Tours in Bangalore


Bangalore tours Comprise of the numerous places that are worth visiting near the city. The tourist places in Bangalore have something for everyone, right from wildlife enthusiasts to devotees. And right from beautiful gardens to serene lake to magnificent palaces, the city offers a wide variety to those who are planning to go on Bangalore sightseeing tours so, don't wait any longer. Just pack your bags and get ready to enjoy the various tours that Bangalore abounds in.


Vidhana Soudha

Vidhana Soudha counts amongst the most impressive as well as the most magnificent buildings in the Bangalore city of India. It is mainly famous for hosing the Legislative Chambers of the state government. 

Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum is situated on the Kasturba Road in Bangalore. Named after M. Visveswaraya, the Dewan of Mysore, it comprises of five galleries, namely Popular Science Gallery, Kimbe Paper Metals Gallery, Children's Science Gallery, Electronic Technology Gallery and Engine Hall Gallery. .

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens are spread over a sprawling 96 hectares and is rich in a variety of flora. Tipu Sultan, Hyder Ali's son completed this garden and named it Lalbagh due to its profusion of red roses. The Lalbagh Gardens is popular for its collection of rare trees, the famous Lalbagh Rock that is believed to date back to 3000 million years and a glasshouse inspired by the Crystal Palace in London. Lalbagh Gardens host bi annual flower shows, one a week preceding 26th January for Republic Day and the other a week before 15th August for Independence Day.

Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park is situated near Gandhi Nagar in Bangalore. Dating back to the year 1864, the park was laid by Sir Mark Cubbon, the then viceroy of India. Infact, the park has been named after him only. The fairy fountains and an august band stand were added later on.

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park is situated at a distance of approximately 21 km from the Bangalore city of India, this beautiful national park is home to one of the richest natural zoological reserves, with 10 reserve forests within its boundaries. It's situated in picturesque surroundings and has a wide variety of fauna. Among the attractions are the crocodiles, picnic corner, a serpentarium, pets’ corner, and lion safari. The Butterfly Park here is the first one in India. Elephant rides are also possible, usually on weekends.

The Bull temple of Bangalore

The Bull temple of Bangalore is dedicated to Nandi bull, the vahana (vehicle) of Lord Shiva. Situated in Basavanagudi, this temple has been built in the Dravidian style of architecture. Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore, got the Bull temple built during his time. There is huge idol of Nandi Bull inside the temple, measuring 4.5 m in height and 6.5 m in length. This idol is said to have been carved out of a single rock. The bull also has a small iron plate on its head. As per the tradition, this plate prevents the bull from growing. Providing a great backdrop to the statue are the idols of God Surya and Goddess Chandra, on their chariots. It is believed that the Vishva Bharti River originates at the feet of this statue.

Bangalore Iskcon temple

Just like all other Iskcon temples, Bangalore Iskcon temple is also dedicated to Lord Krishna. It is situated to the west of the Chord Road, on a seven-acre hillock, known as the 'Hare Krishna Hill'. The Iskcon temple of Bangalore was built to commemorate the birth centenary of the founder of ISKCON, Sri Prabhupada. It is built in the Neo-Classical style, which combines the conventional elements of temple architecture with modern high-tech amenities.

Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace is situated in the Palace Gardens, at the heart of the Bangalore city of India. Built in the year 1887 by Wodeyar dynasty, it is adorned with magnificent woodcarvings and Tudor-style architecture on the inside.

Gandhi Bhavan of Bangalore

Gandhi Bhavan of Bangalore is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. The Bhavan was set up with the intention of promoting the life and teachings of Gandhiji.

Whitefield

Whitefield is a suburb of Bangalore, situated at a distance of approximately 24 km from the heart of the city. The place is mainly known for housing the Brindavan Ashram of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Inaugurated by Sai Baba on 25th June 1960, the ashram lies near the Whitefield Railway Station.

Ramohalli

Ramohalli is a big Banyan tree, situated at a distance of 18 km from Bangalore. Spread over an area of 4 acres, this tree is estimated to be approximately four hundred years old. 

Bangalore Aquarium

Bangalore Aquarium is situated on Kasturba Road, at the entrance of the magnificent Cubbon Park. It is housed inside an octagonal-shaped building and boasts of having an exotic variety of aquatic life.

Attara Kacheri

Attara Kacheri of Bangalore is a building housing the High Court. Situated opposite the Vidhana Soudha, it dates back to the year 1867. One of the major attractions of the Attara Kacheri is its Gothic Style of architecture. It is a two-storied building, built in the European classical style. 

Bangalore Bal Bhavan

Bangalore Bal Bhavan is a beautifully planned amusement park as well as a recreation center, designed for children. There is a small toy train inside the park that runs on a track of almost 3/4th mile inside the beautiful Cubbon Park.

The Government Museum

The Government Museum of Bangalore counts amongst the oldest museums in India. It is located at the Kasturba Gandhi Road, quite near to the magnificent Cubbon Park. Colonel Sankey designed the main building of the Government museum and got it constructed in the year 1876.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is situated at T. Chowdiah Road in Bangalore. Established in the year 1989, it counts amongst the popular tourist attractions of the city. There is a sky theater inside the planetarium, with a huge dome that has a diameter of fifteen meters.

