Call it the 'Garden City' or 'Silicon Valley of India', Bangalore is one of the most happening cities in India known for its unprecedented growth in IT sector and a rising cosmopolitan trend. The hi-tech city is the capital of Karnataka state, and noted as one of the most livable and green metropolises at Indian subcontinent. Once depended upon its neighbor kingdom Mysore to pull round, the city is now out of every shadow and developing severally with a rapid pace. Visiting Bangalore gives travelers an exquisite experience, indeed full of funs & delights.
Tourist Attraction in Bangalore
Bangalore is a large metropolis comprising a number of tourist attractions of varied nature. Beautiful landmarks, age-old monuments, dandy gardens & lakes and sparkling markets - the city offers everything a tourist may ask for. Pleasing weather year-round make it an anytime favorite destination for travelers. Visit the Bangalore Palace or Tipu Sultan Palace if you want to explore city's glorious past. Embellished with lovely architecture design and rich historical importance, these palaces are truly worth visiting. Bangalore has several ancient temples, which attract a large number of travelers inclined to religiousness. Some must-visit places of worship here include Iskcon Temple, Gavi Gangatheswara cave temple, Venkataramanswami Temple and Dodda Ganpati.
Another face of the city which consists of beautiful lakes and gardens attracts nature-lovers. The famous Lal bagh is one of the most romantic gardens in India. Visit the Bannerghatta National Park, Lumbini Gardens or Wonder La Amusement Park if you want serenity under natural shade. Other not-to-miss attractions Bangalore holds are Innovative Film City, Cubbon Park and Chunchi Fall.
Shopping & dining in Bangalore
If you're shopaholic, Bangalore is a place to be. Come to the Chic Forum Mall if you're looking for taste of international brands. Bangalore markets are famous for sandalwood carvings and silk saris. However, a number of stores along commercial streets offer western clothing and imported products as well. The best thing about shopping in Bangalore is that it offers something attractive for everyone.
With many domestic and international food chains gracing the city, Bangalore is a real delight for food lovers. Along with delicious local cuisines like vegetable pulao, curd rice, samber with rice and lemon rice, you can taste a variety of international dishes such as McDonald burger, Italian Piza, KFC chicken and many more. The city has a wide range of dining spots, from five-star restaurants to local hawker centers, and hence caters every taste and budget.
Getting Around Bangalore
Bangalore has an excellent bus network through which million of people commute in the city every day. To get around in the city, you can avail the buses operated by BMTC (Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation). Also taxies, autos and rickshaws on rent are easily available to make you commute anywhere in the city. There is an international airport around 40km north to main Bangalore city. Flights to Bangalore are easily accessible through all major airports in India.
Accommodation has never been a problem in the city. A wide range of hotels here cater every lifestyle and budget. Make sure to deal with a reliable travel company when booking facilities for Bangalore tour.