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Know the Fascinating Places to Visit in Bangalore

Explore fascinating activities and places to visit, just minutes away from The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore.

Museum & Culture

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

The museum was instituted as part of the centenary celebrations of the engineer-statesman Sir M. Visvesvaraya (1861-1962). The objective of the Museum is to popularize science through interactive exhibits.
Visvesvaraya Museum is not a 'museum' in its classical sense, because it has interactive exhibits unlike stationary models of a museum. It is more of a "Science Centre."

Each floor of this museum is dedicated to a scientific discipline such as The Engine Hall, The Electro-Technic Gallery, Fun Science, and Space Gallery.

Timings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Nature & Parks

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta Biological Park is located about 22 kilometers south from the city limits of Bangalore. It is one of the few places in the world where, wilderness is preserved so close to a big city.

A variety of mammals, reptiles, and birds of both exotic and Indian origin, around 1,414 animals across 73 known species are conserved here in captivity. In addition, there is a museum and an auditorium for the visitors’ education. Also, a Grand Safari and Boating are offered here.

Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Bannerghatta National Park remains closed on Tuesdays.

Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens

Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens

Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens

Bangalore is known as the Garden City. Lal Bagh houses India's largest collection of tropical plants with an aquarium and a lake.

It holds a number of flower shows, especially on the Republic Day. The garden has over 1,000 species of flora.

Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wonderla Amusement Park

Wonderla Amusement Park

Wonderla Amusement Park

Wonderla is an amusement park located near Bidadi, 28 kilometers from Bangalore. It is spread over 82 acres of land and has 53 land and water based rides.

Timings:
Monday to Friday – 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday – 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Religious Spots

Bull temple

Bull temple

Bull temple

The bull referred to is a sacred Hindu demi-god, known as Nandi, who is a close devotee and attendant of Shiva. Dodda Basavana Gudi is said to be the biggest temple of Nandi in the world.

The stone cult image of Nandi is continually covered with new layers of butter, also known as benne in the local language, Kannada.

ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple in Bangalore city is a huge cultural complex that was inaugurated in 1997.

ISKCON Bangalore is a charitable society with the objective of propagating Krishna Consciousness all over the world.

Program Timings: 4:15 am to 9:00 am
Darshan Timings: Till 1:00 pm

Shopping Places

Mantri Square

Mantri Square

Mantri Square

With 924,000 sq of shopping space, this mall was the largest in South India when it opened in 2010. Today, the mall is home to shopping, entertainment, and dining facilities.

Mantri Mall is one of India’s finest malls where you will find brands such as Marks & Spencers, Swensen’s, Rado, Satya Paul, The Body Shop and Lifestyle to name a few. On the top floor, there is a Bowling alley, a food court, and a multiplex cinema.

Russell Market

Russell Market

Russell Market

Russell Market is a famous shopping market in Shivaji nagar, Bangalore. It was started in 1927 by the British and was inaugurated in 1933.

The structure is built in the Indo-Saracenic style using imported steel girders, and brick-lime mortar. All types of fruits and vegetables, including imported fruits, are sold here. The market also has meat stalls.

Sites & Landmarks

Brigade Road / Mall Road

Brigade Road / Mall Road

Brigade Road / Mall Road

Brigade Road is one of the biggest commercial centres and busiest shopping areas of Bangalore. This road runs perpendicular to MG Road; and houses numerous retail outlets of international brands. It has also been a New Year celebration hub in the city for many years.

The famed Cauvery Handicrafts store is located at the intersection of Brigade Road and MG Road, where one can buy local handmade handicrafts and genuine sandalwood products. Furthermore, with street stalls selling funky clothes and junk jewellery, Brigade Road indeed tots up as every shopaholic's favourite destination.

Commercial Street

Commercial Street

Commercial Street

Commercial Street is great for those on the lookout for great bargains in Bangalore. This street has shops on either side ranging from high-end jewellery to carpets and clothes.

UB City

UB City

UB City

UB City is the biggest commercial property project in Bangalore. It hosts 1,000,000 square feet of high-end commercial, retail and service apartment space. It houses iconic labels such as Canali, Ermenegildo Zegna, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Versace and Paul Smith to name a few.

Timings: 10:30 am to 8:30 pm
Restaurants are open till 11:30 pm

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