Ultimate Places in Bangalore that Make You Wonder Why You Ignored This Hot Tourist Destination

Ultimate Places in Bangalore that Make You Wonder Why You Ignored This Hot Tourist Destination

 

It may disguise as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, but beneath the technological landscape of Bangalore lives a city dotted with historical and architectural wonders, family entertainment venues, exquisite temples and a variety of gardens. Don’t consider them as the regular and ordinary tourist places every other Indian city has, as some of Bangalore’s ultimate sites are extra-than-ordinary. The following list handpicks the best of these spots you must visit on your next tour to the city.

 

Cubbon Park

Hundreds of ornamental, flowering and other botanical specimen in Cubbon Park make it the ‘lung’ area of Bangalore. However, it’s not just the park’s greenery which is admired, but revealed at every footstep is the stunning architecture in the form of buildings like Karnataka’s High Court and Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, along with marble statues of many eminent personalities. Other attractions of the park include the historical Bandstand, Doll Museum, Aquarium, State Archaeological Museum and Jawahar Bal Bhavan with kids’ attractions like toy train, boating, playstation and much more.

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

 

Not just a religious site, this Shiva Temple exemplifies aesthetic rock-cut architecture and is full of surprises and mysteries. Designed as a natural cave in a way that sunrays fall on the Shiva Lingam only for an hour on the occasion of Makar Sakranti in January, the temple also boasts of exquisite elements like monolithic sculptures, granite pillars, mysterious stone discs and much more. This ancient and powerful temple is on the way from Bangalore to mysore, to visit this place of worship on travelling by using bangalore to mysore car rental services.

Lal Bagh

 

The botanical gardens are indeed Bangalore’s pride as these have one of the largest collections of tropical plants as well as rare plants brought from countries like France and Persia. The spectacular glasshouse inside the park hosts must-attend flower shows (featuring amazing formations with flowers) twice (January 26 and August 15) every year. Another highlight is the millions of years old geological stone which is a wonder in itself.

Bangalore Palace

 

Built over several decades from 1860s to 1940s, this resplendent structure is visually appealing and boasts of splendid interior decors ranging from granite work and stained glass windows to blue ceramic tiles, Chinese lacquer and beautiful paintings. The Palace Grounds are famed globally for hosting musical concerts with artists like Iron Maiden and Backstreet Boys having performed here. Fun World Amusement Park with snow room and several joy and water rides is an added attraction.  

Wonderla

Ranked as number one in India in 2014, Wonderla is an outstanding amusement park with several joy rides and many exciting water rides (including Wonder Splash and Sky Wheel). Other attractions in the park include electronically-controlled rain showers on the dance floors, musical fountains, laser shows, virtual reality show and numerous conference and recreational facilities. The newly-opened resort and multiple restaurants promise a unique holiday experience.

Art of Living International Centre

 

If you seek natural detoxification and much-needed rejuvenation or a life-changing spiritual experience, don’t miss registering with a yoga or meditation program at this internationally-famed organization. Located amidst serene natural settings with undisturbed ambience, it is the perfect place for physical and mental revival which attracts flocks of visitors from across the world. After visiting this peace full place, next beautiful place is coorg which can be reached by hiring a cab from Bangalore to coorg.

Lured already? The next time you choose Bangalore’s international airport as the gateway to many amazing tourist destinations in South India, give this city a chance to entertain you in many incredible ways.