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Updated by Fritzjames Stephen on May 19, 2015
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Sights not to be missed in Bangalore - Must Visit Highlights in Bangalore

As Karnataka's most popular tourist hub Bangalore is a city brimming with engaging points of interest. From historic sites to picturesque gardens Bangalore's best highlights are below.



Occupying pride of place along Palace Road Balabrooie is no ordinary heritage site in Bangalore or Bengaluru as the city known in the local tongue. Having been a permanent fixture in the city for over 150 years this iconic landmark is a heritage structure worthy of closer exploration due to its grand architectural features and old world charm.


Bangalore Town Hall

Dating back an impressive 80 years The Bangalore Town Hall is another popular landmark highlight in the city. Made almost entirely of stone the imposing building is also one of the last remaining structures of its style in the city. As a functioning municipal epicentre the Bangalore Town Hall is abuzz with activity all year round and is in stark contrast to the high rises and skyscrapers dotting the remainder of Bangalore.


Lalbagh Flower Show

Held on both Republic Day and National Independence Day the Lalbagh Flower Show is another not-miss sight in Bangalore. Organized by one of the city's most popular public parks, the Lalbagh Botanical Garden in association with the Mysore Horticulture Society and the Department of Horticulture this annual event is a treat for the senses. Littered with floral displays of every conceivable shape and color this coveted garden event is the hottest ticket in town come Republic Day. The pride and joy of The Garden City the Lalbagh Flower Show is a red letter calendar event that should not be missed on a tour of Bangalore.


Meditation Centre Pyramid Valley of Ramanagar

As one of the most intriguing religious attractions within driving distance of Bangalore the Meditation Centre Pyramid Valley is located in Ramanagar Village, Kebbedoddi. Home to the largest meditational pyramid structure on the planet this one of a kind edifice forms the focal point of the Pyramid Valley. Frequented by yoga practitioners and the spiritually inclined the meditational pyramid is believed to aid individuals in the path to self discovery and spiritual enlightenment.


Savandurga Fort

Located on the twin mountains of Biligudda (white hill) and Karigudd (black hill) the Savandurga Fort is another iconic fortress that is worthy of exploration. Located 35km from the heart of Bangalore this well-known landmark is built on the Deccan plateau. Separated by a gulf in the hills this sturdy defense mechanism stands on one of the largest monoliths in the entire country.


Lumbini Gardens

Tipped to be one of Bangalore's most popular waterfront recreational hubs Lumbini Gardens is a one of a kind space devoted to leisure. Occupying the shores of the scenic Nagavara Lake the park is situated along Hebbal's Outer Ring Road. Spread out across an impressive 1.5km bordering the banks of the lake the venue is also a boating hotspot for nature lovers and families. Visitors occupying a Bangalore service apartment at Citadines Richmond Bangalore or similar conveniently located establishments will be within close range of the waterfront.


Vengaihnakere Lake

Another well-known recreational epicentre in Bangalore the Vengaihnakere Lake also offers boat rides across its glistening surface. Located down K R Puram's Old Madras Road the Vengaihnakere Lake is one of the largest bodies of water in Bengaluru and spreads out across 40 acres. Developed to serve as a leisure hub by the Lake Development Authority (LDA) of Bangalore this breathtaking corner of the Garden City is another highlight for nature lovers.