has an open courtyard and a ballroom. The courtyard has several granite seats that are covered in fluorescent blue tiles. The first floor of the palace has a spacious Durbar Hall, which can be reached through a flight of decorated stairs. The interior walls of the palace bear paintings from the 19th century. One of the major attractions within the palace is a dining table which belonged to the Diwan of Mysore.

    The sprawling grounds of the Bangalore Palace have been used as a venue for public meetings and events. Several international bands such as the Backstreet Boys, Elton John, Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Lamb of God, Black Eyed Peas, and others have performed at these grounds. There is also an amusement park situated in the grounds precincts called the Fun World.

  • 07JN Planetarium

    JN Planetarium

    The JN Planetarium or Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium was founded in 1989 by the Bangalore City Corporation. The planetarium has a dome with a diameter of 15 metres and has some of the finest equipment. It is fitted with a Spacemaster Planetarium projector by German Carl Zeiss and has a seating capacity of 210.

    The planetarium is currently run by the Bangalore Association for Science Education. The projector installed at the planetarium projects the night sky on the dome. It can also display pictures of constellations. Besides entertaining visitors, the planetarium is also used for teaching astronomy. The other equipment at the planetarium includes special effect projectors, video projectors and slide projectors.

    One of the most popular shows at the JN Planetarium is the Sky Theatre show. This show attracts as many as 2 lakh visitors per year and comprises of cartoons, paintings, video clippings, computer animations and special effects. This programme is supported by exhibition of posters which are of high educational value. The posters are usually astronomy photographs, cartoons, paintings and quotations. The JN Planetarium offers a number of interesting programmes for children and hence is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore.

    The planetarium also has a science park. Visitors can learn basic elements of science in a fun way at the Science Park. The park also has some very interesting models on display for children. The models that have been put up on display include those of a PSLV rocket, giant kaleidoscope, sun dial, whispering dishes, resonant swings, DNA, etc.

    Some of the important events that take place in the JN Planetarium include viewing of special astronomical events, and identification of stars and constellations. Visitors can view comets, solar eclipses and planetary transitions at the planetarium. Portable telescopes are made available to the public and the images of such events are displayed on a large screen using a video projector.

  • 08Bannerghatta National Park

    Bannerghatta National Park
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    Especially celebrated tourist places in Bangalore include Bannerghatta National Park which makes everyone happy equally, especially kids. It was founded in 1970 and was declared as a national park in 1974. In the year 2002, one of the small portions of the park became a biological reserve that is known as the Bannerghatta Biological Park. The park includes a zoo, a pet corner, an animal rescue centre, a butterfly enclosure, an aquarium, a snake house and a safari park and many other attractions.

    Jungle safari and trekking are the most important activities offered by Bannerghatta and families as well as friends in groups arrive here during weekends to enjoy some time with the nature and its components. There are some ancient temples for worship as well as six rural villages inside the park. One can witness Indian tigers, white tigers, Asiatic elephants, lions, bears and reptiles and birds inside the park.

    It is the first park in India to arrange a fenced forested sanctuary for the elephants living inside. They can roam around the space freely without the clutches of chains. The butterfly enclosure was the recent addition to the park occupying an area of 7.5 acres.

    Entry timings: Except Tuesday from 09:30 am to 05:30 pm.

    Entry fee: For the zoo for adults is Rs. 80 and for children between 5 to 12 years of age is Rs. 40, for butterfly park it is Rs. 30 for adults and Rs. 20 for children.

    Fee structure for Safari:
         -Indians:
            -Adults: INR 260, 
            -Kids between 6 and 12 years: INR 130 
            -Senior citizens (60 years and above): INR 150 
        -Foreigners:
             -Adults: INR 400 
             -Kids: INR 300 

    Location: Bannerghatta Road, Bannerghatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083.
  • 09Big Banyan Tree

    Big Banyan Tree
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    The Big Banyan Tree is one of the most popular tourist places near Bangalore within 100kms. Also known as the Dodda Alada Mara, the tree is a grand old tree with a thousand branches. This colossal 400 year old tree is spread over an area of 3 acres and is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The crown circumference of the tree measures around 250 metres and has more than one thousand aerial roots. The main root of the tree died due to natural disease and thus the entire region appears to comprise of several trees.

    The Big Banyan tree is situated at a distance of 28 km from the capital city of Bangalore. It is situated along the Bangalore Mysore road and hence can easily be reached. There are regular buses from Majestic to Kengeri and from Kengeri to Dodda Alada Mara.

