This contemporary city has been a melting pot of different cultures, imbibing each one of them seamlessly and effortlessly. A major commercial hub in India, the city is home to several industries, IT being one of them. However, Bengaluru (Bangalore) is not only about industries, it has more to offer in terms of tourism as well. The place is lively, vibrant, bustling with people and very urban in its approach. Not only that, it is also bestowed with long stretches and parks which are lined with beautiful trees, famous historical monuments, busy shopping markets,
gardens and magnificent buildings. Some of the major attractions include Lal Bagh, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park and Tipu Sultan's Palace.
The tech city Bengaluru is one of the cities where the blockbuster films like Sholay have been shot. Most of the hits of Amitabh Bachchan have been shot in Bangalore which includes Coolie, Sholay, and Mard. The Imperial College of Engineering from the movie ‘3 Idiots’ is actually the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Other movies like Ghayal, Andha Kanoon, and Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, to name a few, have also been shot in Bangalore.
Ganesh Utsava is an experience you would not want to miss. Sheer fervour and euphoria are
certain to grip the city as it commemorates ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ with a magnificent confluence of music, dance, drama and art—showcasing talent from some of the finest artists across the country. Spread over 11 days, the Utsava is a must-visit mega festival for those who need no excuse to celebrate. Imagine Bengaluru (Bangalore)’s busiest street splashed with colours of a hundred Rangoli designs. Just fathom the aerial view if you can! Aromas of Karnataka, showcasing traditional food from six districts of the state, too will surely tickle your taste buds with a wide array of 100 unique dishes.
For a relaxing, fun-filled and rejuvenating vacation there are several places of interest in and around Bengaluru (Bangalore) that offer an interesting array of experiences. So take your pick depending on what you enjoy best. Nature Admire, Wonder La Amusement Park, Water World Amusement Park, Eagleton—The Golf Resort, Holiday Village, Our Native Village, Ramanashree California Resort, Vishwa Shanthi Ashram, Shivagang
a and Hesarghatta. These places are the best weekend getaways from Bengaluru (Bangalore).
The street food in Bengaluru consists mainly of the popular cuisine of the city. Although you may find many street hawkers serving scrumptious idlis and vada
s at almost all times of the days the best place to go for some street food is to the various dhaba
s in the city.