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Ulsoor Lake ~ A quiet corner away from the Hustle and Bustle of Bangalore

Dotted with beautiful islands, Ulsoor Lake is quite popular amongst tourists who wish to spend moments of peace and tranquility and rejuvenate amidst nature. This lake is used as one of the important venues for the Ganesha Festival. Subbaraya Temple, Gurudwara, the Kensington Park and the recreational park are some of the sightseeing places which are located close by.

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Why visit Ulsoor Lake?

Ulsoor Lake is renowned for its beautiful temples, the oldest of them being the Halasuru Someshwara Temple. The lake is marked with several mesmerising ancient temples and islands in its vicinity, which makes it an interesting spot for photographers and tourists!

Their is a boat club where you can book a cruise or go for boating. The cruise takes you around the lake, with stopovers at some of these beautiful islands where you can spot various flowers, insects and birds such as purple swamp hen, brahmani kite, crane or a heron. Not just that, you can also go for swimming in the morning or in the evening.

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Nearby Restaurants

M.G Road is dotted with restaurants that offer different cuisines for all palates. But below are some popular restaurants that offer various cuisines, and cafes where you can go for quick bites.

Cafe Azzure - Try Sheesha at this pretty little rooftop bar at Brigade Road, right in the heart of the city!

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Lakeview Milkbar - Sit in your car and sip on their delicious Milkshakes. Oh, and don’t forget to try their famous Sundaes and hot chocolate fudge!

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Cafe Mozaic - Vivanta by Taj - Mozaic will serve you delectable breakfast at a reasonable price. The decor and ambience is perfect for a family gathering and their famous Sunday brunches are the best in the city.

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Indian Kitchen - A fancy and cozy North Indian restaurant, where warm lighting, light music and all the mandala art adds up to the experience.

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Yauatcha - A Michelin starred restaurant which provides you the best Chinese dishes and mouth watering delicacies in Bangalore. You can’t miss their Singapore style noodles and their Raspberry delice, which is shaped like a rose and is made of raspberry majari chocolate mousse & a lychee panna cotta centre.

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Ebony - A fantastic aerial view of Bangalore from the balcony seats coupled with great food and some of the friendliest staff!

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Getting to Ulsoor

The lake is located near M.G. Road in Bangalore, and is well connected by all major means of public transport.

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-Lemon Tree Premier, Ulsoor Lake, Bengaluru

-Vivanta by Taj, M G Road, Bangalore

-Hyatt Bangalore, MG Road

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