Top 5 Stunning Places to Visit Near Bangalore

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12th Dec 2014
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Bannerghatta National Park
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Devarayanadurga
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Pyramid Valley
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Mekedatu
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Nandi Hills

Admired as 'The Garden City' and favored as one of most beautiful and scenic places in India, there are a number of beautiful breathtaking and awe inspiring places to visit near Bangalore. This famous city has a cool climate and has everything right from the cultural prehistoric temples to the splendid modern Museums and Space Center. Also, it has some of the best world class restaurants which serve excellent international and local cuisines. Mentioned here are some of the best handpicked tourist places to visit near Bangalore.

Image Source : Bannerghatta National Park, Pyramid Valley, Nandi Hills, Devarayanadurga, Mekedatu.

A treat to wildlife photographers and animal lovers, this famous national park is one of its kind eclisping an area of over 100 sq kms and has some of the very rare wild animals like leopard, wild boar and white tigers living peacefully in their natural habitat. It also has a wonderful 'Butterfly Park' which contains around 1,500,000 species of Insects and is a must visit place near Bangalore.

Photo of Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India by Karthik Rao V

Amidst the scenic nature and far away from the chaotic streets of Bangalore is a valley purely meant for peaceful meditation. The Pyramid Valley is one of the quietest places and is an ideal place to hang around in the afternoon heat. This pleasant atmosphere makes it one of the best places to visit near Bangalore.

Photo of Pyramid Valley, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India by Karthik Rao V

Believed to be the origin of the sacred Arkavathy river, this verdant and scenic hill station has a history dating back to the early 11th century. It offers some breathtaking and astonishing views from the top of the hills and is one of the bst places to watch the golden and romantic Sunrise or the Sunset. Some of the attractions like Tippu's Drop, the Summer Palace and Fort and the famous Urga Narasimhaswamy temple makes this an ideal place to visit on a weekend near Bangalore.

Photo of Nandi Hills, Karnataka, India by Karthik Rao V

Encircled by craggy hills and lush green forests, the sloppy hills of Devarayanadurga is one of the best places to visit near Bangalore. The climate above is calm and clement because of the location of the place at an altitude of around 40,000 feet above sea level. Some of the places to see in the hill station are Bhoganarasimha and Lakshimi Narasimhaswamy temples, Namada Chilume spring and the shrine of Garuda.

Photo of Devarayanadurga, Karnataka, India by Karthik Rao V

A wonderful place filled with the cool tranquil waters of rivers Kaveri and Arkavathi is believed to have a mythological significance that Lord Shiva came in the disguise of a goat and leaped across a deep and narrow Gorge. Present nearby is also the Chunchi Falls where you can relax a bit and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.

Photo of Mekedatu - Sangama, Mugguru Forest, Karnataka, India by Karthik Rao V
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