Things To Do In Bangalore In A Day Trip
Bangalore or now as it is called; Bengaluru is the IT hub of India. It is the place where budding software engineers try their chance to be a part of multinational companies or start their own startups. The capital of Karnataka has a lot of offer in terms of tourism. From its beautiful gardens and parks to its temples and amusement options, nightlife, and shopping center, Bangalore has something for everyone.
Start your day at Nandi Hills which is about 80kilometers from Bangalore. Reach there before 6 am to get a beautiful sunrise view. You will feel absolutely liberated and refreshed. While traveling in Bangalore one must be patient as traffic is the city’s biggest problem. Next on the list would be some South Indian breakfast at MTR tiffin center. From idli to dosas and upmas served with coconut chutney, this one is a must. Bangalore’s Isckon temple is very famous and well maintained and its architectural and spiritual marvel will surely move you. Start your day right by visiting this temple for around 45minutes to one hour.
MG Road and Brigade Road Shopping-
Bangalore is incomplete without its MG Road and Brigade Road shopping areas. From branded stores to food stalls and street shopping you will find everything you desire. Haggle while you shop especially if you are street shopping. There are plenty of food options available on MG road.
If you are not much of a shopping person the alternate option is to explore the beautiful Bangalore palace. It has an audio tour option available for tourists and the history and architecture of the beautiful Bangalore Palace and the Palace grounds will be a perfect way to spend the afternoon instead of shopping in the busy streets.
After an afternoon of shopping head straight to explore of one the botanical gardens, Lalbagh. The garden is one of the finest In India with many trees and flower species, fountains and glass houses. It attracts many tourists from all over the country and even regular Bangalore people. Regular walking groups also come to the garden for a relaxed evening in the busy city.
Markets of Basvangudi-
Another option for an evening would be to explore the bull temple and nearby busy markets of Basvangudi. Many flower markets and famous food caterers have their offices and stalls located here. After a relaxed evening taking in the gardens and market, head over to check out the nightlife and restaurants that Bangalore has to offer.
If you have kids with you then Bangalore Museum is an excellent place to go. It has geography, space, biology, the old engines and plane and a lot more at the display and has thousands of visitors daily. It is an excellent learning experience for full family and looks at all the creative and informative models on display.
Koramangala area is full of restaurants like Sotally Tober which offer cocktail, mocktails, and food. Another great spot is to check out Social Offline which has a mouth-watering menu of burgers, Mexican option and quick bites along with wine.
Nightclubs in Bangalore-
The areas of MG Road, as well as Kormangala, has many nightclubs to choose from. If you are a party person take full advantage of this and look out for coupons online. Bangalore will not disappoint you when it comes to partying and booze.
A day in Bangalore should be well planned so as to have a little bit of everything. Choose between the museum, palace, and shopping for the afternoon according to your interest and you should be fine as those take the longest to fully explore. Try to avoid traveling in traffic hours so you do not get caught on the road and miss out on the sightseeing because of that. And do not forget to enjoy all the delicious food and drink options that Bangalore has to offer. It has some of the nicest people and incases you get stuck just ask. A lot of people know some level of English or Hindi and you should find Bangalore to be a smooth ride on your city journey.
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