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53. Medigeshi Fort

Medigeshi Fort

105 km
from city center
53 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Situated at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore, Medigeshi Fort can be reached through a trek along Madhugiri Betta. Divided into three sections- the base of the fort, a middle lake and garden and high perched fortifications, the fort remains especially packed during weekends.

54. Nandi Durga

Nandi Durga

3 km
from city center
54 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Nandi Durga is an ancient fort situated on top of the Nandi Hills in Bangalore. Originally known as Anandagiri during the rule of Cholas. It is believed to have been built by Tipu Sultan and for used as his summer palace for a considerable amount of time.

55. Channarayana Durga

Channarayana Durga

0 km
from city center
55 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore, Channarayana Durga was constructed by a local king Chikkappa Gowda. Considered an important strategic point during medieval times, the fort also houses some old structures and few temples. Currently it is one of the few popular trekking points in Bangalore.

56. Makalidurga Fort

Makalidurga Fort

52 km
from city center
56 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Perched at an elevation of 3664 feet, Makalidurga Fort is situated around 60 kms from Bangalore. Nestled between green hills, and graced with picturesque surroundings, the fort can be reached after a small trek. There is also a Lord Shiva temple in the vicinity of the fort that is visited by the local people frequently.

57. Huliyur Durga

Huliyur Durga

63 km
from city center
57 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Huliyur Durga are the ruins of a fort situated on a hilltop in the village of Huliyurdurga in Bangalore. Shaped like a cup, this is also believed to have been built by Kempe Gowda I. Popular for trekking and scenic beauty, the fort is visited by locals and tourists alike.

58. Cariappa Memorial Park

Cariappa Memorial Park

1 km
from city center
58 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Situated on the Cubbon Road in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore, Cariappa Memorial Park is dedicated to the Indian Armed Force Officer- Field Marshal K M Cariappa. Sprawling over 22 acres, the highlight of the park is its military theme. It is divided into six zones- burma bridges, tunnels, playarea, waterfalls etc.

59. JP Park

JP Park

8 km
from city center
59 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Malleshwaram

JP Park, also known as Jayaprakash Narayan Biodiversity Park, is situated in Mathikere in Bangalore. Spread over 25 acres of land, the park houses four lakes in addition to rich and plenty flora and fauna. Besides, it also has a nature house, an amphitheater and an exhibition plaza.

60. Freedom Park

Freedom Park

2 km
from city center
60 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

The former prison of Bangalore known as Central Jail has been revamped and reformed as a park. Inaugurated to the public in November 2008, the park has a library, a joggers' stretch, a children's play area and a part of it has been dedicated for holding protests. It also has brilliant sculptures of olden days prisoners.

61. M N Krishna Rao Park

M N Krishna Rao Park

4 km
from city center
61 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Jayanagar

M N Krishna Rao Park is situated in Dewan Madhava Rao Road, Basavanagudi in Bangalore. Only a little distance away from Lalbagh Botanical Garden, the park houses umpteen ancient trees. These trees are the highlight of the park which improve the aesthetics of the park with their beautiful canopy. The park also hosts Neralu Tree Festival every year.

62. Bugle Rock Park

Bugle Rock Park

4 km
from city center
62 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Jayanagar

Situated in N R Colony, Basavanagudi in Bangalore, Bugle Rock Park is famous for the central rock formed through geological changes over the years. Besides scientists and regular geologists, the park experiences a regular influx of tourists. There is also a watchtower that offer a bird's eye view of the city.

63. Chinnappanahalli Lake Park

Chinnappanahalli Lake Park

12 km
from city center
63 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Marathahalli

Located in Marathahalli in Bangalore, Chinnapanahalli Lake Park is based around the Chinnapanahalli Lake with well paved walkways and ample plants and trees. There is also a kid's play area with umpteen swings which is packed in the evenings.

64. Jayamahal Park

Jayamahal Park

3 km
from city center
64 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Malleshwaram

Jayamahal Park is situated in Jayamahal Extension, Bangalore. With a plethora of swings, well-paved pathways, fountains, sculptures, sturdy benches and a lot of plants and trees, the park is a common favourite among the adults and kids alike.

65. Ranadheera Kanteerava Park

Ranadheera Kanteerava Park

4 km
from city center
65 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Jayanagar

Located in Jayanagar in Bangalore, Ranadheera Kanteerava Park is one of the most popular and well-maintained parks in the city. It has several sculptures of ancient rulers and kings, in addition to an open gym available for both men and women. The park also has notes of poetry of various famous Kannada poets.

