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Lal Bagh

Lal Bagh

It is a botanical garden constructed by Hyder Ali. Later his son brought different species of plants from places outside India. Near about 1000 species of trees are found in Lal Bagh. The Glass House in Lal Bagh is modeled after the Crystal Palace of London. The botanical garden stretches for about 2400 acre. Annual flower shows are arranged at Lal Bagh which attracts many participants and visitors.

Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace

The Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 and it was constructed following the architecture of Windsor Castle. This palace in Bangalore was built as a summer residence of the king. The main attraction of the Bangalore Palace is the gallery, comprising paintings and rare photographs.

St. Mary's Church

Abbe Dubois, a French missionary established the St. Mary's Church in 1811. In Karnataka, this is the sole church that was raised to the position of a minor Basilica. The festival of the Virgin Mary is celebrated every year and this occasion draw many visitors and Christian devotees.

Bull Temple

Bull Temple

Kempe Gowda built the Bull Temple in Bangalore. This temple houses the sculpture of Nandi – the sacred bull. The local farmers offer groundnuts to the sacred bull after the first harvest of the year. A groundnut festival is also arranged here.

Dharmaraja Temple

The temple is built in the suburb region of Bangalore. Every year,the Karaga procession is initiated from this temple premise. Shri Dharmaraja Swamy and Lord Krishna are worshiped in this temple.

Jumma Masjid

It is one of the oldest mosques in Bangalore city. The prayer hall of this masjid is adorned by the beautifully ornamented granite pillars. Muslim devotees throng at this masjid and every year festivals are held near the Jumma Masjid.

Gandhi Bhavan

The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi is kept in this memorial house. Visitors can check out the picture gallery in the Gandhi Bhavan which portrays the different moments from Gandhiji's life. It remains open for visitors from 10.30 am to 5 pm on all weekdays.



It is one of the most visited temple in Bangalore. The temple authority sponsors a program called Akshaya Patra which is very popular among the followers of Lord Krishna.

Dargah Hazarath Tawakkal Mastan

This Dargah is built in the memory of a Sufi saint known as Tawakkal Mastan. The procession taken out for the Karaga festival ( a festival of the Hindus) visits this Muslim Dargah every year.

Excursions from Bangalore

From Bangalore, tourists can visit the nearby places of attraction like:

Palace of Tipu Sultan

Palace of Tipu Sultan

The palace was built in 1791. It is constructed with wood and is a 2 storied building.


This is a place of interest mainly for the adventure seekers and rock climbers.


This place is known for beautiful water falls.

Janapada Loka

This place is a center of folk art and culture.

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

A stiff cliff of 600m, known as Tipu's Drop is a tourist's paradise in Nandi Hills.


This a popular picnic spot located 28 km from Bangalore.


This town is known for handmade wooden toys and lacquer ware.


It is another popular picnic spot. Wind surfing and boating are major recreations at this picnic spot. It is located about 25 km from Bangalore.

Shopping in Bangalore

Shopping in Bangalore is a wonderful experience. Exquisite silk sarees are the major attraction to the shoppers. Handicrafts made from rose wood and sandal wood can also be bought from Bangalore. A number of private shops and government owned emporiums are in the city. Commercial Street, M.G. Road, Residency Road and Brigade Road are some of the popular destinations for shopping in Bangalore.

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