Wide roads, green trees and gigantic buildings are the common things for those who are staying in Bengaluru. With its modernness, Bengaluru has some places which you can consider to visit on your weekend.

Attracting millions of business travellers every year, this garden city has already made its place as a tourist destination of India. Interestingly, there always something to see or do in Bengaluru. So, Let’s explore 5 interesting places to see in Bengaluru.

1) Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace

I can’t forget this place as I have spent my important 1 and half year next to it. Bangalore Palace was actually a property of Rev. Garrett. Later on, the British Guardians of the minor Maharaja Chamarajendra Wadiyar X purchased it and then transformed it into a palace.

Location:

Bangalore Palace is situated at Vasanthanagara, which is very close to Chief Minister’s residence.

How will you reach Bangalore Palace?

Bangalore Palace is very close to Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station. You can book a cab or you can come by bus too. Ganesha Temple Vasanthanagara Bus Stop is the closest one.

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Cubbon Park
Queen Victoria’s statue at Cubbon Park

 

2) Cubbon Park

This is a huge lush green area of Bengaluru city. The main attraction of this place is its amazing collection of flora and fauna with numerous statues of famous personalities. It has rich history and yes it is one of the famous places of the garden city.

Location:

Cubbon Park is in Kasturba Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, just behind the High Court of Karnataka.

How will you reach Cubbon Park?

You can reach Cubbon Park by bus or metro. The nearest bus stop is M.Chinnaswamy Stadium bus stop and nearest metro station is Cubbon Park Metro Station.

 

3) Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Tipu Sultan's summer palace
Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

This is a place where you would like to spend your weekend with family. It is a historic place where you will get to know about Tipu Sultan’s achievements and glory. Once this palace was the summer residence of Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan.

Location:

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace is situated in Tipu Sultan Palace Road which is actually at Chamrajpet.

How will you reach Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace?

Kalasipalya Bus Stop is the nearest Bus Stop and Krishna Rajendra Market metro station is the nearest metro station from Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace. So, you can choose either bus or metro.

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4) Bangalore Fort

Bangalore Fort
Bangalore Fort

Kempe Gowda’s Bangalore fort is another attraction of the city. If you are a history lover then this is a perfect place to visit in Bengaluru. This was a mud fort, made by Vijayanagara Empire Nadaprabhu Hiriya Kempe Gowda. Later on, Mysore ruler Hyder Ali transformed it into a granite fort.

Location:

Bangalore Fort is in K.R. Road, New Tharangapet, Bengaluru.

How will you reach Bangalore Fort?

Metro and bus services are available in this area. Chickpet is the nearest metro Station and K.R Market Bus Stop is the nearest Bus Stop.

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5) Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Lalbagh Flower Show in January, 2018

You can explain this place as the lush green paradise of the garden city. Once this Lalbagh Botanical Garden was the Mughal style private garden of Hyder Ali. Now, The Government of Karnataka has expanded its area and made it as a public visiting place. This is a nice place to spend your weekend after a busy week. Every year the Government of Karnataka organizes two flower shows in this garden during the week of Indian Independent Day and Republic Day.

Location:

Lalbagh Botanical Garden is in Mavalli, Bengaluru.

How will you reach Lalbagh Botanical Garden?

You can come to this place by bus or metro. Lalbagh Metro Station is just 2 minutes from the garden gate where the bus stop is in Lalbagh Main Gate.

To know about Lalbagh Flower Show click here.

Now, it is your turn to visit these places in Bengaluru and if you have already visited then share your experience by commenting below.