66. Mahatma Gandhi Park, Bangalore

Mahatma Gandhi Park, Bangalore

1 km
from city center
66 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Mahatma Gandhi Park is situated in Shivaji Nagar in Bangalore and is dedicated to the Father of Our Nation- Mahatma Gandhi. Replete with fountains and benches and play area, the park also houses several sculptures of Bapu in his famous postures.

67. Nandavana Children’s Park

Nandavana Children’s Park

491 km
from city center
67 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Jayanagar

Nandavana Children’s Park is situated in JP Nagar in Bangalore. Especially designed for the kids, the park has a play pen, sand pit, swings and a rock climbing wall. Replete with fountains and walkways, it is also pretty popular among adults.

68. Crazy Waters

Crazy Waters

10 km
from city center
68 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Based in JP Nagar on a small hillock in Bangalore, Crazy Water is an adventure packed and a fun thrilling amusement park. Offering surreal views of the adjoining city and surroundings, the park is replete with umpteen slides and swings, water park and a huge food court for the city folks to spend an amazing day outside.

69. Snow City

Snow City

4 km
from city center
69 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Malleshwaram

Snow City is a unique, one of a kind amusement located in JC Nagar in Bangalore. Covered in artificial snow and generously sprinkled with snow animal sculptures, toys and igloos, the theme park is a popular destination for the city folks especially the kids. Besides, the park also has a plethora of swings and slide for the children and a gorgeous snow castle.

70. Fun World, Bangalore

Fun World, Bangalore

4 km
from city center
70 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Malleshwaram

Fun World Amusement Park is one of the most popular amusement parks in Bangalore situated in the neighborhood of JC Nagar. Sprawling over 22 acres of land, the park has both water rides and regular rides. Besides the locker rooms, changing areas and several pools, the theme park also has a food court, a green garden and food court to satiate your taste buds.

71. Neeladri Amusement and Water Park

Neeladri Amusement and Water Park

16 km
from city center
71 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Neeladri Amusement and Water Park is situated in Chamarajpet near Bangalore. The park boasts of a huge water pool replete with umpteen slides and roller coaster rides both for adults and kids. Besides, it also has a regular park which again has a whole lot of fun games and swings.

72. Jawahar Bal Bhavan

Jawahar Bal Bhavan

1 km
from city center
72 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Jawahar Bal Bhavan is the most loved theme park among kids. It is the perfect way for a children's day out in between lush greenery, toys and play area for the young ones. The park boasts of a toy train, horse rides, a doll museum, boating, tree houses, fun swings etc.

73. Mahua Art Gallery

Mahua Art Gallery

4 km
from city center
73 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Malleshwaram

Founded in 2002, Mahua Art Gallery is situated in Armane Nagar, Bengaluru. The gallery focuses on displaying the art works of the young and budding artists.

74. Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

2 km
from city center
74 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Located in Sheshadripuram in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath is an art gallery comprising of thirteen museum galleries and five exhibition galleries. The place is also home to College of Fine Arts.

75. Sublime Galleria

Sublime Galleria

0 km
from city center
75 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Situated in Ashok Nagar in Bangalore, Sublime Galleria is India's first sky gallery. The gallery is perched on the bridge connecting two tall towers in UB City. The gallery displays photography work, digital art etc.

76. Gallery G

Gallery G

1 km
from city center
76 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Gallery G is situated in Ashok Nagar in Bangalore and was founded in 2003. The gallery facilitates Artists’ Initiative Program and helps curate and evaluate arts.

77. Crimson Art Gallery

Crimson Art Gallery

2 km
from city center
77 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Crimson Art Gallery is situated on Cunningham Rd, Bengaluru and offers a variety of artwork. The gallery also boasts of some of the celebrated works of M F Hussain and Murali Cheeroth.

78. 1 Shanti Road Gallery

1 Shanti Road Gallery

1 km
from city center
78 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Shanti Raod Studio Gallery is situated in Shanti Nagar in Bangalore. It is a non-profit gallery which was founded by Suresh Jayaram in 2003. The gallery also holds workshops and monthly talks.

79. Gallery Sumukha

Gallery Sumukha

2 km
from city center
79 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Situated in Wilson Garden, Bangalore, Sumukha Gallery was founded in 1996 and is popular for its display and exhibitions of contemporary artwork, paintings, print sculptured etc.

80. Rangoli - Metro Art Centre

Rangoli - Metro Art Centre

1 km
from city center
80 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Rangoli-Metro Art Centre is situated in Shivaji Nagar in Bangalore. Founded by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation, the gallery is a unique cultural space which houses 3 art gallery, spaces for cultural art exhibitions, play area for kids and auditorium.

