Must do things in Bengaluru 2020-Don't Miss!!

21st Dec 2019
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Bengaluru (earlier Banglore) is the beautiful capital city of Karnataka, the southern part of India. Bengaluru is popularly known as the high-tech hub or industry in India, providing good employment opportunities for all. This city is most popularly known for its parks and nightlife.

Here you can find a list of the must-visit places and do things when you are in this beautiful city with a rich culture and modern values.

1. Bengaluru Palace

Not only this place attracts the sightseers but it also serves as a destination for cultural as well as important events. The palaces' structure is curated with incredible carvings inside-out depicting a remarkable entity of style that gives a taste of the royal culture that prevailed during the time.

Entry: ₹250 for Indians, ₹450 for Foreigners

Visiting: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Address: Bangalore Palace is located at Palace Road, Near Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052

Location: Navigate

Day 1

2. Nandi Hills

Also known as Nandi Durg or Nandi Betta is a tourist spot in Chikkabalpur in Karnataka. This is a must-visit spot especially for nature lovers, photographers, and also among the favorite picnic spots. Nandi Hills is indeed a heaven for those who love to photograph nature or landscape and is a perfect weekend getaway from Bengaluru.

Ideal for: Trekking, Photography, Nature lover's

Best time to visit: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Address: Nandi Hills is located at a distance of 61.1 km from Bangalore

Location: Navigate

3. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

One of the must-visit & famous tourist spots in Bengaluru is the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. This place homes a Science Park & the Science center. Sky Theatre is the place here that receives the footfall of lakhs of people for the most popular show.

You can experience & enjoy viewing the astronomical events such as solar eclipse, the passing of comets, the transition of planets, etc.

Ideal for: Students, Astronomy Enthusiasts

Entry fee: ₹50 for adults and ₹30 for students and children up to 16 years of age

Timings: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Tuesday to Sunday)

Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is located at Sri T. Choudaiah Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Location: Navigate

Day 2

4. Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace

This place is known for the summer residence of the former ruler of Mysore. Tipu Sultan Palace is among those things which should not be missed and is worth visiting for its incredible architecture. This structure was accomplished in 1791 is an Indo-Islamic architecture. Teakwood was used extensively here, the eye-grabbing feature is the incredibly build pillars and the floral art engraved in the interiors.

Ideal for: Nature lovers, Photography

Best time to visit: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Address: Tipu Sultan Palace Rd, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018

Location: Navigate

5. Bannerghatta National Park

This incredibly beautiful place is located at a distance of 22 km away from Bengaluru, the Bannerghatta National Park is home to a broad range of flora & fauna. This place is indeed a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. Here the wildlife is a perfect balance of animals like Leopard, Elephants, Fox, and Asiatic Lion.

Ideal for: Friends, Solo trip, Photography, Wildlife lovers.

Why go there: Wildlife Safari, Adventure sports

Entry fee: ₹ 80 for Indians, ₹ 400 for Foreigners Timings: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

Address: Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560083

Location: Navigate

6. VV Puram Food Street

If you are a "foodie by heart & soul" then this place is a heaven for you. Popularly known as VV Puram Food Street is the most "sexy" place for you to visit in Bengaluru. This celebrated street has ample stuff to offer ranging from Jalebis, Rasgulla Chaat to Paani Poori, Aloo Bonda. Don't miss out on mindboggling chaat from Ganesha Chat House.

To-Dos: Jalebis, Bath Masala Dosa

Address: Food Street, VV Puram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

Location: Navigate

Day 3

7. Innovative Film City

An Indian theme park is popularly known as Innovative Film City in Bengaluru. Homes a good mixture of different activities ranging from a child to an adult. Do spend your away from the hush-rush life and get involved in a series of adventure-filled activities here.

Best for: Friends and Family

Hours: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Price: ₹599 before 3:00 PM and ₹399 after 3:00 PM per person

Address: 24 & 26, Kiadb Estates, Birmangla cross, Bidali Industrial Area, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109

Location: Navigate 8. Arbor Brewing Company (ABC)

Gift yourself an appetizing drink at Arbor Brewing Company (ABC), as it serves you a delightful nightlife experience in Bengaluru. The Upscale experience and the classy beer served here is just one of those things not to be forgotten of.

Ideal for: American and Continental food, Beer lovers

Price: ₹2000 with alcohol for two people

Address: 3rd Allied Grande Plaza, No. 8, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

Location: Navigate

9. Wonderla

This place is Bengaluru's craziest, loudest and indeed most incredible to hang out at. Even if you are looking to have some really big fun that should also be adventurous then this is the right place for you and your loving people. This place also has an unavoidable dance floor integrated with showers that are controlled electronically.

Ideal for: Friends and family

Entry fee: ₹ 870 per adult and ₹ 150 per child,₹ 1070 per adult and ₹ 150 per child (Weekends)

Timings: Opens from 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 28th Km, Mysore Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109

10. Lalbagh Botanical Gardens or Lalbagh

Located in Bangalore Lalbagh Botanical Garden is a paradise especially for all nature lovers, Spanning over an area of 240 acres in the city's heart, it homes 1,854 species of plants. Initiated in 1760 by Hyder Ali and accomplished by heir & son Tipu Sultan. Key features of the garden rare plants from Persian, French and Afghani descent and for now it declared as Government Botanical Garden. A major tourist attraction is the Lal Bagh Rock found here which is believed to be 3000 million years old.

This place is a delight for photographers, as they can capture the glasshouse where every year annual flower show is held and you can also see the aquarium and a lake.

Ideal for: Nature lovers, Photography, Bibliophile

Best time to visit: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Address: Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

Location: Navigate

Day 4

11. MG Road

MG Road is indeed a must-visit place in Bengaluru being the hub of commercial and entertainment activities MG Road or Mahatma Gandhi Road is the busiest roads in Bengaluru. This place is upscale and filled up almost all the time as it is the perfect shopping and weekend destination for all. Its best place for shopping things like silk sarees, traditional handicrafts, bone china sets, etc. The moment you are exhausted with the shopping stuff there is an array of the best restaurants, cafes here for a quick bite.

Ideal for: Fashion lovers, Photography, Foodie

12. Visvesaraya Science & Technological Park

The museum was established in the memory of honorable Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. The premises are built up in an area of 4,000 m 2, was constructed in Cubbon Park. It ambits various scientific experiments and engines that were inaugurated on 14 July 1962 by the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The first gallery set up at VITM, on the theme of 'Electricity', made public on 27 July 1965.

This place is very good for all but especially for the people from the technological background and the students experiencing the technical experiments live.

Ideal for: Friends, family & solo

Timings: 9:30 AM -8 P.M

Entry: Adults- ₹40 ,BPL Category (BPL Cardholder) -₹5 , 3D show general public- ₹25 .

Address: Near Chinna Swamy Stadium, Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001