Bangalore is one of the fastest growing cities in India. It is also the capital of information technology industry in India. The city has a large number of beautiful tourist attractions to spend your vacation as well as weekend. Bangalore has a variety of tourist places in all categories such as religious, business, educational, and adventure. In this article, Traveljee has compiled a list of the best tourist places in Bangalore for tourism. So, let’s see!
6 Best Tourist Places in Bangalore for Tourism
1. Lal Bagh
Lal Bagh is a beautiful public garden located in the centre of the city of Bangalore. It is also known as Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens. Lal Bagh houses India’s largest collection of tropical plants, has an aquarium and a lake, and is one of the main tourist attractions in Bangalore. Lal Bagh is well connected by public transport and hence easily reached from any part of the city of Bangalore.
2. Cubbon Park
Cubbon Park is a beautiful public park located in the city of Bangalore. It is one of the best tourist places in Bangalore. It was first named as “Meade’s Park” after Sir John Meade, the acting commissioner of Mysore in 1870. The park is spread over a land of 1.2 square km. This garden has many indigenous species such as artocarpus, cassia fistula, ficus, and polyalthias.
3. ISKCON Temple
ISKCON Temple is one of the best tourist places in Bangalore for religious trip. The temple is also known as Sri Radha Krishna Temple, located at Rajajinagar in North Bangalore. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Krishna and Radha. The temple was built in 1997 by Madhu Pandit Dasa. There are six shrines in the temple, namely, Radha-Krishna (main), Srila Prabhupada, Krishna Balrama, Prahlada Narasimha, Nitai Gauranga, and Srinivasa Govinda.
4. Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore. It is a popular place for events such as wedding, reception, and party. The construction of Bangalore Palace was started in 1862 and completed in 1944. The Palace is now owned by the Mysore royal family. Many national and international artists have performed here like the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Metallica, Akon, and many others.
Wonderla is a popular theme park located in Bangalore. It is a popular weekend getaway for the people of Bangalore. It is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore. The park has a large number of attractions including water rides, a musical fountain, laser shows, and rides. The park has also a facility of conference hall, and full-fledged dance floor with a twist.
6. HAL Aerospace Museum
HAL is stands for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. HAL Aerospace Museum is the first aerospace museum in India which is located in the premises of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in Bangalore. It was established in the year 2001 to promote and showcase the growth of the aviation industry of the country. It is one of the most popular tourist places in Bangalore for aviation and space lovers.
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Article first published on May 11, 2015.