26 Best Attractions to Visit in Bangalore
Bangalore is the city in India, has lots of attractions including temples, Churches, Mosques, Garden, monuments, Amusement Parks, Forts, museums and other modern structures. Attractions below are picked best and worth to visit in Bangalore.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden is spread 240 acres in the middle of the city, is home to thousands of species of plants including 100-year-old trees. The Garden organizes regular flower, vegetable and fruits shows. The Garden is attracted around 20,000 visitors daily, there is a small zoo that with some animals, and the garden home for many species of birds, government arranged many facilities for visitors convenience, overall is worth to visit here an imposing place to relax.
Tipu Sultan Palace
The palace located in the KR Market (busiest market site in bangalore), a graceful palace built by Tipu Sultan, the intricate carvings of the palace is seems different than other places. The Palace mostly used woods to build and has many big pillars, there is a small museum that shows some items that used in the time of Tipu Sultan, the garden in surroundings of the palace gives you a pleasant feeling.
A best place for relax and take fresh air, the Park with many beautiful trees, flowers, and the garden well maintained with lots of species of plants including colorful Tabebula trees. Located in the heart of the city, bangaloreans can be getting there easily the park hosts museums, a tennis academy, an aquarium (the second largest aquarium in India), several statues, pavilions and a toy train.
Bannerghatta National Park
The National Park located just 20 km from Bangalore city which almost to the edge of the city, it sprawling over 25,000 acres, inside the park the administrations host Safari and other activities for tourists attractions, the butterfly conservatory is home to many species of butterflies, the safari takes within the forest you can see several endangered animals walking or grouped. This is the top place to see the wildlife for the peoples of Bangalore.
A huge building, the seat of Karnataka Legislative Assembly and home to several government department offices, is built in the Neo-Dravidian Style, the complex spreading over 50 acres with beautiful garden in front of the building. Vidhana Soudha built in 1956 by Kengal Hanumanthaih and is the still the largest legislative building in India, stands at 150 feet high on 505,505 square feet.
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
This place holds a trove of machines and artifacts related to science and technology, the valuable exhibits of engineering is definitely worth to visit for all humans to understand how smart the technology is. The museum contains a lot of machineries and technology models, is the worth to spare some time inside the museum. The museum is one of the top attractions to visit and interesting for science lovers of all ages.
Address: Kasturba Road | Cubbon Park, Gandhi Nagar, Bangalore 560051
National Gallery of Modern Art
One of the top attraction in Bangalore and must visit place locate in the Palace Road, the collection of arts and Photography here awesome the top modern and valuable arts are exhibits here, the main arts created by Ravindranath tagore, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, ANjolie Ela Menon and many more. The paintings here force you to stay every paintings are touching your heart. Building surroundings are with trees and gardens that ideal for walk and relax.
Addresss: Manikyavelu Mansion, 49, Palace Road, Bangalore 560052
Castle with unique structure, the design of the structure awesome and garden is well maintained and located in Palace Road in Bangalore. The palace was the residence of the royal wodeyar family and the building has old elevators that very rare at that time. A good place to spend for the history lover and nature lovers as it contains a huge garden surrounding it. Ticket price here is Rs.225 for Indians and Rs.450 for foreigners it’s too high price comparing to for top attractions fees in India.
Innovative Film City
This is an amusement Park sited on Bidadi industrial estate on the way towards mystery about 40km from the heart of bangalore. Best place to enjoy your holidays and weekends, the parks have variety of options to make you happier. It host 27 different facilities including Entertainment District with India’s first Dinosaur Park, Haunted Mansion, Cartoon City with India’s biggest Roller Coaster, Aqua Kingdom, Miniature city, Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum,, Funplex within 4D- Theatre, Adventure Sports, Roller Skates, Fossil Museum, Fossil Hunt, Double Decker Carrousel, etc.
Address: 24 & 26, Bidadi Industrial Estate, Bangalore 562 109
Beautiful Lake located near MG Road in Bangalore, the lake is pretty large the management host boating on the lake. There are many facilities for visitors such as restaurants, hotels and small stores which provides snakes, is the best place for relax, the island in the middle of the lake gives special experience for Visitors, this place can be visited easily and best for family and take walk through.
St. Mary’s Basilica
The Gothic style Church located in Shivajinagar and close to Russel Market, the church stands in perfect space, is huge and tallest church in Bangalore and the art work is imposing. St.Mary’s Basilica hosts the St. Mary’s feast in the month of September every year. The architecture, design and atmosphere are worth to visit the Church.
The temple dedicated to Nandi bull with great art work built in Dravidian style by kempegowda with large monolith of Nandi of Granite. This religious site small in size but worth to visit, it is not old temple just built in the time of Kempegowda (the founder of Bangalore). Nandi Bull inside is measuring 4.5 meters high and 6.5 meters in length and completely made of stone curving.
