What to see in Bangalore
You would really need to plan your days in Bangalore since there’s a lot to see.
Iskon Temple, Bangalore
Life shouldn’t always be about meeting deadlines and working on tight schedules. Visit the beautiful Iskon Temple to find inner peace. It is a really serene and peaceful place where you can meditate and listen to bhajans.
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
Small children ask various questions as they want to know how things work. The VITM is a must visit to fulfill the quest of small children and budding artists. VITM has 8 galleries, each of which is special in its own way.
Bannerghatta National Park
This is a great wildlife excursion where you get to see so many wild animals. The most amazing part of this safari is that the animals are in their natural habitat; they are not in a cage.
The Lalbagh Botanical Garden has the largest collection of tropical plants in India. It is a pleasure to visit the Lalbagh glass house during the annual flower shows.
Lip smacking cuisine of Bangalore
Cafés and posh restaurants are very easy to find and there are plenty of them in Bangalore. Here are some of the lesser known places where you must eat, while in Bangalore:
MTR (Mavalli Tiffin Room)
MTR is one of oldest restaurants in Bangalore. It has one of the cleanest kitchens you have even seen. Visit MTR for some authentic south Indian food.
Sai Ram Chats
If you are a chat lover, you must visit Sai Ram Chats. With so many innovative chats to choose from, you’ll be completely engorged in eating chats. They have amazing fusion foods that make you feel refreshed.
Shivanna Gulkand Center
Craving for something sweet after a meal? Try some divine gulkand with ice cream and fruits at Shivanna Gulkand Center. Definitely something most of us would never even have imagined together!
Those who like to experiment with new tastes must eat the authentic Karnataka style mutton from Gowdru Hotel.
How to get around in Bangalore
It is very difficult to move around in Bangalore since the traffic situation is pretty bad. One can travel by metro, city buses, autos and cabs. Hiring a taxi, although expensive, is the best option since they are much faster than buses and autos. If you need to travel to a place that is near a railway station, you can also take a train. One can also rent a car and drive.
Where to shop in Bangalore
This is your one shop stop for all kinds of handicrafts. There are various emporiums at the Residency Road.
There is no better place to shop for sarees than in Chickpet. You can get really affordable sarees at this place.
This commercial center has various shops from where you can get handcrafted items and jewellery at dirt cheap prices.
On route to the airport, just stop at Marathahalli if you want to shop at the factory outlets.
Bargain as much as you want and buy whatever you like at the Dubai Plaza. Get clothes, shoes, bags, perfumes, undergarments, wallets and accessories and just about everything under the sun.
This is the best place to shop readymade garments. Just use your bargaining skills to the max.
Tourists and locals storm this place for the stunning silk sarees. The collectibles are really reasonably placed.
There are various low fare airlines that can take you to Bangalore within a few hours.