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9 Things About Bangalore That Will Make You Fall In Love With The City All Over Again

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HolidayIQ Travellers list 9 things to do around Bangalore. They will certainly make you fall in love with the city all over again.

9 Things About Bangalore That Will Make You Fall In Love With The City All Over Again:

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1. The City’s Green Vistas At Lal Bagh

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HolidayIQ Traveller Charu Khanduja says, “Visited the garden just in time for the annual flower show this year. Was amazed by the vast expanse of horticulture and botanical marvels on display. The HMT Floral Clock at the entrance and the Glass House are the two landmarks which identify with Lal Bagh and must not be missed! :) The morning walks in the pleasant environ endow a certain freshness. You would require at least 2 hours to explore this destination fully. Photography is selectively allowed.”

2. The Theatre Scene - Plays at Rangashankara and Jagriti

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Bangalore has a very strong art and culture scene. It is home to various theatre groups; theatre platforms like Rangashankara and Jagriti and numerous art galleries that showcase established and emerging artists. Although Bangalore is a city rooted in tradition, it has a modern side to it.

3. The Free-Spirited Flea Markets Of Bangalore

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T here are a wide range of flea markets in Bangalore that attract different types of people. The Sunday Soul Sante and Kitsch Mandi flea markets have transformed ‘normal’ Sundays into ‘super’ Sundays in Bangalore. HolidayIQ Traveller AS shares, “Commercial Street is a super cool shopping destination in Bangalore. Originally, it used to be a complete flea market but now you can find even the bigger brands making their way.

4. The Vibrant Markets, Especially KR City Market

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K R Market (Krishna Rajendra Market), also known as City Market, is the largest wholesale market dealing with commodities in Bangalore. Huvina mandi or the flower market is the market’s highlight. Reams and piles of colourful flowers letting out intoxicating fragrance take over the entire space. It is from here that flowers to the entire city get dispersed to. HolidayIQ Traveller MD Shariq says, “KR Market is one market hub in Bangalore. For eatery there are many varieties of chicken and Mutton, its has lot of options for non veg.”

5. Literally Eat Your Weekend Away! Bangalore’s Street Food Is So Yum

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HolidayIQ Traveller Satyendra Dwivedi says, “Enjoy south Indian veg food at VV Puram.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Rahul Ghelani, “We had visited the famous ''Khao Gali' in Bangalore. It was a fabulous experience as we enjoyed having dishes from chatpatta chaats to idli.” 

6. Royal Bangalore! Bangalore Palace

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HolidayIQ Traveller Rohit Bhagwat says, “The old monument still gives an essence of the old culture and serves as a picturesque sight. We went there for photography. It's indeed a heritage sight and go for it if you want to add a royal look to your photo album with marvellous lush garden views.”

7. The Serene Ulsoor Lake & Sailing Or Boating There

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HolidayIQ Traveller Chandu Shankar says, “This lake is cleanly maintained and you can have a walk with your loved one or alone for a peace of mind. There is a walking path to walk and jog and the main attraction of this lake is Island. This island is very beautiful with trees and grass and you can see different kind of birds. There is a boating facility available here. Parking facility is also available and you can get many buses to reach this place. This place is protected with military services.”

8. Go Birdwatching at Sankey Tank

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HolidayIQ Traveller Pawankalyan Gk says, “Sankey tank is surrounded by various types of trees such as coconut tree and flowers like rose, jasmine, hibiscus, sun flower, etc. It will be pleasant to see this lake by boating in the evening time from 4 to 6 pm. There is no entry fees to this park this lake is famous for boating, swimming, etc. This lake is famous for Ganesha Visarjan once in a year during ganesh festival. The autos are available from Majestic bus stand at a fare of Rs. 35 and 65 from the city market and the bus fare is Rs. 10 from Majestic and Rs. 15 from city market. From this we can go to the Venkataramana Swamy Temple which is situated just a few kilometers from the left side of the lake. From the right side we can go to the Yelahanka and Doddaballapur which is about 8 km.”

9. Appreciate Art At Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat

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Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath has  13 museums with some of very interesting and rare collections.  The museums consists of the collections ranging from traditional Mysore Paintings, Leather Puppets, Sculptures and Russian artists Roerichs’. Among the  other collections Kejriwal, Kukke, and Krishna Reddy collections  are note worthy. 
HolidayIQ Traveller Srinivas says, “Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat is about the traditional culture and lifestyle.”

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