Aaj Mausam Hai Suhana, Bangalore Ghoomne Ka Hai Bahana! ( The weather is lovely today, so let’s take this opportunity to roam around Bangalore today!) For all you wonderful peeps out there who are waiting to visit Bangalore, as you’ve heard your friends raving about the beautiful weather, amazing eateries, rich heritage, and whatnot, we have a list of places to visit in Bangalore for you. So whenever you plan your next trip here, be sure to visit these amazing places with your friends and family!
1. Bull Temple
Dodda Basavana Gudi otherwise popularly known as the Bull Temple houses the world’s largest Nandi statue. Nandi is the vehicle or vahana of Lord Shiva. The Bull Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore built by King Kempe Gowda in 1537 AD. This majestic monolithic bull statue at 4.5 meters in height and 6.5 meters in length, is made with single granite rock. Visit this historic site and soak in the exquisite Dravidian style architecture. Definitely one of the places to visit in Bangalore.
2. Lal Bagh
3. Vidhan Soudha
4. Vidyarthi Bhavan
5. Bangalore Palace
6. Bannerghatta National Park
7. Commercial Street
8. Nandi Hills
One of the most popular destinations for trekkers, Nandi Hills is a scenic destination located close to Bangalore. If you want to escape from the hustle-bustle of the city, pack your bags, call your buddies and go for a trekking trip here. Bask in the picturesque view here and immerse yourself in the glory of nature.
9. Bangalore Aquarium
The second-largest aquarium in India, Bangalore Aquarium is located in Cubbon Park, which in itself should be among the places to visit in Bangalore. It was established in 1983 and has displayed a variety of exotic fishes like the Red Tail Shark, Siamese Fighters, Catla, Freshwater Prawns, and many others. This huge diamond-shaped building is spread across 3 floors. It calls for an ideal day of leisure marvelling the marine creatures gracefully swimming in the waters.
10. HAL Aerospace Museum
India’s first aerospace museum, HAL Aerospace Museum is located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises. This museum, established in 2001 is a part of the HAL Heritage Center. This place depicts the growth of the Indian Aviation industry as well as HAL for six decades.
11. Indian Music Experience
Indian Music Experience located in JP Nagar is the first interactive music museum in India. This 50,000 square feet museum is innovatively disrupting the popular myths associated with music among visitors. Music lovers can witness everything about Indian music all under a single roof here.
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12. Halasuru Someshwara Temple
Halasuru Someshwara Temple, built around the 12th and 13th centuries by the Hoysalas is dedicated to the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva. The intricate engravings of the mythological Gods on the Gopuram( roof) of the temple are what makes this place truly majestic. We recommend you visit this place for the spiritual vibes and the divine architecture. Looking for places to visit in Bangalore – this holy sight should make it to your list.