Bangalore is a lot more than bland skyscrapers and tech giants. And those who live here can vouch for its "hip and happening" vibrant lifestyle. There's so much to do and so much to see in this city of culture, history, art, and scenic nature (yep, you heard me: Nature). And we aren't making this up!

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So, if you are new to Namma Bengaluru or planning for a short trip, here are the top 10 things to do in Bangalore that you absolutely cannot miss out on.

Here's a List of the Best Things to Do in Bangalore

1. Bangalore Palace - A Beautiful Blend of Gothic and Victorian Architecture

Of course, you cannot miss out on this prominent landmark in the Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore Palace dates back to the 19th century and its intricate carvings, Gothic-styled windows, Victorian furniture, gorgeous chandeliers, and imposing towers will surely make you feel like you have gone back in time.

Get ready to be awed by the beautiful paintings from the past two centuries that adorn the walls of Bangalore Palace. Watch out for the fascinating pearl-studded dining table that had once belonged to the Diwan of Mysore. You could easily spend a few hours inside the palace and then take a stroll in the serenity of its sprawling gardens.

Location: Vasant Nagar

Timings: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday

Entry fees: INR 230 for Indians, INR 460 for foreigners

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2. Ulsoor Lake - A Beautiful Lake For Nature Lovers and Peace Seekers

Amidst the blaring horns of Bangalore's traffic, if you need some quiet time in a tranquil environment, head to Ulsoor Lake. Pay a visit early morning or at sundown and you would feel like time has slowed down. Take a stroll along the walking trail that goes around the lake and get lost in your world of mindful thinking.

The fresh air, the greenery, the calm waters, and the birds' chirpings make this lovely oasis worth every moment of your time. You can also go for boating to visit the different islands in the area.

Location: Halasuru, near MG Road

Timings: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. everyday; closed on Wednesdays

Entry fees: Free entry; Boating charging INR 35 for around 20-minutes ride

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3. Bannerghatta National Park: A Wildlife Enthusiasts' Dream Come True

Wildlife in Bangalore? That's probably your last thought about the city. But indeed, it is closer to your home than you would have imagined. Just some 20km away from the main city, you could go on a wildlife safari in the Bannerghatta National Park.

You could spot a leopard, tiger, and even the Asiatic lion. You will be gaping at such raw wild beauty, I'm sure. Even the butterfly parks, crocodile farms, snake parks, zoos, museums, aquariums, and prehistoric animals park at Bannerghatta add to this truly enriching experience.

Location: Bannerghatta Main Rd., 20km from main Bangalore city

Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed on Tuesdays

Entry fees: Indians - INR 100 for adults, INR 50 for children, INR 60 for senior citizens; Foreigners - INR 500 for adults, INR 400 for children; separate fees for Butterfly park, AC/non-AC bus safari, and jeep safari.

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4. Lal Bagh: A Mesmerising Journey Amidst the Floral Gardens

One of the oldest botanical gardens in India boasts of glasshouses, ornamental flowers, planned routes, and so much more and it is right here in Bangalore. If plants and flowers enchant you, Lal Bagh is the perfect place to be, in the city. You know you would even see French, Persian, and Afghani plants here.

The beautiful glasshouse that resembles London's Crystal Palace is a sight to behold! Brahminy Kite, Myna, Common Egret, etc. are some of the many birds that you could spot and photograph in the region. The place also houses the 3000-year-old Lal Bagh Rock. Now, how fascinating is that?

Location: Mavalli

Timings: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. everyday

Entry fees: INR 30 for adults, INR 10 for children aged 6 - 12

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5. Microlight Flying: Embarking On An Aerial Adventure in Bangalore

How many of you dreamt of becoming a pilot when you were younger? Well, pretty much a lot of us have imagined ourselves driving a plane high up in the sky. What if I tell you that you can fulfill this childhood dream of yours when you visit Bangalore?

Jakkur Aerodrome offers microlight flying experiences where you can co-pilot a plane alongside a professional pilot. Oh, the adrenaline rush when you are almost 4000 feet above the ground and watching the towering buildings and now-tiny lakes of the city! The sky is the limit and the activity is a no-brainer when you are here. So, are you ready for an experience of a lifetime?