Address: Bugle Hill, Bull Temple Rd, Basavangudi, Bangalore.
Largest Amusement Park in India, located in the edge of the Bangalore city, the entertainment options with international standard and visited by more than 13 million people each year, the management offers many packages including pay once and enjoy unlimited rides, best place for young and older children’s and everyone who want fun. Park maintained well with security and medic on spot. This place worth to visit and has fun whole day.
Dodda Ganapathi Temple
The Big Ganesh Statue sculpted from single rock sited in the temple, and located in the foothill of the Bull temple in Bangalore, thousands of visitors and devotees gather here to see the big Ganesha. Temple one of the attraction that peoples like to visit here, pleasant environment keeps you relax, the management host annual ground nut festival and other major Poojas each year.
The temple belongs to Sri Krishna located in the Chord Road of Bangalore, thousands of devotees and foreign tourists visiting here each day, the structure is space used wisely the art work and garden maintained well as it managed by the Society. Stores inside the compound are selling merchandises of God Krishna including Books, photographs, and sweets. Every visitor lucky to see the Pooja as the society hosts dozens of Pooja Programs daily.
HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum
This is the place to learn the history of Indian aviation. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited exhibits several old model war jet and small aircraft with a life size model of some airplane. Photographs of the airplane also exhibits here there is a store that sells airplane models. This is the India’s first aerospace museum, best place for aircraft lovers to know the beginning of Indian aviations.
The temple belongs to Sun God is a majestic temple built around the residential block in the inner ring road, the temple interior very beautiful that attracts visitors and the best place to feel calm and peace. The temple stands in the pleasant area which not much crowded. The designs on the pillars, walls and top are filled by Arts. This is the cool place to spend your perfect time in the perfect place and is worth to visit.
Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain
The Attraction has few tanks and that with few songs, better for relaxation and entertainment, there also models of Indian Navy’s Destroyer, main battle tank Arjun, mobile bridging equipment from DRDO, a MIG 23 aircraft of IAF and other, this place pleasant for visitors recommend if you want free from stress. The fountain is with different color of lightings with songs in the night that fill you satisfaction.
Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium
A Science Park that exhibits about planetarium, the management host shows about solar system, space related exhibits and special events in the year about Science, there is snack shops inside the campus that make you hungry and let you spare some time extra. The Shop which sells books and models of Planetariums that is worth to buy the things here. There is no entry fees and parking fees, but there is the dome theatre which you need to pay little that if you want to watch.
Kempfort Shiva Temple
Science Park that exhibits about planetarium, the management host shows on solar system, space related exhibits and special events in the year about science, there are snack shops inside the campus that make you hungry and let you spare some time additional. The Shop which is selling books and models of Planetariums that is worth to buy the things here. There are no entry fees and parking fees, but there is the dome theatre which you need to pay little that if you want to watch.
Address: #97, Old Airport Road, Bangalore 560 017.
The king Tipu Sultan born here that famed the fort located beyond Bangalore Airport, the fort and wall built by stones spread over 20 acres the architecture perfect for that time, some work in the entrance decorated with cut plasterwork, one can visit to know the History and strong architect of the fort and Tipu Sultan’s History.
Address: Off NH7, beyond BIAL, Bangalore
This is the entertainment centre located opposite to TV Tower, is a huge show room and freezing cold inside you can enjoy with ice and playing. One can visit here. They will provide Jacket, shocks, shoes and other warm clothes to keep your body stabilizing while playing on the ice. The ice you can feel the ice and cold place on earth here, worth to visit if you like ice snow.
Address: Jaya Mahal Road, Opp T V Tower, Bangalore, KA 560006
Eagleton – The Golf Resort
This is a resort excellent place to relax and family gateway spread over 500 acres, the land designed to play golf, there are many sporting options including badminton, squash, volleyball, billiards and more, inside the resorts many facilities available is the ideal place to stay and feel entertainment and services provided by the resorts, here the golf ground is the only the attraction for tourists.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat
School of Art located in Kumarakrupa Road Bangalore, gallery displays paintings and crafts, and has rotating exhibits. Management hosts the annual handicraft mela and Chitra Santhe are provided outlets for craftsmen’s and artists. The place is encouraging artists as it displays top paintings crafts by experts. This is a must visit place in Bangalore for who loves the real arts and want to know the Indian arts and craft.
This is the Video Game parlor and one of the largest indoor laser arenas in India, has advanced gaming games such as Yes Laser Tag, F1 simulator. Foose Ball, Pool & More are attracting visitors. The Lazer castle is complete entertainment zone for children’s, adults and the family, the timing 11 AM to 10 PM every day in the week.
Address: No 3, 80 feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Sri Vani Science Park
Best place to learn for All, small place with a lot of stuffs, you can mingle with both Science and Nature, the campus exhibits models of trees, gems, bones, tissues and hundreds of collections relating to nature and science.