Top 5 places to visit in Bangalore

Top 5 places to visit in Bangalore

The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, is more than just an IT hub. Apart from budding start-ups, Bangalore is also home to several gardens and hence is popularly known as the ‘Garden City’ as well. Between these two extreme ends, there are several charming things that make this city special. From art galleries, amusement parks, and food joints, there’s something for everyone in Bangalore. For those who thought there’s not much to see in here, we’ve got the perfect article for you. Here we’ll shed light on the top places you ought to visit in Bangalore: 

Lalbagh Botanical Garden: 
Want to be surrounded by chirping birds amidst the city chaos, then Lalbagh Botanical Garden should be your pick. Here, you will find a floral extravaganza along with a range of flora species. The brainchild of Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore, Lalbagh Botanical Garden is based on the Persian style of gardening. What's more, the architecture here is also influenced by Persia. Not just tourists, even the locals enjoy spending time at Lalbagh botanical garden. This place can be easily accessed from the top 5 star hotels in Bangalore.     

Bannerghatta National Park: 
Founded in 1970, Bannerghatta National Park houses majestic Bengal tigers and, mighty Indian elephants, amongst other animals. If you are fond of fauna, this national park will leave you pleasantly surprised. When you visit this biological reserve, you can also see spooky snakes, vibrant butterflies, and more within the park’s domain. When at Bannerghatta National Park, don’t forget to spend some time at the crocodile farm. For all wildlife shutterbugs, this place is no less than a paradise. The Bannerghatta National Park is located about 20 km away from the city, but most hotels can help you get there, without any hassle.

Bangalore Palace: 
Did you know there is a glorious palace in Bangalore? Your trip will be incomplete without a visit to the regal Bangalore Palace. Built over the course of 4 years since 1874, the royal Bangalore Palace is spread across 454 acres. This historic palace features a combination of Neo classical, Edwardian, Victorian, and Tudor Revival styles of architecture. With wooden carvings, a range of paintings, a swimming pool, lavish gardens, this imperial palace in Bangalore will give you the perfect taste of royalty.

Wonderla Amusement Park: 
People remember for its traffic but they are the ones who haven’t experienced the thrill of Wonderla Amusement Park. If roller coasters are your type of adventure, then this amusement park will make you go nuts. Water rides, high drop down rides, wave pool, laser show, and 3D cinematic shows, this place offers a range of options apt for adults as well as children. If you are out on a family vacation, then you must not miss the Wonderla Amusement park. 
Pro tip: If you book in advance or make a group booking, you can also avail of discounts. 

Venkatappa Art Gallery:
Witness the most celebrated work of Karnataka’s artist, Venkatappa at the Venkatappa Art Gallery. His watercolour paintings are so captivating that you wouldn’t want to leave the art gallery at all. You can ask your hotel concierge to arrange a trip to this art gallery.

With so many attractions, you would want to extend your stay. These are just five of the many places that you can visit in Bangalore.