Bangalore is a plethora of interesting buildings and high-tech industries. But, Bangalore is not just that. It has a beautiful, buzzing, relaxed, and liberal atmosphere and a location that makes it a perfect base for exploring the beautiful temples and evocative palaces of the Deccan.
Here are some of the places in Bangalore that you must visit:
The Bangalore palace was built to resemble the Windsor Castle in England. At present, it is the seat of the current Maharajah of Mysore, and head of the royal Wodeyar dynasty. The Palace also serves as a stage for live concerts and events, offering a fascinating venue and rich in history.
Dating back to 1864, Cubbon Park is covered with an extraordinary selection of flora and fauna. It offers a popular spot for picnics and to play cricket. The Public Library is also located within the premises, as well as the High Court, the Government Museum, and the Visveswaraiah Technological & Industrial Museum. The place has a relaxing atmosphere, which is ideal for a leisurely stroll.
Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery
A fascinating museum focuses mainly on Indian sculptures, numismatic, Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery features artworks that date back to the 4th century onward. It is a beautiful place and a real magnet for history and art lovers.
Tipu Sultan´s Summer Palace
Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace is an elaborately decorated relic of Bangalore’s royal past. The entire palace is constructed entirely from teak. The palace was constructed in the 18th century and has arches and minarets. Now the palace serves as a detailed museum of Tipu Sultan´s life and glorious conquests.
Just next to the Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace is the Venkataramanaswamy Temple. It is a 300-year-old temple built by the Wodeyars. You can rent a bike in bangalore & explore around.
Sri Dodda Ganapathi Temple
The Sri Dodda Ganapathi Temple is located near the Nandi temple, which houses an enormous statue of the elephant-headed deity, made of butter. It is very popular among the locals.