81. Bangalore Fort

Bangalore Fort

2 km
from city center
81 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Originally built as a mud fort in 1537 by Kempe Gowda I, Bangalore Fort was finally transformed into a stone fort in 1761 by Haider Ali. Located in the heart of the city, the sturdy fort is currently in ruins. It was torn down by the British and what remains today is the historical Delhi Gate. Yet it is still a popular tourist attraction of the city.

82. Tasveer Art Gallery

Tasveer Art Gallery

0 km
from city center
82 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Tasveer Art Gallery is situated on Kasturba Cross Road in Bangalore and is considered to be one of the top South Asian galleries. The gallery takes pride in exhibiting the works of budding Indian and international photographers.

83. Indian Institute of Cartoonists

Indian Institute of Cartoonists

3 km
from city center
83 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

IIC or Indian Institute of Cartoonists is a non-profit organisation based in Craig Park, Bangalore. The organization was founded in 2001 and strives to preserve and promote catooning and cartoonists in

84. Genesis Art Gallery

Genesis Art Gallery

5 km
from city center
84 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Jayanagar

Situated in Jayanagar in Bangalore, Genesis Art Gallery was founded in 2011. Besides the display of craftswork, the gallery also holds talks, workshops and workmanship debates as well.

85. Gallery Time and Space

Gallery Time and Space

0 km
from city center
85 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Situated in The Guild, Lavelle Road in Bangalore, Gallery Time and Space encourages contemporary artists to display their workmanship. The gallery also hosts several workshops and solo artists talks and gatherings.

86. Renaissance Gallery

Renaissance Gallery

2 km
from city center
86 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Situated on the Cunningham Road in Bangalore, Renaissance Gallery, also known as Indian Art Gallery, was established in 1993. The gallery displays work of online arts, fine arts, Indian paintings etc.

87. Kynkyny Art Gallery

Kynkyny Art Gallery

1 km
from city center
87 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Kynkyny Art Gallery is situated on Infantry Road in Bangalore, and was founded in 2004. The gallery encourages crosswise display of arts and mingles workmanship of various artists.

88. Abstract Art Gallery

Abstract Art Gallery

2 km
from city center
88 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Central Bangalore

Abstract Art Gallery is situated in Cunningham Road in Bangalore and is one amongst the most popular galleries of the city. The gallery celebrates contemporary artists which have been made infamous for their sense of art previously.

89. Gallery Manora

Gallery Manora

5 km
from city center
89 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Indiranagar

Gallery Manora is situated in Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar in Bangalore. The gallery has two sections- one is material textures and the other is earthenware expressions. It is relatively one of the newest galleries in the city and has facilities like pantry, car parking etc.

90. Life on Wall

Life on Wall

15 km
from city center
90 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in : Marathahalli

Life on Wall art gallery is one of the liveliest and the prettiest gallery situated in Whitefield in Bangalore. The paintings and painters promote young and budding artists and their artworks on life and the like.

91. Mantri Mall

Mantri Mall

3 km
from city center
91 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Situated in Malleswaram West in Bangalore, Mantri Square Mall is one of the most popular mall of the city. The mall boasts of a huge gaming zone, food court, PVR multiplex, in addition to a plethora of big brand stores.

92. Orion Mall

Orion Mall

6 km
from city center
92 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Situated in Malleshwaram in Bangalore, Orion Mall is one of the busiest, largest and most popular malls in the city. It is situated adjacent to a lake and the beautiful location makes the mall even more appealing. The mall boasts of a number of apparel stores, footwear stores, accessory outlets, electronic etc.

93. Thottikallu Falls

Thottikallu Falls

93 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Thottikallu Falls is only 35 km away from Bangalore. The fall is more popularly known as TK Falls and locally as the Swarna Mukhi falls. The word Swarna Mukhi translates to ‘Golden Face.’ The venue is excellent for trekking or to spend an entire day away from the clatter of the city. Since this place is relatively close to Bangalore, college students and others often pay a visit to this place on weekends.

94. Galleryske

Galleryske

47 km
from city center
94 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Situated in Langford town, Shanti Nagar, Bangalore, Galleryske is basically a cottage belonging to 1870 which displays amazing works of artists like Sheela Gowda, Tara Kelton, and Bharti Kher.

95. Hesaraghatta Lake

Hesaraghatta Lake

22 km
from city center
95 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located at a distance of 18 km northwest to Bengaluru in Karnataka, Hesaraghatta Lake is a beautiful freshwater lake and manmade reservoir. Constructed in the year 1894, across the Arkavathy River, the reservoir was built to cater to the water needs of the city - for drinking, irrigation and other purposes. The spot is thronged by a large number of avifauna species that migrate to the place.

