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Famous artistic places in Bangalore

Bangalore is known for its uniqueness of being a 'rainbow' city as it has all sorts of wonderful thing, nothing bound by limits. Spoken of wonderful unlimited-ness, here are the famous artistic places of Bangalore City.

Ravindra Kalakshetra

"Ravindra Kalakshetra is a cultural center in Bangalore which provides a home for musical and theatrical performances. Located in heart of Bangalore city, it was built to commemorate the birth centenary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore."

Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum in Bangalore

"Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum are a must-visit for all art and history lovers. the government museum in Bangalore was established in 1865, and is one of the oldest in the country. Many of the relics found in the museum are as much as 5,000 years old!"


It aims to promote theatre in all languages and prides itself in lending out the space at an extremely low fare. It follows an at least “a play a day” policy, six days a week (except on Mondays).

ADA Rangamandira

Amateur Dramatic Association is ADA. Poetry, little plays and whatnot takes place here--even Harry Potter quizzes!

Chowdiah Memorial Hall

"The auditorium is built in the shape of a gigantic seven stringed violin, complete with the strings, keys, the bridge and the bow. This is probably the only auditorium in the world that is dedicated to the memory of a musician and shaped like a violin."

Rangoli - Metro Art Centre, MG Road

This amazing place is actually an extension of the Metro train's MG Road stop, which makes it a very interesting location. Artists of all sorts come together for displays and even hold workshops. Their Facebook page offers the latest updates and news.

Alliance Francaise

There's simply no need to elaborate further when you know its the Alliance Francaise! Then again, classical concerts, plays and such are held here. There's much more than just French brewing in here.

Jagriti Theatre

Located at Whitefield, this place is new. And just as much as any other hot artistic place in Bangalore when it comes down to its "hot and happening" status! Just check out the website to be more amazed.

Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Big, large and not just any other small-time event place is the BIEC for. Thus said, its easily understood that it hosts large scale exhibitions and the venue is nearly state-of-the-art!

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Here is where one would find art galleries, cultural programs every now and then, courses in arts, libraries, classes in astrology, music, languages and much more! Truly an artistic place, this.