    There are direct buses too to Dodda Alada Mara that stop right beside the tree. If you do not wish to take a bus, you can hire a private taxi or autorickshaw. The tree has been protected on four sides with fencing. However, there are benches where tourists can sit and relax. There is also a restaurant run by the tourism department where you can get food and water.

  • 10Tipu Sultan Fort

    Tipu Sultan Fort

    Tipu Sultan Fort is also known as the Bangalore Fort. It was originally built as a mud fort by a feudal lord called Kempe Gowda, who was the founder of Bangalore. It was converted into a stone structure by Hyder Ali and later became the stronghold of Tipu Sultan.

    During the third Mysore War, the fort was captured by the British East India Company. The only remaining gate of the fort is the Delhi Gate which is situated on the Krishnarajendra Road. The gate bears a marble plaque marking the place which gave way to the British takeover of the fort.

    There is also a wooden palace of Tipu Sultan which contains his armoury. The fort served as the backdrop for the movie Riddle of the Seventh Stone. The fort dates back to 1537. The fort is more or less in ruins and retains only the Delhi Gate and the remains of two of the bastions.

    The fort was dismantled by the British from 1791 and continued till the 1930s. Ramparts and walls were torn down to make roads and arsenals and other buildings were brought down to make schools, colleges and hospitals. In 2012, workers of the Bangalore Metro unearthed two huge iron cannon balls bearing the seal of Tipu Sultan.

    The Bangalore Fort is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore and attracts a large number of tourists and travellers from all over the country and the world. The fort holds great historical and cultural significance and hence is of great tourist value.

  • 11MG Road

    MG Road
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    MG Road or Mahatma Gandhi Road is one of the most important streets in Bangalore for shopping. The road runs from Trinity Circle in the East to the Anil Kumble Circle at the other end of the city. The road was previously known as the South Parade during the pre-Independence period. It was renamed as the Mahatma Gandhi Road on February 26, 1948.  

    It is one of the busiest roads in the city and is lined with retail stores, restaurants and food outlets. There are also a large number of office buildings, theatres and shops on the road making it one of the popular tourist places in Bangalore. A large number of banks and important buildings are also situated on the Mahatma Gandhi Road.

    At present, the road is under reconstruction as the development work of the MG Road Metro Station has just been completed. The services of the MG Road Metro Station were launched on October 2011. The Bangalore Metro Line connects the Eastern part of the city, passes through MG Road and meets with the Western part of the city.

  • 12Brigade Road

    Brigade Road

    When Bengaluru points of interest become the topic of discussion, Brigade Road stands out as it is the major hang out place for the locals as well as tourists of Bengaluru. It is the biggest commercial centre and busy area with people around always. There are hundreds of shopping options in Brigade Road with items ranging from food to clothes to accessories. There are street shops as well as big brands have their ventures with a huge collection of colourful items.

    Some shops give the reasonable rates at the best level. It is a connecting road between the M G Road and Residency Road in the city. Tourists arrive here to celebrate New Year and other similar occasions for many years now. Restaurants, pubs, retreats etc are arrayed in a line continuously giving the best opportunity to have fun and utmost celebration moments to the locals and the people coming from different parts of the world.

    There are 85 parking slots on the road and to maintain the traffic, in 2004, parking meters were imported from France. Everyone who comes to Bangalore must visit Brigade Road to witness the pulse of the city. The metro station makes it easier to reach the road and commute to different parts of the city.

    Entry timings: 24 hours a day.

    Location: MG Road, Hosur Road, Bangalore.
  • 13Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

    Lalbagh Botanical Gardens
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    Lalbagh is a famous name among Bangaloreans as well as people from other parts of India as it changed the face of the garden city very much. Lalbagh Botanical Garden is an important one among the tourist places in Bangalore. The huge park witnesses hundreds of tourists every day. Locals also find time to stroll around the greenery and spend time with their friends and families. The garden was originally commissioned during the period of Hyder Ali who was the ruler of Mysore and later finished by his son, the famous warrior, Tipu Sultan.

    The glass house in the park is the one major attraction and it hosts two flower shows annually on 26th January and 15th August. Lalbagh is the protector of various tropical plants and houses a huge lake. It is a haven for different types of birds and flowering plants. The garden resembles some features of the Mughal Garden once stood at Sira near Bangalore. In 1874, Lalbagh was a garden space spreading around an area of 45 acres and in 1889, 30 more acres were annexed to it and later some more land was added to the garden.

