Bengaluru earlier known as Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, an Indian Southern State. Apart from being known as the centre of the country’s high-tech industry, this place is also well known for spreading the colour green throughout through its beautiful parks. Though the place has no world-class sights or famous monuments but it has striking Victorian-era architecture all around for you to see. Bengaluru being one of the most progressive and developed cities in India is blessed not only with a pleasant and benevolent climate but also with an amazing night life.
The blooming IT industry in the outer suburbs has brought both progression as well as traffic congestion and rising pollution level. But the central district is still a lot unchanged. All in all, if you want to spend a relaxing yet exciting time doing all the wild things that you always thought of, then Bangalore is the place to go. Including all these amazing places in your itinerary will enhance your experience. So, make sure you have a look!
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Have you ever thought of seeing an actual castle? To go inside the castle, to see the grand and intricately carved exterior and a rich and beautifully decorated interior?
If yes, then go ahead and visit this beautiful Bangalore palace, located on Jayamahal Main Road, Armane Nagar, is a scenic palace bearing a striking resemblance to England’s Windsor Castle. Its majestic castle-like structure along with the lush green environment in the background draws in a lot of tourists every year. This tourist hotspot is often used for organising various events and musical shows in its large grounds. The palace not only has an admirable exterior but also an immaculately designed interior. The palace is filled with magnificent paintings and stained-glass windows making it a perfect place to make some wonderful memories as well as get you some beautiful pictures. Photography is very well permissible within the palace premises, thus giving you absolutely no reason to not go and visit this dream-like place.
Cubbon Park, located in the heart of Bengaluru’s business district, houses more than 6,000 species of trees and plants. It is a well-maintained garden showcasing a vast variety of flora, famous statues and well-planned avenues spread out over a sprawling area of 300 acres. The gardens also have a red-painted Gothic-style State Central Library. This is a place where the Bengaluru residents turn towards to steal a moment from the maddening rat race that rages outside. Also, this park has an has magnificent landscaping and architecture as well. So, if you are a nature-lover, this place is like a dream come true for you all as it provides a perfectly blended combination of natural beauty and architectural marvel. Even if you aren’t a nature lover as such but still want to spend some quiet time in nature or want to read books in natural environment visiting this place is a perfect escape-out plan.
Flight 4 Fantasy
Ever thought of being a pilot but never got to be one? Or are you also one of those people who desire to fly the plane every time you go in one? Ever thought of flying around the sky in your very own air-plane?
If your answer to above questions is yes then, congratulations because we found a place that will turn all your dreams and desires to reality. No, we are not joking. Flight 4 fantasy literally lets you fly a plane without sitting in one. How is that even possible you may ask but this unique attraction in Bangalore named Flight 4 fantasy has made this impossible concept possible by providing an experience of virtual flying to non-pilots. Flight 4 fantasy is the first and only flight simulation centre in India, so, if you are going to Bangalore and dream of flying an air-plane someday then don’t miss this amazing opportunity. Visit the place and live the moment of your life flying in this flight simulator with a life size cockpit where you are the captain. You can fly to over 20,000 different airports by just choosing from the 30 minutes or 60 minutes simulations. Don’t believe us then check for yourself by visiting this one of its kind place located at The Forum Mall, Koramangala.
Spreading out over 240 acres of land Lal Bagh is one of the most famous tourist attractions situated in Upparahalli, Mavalli, Bangalore. The expansive Lal Bagh botanical garden was built in the 18th century during the reign of the famous ruler Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. This enchanting garden is a house to some of the rarest species of flora and fauna as well as amazing several centuries-old trees. Flower shows are also held at Lal Bagh and these shows are something which no nature-lover would ever miss, not even by mistake. Such is the charm of these beautiful flowers that they spread a magic in the air attracting a large number of tourists. Apart from having the world’s most diverse species of plants, this place also has a soothing lake and a mesmerizing glass house. The garden looks beautiful in the day light but try to visit this place early in the morning to hear the bird chorus. You can hear the birds chirping at several places but hearing them singing in the early hour of the morning with the beautiful sun rays falling on the glass house in the background of colourful, shiny flowers is a unique experience. It will not only be an immensely satisfying experience rather the breath-taking site will leave you speechless and peaceful.
Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
Bangalore Turf Club
If you are fond of horse racing then Bangalore Race club is one of the best places for you to visit in Bangalore as it is known to be one of the country’s best and the most challenging racecourse. The race track is difficult to master at first go because of its demanding gradients and bends. It is known to test the skills of both the horses as well as the riders. The Bangalore Tuft Club provides stable facility for more than 1,000 horses, 3 training tracks, an amateur riding school, walking rings and an equine swimming pool. The place takes great care of the horses and has a veterinary hospital in case of any accidents. Even if you aren’t really fascinated by horse racing still do visit this place as the experience will be one of its kind because being there you can feel he energy emerging the tracks and you will automatically become part of the cheering crowd.
The Innovative Film City is an Indian theme park located in Bangalore. About 40 kilometres from the heart of Bangalore this famous entertaining landmark has been a favourite spot among the tourists since 2008. The place covers almost 58 acres of land and hence is large and attractive enough for you to spend at least half of your day here enjoying all that the city has to offer. This place is perfect for anyone and everyone offering something unique to each of its visitors. In this place you can do almost anything that you want to like- shop, eat or simply walk remembering and exploring your childhood again. Apart from shops, food courts, theme restaurants, the place also has amusement park rides, museums, an entertainment district and an amphitheatre to witness and enjoy the world of movies and glamour. So make sure when you visit Bangalore you do not miss to visit this amazing place.
Nnovative Film City
The ISKCON Temple in Bangalore, built by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), also referred as the Hare Krishnas was inaugurated in 1997 and is known to be one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world. It is located 8 km northwest from the centre of the town. This impressive hilltop temple is lavishly decorated in a mix of ultra-contemporary and traditional styles and is known to promote Vedic culture and spiritual learning. Visiting this place is an immensely peaceful experience because of he calm and soothing atmosphere in the temple; therefore, attracting many people from across the world. During the darshan hours the temple distributes delicious prasadam to its visitors absolutely free of charge. If you don’t visit this temple when you visit Bangalore you’ll be missing out a really amazing experience.
Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park, a rich zoological reserve is located in the middle of the forests in the valley of the Champakadhama hills. It is situated just 22 kilometres south of Bangalore, thus taking roughly 90 minutes to reach there. The main motive of the National Park is to work towards the conservation of wildlife and to promote responsible wildlife tourism. With various species getting extinct, responsible tourism has turned the need of the hour. Bannerghatta National Park is one of the few natural parks in the world that work for this noble cause and preserve wildlife that too in such close proximity to the city. The animals in the park are provided a natural environment so that they can live in harmony. The place comprises of a zoo, safari, butterfly park and a rescue centre where conservation and rehabilitation of orphaned animals is carried out. The place also offers a boat ride which adds on the fun-filled experience. Visiting this biological recreation centre is an amazing idea for kids as they get to learn about their surrounding flora and fauna in a fun and easy way. Going to visit this place will be both an educational as well as a fun experience.
Located at the Jaya Mahal Road, opposite TV Tower, Bangalore, Snow Park is one of the biggest and most popular snow parks in India. The indoor snow park covers a huge area of approximately 12,500 square feet filled with snow. The place offers exciting activities as well like snow balling, mountain climbing, basketball and dancing. In the snow park visitors are provided with jackets, gloves, shoes and earplugs also. Sliding and playing in the snow while the rest of the city soars high in the temperature is unique feeling which this place lets you experience. Kids really enjoy the beautiful snow castle. An all-time favourite with both kids and adults, the snow park provides a memorable experience to its visitors which always leave them wanting to come again and again to the place.
Grover Vineyards inBangalore
These emerging wine trails are becoming a preferred option among the tourists visiting Bangalore. Grover Vineyards are located 40 kilometres north of Bangalore, on the foothills of the Nandi Hills. Thick rich wine producing area was once known as Tipu Sultan’s but later turned into the British summer retreat. This vineyard spreads over 410 acres of land and is covered with lush, plump grapes. This picturesque region, inhabited with amazing wildlife, is dotted with sloping hillsides and miles of forest land which add a lot of green colour on the canvas of the nature. The place has a unique temperature microclimate with sunny days, cool nights and moderate rainfall. The vineyards are flooded with loads of beautiful Caberbnet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Viognier ad Sauvignon Blanc grapes. The months between February and March, during the crushing and harvesting season is the best times to visit this place. To enjoy the beauty of the nature at its best and to have a calm and peaceful time, Grover’s vineyard is a great get away.
Grover Vineyards inBangalore
So get ready to plan your trip to Bangalore and let us know what places you visited ! We look forward to hearing from you!