Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?
Esteemed and eminent as 'The Silicon Valley of India' and considered one of most serene and cultured cities in India,the beautiful city of Bangalore has some of the best iconic places to visit and enjoy around. Some of the important tourist destinations to visit in Bangalore are the Vishveshwaraya Museum, the Cubbon Park, the ISKCON temple, the Lalbagh and many more. It also has the prestigious "Indian Institute of Science" also referred as the 'IISC' where world class scientists take part in multinational research programs.
The city is also famous for its street food specifically during the night times at V V Puram where you get delicious gourmet food like dosas, noodles, rotis, etc. Overall the city will offer something more than you can expect and a pleasant journey is always guaranteed. Mentioned below are some of the handpicked tourist places to visit in the city of Bangalore.
“सदैव देवत्वं दर्शयामि ” (Sadiva Daivatvam Darshayaami) – one of the famous quotes in the Sanskrit language which says I always manifest divinity. A day started with a prayer to the divine always ends in peace and purity. The wonderful city of Bangalore is known for having some of the best temples in the history. This ISKCON temple in the city is one of the largest Krishna temples in the world and also one of the most beautiful temples in the city housing the deity of the famous Lord Krishna and is one of the best places to visit in Bangalore.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Proudly known as the "Garden City", Bangalore has one of the best collection of nature sightseeing spots in the country. One among them is the famous 'Lalbagh Botanical Gardens' which is one of the most beautiful places in the city to walk around which has over 1,000 species of flora covering a vast 240 acre land area. Right next to it is also the famous "Namma MTR" which serves one of the best authentic South Indian food in the city and makes a must visit place in the city of Bangalore.
Standing right in the heart of the city, the house of Karnatka legislative assembly "The VIdhana Soudha" is a monumental building of the Neo Dravidian style of architecture constructed by the famous Chief Minister of Karnataka - Sri Kengal Hanumantaiah. When illuminated completely in the night, this Granite strctrure is a pleasure to the eye to watch and is always present on the list of must visit places in Bangalore.
Dating back to the late 18th century, this majestic palace was built in the Tudor style of architecture and has some of the few beautiful painting masterpieces of bygone era. It is now owned by the royal family of Mysore and is considered to be a replica of the famous Windsor castle of London. The ground surrounding the magnificent palace is a popular venue for many concerts and exhibitions.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath
One of the best premier art galleries in Bangalore having some of the best painting in Karnataka. It houses some of the best Indian and Contemporary art masterpieces along with the beautiful paintings of Mysore architecture. There is a special section specifically devoted to the Russian artist Nicholas Roerich who is famous around the world for his wonderful painting of the Himalayas.