by on September 25, 2023
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Introduction 

You hear the name Bangalore and instantly you think of tall skyscrapers and office buildings brimming with people in formal attire walking in and out of their offices with laptops and a cup of coffee in their hands. While you aren't completely wrong, reducing Bangalore to its hectic work culture would be a grave mistake. In fact, the areas in and around the Silicon Valley are blessed with natural as well as man-made wonders that will excite each and every person, whether you are tourist or a resident. Read on to know further about how to spend a fruitful day out in Bangalore.

How to Reach?

To arrive at Bangalore, you must book your tickets for the Kempegowda International Airport or train tickets for Yesvantpur Junction or the Bangalore City railway station. If you are willing to travel by road then it is best for you to board the buses provided by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation. 

Bucket list for Bangalore 

Nandi Hills:

Speak to anyone in Bangalore and they will tell you that Nandi Hills is their top of the list getaway. The stunning vistas of the pristine white clouds below and the setting sun painting the sky in vibrant hues behind the verdant hills, are a treat for the sore eyes. Sleeping in tents under the starlit sky just makes the trip even better.

Tips Sultan's Summer Palace:

When you visit Tipu Sultan's summer abode, get ready to be mesmerized by the perfect blend of Indo- Islamic architecture. The motifs on the walls, the sturdy columns, the paintings on the walls portraying its rich history- everything adds to the charm of the palace. You must visit the Museum to take a peek at his life, the Zenana quarters and the Mausoleum where you will find Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali's graves.

Bannerghatta National Park:

Take a closer look at the rich flora and fauna of Karnataka when you visit the Bannerghatta National Park, home to over 102 species and 2300 animals. You can easily go for the various Safari rides that they offer such as lion safari, herbivore Safari, bear safari and tiger safari. Other than this, you must visit the Zoo and the Butterfly Park to witness the beauty of the biodiversity.

Wonderla Amusement Park:

If you are feeling particularly adventurous but also in the mood for some fun with your family and friends, head over to Wonderla Amusement Park and experience the joy of riding India's first reverse loop roller-coaster, Recoil or the Korneto, WA water ride to pump up your energy. 

Film City: 

The Innovative Film City in Bidadi has something in store for everyone. You can go Karting, visit the Haunted Mansion, go on cartoon rides, bungee jumping and bull rides. You must also visit the Aqua Kingdom for some fun at the pool and then check out the set of Bigg Boss Kannada Season 4. 

Ramanagara Vineyard:

At a distance of just 50 kilometers from Bangalore, are the famous Ramanagara Vineyards that offer tourists a heritage wine tour. Not only do you get to relish a good glass of wine with your scrumptious lunch, you will also be informed about the fermentation process and how the wine bottles are stored.

Iskcon Temple:

The Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple is a sacred religious site for all the devotees who wish to seek blessings from the Hindu Deities. Apart from its religious bearings, it is an architectural marvel with its intricate interiors and grand entrance.

Cubbon Park:

The Sri Chamarajendra Park, known to many as Cubbon Park is a popular tourist attraction. Apart from the lush greenery that surrounds you, spend your time exploring the places within the park such as the Bangalore Aquarium, the Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, the State Archeological Museum and the Attara Kacheri, the Karnataka High Court. Adding to your excitement, is the Putani Express or Toy Train ride through the various corners of the Park.

HAL Aerospace Museum:

It is India's first Aerospace Museum, featuring models of aircrafts of different kinds and demonstrates the rich aviation history of India. Once you enter this Museum, you will learn a lot about the evolution of aeronautics in India, get first hand experience in a mock Air Traffic Control Tower and take a walk through the Sustainability Development Park.

Thindi Beedi:

If you are in Bangalore and wish to try the lip smacking Street food that the city has to offer, waste no time and head over to VV Puram and explore the 'eat street'. You will be spoilt for choice because there are so many shops selling a huge range of delicacies right from Dosa to Paddus, Holige, Bhel Puri, Potato Twisters among others. When you visit this area during the evening, it will feel as if you are a part of a festival that celebrates your love for food. 

Conclusion 

Bangalore is famous for its work culture owing to the IT hubs within the city but once you start exploring new places, you will come to realize the unique charm of this place. From trekking trails to cascading waterfalls to architectural richness, the city has it all and you must make the most out if stay here.

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