Location: Yelahanka, 15 km from Bangalore city

Timings: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday

Entry fees: INR 3300 for 10 mins, INR for 6500 20 mins, and INR 8500 for 30 mins flight time

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6. Bangalore Street Food - Delightfully Diverse Dishes For A Food Enthusiast

If you want an authentic experience of a new city, go for the local street food. Plus, something that tingles your taste buds without even breaking your bank is a win-win, right? Bangalore too has a lot to offer to travellers looking for a sumptuous gastronomic experience.

From the good old South-Indian slurp to finger-looking good chaats, there are so many sweet and savory delights in every nook and corner that you absolutely don't want to miss out on. Your McDonalds and Dominos can surely wait!

Here's a list of tasty food items and where you can find them.

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7. Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace: A Glimpse Into the Legacy Of A Mighty King

A magnificent piece of architecture, Tipu Sultan's summer palace would make you feel like you have entered the past. When you lay your eyes on the grand arches, sturdy pillars, carved walls, and floral motifs with Indo-Islamic design influences, you will find yourself gaping at the splendor of those bygone days.

The surrounding gardens, beautiful balconies, and pretty fountains add to its justification of the name ‘Abode of Happiness’. Take a moment to revel in the glory of the great Mysorean ruler by visiting the small museum here that showcases his life and achievements.

Location: Chamrajpet

Timings: 08:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. everyday

Entry fees: INR 15 for Indians, INR 200 for foreigners

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8. Vineyards: Exploring the Hidden Farms of Bangalore

If you thought winery tours were for wine enthusiasts only, let me tell you that you couldn't be more wrong! Having sensory experiences with wine tasting is just a mere part of it. At vineyards, you take life slow and enjoy being in the countryside without having to worry about schedules.

Some vineyards in Bangalore also have resorts, cottage stays, and alfresco dining within their green landscape, which makes the visit even more awesome. So, while your Europe vacation is on hold (thanks to the pandemic for the second year in a row), make your way to Bangalore's Big Banyan Winery, Kādu Winery, SDU Winery, or Sula Winery.

Yes, you'll be spoilt with options and you'd also realize that each of these has something unique to offer to you.

Location 1: Grover Vineyards near Nandi Hills - 60km away from main city

Entry fees: INR 650 on weekdays and INR 1000 on weekends

Location 2: Heritage Sula Winery in Gangedoddi Village - 70km away from main city

Entry fees: INR 250 onwards

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9. Nandi Hills - A Beautiful Sightseeing Spot For Nature Explorers Above the Horizon

At 4851 ft. above sea level, Nandi hill is one of the most sought-after places close to Bangalore. A visit to the city isn't really complete without watching a sunrise or sunset at this slice of heaven. Stand at the 600-meter-high cliff called Tipu's Drop, and you'll know instantly why Nandi Hill is a favorite among tourists as well as locals.

When you come to Bangalore, you should not miss the majestic views of the stunning verdant landscape and the mystic aura of the cotton candy clouds floating below you. If you are an adventure enthusiast, I'm sure you'd love to cycle your way up the hairpin bends to Nandi Hills.

Location: Chikkaballapur district, 60km away Bangalore city

Timings: Fortress open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday

Entry fees: INR 10

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10. M G Road - A Much Needed Retreat For Shopping and Heritage Enthusiasts

Of course, no stay is complete without a bout of a shopping spree, right? And Bangalore's streets are a treasure trove of a myriad of goodies starting from jewelry, shoes, and clothes to electronics, spices, wooden décor, handicrafts, and what not! You name it and you'll have it.

The bustling narrow streets of MG Road will beguile you not only with the sheer variety of goods available but also with this Victorian-era architecture. Splurge all you want and enjoy your time with a "shopping therapy".

Don't forget to carry home a packet of pure sandalwood and a piece of Bangalore silk saree (no, I mean, you can buy more than one too, you know?).

Timings: You would find most shops open by 10 a.m. and shut down by 10 p.m.

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Wrap Up!

Now that you know that are so many things to do in Bangalore, are you ready to dive right into it? Disclaimer: This is by no means an exhaustive list because honestly, there is so much to do and so mee to explore in the Garden City. If you enjoyed reading this, then, I am sure, you'd also love going on a quick road trip within 100km from Bangalore.

Add these hill stations and wildlife getaways too when you're in the city. For tasteful travelers like you, we also have these unique weekend resorts and romantic resorts near Bangalore. You can also check out these handpicked stays near your city, curated with love by Yuyiii just for you!

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