    Currently, it is sprawling across 240 acres with more than 1000 species of plants and trees. Being the major attraction in the heart of the city, Lalbagh is a famous landmark too.

    Entry timings: Every day from 06:00 am to 06:00 pm.

    Entry fee: 20 INR from 09:00 am to 05:30 pm.

    Location: Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004.
  • 14Snow City

    Snow City

    One of the important tourist places in Bangalore is the Snow City which is a new attraction in the city. It is an indoor park which sticks on to the theme of snow and occupies an area of 12500 square feet and is a part of the Fun World Complex. It acts as a perfect place for kids and families to spend some fine time in the snow and enjoy several rides arranged. The interior maintains the subzero temperature always but you are allowed to spend only 45 minutes inside.

    Inside the Snow City includes sliding on the tall snow slides using rubber tubes, you can build large snow castles, you can do snow rafting on the tall snow slide, dancing on the snow dance floor, visit an igloo, play basketball, climbing the ice mountains, make a snowman, take pictures with ice and snow sculptures. The new attraction in the Snow City is the 9 D cinema shows for 15 minutes that arranged by the organisers on all days.

    Kids find the Snow City the best place for spending their holidays or weekends amidst complete fun.

    Entry timings: All days from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The fee is for games. You can pay for each game individually or pay Rs.250 for a combo of 10 games.

    Location: Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite TV Tower, J C Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006.
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  • 15Big Bull Temple

    Big Bull Temple

    One of the important Bengaluru points of interest is the Big Bull Temple or simply known as Bull Temple located in Basavanagudi. There are a lot of devotees of Lord Shiva arrive here to pay tribute to the deity as well as watch the architectural brilliance portrayed on the walls of the temple. The temple has a lot of mythological and religious significance. It is a famous place of worship for many years for Bengaluru people.

    But the structure of the temple has attracted hundreds of people from other parts of India. Nandi is the main deity in the temple which was known to be the vehicle of Lord Shiva. The temple is built in the Dravidian style of architecture and the construction of the temple was done during the period of Kempe Gowda who is the founder of Bangalore. Bull temple is one of the calmest and oldest temples in the region.

    The huge statue of Nandi has greater significance in the fame the temple possesses. It measures to be 4.5 meter tall and 6.5 meter long. The statue is carved out of a single rock and it houses a small iron plate on its head. It is said that the iron plate prevents the bull from growing. There are the idols of Surya and Chandra are given as a backdrop to the statue of Nandi. Also, there is a belief among the locals that the Vishva Bharati River originates at the foot of the statue.

    Entry timings: All days from 06:00 am to 08:00 pm.

    Entry fee: No entry fee is applicable.

    Location: Bull Temple Rd, NR Colony, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
  • 16HAL Aerospace Museum

    HAL Aerospace Museum
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    An atypical example of tourist places in Bangalore is HAL Aerospace Museum which is the first aerospace museum in India situated at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises in Bangalore. It was established in 2001 but within a short span of time, it achieved great fame among the locals as well as visitors of Bangalore. It became one of the major tourist attractions in the city. The museum is a part of the HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum that exhibits the growth of the Indian aviation industry and HAL for six decades.

    It showcases a variety of aircrafts and helicopters, engine models, flight simulators, mock Air Traffic Control tower and also displays the history of Indian aviation. The museum is maintained by HAL which is one of the largest Aerospace companies in Asia. Those who wish to witness the different sections of Indian aviation can come to HAL museum and know more about the history and the growth of this special field.

    The museum is dedicated to the public in order to make awareness about the grand successes the Aviation Industry of the country has achieved. People belong to all age group find this museum quite charming as it is an uncommon field in the day to day life though planes are not new to our eyes. There is the hall of fame and the charts which present the deeper nuances of the intricacies of everything aviation.

    Entry timings: all days from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm.

    Entry fee:
         -Adult: INR 30
         -Children: INR 20
         -Photography: INR 10
         -Videography: INR 45

    Location: Near HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Road, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560037.

  • 17Innovative Film City

    Innovative Film City

    Kids are quite happy to visit Innovative Film City in Bangalore, one of the major Bengaluru points of interest but adults also find it very attractive due to the presence of various items. The film city is located at Bidadi off the Bangalore-Mysore Highway and anyone can reach the landmark by road easily. It showcases a high standard mixture of different themes that make all the eyes wide opened.