Tipu Sultan Fort

Tipu Sultan Fort was initially built by Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore. The fort was later extended by Tipu Sultan, the Emperor of Mysore. Situated near the City Market, the fort dates back to the year 1537.

Ulsoor Lake

Ulsoor Lake is situated on the northeastern fringe of the city center, near the busy M. G. Road. The lake was constructed by Kempe Gowda II, during the latter half of the second century. Spread over an area of approximately 1.5 square kilometers, the Ulsoor lake of Bangalore is dotted with islands.

St. Mary's Church -In 1818

St. Mary's Church -In 1818 , St. Mary's Church was built by a French missionary, Abbe Dubois in the form of a chapel and called it 'Kaanike Mathe Devaalaya' (Our Lady of Presentation). Later it was rebuilt in 1882 to its present form. Both the interiors and the exteriors of the church are extremely ornamental. The intricate stained glass windows of the Church were imported from Paris. In the year 1973, St. Mary's Church was granted the the status of a basilica and many ceremonial privileges were granted to it. Every year on 8th of September, Virgin Mary's festival is celebrated with glory and grandeur. A procession is taken out on this eve, that attracts thousands of devotees and a chariot moves with the statue of St. Mary. 

Wonder La

Wonder La, the amusement park, is located 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bangalore, on Mysore Road. Incorporating the latest technologies, the park offers several excitements to visitors. Its features also include dry rides and wet rides. This can be an ideal place for spending weekends not only for the kids, but for all age groups. A resort was opened there too.

Snow world

Snow world, A massive indoor snow theme park covering 12500 sq.ft with temperature maintained at subzero degree centigrade. Entire area is filled with snow made out of water and air, which is eco-friendly and edible too. This is one of the biggest indoor snow parks and entertainment center in South India. All attractions are now concepts, suitable for family entertainment, enticing tourists from all over India to Bangalore. Snow City is aimed to become the flagship project of Karnataka Tourism. It is a must-visit attraction and will regale adults and children alike. It offers an experience of snowy bliss.
Snow City offers an experience in snow balling, mountain climbing, sliding, Zorbing, basketball, dancing, etc. alongside a fantasy snow castle and first of a kind 5D theatre enhancing your experience.

Innovative film city

Innovative film city, A one stop shop for all day entertainment, Bangalore’s Innovative Film City includes Tribal Museum, Innovative Talkies & Toddlers Den along with activities like Archery. A perfect place for family and friends, this is your destination if you are looking for a break from the usual routine. Movie studio & amusement park featuring reality TV set tours & several family-oriented attractio



 
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Escape to the fabulous world of Tulips Resort and Amusement Park - there's so much going on, the fun never stops! Home to great kid’s attractions, amusement rides, special events and much, much more, Tulips Resort and Amusement Park is the perfect destination for the whole family! The theme park is open all year round - that means 365 action-packed days of fun throughout the year.

Guhantara Resort, located on the Kanakapura Main Road, is a cave dwelling theme resort. Enjoy a fun day out with friends and family in India’s first underground resort; Guhantara and spend a day of leisure.Explore the Rangamandapa, a beautifully equipped auditorium, enjoy good liquor at the Madhushala, enjoy a spa therapy at the Agastya Kuteera and dine at Sambhojana.you can also refresh your mind and body with several activities such as the exciting tunnel trekking, various indoor and outdoor games, bicycle riding, paintball, zorbing and a lot more.

As soon as you come to the Discovery Village Resort, there is no dearth of activities to keep you occupied on your time.  Whether on an outing with family, friends or colleagues, it always brings in the fun and delight.  With its combination of modern amenities and the balmy joys of warm hospitality, this getaway offers a spacious amphitheatre that hosts several programs, food court that serves delicious cuisines or the different activity zones that keeps the group members immersed in endless fun and excitement. Enjoy a refreshing dip at the pool or take part in various indoor and outdoor activities that will keep you excited and energized.  The kids need not worry about getting bored at this resort, for it has dedicated learning zones to facilitate their learning and thought processes.

Urban Valley , is idyllic lakeside resort, a refreshing beverage welcomes you at around 8.00 AM, and a sumptuous breakfast is soon served to fortify you for the day ahead. With the whole day at your disposal, indulge in indoor games like Chess and Carom. Take the excitement a notch higher with ATV rides, Jet Skis, Rain Dance, and Paintball! The trainers and instructors are internationally certified. Languish around the swimming pool and spend a few relaxing moments. A host of team building activities at the resort can be availed at an additional cost.

Talakadu Jaladhama, has been serving its patrons with the best in class facilities which make it a unique retreat located in the calming embraces of backwaters. Fun and excitement will never cease with activities such as pedal boating and river cruises on the backwaters and various sports such as canoeing, rowing and fishing. Challenge each other to indoor and outdoor games such as Volleyball, Cricket, Foosball, Carom, Table Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, and other group activities like Trampoline, Tug of War, and more!