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Top 9 places to visit in Bengaluru

Tripiwiki : 04 Mar 2021
Karnataka has been ranked as fourth most popular destination for tourism among states of India with highest number of national protected monuments. It is home to 507 of the 3600 centrally protected monuments in India. Karnataka is know for it's rich ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, the hill ranges, forests and beaches. Hampi, Mysore, Jog Falls, Agumbe are few of the top sites to visit.

Following are the Top 9 places to visit in Bengaluru

Bangalore (1 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Known as Garden city, Silicon city, Bangalore is the Capital City of Karnataka, India. Bangalore is one of India's most progressive and developed cities. Due to the large number of technology companies established in the city, it is often referred to as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India. The bustling cosmopolitan city with an all-year-round pleasant climate has many cafes, shopping malls and restaurants for a luxurious and upscale lifestyle. The city also has some wonderful tourist hotspots like the Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Bannerghatta National Park, Innovative Film City, Cubbon Park, Nandi Hills. Many Hill stations around Bangalore offers adventure activities like trekking and rock climbing to the adventure seeker. The historic city of Mysore is nearby Bangalore . Bangalore is located at approx 170km from Mysuru, 351km from Mangaluru, 334km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 570km from Hyderabad, 840km from Pune, 573km from Goa.

Bangalore Palace (2 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Bangalore Palace is beautiful landmark palace located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The palace was built in the year 1887 by King Chamaraja Wadiyar and is today open to the public. It was the summer residence of Maharajas of Mysore. The palace features mainly wooden interiors and is surrounded by gardens. It is one of the most visited site in bangalore along with Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha and malls. Bangalore is the state capital of Karnataka, locate at approx 349km from Chennai, 572km from Hyderabad, 532km from Kochi, 837km from Pune.

Bangalore Palace and Grounds (3 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Bangalore Palace is beautiful landmark palace located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The sprawling grounds surrounding the palace used to be used for holding public events including music concerts. Many international artists have performed in the grounds. The palace was built in the year 1887 by King Chamaraja Wadiyar and is today open to the public. It was the summer residence of Maharajas of Mysore. Fun World is an amusement park situated in palace grounds. It has various joy rides, water park and snow room. The palace features mainly wooden interiors and is surrounded by gardens. It is one of the most visited site in bangalore along with Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha and malls. Bangalore is the state capital of Karnataka, locate at approx 349km from Chennai, 572km from Hyderabad, 532km from Kochi, 837km from Pune.

Bannerghatta National Park, Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru (4 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Bannerghatta National Park is a weekend gateway for bengalureans, located at 22km from Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, India. This park is an haven for Nature lovers and photographers. The park consists of butterfly park, an aquarium, Children's park, a zoo, a Crocodile farm, Snake Park, a museum and a Prehistoric Animals' Park. The park offers safari excursions managed and supported by the Karnataka State Tourist Development Corporation (KSTDC). One can spot leopards, jackal, fox, wild boar, sloth bear, India gazelle, spotted deer, porcupine, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, monitor lizard and cobras during the safari. One of the best place to visit in Bangalore is Bannergatta national Park and zoo. Even horror house was good out side the park. The park is part of a wildlife corridor for elephants which connects the BR Hills and the Sathyamangalam forest. Bannerghatta National Park is located at approx 22km from Bangalore, 136km from Mysore, 344km from Chennai, 315km from Ooty, 372km from Mangalore.

Cubbon Park (5 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Cubbon Park, Officially called Sri Chamarajendra Park. is a landmark 'lung' area of the Bengaluru city, located (12.97°N 77.6°E) within the heart of the city in the Central Administrative Area. Originally created in 1870, when Major General Richard Sankey was the then British Chief Engineer of Mysore state, it covered an area of 100 acres (0.40 km2) and subsequent expansion has taken place and the area reported now is about 300 acres (1.2 km2).[2] It has a rich recorded history of abundant flora and fauna plantations coupled with numerous impressive and aesthetically located buildings and statues of famous personages, in its precincts.[3][4] This public park was first named as Meade’s Park after Sir John Meade, the acting Commissioner of Mysuru in 1870 and subsequently renamed as Cubbon Park after the longest-serving commissioner of the time, Sir Mark Cubbon. To commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar’s rule in Mysore State, in 1927, the park was again renamed as Sri. Chamarajendra Park, in memory of the 19th-century ruler of the state Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar (1868–94), during whose rule the park came into existence The landscaping in the park creatively integrates natural rock outcrops with thickets of trees, massive bamboos, with grassy expanse and flowerbeds and the monuments within its limits, regulated by the Horticulture Department of the Government of Karnataka. The predominantly green area of the park has many motorable roads, and the well-laid-out walking paths running through the park are frequented by early morning walkers and the naturalists who study plants in the tranquil natural environment. Tourists visiting this park in the city of Bengaluru have nicknamed the city itself as 'Garden City'.

Dodda Alada Mara, Big Banyan Tree, Bengaluru (6 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Dodda Alada Mara also called as "Big Banyan Tree", is a giant approximately 400-year-old banyan tree, located in the village of Kethohalli in the Bangalore Urban district of Karnataka, India. Branches of a Banyan tree has captured a land of over 3 acres in Kethohalli village, making it one of the unique and must visit sightseeing places in Bangalore. This heritage site is a wonderful destination for nature lovers. Dodda Alada Mara is located at approx 30km from Bengaluru, 16km from Bidadi, 12km from Wonderla Bangalore, 124km from Mysore. Bengaluru is located at approx 349km from Chennai, 572km from Hyderabad, 532km from Kochi, 837km from Pune.

Fun World Amusement Park (7 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Fun World Amusement Park is one of the best known amusement parks in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Located in the heart of the city, Fun World promises a world of uninterrupted fun including roller coasters to soaking water-rides, Housing thrilling rides for families, and easy rides for the kids. this amusement park is one of the major attractions for kids in Bangalore. Fun World Amusement Park is located at approx a walking distance from Snow City, 3km from Bangalore Palace, 4km from Cubbon Park. Bengaluru is locate at approx 349km from Chennai, 572km from Hyderabad, 532km from Kochi, 837km from Pune.

Innovative Film City (8 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Innovative Film City is an theme park located near Bidadi at the outskirt of capital city Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Innovative Group takes the pride of establishing first of its kind tourism destination in India "Innovative Film City" at Bangalore. Spread over 50 acres of land, next to a picturesque lake (Vrishabhavathi Reservoir) with lush green surroundings, Innovative Film City (IFC) houses 23 different entertainment attractions. Good place for a few-hours outing with family and friends. Dinosaur park, mirror maze, minute-to-win-it kinda games and the cycle that two people can ride etc are the few attractions. Innovative Film City is located at approx 6km from Bidadi, 10km from Wonderla, 40km from Bengaluru, 114km from Mysore. Bengaluru located at approx 349km from Chennai, 572km from Hyderabad, 532km from Kochi, 837km from Pune.

Lalbagh (9 out of 9 places to visit in Bengaluru)

Lalbagh or Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, meaning The Red Garden in English, is a well-known botanical garden in southern Bengaluru, India. It has a famous glass house dating from 1889 which hosts two annual flower shows (26 January and 15 August). Lalbagh houses India's largest collection of tropical plants, has a lake, and is one of the main tourist attractions in Bengaluru.[1] Lal Bagh is also home to a few species of birds. The commonly sighted birds include Myna, Parakeets, Crows, Brahminy Kite, Pond Heron, Common Egret, Kingfisher, Spotted Owlets, Spotted kite, Spotted Pelican, Ducks, Indian Cormorant, Purple Moor Hen etc.


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