96. Chhota Ladakh

Chhota Ladakh

49 km
from city center
96 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located at a distance of around 60 km from Bangalore, Chhota Ladakh (also known as Dodda Ayur) is a tiny abandoned quarry that has been filled with rain water and is flanked by solid rocks. It has a slight resemblance to the Ladakh landscape. The place is best known among the bikers who go here to enjoy a nice bike ride. However, it is recommended that you go only during early morning or in the late evening since the harsh sun gets unbearable during the day with no nooks to hide.

97. Madiwala Lake

Madiwala Lake
3.0 /5

8 km
from city center
97 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Bangalore is endearingly called as the “City of Lakes”, and rightly so as it has a number of lakes and ponds sprinkled all over the city. But one of the biggest one among them all is Madiwala Lake which is situated between NH7 Hosur Road and Bannerghatta Main Road. Built by the Cholas in a period of one day, Madiwala Lake sustains a flourishing bird habitat and is a popular picnic spot in the city due to its tranquil locales.

98. Turahalli Forest

Turahalli Forest

12 km
from city center
98 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located at a distance of only 20 km outside Bengaluru, Turahalli is a sprawling verdant forest that is a perfect escapade from the chaos and din of the city into nature. The forest is sprinkled with huge rock boulders that make it a perfect spot not only to sit and relax but also to pose and take great pictures with the forest in the backdrop. Vehicles have been banned inside the forest with the exceptions of cycles. It has excellent cycling trails so you can find a lot of cyclists visiting here especially in the mornings.

99. Dandiganahalli Dam

Dandiganahalli Dam

60 km
from city center
99 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Located in a serene place just 90 km outside of Bangalore, Dandiganahalli Dam makes for the best day trip and a perfect escape from the chaos of the city. Nestled in between green hills, the reservoir reverberates with peace and calm and is considered the best place to relax and rejuvenate. There is a long wooden bridge built that stretches out to the water and boasts of beautiful views of the surroundings. Among other activities are bird watching and trekking in the nearby hills etc.

100. Thally

Thally

43 km
from city center
100 out of 100
places to visit in Bangalore

Thally or 'Little England' is a picturesque, hilly town in the Krishnagiri District of Tamil Nadu, 54 km from Bangalore. This small hill is an interesting daycation from Bangalore that offers a garden & lake as a picnic spot. Surrounded by the Anchetty/Banerghatta forests, this hilly region is home to forests and rare, wild flowers. Wispy air and green pastures are a promise!

FAQs on Bangalore

How can I commute within Bangalore?

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation forms an important medium of transport in the city. It connects the whole town through various routes making travel simple. The ticket fares are around INR 15 for a distance of 7 km. There are also Volvo buses available throughout the city. From the airport, you can take a shuttle bus to reach different parts of the city. The Bangalore Airport Bus Service operates buses frequently throughout the day, and there are a few buses which run in the night as well.

Ola cabs and Uber are available within minutes when booked through their app or through calls. Three-wheeled auto-rickshaws are a popular means of transport. But be wary of the auto fares here as the drivers tend to charge the highest fare possible and do not go by the fare meter. If the fares are too high, there are many app-based services like Ola and Uber that have autos as well. 

Metro services are also now available in a lot of areas in the city. There are around 40 metro stations spread over Green line and Purple line with the Majestic station (Kempegowda interchange) being the only station which connects these two metro lines. The Purple line runs from Mysore road in the west to Baiyyapanahalli in the east whereas the Green line connects Puttenahalli in the south to Nagasandra in the north-west. The metro is operational from 5 am to 11 pm in the night.
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What are the top restaurants in Bangalore?

The best places to eat in Bangalore are Only Place, Olive Beach(Bar & Kitchen), Ullas Refreshments, Fava, Sue's Food Place, Gramin. You can see all the places to eat in Bangalore here

What are the top sightseeing places in Bangalore?

The top sightseeing places in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, MG Road, Bangalore, Lalbagh, Bannerghatta National Park, UB City Mall.

What are the top shopping places in Bangalore?

The top shopping places in Bangalore are MG Road, Bangalore, UB City Mall, Commercial Street.

What are the top activities in Bangalore?

The top activities in Bangalore are Day Out at Guhantara,the Underground Resort, Day Out at Jain Farms, Bangalore, Day Out at Rd Nature Retreat, Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura, Wine Tour in Bangalore, Camping and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara.

What are the top hotels in Bangalore?

There are 1308 Hotels in Bangalore which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Bangalore are Mon Espacé rester, OYO 14430 Sunshine Grand, Kapoor Habitat, OYO 23055 Raintree Residences, Raghavi Palace-home with peace, Bougain Villa. You can see all the hotels in Bangalore here
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