DO & SEE

Despite the sudden development of Bangalore, the city retains its charm in a plethora of old buildings, temples, colorful markets, and peaceful gardens. The extravagant Tipu Sultan Palace, built of wood in the heart of the city, offers a fascinating glimpse into Bangalore’s past, and a sense of perspective in this ordinary-modern city projecting into the future. A famous 17th-century temple and the ruins of the Bangalore Fort are only a few steps away, making it the center of historical construction. 

The State Legislature and Secretariat building of Karnataka, one of the tallest buildings in India, is located to the northwest of Cubbon Park. Despite the hustle and bustle of modern life, Bangalore has a strong religious tradition, so make sure you visit Bagley Hill and Bull Temple. As a favorite among travelers, this breathtaking 16th-century construction dwarfs anyone who passes by. Bangalore is a city that can be experienced and explored. The Garden City is famous for its parks, some of which are over 200 years old, and the most impressive are the botanical gardens of Lal Bagh.

BANGALORE PALACE

Built to resemble Windsor Castle in England, it is the seat of the current Maharaja of Mysore, head of the royal Wodeyar dynasty. Here, you can explore the lavish interiors as well as visit a surprisingly wide exhibition of nudes displayed in some of the rooms here. The Palace also serves as a stage for live concerts and events, offering a fascinating venue that is rich in history, and you don’t want to miss it.

CUBBON PARK

Dating back to 1864, Cubbon Park covers an area of ​​300 acres and is filled with an exceptional selection of flora and fauna, offering a popular spot for picnicking and playing cricket. The public library also located within the complex, as well as the High Court, Government Museum, and Visvesvaraya Technology and Industrial Museum, entertain both tourists and locals, thanks to its cozy ambiance, which is ideal for a stroll.

LALBAGH BOTANICAL GARDENS

As an internationally renowned center of botanical artwork and scientific studies, Lal Bagh Park houses a diverse flora, a deer park, and the largest collection of rare tropical plants in all of India. The annual flower show is also held here in the British-built Glass House.

RESTAURANTS

Bangalore is a gourmand’s paradise, as the local cuisine is influenced by the cuisines of Andhra, Chettinad. Hyderabadi, Tamil, Mangalorean, and Kerala, with a large emphasis on rice, sambar, and rasam (vegetable stew and soup) dishes. As a global capital, Bangalore also offers a great variety of international cuisine. But the real pleasure is to indulge fully in its delicious local cuisine, as there is something for everyone. You should start the day with a plate of the unbeatable Masala Dosa, a. Delicious crepe filled with spiced potatoes known as the “food of the gods”, along with some tea. Lunch or dinner usually consists of steamed rice, curries, vegetable dishes, pickles, and one or two sweet dishes such as buttermilk, yogurt, and ghee. It is a tradition to start the meal with a sweet dish and end it with curd rice, and everything is served on a well-washed banana leaf.

VV PURAM FOOD STREET

Foodies should visit VV Puram, a bustling food street also known as Thindi Bidi and Chaat Street. Small hole-in-the-wall shops serve the best. Vegetarian dishes in the city, such as pav bhaji or the typical dal Holi or gulkand. Everything here looks and smells sublime, and the moderate prices are a bonus.

EBONY

Indian and Western businessmen visit this restaurant for a wide variety of food ranging from typical. Indian cuisine to Thai to French specialties. Coming from the temple town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu. Try Manan’s black pepper mutton, while vegetarians should relish the delicious Paneer Cari Dopiazza made from paneer, mango, onion, and fresh coriander.

JAMAVAR

Jamavar Kempinski Hotel at Leela Palace is one of the best restaurants in. Bangalore and is said to serve the best tandoori dishes in the city. While it also serves succulent kebabs and aromatic biryanis from the. North Indian tradition, Southern cuisine impresses with some delectable curries.

SHOPPING

Bangalore is every buyer’s paradise, as the cosmopolitan city has a diverse range of. Trends and products ranging from pure silk sarees to chic dresses to branded gold jewelry. With exclusive boutiques, trendy shopping malls, traditional shopping markets, and streetside sellers, shopping in Bangalore is truly an amazing experience. With the first shopping mall in India gaining recognition from the world. Bangalore soon became a shopper’s hub and it remains so today.

SHOP ANANYA

Shop Ananya is a great destination for beautifully made silk and sumptuous garments. Here you will find silver jewelry from Jaipur and Amrapali as well as bronze sculptures and exquisitely crafted teak furniture.

DEEPAM SILKS & SAREES

If you are looking for Indian clothing, from women’s sarees to salwar kameez to sherwani, head to Deepam Silk International. This spacious shop, spread over four levels, offers. A great variety of silks and a very attentive service that will happily guide you through the wonderfully diverse range of local fabrics.

BANGALORE CENTRAL MALL

Bangalore Central Mall is the largest shopping center in the city. In this extremely versatile mall, you will find everything from clothing and essential home items to souvenirs and food.