If you are visiting Bangalore for the first time and want to know the best places you can visit on your journey. Then you must read this article. We have selected the top 10 places to visit when you go to Bangalore.
1- Bangalore Palace:- It is located in Vasanth Nagar. It was built for Chamaraja Wadiyar X in 1887. This palace has fortified towers, green lawns, and elegant woodcarvings in its interiors. The royal family still lives here today. The palace is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. It is surrounded by 430 acres of gardens. Its entry fee is Rs 230 per person.
2- National Gallery of Modern Art:- It is located in Vasanth Nagar. If you’re an art lover, you must visit this place at least once. It was opened in 2009. The gallery remains open from Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. It is closed only on Monday. It is a fun place to go. You can also take self-drive rental cars. Its entry fee is Rs 20 per person for 18 years and above. There is a café inside the campus too.
3- Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort:- It is located in Chamrajpet. If you like to see sculptures, this is the place you should visit. You can visit Tipu Sultan’s Palace from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Entry fees here are very reasonable, Rs 15 per person.
4- Devanahalli Fort:-It is located in Devanahalli which is located to the north of Bangalore. The amazing thing about this fort is that it is open every day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
5- Innovative Film City:- It is an Indian movie theme park located at Bidadi. It is just 40 km outside of the city on the outskirts of Mysore. This place is situated on 58 acres of land. You can eat, shop or just roam around exploring new things. It opens every day from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the entry is free for children up to 3 years of age. If you visit this place before 3 pm, the entry fees will be Rs 600 and if you visit after 3 pm, the entry fees will be Rs 400 per person.
6- Cubbon Park:- If you are a nature-loving person and want some silent and decent-looking place surrounded by nature, then you can visit this park. This park covers 300 acres of land. There are statues of famous personalities like Queen Victoria, Sir Mark Cubbon, Sri. K. Sheshadri Iyer, and many more. There are beautiful buildings here like Doll Museum, Government Museum and many more. You can visit this place from morning till evening and there are no entry fees to visit this place. So, you must visit this place if you are planning a day out.
7- Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur:- If you like to watch sunsets, you should consider this place. This place is surrounded by hills and greenery so sunsets become more beautiful because of this. It is 60 km away from Bangalore. You can visit Nandi Hills from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and entry fees are just Rs 5.
8- Wonderla:- This is an amazing and fun place to visit. You can also take a car for rent to explore this place. It has more than 50 wet and dry rides. It is a perfect spot to spend weekends with your family and friends. It is open on all days. On weekdays, it is open between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. while on weekends, it is open between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Entry fees are between Rs 890 to Rs 1185.
9- ISKCON Temple:- It is the center of attraction to tourists. It is located at Rajajinagar. Entry fees are Rs 50 for each person.
10-Krishna Rajendra Market:-It is located near Tipu Sultan’s Palace. It is a local market where you can do shopping. It also has a flower market. You will experience a new thing here unlike other local markets.
So, Whenever you have planned to go to Bangalore, add these places to your list. You will not regret visiting them.