    For a day outing, Innovative Film City is a remarkable example. Wannado City is the place where kids can play the roles of fireman, policeman, pilot etc with the real costumes and equipment. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum has a lot of admirers. Dinosaur World showcases a mini Jurassic Park. There is a Haunted Mansion that has rail coach ride across a low lit mansion filled with some scary things.

    Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museum is filled with life like was specimens is another attraction. The Miniature City displays some miniature replicas of various wonders of the world. Along with them there are the Cartoon City, Fashion Café, Water Rides, Wild West, Fossil Hunt, Fossil Museum etc.

    Entry timings: All days from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm.

    Entry fee: Rs.600 per person for Standard Package.

    Location: 24 & 26, Kiadb Estates, Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109, India.
  • 18Sankey Tank

    Sankey Tank
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    A man-made lake that became one of the best tourist places in Bangalore is Sankey Tank located in the western part of Bangalore in the midst of the suburbs of Mallehswaram, Vyalikaval and Sadashiva nagar. It extends to an area of around 15 hectares. It measures to be 800 meter wide. It was constructed by Col. Richard Hieram Sankey in 1882. He belonged to the Madras Sappers Regiment.

    He built the tank to meet the demands of water for Bangalore people. Gandhadhakotikere is another name given to the tank as there was the Government Sandalwood Depot during the earlier times. Sankey Tank was linked to the Miller’s Tank and Dharmambudhi Tank and it was constructed as a safeguard against the regular water shortage experienced at the regions during the late 19th century.

    The tank now acts as a perfect place for spending some time with the family and nature lovers arrive here aplenty. The refreshing nature and peaceful surroundings attract people of all age groups. The Mayura Sankey Boat Club provides boating to the visitors in row boats, pedal boats and motor boats.

    Entry timings: 06:00 am to 08:00 pm on all days except Friday.

    Entry fee:
         -Adults: INR 10
         -Children: INR 5
         -Boating: INR 10

    Location: Sadasivanagar near the Vyalikaval Circle, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India.
  • 19Devanahalli Fort

    Devanahalli Fort
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    Yet another significant and the greatest among the tourist places in Bangalore is Devanahalli Fort located north of Bangalore city around 35 kilometers away. It was built in 1501 by Mallabairegowda which remained with the descendants until the mid- eighteenth century. But in 1749, the Dalwai of Mysore attacked the fort and captured it. After years, it was passed down to the hands of Hyder Ali and after that, it came to the hands of Tipu Sultan.

    But when Lord Cornwallis fought during Anglo Mysore war against Tipu Sultan and thus the fort was in the hands of Lord Cornwallis. The fort is quite famous among the locals and tourists of South India. Near to it is the birthplace of Tipu Sultan. Devanahalli Fort is sprawling across an area of 20 acres and the oval east oriented fortification was veneered with dressed masonry. It has 12 semi circular bastions located at regular intervals.

    There is a spacious battlement towards the inner side of the fort. The entrances are decorated with cut plasterwork. The small entrances are beautiful and comfortable.

    Entry timings: 07:00 am to 08:30 pm.

    Entry fee: For Indians: INR 5 and for foreigners: INR 100.

    Location: Devanahalli near Bangalore -Hyderabad Highway, District, Devanahalli, Karnataka, 562110.
  • 20Ramanagara

    Ramanagara

    Among the tourist places in Bangalore, Ramanagara cannot be missed out at any point of time as it possesses the umpteen number of attractions to keep its tourists adhered to the beauty of the region. It is a small town and a city municipal council in Karnataka. Earlier, it used to be known as Shamserabad during the ruling time of Tipu Sultan and later it got the name Ramanagara since the locals believed that the place was visited by Lord Rama during his exile and stayed on the famous hills, Ramanagara Betta.

    The town gained fame after people have discovered high-quality granite outcrops from here which are the oldest ones in the world. Rock climbing and trekking are the major adventure filled activities that invite the tourists from all over the world in large numbers. Ramanagara holds a lot of wineries and vineyards that plays an important role in the arrival of tourists. Wine tours in Ramanagara are a well acclaimed weekend tour package as well as a perfect day outing option.

    Cycling, camping, hiking etc are the other important activities the guests of Ramanagara find interesting here.

