Bangalore is the city which makes Karnataka proud day in and day out. If you still haven’t checked this green and lovely city, then it is high time that you should. There are some lovely sightseeing spots where you can spend hours with your friends and family.
The popular places to visit in Bangalore are enlisted below:
Tipu Sultan Palace: An 18th century attraction, it is a monument which is the best historic attraction which Bangalore has to offer. It was built during the regime of the then-ruler Tipu Sultan.
Cubbon Park: It is a simple park but one which is so beautiful that no lover could ask for a more romantic corner. If you are traveling with your spouse or lover, then do make sure to drop by to Cubbon Park for a pleasant few hours. The colorful trees matted with flowers will leave you in a stupor. The best time to visit the park will be during the evening hours.
Bannerghatta National Park: Bannerghatta National Park is one of the favorite places to visit in Bangalore for anyone who loves wildlife. It is a wildlife sanctuary which has a sizeable number of animals and reptiles. From snakes to tigers to crocodiles to everything in between, you will simply get a real flow of adrenaline when at this place.
Wonder La: Wonder La is an amusement park which is your best bet for a day-long extravaganza of fun and thrill with your children. Amongst all the tourist places near Bangalore, this one is the favorite of toddler kids. The entry tickets are affordable and the park is open from morning (around 11) till evening (6 or 7 pm).
Bheemeshwar: Bheemeshwar is another great destination where you can find solace in the arms of nature. With plenty of water bodies, historic attractions and foliage by your side, you will be sure of having a tranquil time in this corner.
Nandi Hills: Nandi Hills is a place which has some quiet and cool hills. Those who are fed up of the relentless sun can find some shade and joy in this corner. The place has good facilities for lodging and eating. And it is a true hub of nature with an excellent ambience and flora. It is situated at a manageable distance of 100 km from the city and can be reached within 2 hours. So, it is no wonder that most tired city-dwellers hop over to this corner for a fresh breath of life.
Namada Chilume: Namada Chilume is one of the most natural places to visit near Bangalore. Its USP is its natural springs and a very endearing Deer Park. It is a heaven for anyone who is in love with the nature. And you can always reach it quickly, since it is less than 80 km away.
Bangalore Aquarium: It is popular but not as popular as it deserves to be. Since, it is situated in the premise of Cubbon Park, visitors check it out while touring the Park. But it can, on its own, stand out as a special attraction. Anyone who likes marine organisms would be fascinated by the collections which they have at this place.
Attara Kacheri: This is the city’s High Court. You may wonder what’s so special about it. Even though it is just a court, its design will throw you back to the early 20th century. Its architecture has that old world vintage appeal which makes it a photographer’s delight. Sadly, such architecture is running out of age in today’s swanky era. But the presence of such buildings is always a consoler.
Gandhi Bhavan: Gandhi Bhavan is another of those less visited Bangalore tourist places. This place has been built in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and you can come across many of his philosophies at this corner. The modern day youths are forgetting his principles and engaging in atrocious acts of felony, crime and violence. The local government would do well to give more footage to such places in their promotional campaigns. It is a heritage building where you can truly feel the presence of the nation’s father.
Lalbagh: Lalbagh is a botanical garden and one of the finest ones that the country has produced. You can really forget count of the number of plants and flowers which grow in this region. It is likely of you to come across some specimens which you have never even heard or seen before. Their colorful appearance and vibrant looks will appeal to your eyes. Some can also be a bit weird in characteristics. So, the place has plenty of attractions to lure you in. And of course, it is extremely serene and romantic too.
Ulsoor Lake: With islands at its centre and some migratory birds flocking in from time to time, Ulsoor Lake is one of the more popular tourist places in Bangalore. You must not miss out on it at any cost.
Vidhan Soudha: Vidhan Soudha is an amalgamation of history and nature. It has some attractions or landmarks which are historically significant. And it is always bliss to take a walk inside its premise. You just cannot leave Bangalore without feasting on its stupendous beauty.
Bull Temple: Bull Temple is the most popular temple in the city and one of the most religious places to visit in Bangalore. It derives its name from the stone-carved figure of bull which has an indomitable presence inside the temple. It is also significant from a religious standpoint and is believed to hold divine powers.