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Other Info
  • Internet Availability:Good
  • STD Code:080
  • Languages Spoken:Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu
  • Major Festivals:Ugadi - Apr, Ganapati festival - Aug/Sep, Dasara - Sep/Oct and Deepavali
  • Notes/Tips:None

Bangalore Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 1 Night 2 Days
  • Nearest City Bangalore: Mysore
  • Best Time to Visit Bangalore: Through out the year
  • Peak Season: Through out the year
  • Weather Info: Moderate
  • State: karnataka

About Bangalore/Bengaluru

Proudly ranking the third each among the biggest and the most-visited cities of the country, Bengaluru, coming under the rich state of Karnataka, has managed to cover a long distance by becoming the world-renowned Silicon Valley of the country. Being one among the several most popular places to visit in India, Bangalore has various attractions to lure visitors from all across the globe. 

Major attractions

1. Culturally rich in Music and Dance

Popularly praised as the Rock/Punk Capital of the Country, Bengaluru has been a prominent hub of International and traditional classical forms of dance and music. Dollu Kunitha being the traditional folk style of dance, Karnataka's entertainment culture ranges from Hindustani and Carnatic in music to Kathak and Bharatnatyam in dance. A famous part of Bengaluru's musical history is its authentic musical subgenre combining Metal, Punk and Jazz aptly called as the 'Bangalore Rock' which is a prime attraction of the city culture.

2. Nightlife

With such distinct taste in music, the city of Bengaluru boasts of being the country's 'Pub Capital' as well. With a wide range and distinct themes and specialities of pubs scattered all around the city, the nights in the city are even more exciting and entertaining. It has something for all in terms of food, budgets, tastes in music or entertainment in general, you just name it and Bengaluru has it for you. However, the clubs strictly follow the 1 a.m curfew so choose the time accordingly.

3. Religious Roots

Not just the fun part, but Bengaluru comes with a sturdy religious ground as well. With a lot of ancient and most skilfully built temples like the legendary Nandi temple, the beautiful ISKCON, the devotionalDoddaGanpathi and with the massive 65-feet tall idol Kemp Fort Shivoham Shiva temple, the city attracts people of all ages and religious beliefs.

4. Tourist Hub

Being a historically rich site, Garden City has a never-ending list of places to visit. Bengaluru has gardens for nature lovers like Cubbon Park and Lalbagh, museums and interesting sites for science enthusiasts like the VITM and the JL Nehru Planetarium for kids, Summer Palace and Fort of the eminent Tipu Sultan along with the regal Bangalore Palace for the History lovers. Not just this, as discussed above, Bengaluru also has a range of intricately built and detailed structures of some among the most worshipped temples of the nation. The city attracts the art lovers, political enthusiasts along with history and archaeological students alike with the Venkatappa art gallery, Vidhan Soudha and the Tipu Fort remains. 

5. Food Variety

The food platter of the modern city derives its variety of flavors from the diverse cultures here. Even though the food from all around the country and the world is available here, the South Indian cuisine enjoys a subtle dominance. The renowned city restaurants namely Darshini and the Indian Coffee House serve authentic Southern flavours including dosas, Pongal, Bele Bath, Idli and much more which can be savoured all year long in budget-friendly prices.

6. Work and Education Opportunities

Educational centres of Engineering, Scientific Research and innumerable Professional institutes like NCBS, JNCASR, NID, IIM- Bangalore, IIT- Bangalore have made Bangalore a hub of education. The IT Capital and the 'Start-up Hub' has brought employees from around the states lured by the immense work opportunities that a variety of companies like Google, Chumbak, Forbes and Thrillophilia have to offer in all fields alike.

7. Other Attractions

A modern city is a fun place for shoppers of all kinds ranging from luxury to Street shopping, Bengaluru is a paradise for all. With cafes and restaurants scattered all around, the city regularly hosts concerts of bands as huge as The Rolling Stones and Metallica along with multiple local bands as well. Keep a track of the innumerable events happening across the city and Bengaluru will not disappoint you. All the places are conveniently connected with the closely established metro stations (5 a.m-11 p.m) and other forms of public transport as well.

How to Reach

Nearest Airport - KempeGowda Int. Airport (Connects to over 50 National and International cities)

Nearest Railway Station - Yeshwantpur Junction and Bengaluru City Railways - Available for all the major cities including Delhi, Mumbai and much more

Metro Connectivity - Over 40 stations. (5:00a.m-11:00 p.m)

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