7 Off-Beat Places To Visit In Bangalore When You Plan To Visit Next

Every tourist will flock to the most touristy destinations, be a little different than others and cover these locations.

by Ankita Mazumdar
7 Off-Beat Places To Visit In Bangalore When You Plan To Visit Next

Bangalore, the city known for its fabulous nightlife and flourishing IT sector gets thronged by tourists regularly. Whether it is students exploring this city or people who are creating their future life here, this city is more than just clubs, booze and laptops. There are many hidden gems around the city. Today, we are listing some of the off-beat and unique places you cannot miss when you are coming to Bangalore. These spots are worth the visit, so let’s go.

Coming To Bangalore Soon, Then Visit These 7 Off-Beat Places Here

1. Gardi Ustad Pehlwan Kale Bhai

This is a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t want to miss when you are coming to Bangalore! This is a wrestling pit-cum-restaurant that is more than a century old! This place in Bangalore is one of the remaining places where you can witness wrestling or kushti. You are worried about the restaurant part, well, during the afternoons the place turns into a restaurant. Gobble up some yummylicious biryani and kebabs while sitting in the wrestling pit with basic seating arrangements.

2. Jakkur Aerodrome

Wanna enjoy a quick ride in an aircraft to witness the mesmerising city of Bangalore from above? You may do so at Jakkur Aerodrome! If you are an aviation enthusiast then you may undertake their packages that include theory of flying, flight communication, rules and regulations and more. Adventure junkies, you gotta try this one! Make sure to make prior bookings.

3. Indian Cartoon Gallery

Were you aware that the Indian Cartoon Gallery is the only cartoon gallery in india? Yes, you read that correctly and it is an off-beat place in Bangalore. If you are someone who loves to indulge in the world of cartoons and cartoonists, then this place is for you. Works of acclaimed artists like R.K. Laxman, N.K. Ranganath, Mario Miranda and many other cartoonists are displayed here. The best part about it is this is free of cost!

4. Nrityagram

Nature lovers, this hidden gem will be a paradise for you! It is near Hesaraghatta Lake, which is located on the outskirts of Bangalore. This is deemed as a modern Gurukul where you can immerse yourself in various Indian classical dance forms like Mohiniattam, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, and many more. Hence, it is an offbeat place in Bangalore where Indian cultures and nature mingle. It was started by Protima Gauri, an Odissi dancer in 1990 and ignited the atmosphere of ‘Dance is a way of life’.

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5. The Four Watch Towers

The founder of Bangalore, Kempegowda I built Four Watch Towers in four directions of the city. It was in order to mark the boundary of the city. You will find them at Ulsoor, Mekhri Circle, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Gavipuram. Out of these three are open to the public and Ulsoor one is in the military area, hence it is not allowed for visit. You should keep this on your exploring list because it will surely transport you to olden times.

6. NIMHANS Brain Museum

Have you ever heard of a museum that only showcases human brains? Well, this off-beat spot in Bangalore is dedicated to the same. The National Institute of Mental Health and Science Brain Museum houses more than 400 samples of human brain and neuroanatomy. It is said that these samples have been collected for over 40 years! The entry fee for this is negligible.

7. Kempegowda Museum

As we mentioned before, Kempegowda I was the founder of Bangalore and it was only right that there is a museum dedicated to him. It is a part of Mayo Hall on Mahatma Gandhi Road and has a proper wing dedicated museum to exhibit all of the precious history and stories related to Namma Bangalore. If you are a history buff, visiting this is a must.

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Every tourist will flock to the most touristy destinations, be a little different than others and cover these locations. Now, that you have a full list of offbeat places to visit in Bangalore, which one will you start with?

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