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Bangalore Tourist Places

Bangalore has wide variety of tourist attractions for tourists of different interests. Be it a beautiful garden for nature lovers or a National park for Animal lovers or Amusement Parks for Fun lovers or Religious places or Historical monuments or even the most happening discotheques for modern tourists the city has everything for its visitors.

Parks and Gardens

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden – Home of more than 1000 species of flowers and trees spread across 240 acres
Cubbon Park – Beautiful 300 acres park with numerous Plants and Trees
Bannerghatta National Park – 25,000 acres Zoological Park having richest natural, zoological reserves.
Butterfly Park – 7.5 acres butterfly conservatory and museum established at Bannerghatta National Park
Ulsoor Lake – Situated near MG Road Ulsoor lake is famous for sightseeing and boating

 

Historical and Government Monuments

Vidhana Soudha – Magnificent construction built in 1956 is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka
Vikasa Soudha – Another Magnificent construction by the Government at south of Vidhana Soudha
Attara Kacheri – High Court of Karnataka, a famous red brick construction located in front of Vidhana Soudha
Bangalore Palace – Amazing palace with magnificent woodcarvings located in Palace grounds near to Cantonment Railway station
Tipu Sultan Summer Palace – Summer residence of Tipu Sultan built entirely by French Rose Wood
Mayo Hall – One of Finest British architecture design built in memory of the Lord Mayo
Town Hall – European classical style auditorium built in 1935

 

Museums, Galleries and Planetarium

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum – Science and Technology Museum located in Kasturba road
Government Museum – One of India’s Oldest Museum established in 1886
Karnataka Folk Museum – Traditional Karnataka Folk Costumes, Puppets, Utensils.. Museum
Aerospace Museum – Museum for various Aircraft models, Helicopters, Flight Simulators and represents Indian aviation growth maintained by HAL
Venkatappa Art Gallery – Showcases hundreds of paintings for Art lovers
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat – Unique collection of traditional artifacts and paintings
Jawaharlal Nehru planetarium – One of the popular tourist attractions for Space lovers
Philatelic Museum – Established in Head Post Office first floor for Stamp collectors
Bangalore Aquarium – Features exotic variety of aquatic life located on Kasturba Road inside Cubbon Park
Gandhi Bhavan – Gandhi Bhavan promotes life and teachings of Gandhi

 

Religious Attractions of Bangalore

ISKCON Temple – Sri Radha Krishna temple is a fine blend of Modern and Traditional architectural elements
Banashankari Temple – Sri Banashankari Amma Temple is famous for the numerous beleifs associated with the temple
Bull Temple – Located in Basavanagudi built in Dravidian style and is famous for Kadlekayi Parishe (Groundnut Festival) which will be celebrated every year
Art of living Ashram
Art of Living Ashram – The most popular spiritual destination in Bangalore established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and is located in Kanakapura Road
Shiva Statue on Airport Road – Huge Lord Shiva Idol known for its grandeur and majestic look located in Thyagaraja Nagar
Kote Jalakanteshwara Temple – Oldest temple in the city dating back to Chola dynasty
Kote Venkataramana Temple – 17th century temple located next to Tipu’s summer palace
St. Mary’s Basilica – Oldest Church in the City
Saint Mark’s Cathedral – Oldest Anglican Church built in 1812
St. Patrick’s Church – Built in 1844 one of the oldest churches in the city
Infant Jesus Church – Known as a place of Miracles built in 1979
Jumma Masjid – Five storied Mosque built around 1790 is the Oldest and Biggest Mosque in the city
Masjid-e-Khadria – One of most beautiful mosque located in Millers Road
Halasuru Someshwara Temple – 16th century temple built by Kempegowda, founder of the city
Gavi Gangadareshwara Temple – One of the oldest temple known for its remarkable architecture
Dharmaraya Temple – Well known for annual Karaga festival
Dodda Ganesha Temple – 18ft high and 16ft width monolithic Ganesha temple
Kadu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple – Located in Malleshwaram one of the oldest temple
Vishwa Shanti Ashram – A very beautiful ashram located on Bangalore – Tumkur national highway

 

Children and Amusement Parks

Fun World – Features Water world, boating and Snow city that showcases real snowfall, ice dancing, snow rock climbing etc., is located near to Mekhri Circle
Wonderla – Amusement park with lots of fun activities 28 kms from the city is the most popular weekend and holiday destination for Bangaloreans and to tourists
Innovative Film City – Amusement and Theme Park that features Go Karting, Roller Coasters, Mini Golf, Studio facilities and offers several others fun activities
Lumbini Gardens – A Mini Amusement park
Bal Bhavan – Children’s park inside Cubbon Park with Toy train and recreation center

 

Restaurants, Pubs and Discotheques

There are numerous restaurants with wide variety of foods for tourists from different locations in Bangalore.  North Indian, South Indian and Chinese restaurants are available almost in every area of the city.

Bangalore has an amazing night life with many pubs and discotheques. Some of the famous discotheques are Oxygen in Brigade road, Blue Ice in Church street, Angana Country Inn in Kanakapura road, Blue Waves in MG road, Club Cabana in Sadahalli etc., and there are hundreds of pubs in many areas.

 

Besides these Tourist Attractions of Bangalore, there are numerous visiting places around and nearby Bangalore and we will list all those places in another page.

8 comments

  1. Nice list……

  2. Hi, am very much fascinated about nature…. This is useful inf for me……

  3. Hi, me and my family went to Wonder-la last weekend….. We enjoyed a lot…

  4. Good gathering the best tourist places in Bangalore…….

  5. Bangalore is a beautiful place for tourists, I truly loved the parks, gardens, museums, historical monuments, planetarium, restaurants and many more……….

  6. Hello, this weekend me and my friends planned to go to butterfly park…. Am very much eager to visit the park.

  7. Are there any Beaches in Bangalore ???

    Just Kidding :)

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