Bangalore – Where Tradition and Modernism Shake Hands
Have you ever visited a place that has tradition, rich heritage and culture along with contemporariness? Well, if you are thinking you may have to travel around the globe to find such a place, then you are wrong. It is right here in India – the city of technology – Bangalore.
Bangalore is a pleasant city to live in – but even a more pleasant place to visit. The amusing nature of the climate of the place makes the city even more desirable for visitors, and once you are here, you will spontaneously fall in love with the place.
There are plenty of places, and things to explore in Bangalore. From Tipu Sultan Fort to Nandi Hills, there are many things that you can visit. Here is a list of popular tourist destinations in Bangalore that you can pay a visit at –
- Nandi Hills – For the adventurous souls out there, the Nandi Hills are a place where you can get lost in the beauty and serenity of nature. The place is located 60 kms away from Bangalore and has two rivers called Palar and Akravathi originating from here. The place is famous for its mountains, beautiful views, hill stations and yes, also the climate. What can a tourist do in Nandi Hills? Well, you can go for a trek, cycling, motorbike rides and see the viewpoints.
- Tipu Sultan Fort – If you are someone who appreciates history and love to explore historical places, this is the place where you should be. The fort was originally built in 1537 and was built by Kempegowda. It was then in the year 1791, when Tipu Sultan completed it. There are many amazing things to see in the fort. Apart from being a great treasure of history and heritage, it also allows you to roam around the beautiful park at the museum and visit the nearby crowded shopping areas.
- The Government Museum – The Government Museum in Bangalore was actually built in 1886 – and has a large number antique jewelry, various Neolithic finds of a number of civilizations and a lot of sculptures and paintings.
- The ISKON Temple – It isn’t just about being pious or religious, but you should be definitely visiting this ISKON temple in Bangalore, one of the largest in the world. This ISKON temple is not just a holy place for devotees but also a great attraction for people who love excellent architecture and beautiful surroundings. You can do plenty of things there – pray, get peace of mind, buy souvenirs to read about lord Krishna and gather some spiritual knowledge.
There are plenty of popular tourists’ destinations in Bangalore. The above mentioned are just to name a few. However, apart from these popular tourist destinations, you can visit other less popular yet beautiful places for a more rewarding travel experience. One such spot is Basaveshwaranagar. With beautiful religious monuments such as the Lakshmi Narayan swami temple and shree Kashivishwanath Swamy temple, Basaveshwaranagar can, sure, make your Bangalore visit worthwhile. Heave a sigh of relief, as Hotels near Basaveshwaranagar by hour are abundantly available.