Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is a well developed metro city in India. It is one of the major tourism attractions in India for its diversity. The uniqueness of the monuments, beautiful gardens, ancient temples, forts and palaces speak of the rich and exquisite heritage and culture that is well preserved to date.
Hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries and lakes fascinate the nature lovers and enthusiasts. Bangalore is a flowering city with beautiful gardens that are a treat for the eyes. It is famously called the “Garden City” after the fascinating Cubbon Park. The pleasant climatic conditions of the city make the trip even more enjoyable. As it is well connected with different towns and other major tourist spots in South India, it attracts national and international tourists throughout the year.
Best time to visit Bangalore
Bangalore has moderate climate and thus can be visited any time of the year. Summers are not too hot. Similarly, winter season is not very cold. Thus, Bangalore can be termed a pleasant city in India, whereas the other major places experience extreme conditions of hot, cold, humid, sultry or arid weather. However, every place has a best weather season to visit. For Bangalore, this has to be when the summer sets in from end of March, to the rainy season around August. Once monsoon is over by about September end, the city becomes soothing and gracious with natural beauty. One enjoys tour to Bangalore best between October to February, moving around the city and visiting interesting tourist spots, which is tireless enjoyment.
In Bangalore one can select from the umpteen hotels, lodges, paying guest facilities in the city that best suits one’s pocket. The city has several budget, mid-range and luxury hotels to choose from. A tourist map will be quite handy to get important information about different hotels and accommodations available at different areas.
Bangalore is truly a cosmopolitan city, as evident from not only the vast diversity in population but also the availability of a varied platter. The umpteen choices, from street vendors to small restaurants to food joints and pubs to high-end restaurants, await the taste buds. Mouth-watering dishes are available from South Indian, Chinese, Thai, Mughlai, Arabian, North Indian and Bengali, among others.
The Udipi restaurants, typical South Indian food joints that serve vegetarian food, are quite popular here. If you’re looking for authentic traditional Bangalore cuisine, head to any one among Udipi Krishna Bhavan, Mavalli Tiffin Room, Vidyarthi Bhavan, Central Tiffin Room, Janatha Hotel, and Chalukya Hotel.