Bangalore – Glitterring City

Bangalore is one of the major tourism attractions in India, which has been comprised of the colorful and the most unique monuments, wonderful gardens, ancient temples, forts and palaces speak of the rich and exquisite heritage and culture and much more. Exploring Bangalore does not end at only sightseeing. There are a number of other things that will surely catch your eye. A delightful destination, the city of Bangalore is beautifully decorated with parks, gardens, lakes and fountains. The city is a shopper’s paradise because of the availability of huge collection of local as well as national and international brands to pick from. It is also culturally rich, with its fair share of festivals and events. The multiplexes, shopping malls, and amusement parks ensure that tourists have a gala time while getting a sneak-peak of the past. Though the fantastic Bangalore is completely captivated with various tourist attractions, it is impossible to visit all those attractive spots in the single visit. So, here are some of the best tourist destination that definitely worth visiting and also worth your effort. (Image by Prashob kumar Nair)


Ulsoor Lake and Karanji Lake

The Ulsoor Lake is also known as Halasuru that has been blessed with hidden treasure. The lake is an interesting location for tourists, as it has boating and cruise facility to visit beautiful islands that contain various kinds of flowers, birds and insects. There are a number of interesting tourist destinations in and around the Indian city of Mysore and the Karanji Lake is definitely one of them. The Karanji Lake is located at the foot hills of the Chamundi mountains which is just behind the Mysore Zoo. The Karanji Lake is very near to the center of the Mysore city and therefore visited by tourists and locals alike.

The Mysore Palace

The Mysore Palace is an exponent of the Indo Saracenic style of architecture. Once the residence of the royal family of the Wodayars, the palace still retains the regal air with which the royal family reigned in the Durbar Hall, Kalyana Mantap and the Golden Royal Elephant Throne that definitely worth visiting.

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens is most affectionately called as the Red Garden and also one of the star attractions of the city of Bangalore. The Lalbagh Botanical Gardens are spread over a sprawling 96 hectares and is rich in a variety of flora. The Lalbagh Gardens is popular for it’s 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.

Tipu Sultan’s Palace

Tipu Sultan’s Palace can be found in one of the most congested markets in Bangalore. This palace is sculpted entirely out of teakwood and is known for its ornamental pillars, curved arches and balconies. Tipu Sultan’s palace is known for the beautiful floral patterns on the walls and a Ganesha Temple, a testament of Tipu Sultan’s religious tolerance. (Image by PL Tandon)


There are also some of the most interesting destination in this fantastic place that can also be visited when you plan a visit to the fantastic Bangalore at its best.

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