The ‘City of Gardens’ Bengaluru(Bangalore) is one of the fastest growing cities in Asia and combines a unique old world charm with the hustle and bustle of a modern metropolis. The city is undoubtedly the ‘mascot’ of India’s Information Technology Industry and draws millions of people from all parts of the country who come to seek their destiny in this city every year.
Tourist Spots in Bengaluru/Bangalore
Owing to its rich cultural heritage, the city of Bengaluru(Bangalore) offers numerous sightseeing options to visitors, some of which are listed below:-
- Lal Bagh
- Vidhana Soudha
- Cubbon Park
- Tipu Sultan Palace
- Brigade Road
- Nandi Temple
- Jumma Masjid
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Venkatappa Art Gallery
Shopping Attractions in Bengaluru/Bangalore
Bengaluru(Bangalore) offers a wide array of shopping options in places like Brigade Road, Commercial Street & MG Road. In addition to these premium high streets, there are several malls and shopping plazas that are home to leading brands in lifestyle, accessories, fashion, food & beverages.
Eating Out in Bengaluru/Bangalore
Bangalore’s cosmopolitan character is best reflected in the following age-old restaurants that have gained cult status in the mindscape of gourmets from all across the country.
- Koshy’s Restaurant
- Sunny’s Restaurant
- Sahib Sindh Sultan
Discerning business and leisure travellers who visit Bengaluru(Bangalore) often choose to stay in some of its luxury five star hotels that are a class apart from competition.
- Taj West End Hotel
- Windsor Manor Sheraton
- The Oberoi Hotel
- The Leela Palace Bangalore
- Taj Residency
Besides, a number of budget hotels in Bangalore cater to the needs of business and leisure travellers who prefer moderately priced full service hotels.
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Preferred Airlines to Bengaluru from UK
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Airports in Bengaluru
Built at the cost of INR1930 crores, the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) boasts of 20 gates, 8 aero bridges, 19 remote bus bays, 42 aircraft stands and is one of the largest privately owned airports in India.
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Best time to Visit Bengaluru
Winters are by far the best time for tourists to explore the city of Bangalore as the weather is just perfect to embark on a sightseeing tour.
Transport in Bengaluru
Being a large metropolis, Bangalore offers a robust transportation network that includes City Bus Services, Auto-Rickshaws (Auto), Taxis and Private Cars.