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Bangalore Tourism, Karnataka

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Tourism in Bangalore

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About Bangalore Tourism, Karnataka

Here’s an elaborate guide about Bangalore city featuring the best of Bangalore tourism, along with an extensive Bangalore city guide that will compel you to visit Bangalore.

Also known as the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka, and the IT capital of India. Known for its flourishing technological industries, historical monuments, mystical temples, multicultural population, variety of cuisines, extravagant nightlife, azure water bodies, and surrounding hill stations, Bangalore tourism lures travelers from all around the world to spend a vacation here. Apart from these tempting highlights, the year around pleasant weather of the city coupled with ease of transport compel tourists to plan a Bangalore trip.

An extensive Bangalore sightseeing tour includes everything from monuments to gardens, lakes, national parks, temples, and amusement parks. Attractions like Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Devanahalli Fort, Bannerghatta National Park, Cubbon Park, Iskcon Temple, Government Museum, and Thottikallu are some of the best places to visit in Bangalore. These Bangalore points of interest let you peep into the history of the city, its extensive wildlife, bring you close to nature, and also provide a rejuvenating experience.

Apart from the popular tourist attractions in Bangalore, the city has a lot to offer when it comes to the best things to do in the city. Bangalore is a hub for adventure activities, and never fails to disappoint its tourists in this category. From skydiving to rock climbing, bowling, camping, zorbing, wall climbing, and atv ride, go karting, trekking, and hiking there is no end to the list of things to do in Bangalore.

The city of Bangalore is also famous for its diversity in food. It is one of the most popular cities when it comes to gastronomy. Apart from the authentic South Indian delicacies, one can find variety of other cuisines in Bangalore like Italian, America, North Indian, Continental, Chinese, and many more. A Bangalore city guide not only includes places to visit but also some of the best restaurants around the city such as La Brasserie Restaurant, Karavalli, Windmills Craftworks, and The Fisherman's Wharf.


A Bangalore trip will always be incomplete without enjoying the nightlife of the city. There are numerous nightclubs, and bars spread across the city which adorn its beauty at night. Some of the most popular nightclubs in Bangalore are Big Brewsky, Toit, Arbor Brewing Company, Black Rabbit, and Epublique Pub and Terrace Lounge. These nightclubs and bars reveal the vibrant party culture of the city, and reflect its lively side.

Another benefit of a Bangalore trip is that one does not have to worry about transportation. The transport network in Bangalore is developed to such an extent that a tourist will never fall short of options for local transfers. One can use a Bangalore map to travel across the city. There are numerous public transport options such as buses, metros, and local trains that can be used for budget transfers. Travelers can also hire private cabs, or tuk tuks to traverse through the city for hassle-free transfers.

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  • St Mary’s Basilica In Bangalore

    St Mary’s Basilica is one of the oldest churches located in the Archdiocese of Bangalore. The church is built in gothic style with special architectural techniques. It has stained glass windows, adorning walls, beautiful arches and towering facade. It was designed by a french architect long back. The church is 172 feet lo...

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  • Tipu Sultan Palace In bangalore

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  • Basavanagudi in Bangalore

    Basavanagudi, a residential area in Bangalore is a popular for its Bull Temple and its old world feel. Basava in Kannada, means Bull and Gudi means temple. Hence, the name Basavanagudi. As Basavanagudi in Bangalore is among the oldest areas of the city, there are several attractions that attract not only locales but also to...

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How To Reach Bangalore

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By Air

Bangalore is well connected to India, and rest of the world by air. Kempegowda International Airport serves as the main airport of the city. Various flights like Air India, Indigo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Emirates, and more fly to and from this airport and other parts of the globe. Bangalore airport distance from the city centre is approximately 35 kilometers. To reach the main city from airport one can take a private taxi, or ther local transports like buses. If travelers find a problem in booking flights to this airport, they can book flights to nearby airports like Mangalore international airport, and Mysore airport.

By Train

The capital city of Karnataka is facilitated with three major railway stations namely Bangalore Cantt., Bangalore East, and KSR Bangalore, which connect the city to other parts of India via railways.If you are wondering how to reach Bangalore by train, there are numerous rails that operate to and from these three stations. The distance of these stations from the city centre are:

 

Bangalore Cantt.- 3 kilometers, Bangalore East- 7 kilometers, and KSR Bangalore- 4 kilometers. One can easily travel to their desired destination in Bangalore from these railway stations using a Bangalore map. Various transportation options such as tuktuks, buses, metro, and cabs are also available for local transfers within Bangalore.

By Road

Traveling to Bangalore by road is one of the best options for tourists traveling from nearby cities like Ooty, Coonoor, Hyderabad, Chennai, Wayanad, Mangalore, and more. WIth the scenic views and plain sailing highways, these road journeys become even more beautiful. One can opt for various modes of transport while traveling by road. One of the options include traveling to Bangalore by bus, cab, or personal vehicle using a Bangalore route map for driving directions. Here is a list of cities with their respective distances from Bangalore:

 

Chennai to Bangalore: 347 Kilometers

 

Hyderabad to Bangalore: 576 Kilometers

 

Delhi to Bangalore: 2,167 Kilometers

 

Mumbai to Bangalore: 984 Kilometers

 

Pune to Bangalore: 841 Kilometers

 

Ooty to Bangalore: 272 Kilometers

 

Ahmedabad to Bangalore: 1494.5 Kilometers

 

Coonoor to Bangalore: 291 Kilometers


Distance between Bangalore and Mysore: 143 Kilometers

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      Santosh Parvekar

      Mumbai 9 days ago

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      We were happy with the driver throughout the journey. While droping back for departure, he asked for more money than what was promised earlier. On asking him, he told that this is the amount which was told by his manager. I had a conversation with manager, he was again telling the wrong amount. On asking him to confirm with the agency, he said it was too late, just give the amount to driver. Luckily the agent picked up my phone and the issue was resolved right then.
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      Jayant Jain

      Hyderabad 11 days ago

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      We were happy with the driver throughout the journey. While droping back for departure, he asked for more money than what was promised earlier. On asking him, he told that this is the amount which was told by his manager. I had a conversation with manager, he was again telling the wrong amount. On asking him to confirm with the agency, he said it was too late, just give the amount to driver. Luckily the agent picked up my phone and the issue was resolved right then.
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      The trip was properly planned but the driver was pretty rude and was not co-operative in few instances. The hotel was good and clean. They provided us the hill view room on demand. But the food was not great as per ITC standards. I wish the food was better to make the stay perfect.
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      Bangalore 18 days ago

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    La Brasserie Restaurant, Karavalli, Windmills Craftworks, and The Fisherman's Wharf are some of the best restaurants in Bangalore.

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    October to February, i.e., winters are the best time to visit Bangalore.

     

    Go karting, trekking, skydiving, scuba diving, rock climbing, bowling, camping, zorbing, wall climbing, and atv ride are some of the best things to do in Bangalore.

     

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