    Location: It is located at a distance of about 50 kilometers from the city of Bangalore.
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  • 21Wine Tour in Bangalore

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    • The tour, which is of around 60 minutes, starts in the morning at around 10.30 AM. Guests are informed about the history of wine and its cultivation before proceeding to witness the actual process at the vineyard.
    • Practically every aspect of wine-making is discussed-right from fermentation to bottling and final labeling.
    • The most awaited part of the tour is when guests sample up to 5 different varieties of wines-of which two are of Indian origin and the rest are French. 
    • Taste some of the best wines with the world on your palette. 
    • Indulge in this 1 hour experience and emerge as a wine connoisseur at the end of it. You can choose any time between 10:30 AM and 04:00 PM.
    • This tour is not applicable for children. 
  • 22Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura

    Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura
    • d1 Day
    • lKanakpura
    • NNNNN66 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3428117

    About the Activity with Details:

    • Start your tour by reaching the nature camp at 8:30 AM and get ready for an amazing adventure.
    • Located at a brief expanse of 50 kms from Bangalore, the Nature Adventure Camp at Kanakpura is home to the exquisite lake of Hosadoddi. 
    • A stone’s throw away from the Forest estate of Bananthimari, this pristine camping experience offers you a wide range of experiences ranging from trekking to historical exploration to spotting the bountiful excitement of wildlife. 
    • Engage in an exciting experience while you are surrounded by the gorgeous mountains skirted by a pristine lake, one can enjoy trekking amidst the Bananthimari hills or feel the rush of adrenaline while kayaking in here. 
    • Recruit a paddle raft or a canoe and experience nature in all its plush richness. You can continue adventure activities for 4-5 days, as required by the team.
    • This adventure package can be concluded at the end of the day or you can opt for an overnight package where you will be accommodated in tents for a night under the stars. 



  • 23Micro light Flying in Bangalore

    Micro light Flying in Bangalore
    • lBangalore
    • NNNNN9 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3350998

    About the Activity with Details:

    The amazing city of Bangalore hosts scores of engaging and entertaining activities and on your next weekend, you need to head for an exciting micro light flying adventure in Bangalore with your friends and family!  With a wide range of activities available here; like micro light flying in Bangalore, this place will certainly not let you get bored even for a minute! Get ready to witness the charming aerial views of ‘Namma Bengaluru’! Micro light flying in Bangalore is a 20 minute aerial ride that provides you with a stunning view of the entire city of Bangalore.

    The flying activity will take place at Yelhanka, situated in the suburbs of Bangalore. Arrive any time during the day at Jakkur Airfield, and after attending a quick briefing session from the flying instructor, get prepared!Once you are comfortably seated in your micro light along with a highly experienced pilot, get ready to witness Bangalore like never before! Throughout this 10 minute ride you will be flying over the city at a height of around 40,000ft and enjoy stunning aerial views of the entire place. Get smitten with wonderful landscapes while micro light flying in Bangalore, feel the warm sunshine touching your face as you fly high in the clear sky! Cherish these wonderful moments till your flying experience comes to an end.

  • 24Kunti Betta Night Trek in Bangalore

    Kunti Betta Night Trek in Bangalore
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lMandya
    • NNNNN18 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 7770084

    About the activity: 

    • Experience a beautiful night trek at Kunti Betta and explore the serenity of nocturnal life at one of the most beautiful peaks around Pandavpura, outside Bangalore. It is marked by the two hills at an elevation of 2882 meters. 
    • Before you begin your fun and exciting trek, you will be picked up from different points at around 09:00 PM and reach the Kunti Betta base camp around 01:30 AM. 
    • You can begin trekking up to the peak and reach the top around 03:00 AM. Relax by a bonfire and watch the beautiful sunrise at around 06:00 AM. 
    • Begin descent to base camp by 07:00 AM and then you can enjoy a delicious breakfast at 10:00 AM in Pandavapura Hotel and prepare for your return trip to Bangalore city, where you will be expected to reach by around 02:00 PM. 

  • 25Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration
    • d1 Dayn1 Night
    • lKolar
    • NNNNN48 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 7770084
    About the activity: 

    Start late night from Bangalore around 10:00 PM and reach Anthargange.
    Begin caving at around 12:00 AM after a briefing session by expert guides, following which the night trek to the Anthargange peak will begin.
    Witness rare nocturnal sights along the way, bask in the panoramic views of the night sky from the peak and enjoy a lively bonfire session.
    While at the peak, get a surreal view of the sun rising over the horizon and relish in breakfast.
    Start trekking back to the base, post which you will return back to Bangalore.

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