45 BEST Places to Visit in Bengaluru

  1. Lal Bagh

    Reviews: (68,631)

    Landscaped gardens & famous glasshouse

    Botanical garden with an aquarium & glasshouse designed to mimic London’s former Crystal Palace.

  2. Bannerghatta National Park

    Reviews: (29,964)

    Expansive national park with animals

    Vast national reserve featuring a zoo, safari park, butterfly conservatory & animal rescue center.

  3. Cubbon Park

    Reviews: (35,125)

    Lush green space with many activities

    Established in 1870, this vibrant city park has walking paths, landscaped gardens & play areas.


  4. Bangalore Palace

    Reviews: (31,520)

    Royal residence open for visits & events

    Modern royal palace modeled on Windsor Castle offering tours, outdoor concerts & an amusement park.


  5. Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

    Reviews: (9,713)

    Elegant structure with sculpted grounds

    This ornate summer home of a Mughal emperor now offers scenic grounds & a small historical exhibit.


  6. ISKCON Temple Bangalore

    Reviews: (17,361)

    Sprawling Hare Krishna temple complex

    Expansive, modern Hare Krishna temple campus, including shrines, food stalls & souvenir shops.


  7. Vidhana Soudha

    Reviews: (1,484)

    Grand state government office building

    Massive, architecturally notable building housing the state legislative chambers.


  8. Nandi Temple

    Reviews: (1,900)

    Old Hindu temple to sacred bull

    This 16th-century Hindu temple is dedicated to the sacred bull Nandi, with a huge statue of him.

  9. Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

    Reviews: (9,307)

    Family-friendly tech & science exhibits

    Family-friendly technology & science museum with exhibits on engines, space, biotechnology & more.


  10. Ulsoor

    Ancient temples, chic shops & lake walks

    Narrow lanes wind past ancient temples in Ulsoor, an old neighborhood near the city center. Namesake Ulsoor Lake is popular for boating and has a walking trail along the shore. Close by, Gangadhar

  11. Lumbini Gardens

    Reviews: (10,586)

    Family-friendly park with pedal-boating

    This lakeside park has colorful pedal boats for rent, plus a swimming pool & children’s rides.

  12. Dodda Alada Mara

    Reviews: (4,478)

    Massive, ancient tree & popular photo op

    Planted in the 17th century, this 400-year-old banyan tree covers 3 acres & is a popular photo spot.

  13. Bangalore Fort

    Reviews: (5,558)

    Landmark remains of old fortifications

    Monumental, carved stone gate, one of few surviving elements of the city’s 18th-century fort.

  14. Wonderla Bangalore

    Reviews: (24,972)

    Playful place with thrill & water rides

    Amusement park with roller coasters, a ferris wheel & water rides, plus virtual reality experiences.

  15. Government Museum, Bangalore

    (119)

    History museum in a grand red building

    History museum displaying carvings, archeology & weaponry since 1877 in a red neoclassical building.

  16. Fun World Amusement Park

    (4,304)

    Whimsical amusement park with rides

    Playful place with a range of amusement rides such as a roller coaster, Ferris wheel & bumper cars.

  17. Hulimavu cave Temple

    (379)

    Historic Hindu temple with idols

    This unique, historic temple inside a cave has a serene atmosphere & is home to several Hindu idols.

  18. Halasuru Someshwara Temple, Bangalore

    (713)

    Historical Hindu temple with carvings

    Built for the god Shiva during the Chola period, this Hindu temple features carvings of deities.

  19. Innovative Film City

    (5,815)

    Studio tours & family attractions

    Movie studio & amusement park featuring reality TV set tours & several family-oriented attractions.

  20. Snow City

    (3,736)

    Indoor centre with ice & snow rides

    Ice & snow-themed indoor amusement park featuring frozen slides, rides & other family activities.

  21. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium Bengaluru

    (855)

    Planetarium with an education center

    Planetarium with shows in Kannada & English, plus a science center for educational activities.

  22. Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

    (988)

    Cave temple with architectural wonders

    Built into a cave, this 1500s temple features monolithic sculptures & an annual sun illumination.

  23. Ragigudda Anjaneya Temple

    (2,409)

    Landmark Hindu temple with city views

    Historic Hindu temple on a hill with colorful shrines, scenic views & many cultural events.

  24. St. Mary’s Basilica, Bangalore

    (1,285)

    19th-century Gothic Catholic church

    Gothic-style Catholic church, consecrated in 1882, attracting crowds on St. Mary’s Feast Day.

  25. Wonderla

    Amusement park, roller coaster, and park

    Wonderla Holidays, is one of the largest amusement park operators in India, headquartered near Bidadi, 28 kilometres from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Wonderla Holidays Limited currently operates 3


  26. Sankey tank

    (799)

    Tranquil lake with public park areas

    Man-made recreational lake featuring park benches, gazebos & a waterside promenade for pedestrians.


  27. Ulsoor Lake

    (874)

    Lake

    Ulsoor Lake’ or Halasuru Lake, one of the biggest lakes in Bangalore, is located on the eastern side of the city. It derives its name from the name of the locality it is situated, namely, Halasuru


  28. Shivoham Shiva Temple

    (2,426)

    Temple complex with a large Shiva statue

    Sacred complex containing enormous Shiva and Ganesh statues, plus a healing stone.

  29. Pyramid Valley

  30. Arkavati

    (909)

    Rivers and waterfalls

    The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district. It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura

  31. Bangalore Aquarium

    (3,065)

    Small place with an array of sealife

    This compact, bi-level aquarium with many tanks exhibits various species of colorful fish.

  32. Karnataka High Court

    (422)

    Landmark court building with red facade

    Large, imposing 19th-century courthouse featuring a red facade in a popular park setting.


  33. National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore

    (479)

    Works by contemporary Indian artists

    Museum housing paintings by modern & contemporary Indian artists, plus a cafe & an auditorium.

  34. Bannerghatta Main Road


  35. Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park

    (2,975)

    Colorful fountain shows set to music

    Twice nightly shows feature coordinated fountains, lights & music, surrounded by landscaped gardens.

  36. Tumkur Main Road

  37. Hebbal Lake

    (249)

    Lake and birdwatching

    Hebbal Lake is located in the north of Bangalore at the mouth of National Highway 7, along the junction of Bellary Road and the Outer Ring Road. It was one of the three lakes created in 1537


  38. Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

    (4,723)

    Arts center with exhibitions & classes

    Cultural campus with diverse exhibitions of visual arts & crafts, plus educational programs.

  39. Jaya Prakash Narayana Park

    (6,715)

    Paths, a pool & a musical fountain

    City greenspace with walking/jogging paths, a swimming pool, a musical fountain & play equipment.

  40. Turahalli Forest

    (3,318)

    Wooded hilltop park with city views

    Hilly park with rugged trails for hiking, mountain biking & rock climbing, plus a small temple.

  41. Devanahalli Fort

    (1,758)

    Historic fortress constructed in 1501

    Built in 1501, this mud, lime & brick fortress with semi-circular bastions spreads over 20 acres.

  42. Venkatappa Art Gallery

    (502)

    Venkatappa museum & contemporary gallery

    Museum featuring works by noted Karnataka artist Venkatappa & exhibition space for contemporary art.


  43. Freedom Park, Bangalore

    (5,362)

    Park with monuments & a protest area

    City park on the site of a former jail with multiple monuments & a designated protest area.


  44. HAL Aerospace Museum

    (9,408)

    Exhibits about aerospace history

    Aerospace company’s museum featuring photographs & models tracing aviation & aeronautics history.