When you select a destination for a holiday, you either go for a place that is rich in scenic beauty and is naturally appealing. If such places don't excite you, cities and places filled with man-made structures may attract you. If you go for such a man-made wonder in India, Bengaluru (or Bangalore) is the place to be!
Bangalore has a large variety of attractions that draw your attention. From the scenic lakes and parks, the place is also famous for its malls, museums, art galleries and much more. Let us see what the best places to visit in Bangalore are.
Bangalore Fort, also known as Tipu Sultan Fort, is one of the best tourist places of the city. Located near the City Market, the structure is one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture. A visit to the fort is also a visit to the artistic past of the place. The structure was a summer retreat palace of Tipu Sultan.
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Inspired by the Windsor Castle, the palace was built by the Wodeyars, the then rulers of the city. Following the Gothic style of architecture, this stupendous structure is built on an area of 400 acres of land. Known for its wood work and carvings, the Bangalore Palace is not to be missed on a holiday trip to the city.
Cubbon Park is one of the major landmarks of the Bangalore city. The park was laid in 1864 by the then viceroy of India, Sir Mark Cubbon. The huge park spread across an area of around 250 acres, and is often frequented by walkers and joggers apart from tourists. The park compound has some of the historically relevant monuments of the city like the Government Museum, Vidhana Soudha and the High Court.
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Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
Lal bagh is one of the prominent attractions of Bangalore city. Inspired by the London Crystal Palace, Lal Bagh is a treat to the eyes with its beautiful architecture and the shimmering aura of the structure. The park is a venue for several events like flower shows and other events which see tourists flocking in.
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The ISKCON Temple in Bangalore worships Krishna and Radha, and is one of the top attractions of the city. Located at Rajajinagar, the daily bhajans and meditations that are observed in the temple make it a place worth visiting, for peace and tranquillity.