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Surayanarayana Temple - Bangalore

Surayanarayana Temple - Bangalore  Video Review
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Surayanarayana Temple

Prasanth
5th Nov 17

Great nature walk, part of jungle lodge stay

Great nature walk, part of jungle lodge stay  Video Review
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Bannerghatta National Park

Santosh Rao
30th Oct 17

Ancient and Serene temple Sri Dakshinamukha temple

Ancient and Serene temple Sri Dakshinamukha temple  Video Review
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Sri Dakshinamukha Nandi Tirtha Kalyani Kshetra

Sandeep Kuncham
15th Oct 17

Majestic view of Iskcon

Majestic view of Iskcon  Video Review
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ISKCON Bangalore, Sri Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Sonu Narayan
7th May 17

Great outing, maintenance can be better

Great outing, maintenance can be better  Video Review
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HAL Heritage Centre And Aerospace Museum

Santosh Rao
4th May 17

Gateway to South India

Gateway to South India  Video Review
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Kempegowda International Airport

Rahul Shankar
26th Apr 17

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park  Video Review
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Bannerghatta National Park

Bhatnagar Archit
11th Mar 17

Great fun

Great fun  Video Review
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Bannerghatta National Park

Vikas Rana
30th Jan 17

Kadu Mane review

Kadu Mane review  Video Review
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Shambhavi Dance Theatre

Kushal Sheth
1st Sep 15

Nice view of Madiwala lake, nice place to visit

Nice view of Madiwala lake, nice place to visit  Video Review
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Madivala Lake

Vinit Kumar
16th Jan 18

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Reasons to go to Bangalore

1No Melting & Dripping! The Decadent DBC At Corner House In Bangalore
No Melting & Dripping! The Decadent DBC At Corner House In Bangalore

It definitely won’t melt and drip over everything when you’re outside. Immensely well known by its patrons for its Death By Chocolate, which to say they make in a splendidly well way would be an understatement, it has a mesmerizing heavenly texture and a mind blowing flavor on melting in the mouth. Other items well worth a mention are their cake fudge, brownie sundae, dew drop sundae, hot fudge. They do also have a range of delicious chocolate based ice creams.

HolidayIQ Traveller Prashant Kr shares, “The restaurant and places of food can be found in every corner of the city. You get what you want. Delicious Indian, Italian, French, Continental, Chinese. Just name it you get it and upon all the prices are very reasonable and cleanliness at its best. Delighted to be here and hoping to stay here permanently.”

Where: A number of outlets all over Bangalore.

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2The Theatre Scene - Plays at Rangashankara and Jagriti
The Theatre Scene - Plays at Rangashankara and Jagriti

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.

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3The Free-Spirited Flea Markets Of Bangalore
The Free-Spirited Flea Markets Of Bangalore

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.

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4The Vibrant Markets, Especially KR City Market
The Vibrant Markets, Especially KR City Market

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.”

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

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.” 

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Reviews (917)

Sanjeev verma

Sanjeev verma6.0/5

2 reviews

Nice place

Weather was fantastic. Not so hot and not cold. Occasional rains. South lndian, North Indian, Chinese and continental all kinds of food was available. Visiting Nandi hill, Mysore and Coorg was a great experience.
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Dinesh sinnarkar

Dinesh sinnarkar4.0/5

1 review

Bangalore

Bangalore is a nice place to stay. It offers both heritage temples as well as modern Life style. Weather is very good and Nandi hills is a must see place.
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Bangalore Overview

History of Bangalore

Bangalore (Bengaluru) is the capital of Karnataka. It was Kempe Gowda I who set the foundation of Bangalore city. He was a nobleman who, with the support of the people, built an expansive mud and brick fort which later became central Bangalore.

Kempe Gowda II declared Bangalore’s independence1683 but lost the city to the Mughals. It eventually landed in the hands of Hyder Ali as part of the Kingdom of Mysore and then went under Tippu Sultan’s rule.

People and Culture of Bangalore

Known as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, it is home to several Multinational Companies. A number of people from the villages and towns on the outskirts of Bangalore travel to the city in search of employment. It has a good cosmopolitan mix in terms of population and culture, celebrating Hindu, Muslim and Christian festivals. Bangalore also has a strong Parsi community.

Things to Do in Bangalore

There are several historic sites and places to visit in Bangalore. Lal Bagh Gardens are home to more than a thousand species of flora and is teeming with visitors during their flower shows. Lal Bagh is best visited early in the morning or just before sunset, and is one of the most ideal Bangalore tourist places. The pure air, the placid lake and a rose garden make this walk enjoyable.

In the list of Bangalore places to visit, Cubbon Park is a popular destination for those with children, thanks to the toy train in the park. Filled with greenery and trees, this park is also a popular picnic spot for families. For famous places in Bangalore for history buffs, Tippu Sultan’s Summer Palace awaits, a quiet spot in the city’s heart, the summer palace is well-maintained. For those who want a fun day or find other things to do in Bangalore, the amusement park Wonderla is perfect. The park has a host of rides that are sure to thrill adults and children alike.

Food and Shopping in Bangalore

If you want to experience true south Indian street food, stop by Food Street at V.V. Puram after sunset. Hot jilebis, mosaru kodbales, piping hot dosas and cool glasses of juice or buttermilk are served fresh.

Places to see in Bangalore include Koramangala and Indiranagar. They have a host of both upscale and pocket-friendly restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines from continental, Mediterranean and even Thai!

Main shopping areas and commercial Bangalore attractions are commercial street, MG Road and Brigade Road.

Apart from just sightseeing in Bangalore, Bangalore has a host of options for entertainment. There are many trendy bars in the city that definitely must not be missed on a trip to Bangalore. Several cultural centres stage plays. You could also opt to attend a musical concert at select venues.

Accommodation in Bangalore

For transport options and figuring out how to reach Bangalore, travellers can choose from going by road, by train or by flight. From budget to 5 star hotels, Bangalore has no dearth of accommodation. Hotels such as the Marriott and the Taj groups cater to those with a higher budget. There are also various resorts in Bangalore as well as near the city such as the Angsana Spa resort and the Olde Bangalore resort for families and couples alike.





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Bull temple Nandi temple, Bangalore

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Kamal Upadhyay

Bull temple Nandi temple, Bangalore

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