Bangalore Things to Do

About Bangalore or Bengaluru:
It is India’s metaphor to “The Silicon Valley”. Best known for being the IT hub, Bangalore is the city of intellectuals and ideas. Despite being tremendously modernized, Bangalore continues to charm us with its natural bounty.

Places to visit in Bangalore:
There’s no dearth of sight-seeing spots in Bangalore. There’s something for everyone in the city. For the history and architectural enthusiasts, Bangalore Palace and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace can be the high of the city. They’re meticulously and beautifully carved structures that give you an insight on the unveiled history and culture of the era that’s forgotten. For the animal-lovers, Bannerghatta National Park is the place to be. There’s myriad of wild-life in the national park which includes lions, panthers, tigers and black bears.

Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh are your escape from the hustle-bustle and chaos of the city; to spend some time in quietude and solace in the presence of pretty, colourful and exotic flowers. These parks will take you back to the days when life was simpler and flowers made you happy. Brigade Road and Commercial Street are havens for the shopaholics and have a variety of apparels including handicraft and handloom items, shoes, accessories and electronic items. Chickpet is for the saree-lovers and is often buzzing with the wholesalers who especially come to collect the lot because they’re so popular amongst women. It’s also a great place for the ones who want to buy some authentic gold and silver jewellery. For those who seek answers from the mountains, Nandi Hills will surely redress some of your grievances. It’s one of the most popular weekend getaways of the city.

For the party-lovers, Bangalore is the city to be in. Big Brewsky, Toit, Arbor Brewing Company, Prost, Black Rabbit are some places that will have you drunk to your heart’s content. If dancing is what gives you an adrenaline rush, you can get grooving at Republique Pub and Terrace Lounge, Skyye Ultra Lounge, The Sugar Factory and Hangover among many others. Against the popular misconception that South-Indian food is all you can have to satisfy your cravings, Bangalore has an umpteen variety that will satisfy your taste-buds. You can try local delicacies at the food stalls that are found all across the city or have a hearty meal at some of the plush restaurants in the city. The Druid Garden, The Fatty Bao, K & K, JW Kitchen, Saffron are some of the best restaurants in the city to enjoy lip-smacking delicacies.

With so much to do in Bangalore, you may as well have an itinerary in place so that you don’t miss out on anything that you may later regret.

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