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Top 10 Things Bangalore Is Famous For - Updated 2020

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Bengaluru or Bangalore is known as a hot spot for travelers because of its beauty. It is the type of city that will make you want to stay back once you taste what’s it like to live there even for a short period. From good weather to an exploration of attractions, and from food trips to the best nightlife, there is something for everyone. Bangalore is a city that promises a fun-filled adventure that will surely give you good memories to remember. In case you want to experience the place, listed below are the famous things in Bangalore that you can explore during your stay.

1. Cool weather


There are a lot of reasons why Bangalore is always a good place to visit. One reason is its cool climate. If ever you feel like you want to take a vacation to someplace where the sun is not too hot, Bangalore is the place to be. It’s a place where people who are not too fond of the sunny weather go to. Imagine sipping your morning coffee and looking out of your windowpane while watching the tiny droplets of rainfall to the ground; it’s something that looks like from the movie, right? Bangalore is a place which is not too hot nor too cold but something in between.

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2. Snow City


Snow City is known as Bangalore’s first-ever snow and ice park which spreads for thousands square feet. It’s one of the activities to try with your families and group friends while you’re in India. Indulge in an exploration of a snow castle, the rocky snow mountain, and other fun activities you’ll get to experience for yourself. What are you waiting for? If you’re up for a little adventure in the snow, Snow City is the right place to visit.

Snow City

Address: V Tower, Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite, J.C.Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006, India

Website: Snow City

Opening hours: 10am - 7:15pm (daily)

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3. Silk sarees in Chikpet


Your visit to India will never be complete without owning a silk saree. Bangalore is known for its quality and well-made silk sarees that add charm and beauty to whoever wears it. There are a lot of types of silk sarees you can wear depending on the festivity and occasion that you attend. If you’re after a look which is on the classier side, a golden silk saree is the perfect clothing to wear. Silk yarn and Mulberry silk are commonly used to make these beautiful sarees. Chikpet is one of the best places to go to if you want to buy a beautiful silk saree.

Chikpet

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 3pm

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4. Cubbon Park


Cubbon Park in the city of Bangalore is a green land that runs for about 300 acres (121.4 hectares) of land. It is one of the iconic places in Bangalore known for its serene and peaceful environment. It’s the perfect place for tourists who loves nature. There’s a lot of activities to do and enjoy while visiting the park. From relaxing to the calm environment of the place to indulging in some of the explorations of what the whole place has to offer. Take advantage of the beautiful sceneries of ​Cubbon Park and make memories you won’t forget.

Cubbon Park

Address: Kasturba Road, Sampangi Rama Nagara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 6am - 7pm; Sun: 6am - 7:45pm

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5. Bannerughatta Wildlife Sanctuary


One of the beautiful places you shouldn’t miss during your trip to Bangalore is the Bannerghatta Wildlife Sanctuary. It is the perfect place to visit with your family to gain knowledge about the importance of the conservation of biodiversity. Exploring the place will not only allow you to bond with your loved ones but it will also educate the little ones. If you want to have an out of this world and eye-opening experience, exploration of the wildlife​ is a step forward to that experience.

Bannerughatta Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Bannerghatta Rd, Bannerughatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083, India

Website: Bannerughatta Wildlife Sanctuary

Opening hours: Wed - Mon: 9am - 4:30pm (closed on Tue)

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6. ISKCON Temple


One of the iconic sites in Bangalore you shouldn’t miss is the majestic ISKCON Temple. It is where most devotees of Lord Krishna come by. Aside from serving as a sacred place, it’s also a cultural complex for dedicated supporters of Sri Srinivasa Govinda, Sri Prahlada Narasimha, Sri Sri Radha Krishnachandra and more. On top of that, ISKCON Temple is quite known for its mission to create a harmonic community by providing activities that will help people rediscover their spirituality. It’s a good spot to take artistic shots or even selfies.

ISKCON Temple

Address: Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Rd, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010, India

Website: ISKCON Temple

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7. Butterfly Park


Ever compared yourself to a butterfly? Want to know what makes each one different? Bangalore’s Butterfly Park will show you why butterflies are something that people find beautiful and fascinating. Butterfly Park is known for its numbers of different types of butterflies and its fight to conserve them. Upon entry to the place, you’ll already see how magical the place is. Imagine being in a whole new world with different colored butterflies surrounding the entire place. It’s something to see for yourself.

Butterfly Park

Address: Biological Park, Bannerughatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083, India

Website: Butterfly Park

Opening hours: 9:30am - 5pm (daily)

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8. Bangalore Palace


Bangalore Palace is one of the treasures of India. It is mainly a combination of wooden interiors and beautiful gardens surrounding the place, which makes the place more pleasing to the eyes. It is known to home some of the famous paintings and art pieces of the 19th and 20th century. Besides all the masterpiece the palace contains, its untold history is the best part of visiting the place. It’s a big part of the tale of the city that makes a good story to tell for every traveler.

Bangalore Palace

Address: Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052, India

Website: Bangalore Palace

Opening hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm (daily)

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9. South Indian cuisine (from USD 62)

Going on a vacation to a foreign place will not be complete without trying original cuisines. One of the things that should be on your itinerary when traveling to Bangalore in India is trying out their food like a true local. Completing your exploration of the place or starting your day with a South Indian food tour is the best way to begin and end your day. You can always choose to do them both; exploring the city while having a taste of the best dishes in India. When in doubt, South Indian food is always the right choice.

Bangalore Foodie Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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10. Brigade Road & Commercial Street

Commercial Street

If you love expensive branded clothes, but you’re on a budget, Brigade Road in Bangalore is the perfect place for you. Wherever you look, from left to right, shopping stores line the street; from famous branding stores to some shops which are not much popular but sell quality goods. Whatever your heart desires, Brigade will grant it. From stylish clothing and footwear to electronic goods, it’s truly a haven for shoppers.

Commercial Street

Address: FM Cariappa Colony, Sivanchetti Gardens, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560042, India

Also See: 12 Best things to do in Bangalore at night

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The liveliest city of India

Bangalore is the kind of place you fall in love with at first sight; it’s something that will catch your eye the moment you set your foot in the place. From iconic sites to food trips, and from good weather to shopping spree, Bangalore is truly one of the liveliest cities in India. Check out our list of things to do while you’re in the place.

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