Tourism in Bangalore - best places to visit with family

Bangalore city is the Garden city of India. Look out for the places to visit in Bangalore city

Bengaluru or Bangalore as it is called. The IT hub or silicon valley of India. Bangalore has been a major industry and tourist attraction from many years.

About Bangalore :

Bengaluru is located in South India, capital of Karnataka. The best climate throughout the year, it is neither too cold or nor to hot. The city is also known as "Garden city of India" with many parks, gardens and lakes and many more to visit and see in around Bangalore. The lifestyle in Bangalore is a cosmopolitan with the booming IT industry and fastest growing city.

Other cities from Bangalore (Distance):

  • Trivandrum: 761km
  • Chennai : 334km
  • Hyderabad : 566 km
  • Goa : 570km
  • Mumbai : 1033km

  • Bengaluru International Airport is Bangalore's new airport that caters to domestic and international flights.

    Place to visit and heritage culture of Bangalore:

    Bangalore is one of the oldest cities and has oodles of heritage structures and places for the tourist to explore. The building here are in British architecture and fusion designs taken from Dravidian, Rajastan, chola and Kannada.

  • Vidhana Soudha : the Secretariat of Karnataka
  • Attara Kacheri : High Court of India
  • Tipu's Palace : Built in 1791, Tipu Sultan's summer retreat is a two-storied ornate wooden structure with fluted pillars, cusped arches, and balconies. It now houses a museum that contains artefacts relating to the Hyder-Tipu regime.
  • Government Museum : One of the oldest Museum in India.
  • Bangalore Palace: Modelled on the lines of the Windsor Castle in England.
  • Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall : State Central Library
  • Mayo Hall : finest designs of British architecture

  • Around Bangalore

  • Big Banyan Tree (28km) : The huge banyan tree sprawling over a few acres in Ramohalli village is a botanical wonder. It is also a great picnic spot.
  • Pearl Valley (38km) : Situated down in a deep valley set in the midst of hills, the main attraction of this fascinating picnic spot is its waterfall, formed by thin jets of water spurting down from a height of 90m.
  • Mekedatu (98km): A beautiful picnic spot where the river Arkavathi surges through a gorge which is narrow enough for a goat to leap over. Hence the name, which means 'Goat's Leap.'
  • Nandi Hills : This tiny hill station is situated 1,455 above sea level and is 60 kilometer drive from Bangalore.
  • Bannerghatta National Park (25km): Sprawling over 104, the National Park has a tiger and lion safari, a crocodile farm, a snake park, elephant rides, and a nature camp for children.

  • Shopping in Bangalore

    Bangalore has become one of the incredible shopping destinations in Asia with sprawling malls offering almost global brands and exclusive outlets offering Karnataka's traditional silks, sandalwood and rosewood carvings, exquisite handicrafts, potteries etc.

  • Rosewood carvings
  • Mysore silks
  • Wood carvings sandalwood carvings
  • Mysore Paintings
  • Bijapur sarees, jewellery and handlooms
  • Gokak toys
  • Bidar Bidriware - craft that involves the use of metal plate on an alloy made of zinc, copper, tin, and lead.
  • Pottery:
  • North Karnataka Crafts
  • Channapatna lacquerware
  • Madikeri Honey
  • Embroidery - Kasuti, a form of embroidery

  • M.G.Road
  • Brigade Road and many other place.
  • Bangalore Central
  • Shopper Stop
  • LifeStyle and many more

  • Bangalore has many places for shopping, from low brand profile to highest brand profile under one roof

  • Nrityagram Dance Village (30km): Founded by the late Odissi dancer, Protima Gauri, the Dance Village at Hessarghatta offers the study of classical dance and allied subjects like choreography, philosophy, music, mythology, and painting.
  • Rangashsnkara: Rangashsnkara is performing space for artists and offers high quality theatre and theatre related events.
  • Bangalore Habba: Bangalore Habba, the vibrant city festival which celebrates the spirit of Bangalore is now an annual event. It showcases the finest talents and performers across Karnataka
  • Indiragandhi Musical Foundation:
  • Bangalore has emerged as one of the best Multiplexes showcasing Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil and all major Indian Languages.
  • PVR, Forum Mall, Koramangala,
  • Innovative Multiplex , Outer ring road, Marathahalli
  • Inox cinemas Garuda Mall, Mcgrath road
  • Garuda Mall
  • Swagath Mall, Jayanagar.

    Amusement Parks
  • Wonder la
  • Megabowl
  • Neeladri Amusement Water Park
  • Amoeba - Leisure & Entertainment Centre
  • Fun World
  • Jaamba Jungle
  • Go-Karting
  • Speed Zone
  • Innovative Film City

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