Should you Visit Bangalore for a change ?

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Bangalore is a place where you can find all kinds of people from different backgrounds living together in harmony with utmost love and respect for each other. The city has been endowed with several qualities which make it worth visiting again and again. Plus, booking a resort with Paul Bangalore, will give you added comfortable experience. Be it the pleasant sunny days, the beautifully maintained parks and gardens, eco-friendly  neighbourhoods or the rich culture of the city dwellers, Bangalore has everything to offer to make it a worthy travel destination.

If you are planning for a memorable getaway trip with your family or friends then you should visit this Hirotaka. To make your journey more enjoyable here we have compiled a  a list of very amazing places to visit in Bangalore. They are given below.

Let’s have a look at the 10 places to visit in Bangalore:

1) Lalbagh Botanical Garden:

Situated close to M G Road and adjoining the ITC Hotel on one side and the Nandini hotel on the other, Lalbagh Botanical garden visit is a must visit place in Bangalore. The garden houses several species of flora from all around the globe in the accordance with Italian style of gardening.

In addition to being popular  it is also well acclaimed for its efforts in the conservation and propagation of rare plant species. The garden is one of the largest in India and gets more than 2 million visitors every year.

The garden  also has an  aquarium which has several native aquatic species on display for public viewing. There are around 465 species of plants with almost 70% of them being endemic to South Western Ghats only. Lalbagh Botanical Garden is most popularly known for its Rose Garden where you can find more than 25000 varieties of roses.

2) Bull Temple:

, Believe it or not but the Bull Temple is one of the most important religious sites in Bangalore and draws thousands of pilgrims from all across Karnataka every year. This temple is popularly known as ‘Kamadenu’ or ‘Nandi Theertham’ and is located at Basavanagudi, a locality situated southwest of Bangalore.

Bull temple is considered a very sacred animal in Hindu mythology and Bull Temple was built in dedication to Nandi the favourite bull of the Hindu God Shiva. You can also find idols of Lord Yama, Krishna, Parvathi, Nandi and Ganesh which are all located inside the temple complex. The most striking aspect of this temple is its 12 feet high statue of Lord Nandi bull.

Bull Temple is often credited for being one of those famous temples in Bangalore which are constructed in Dravidian architectural style. It was built during the reign of Kempe Gowda II.

3) Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple:

Located in the heart of Bangalore, this famous temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was built by Kempe Gowda I during the 16th century. The idol of Lord Ranganatha is made up of black stone and it is believed that once Lord Rama worshipped this deity at Rameswaram and then brought it to Ayodhya.

The idol stands in a reclining position . The inner sanctum of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple houses several heavily ornamented idols of other deities including Lakshmi, Saraswathi, Parvathi and Alwars.

The temple is highly revered in Hindu mythology and it is believed that Lord Rama along with his wife Sita Devi stayed here  for some time during their exile period. Sri Venkataramana Swamy Temple is located next to this ancient shrine which houses idols of Lord Vishnu in different postures.

The temple is one of the largest religious sites in Bangalore and draws thousands of pilgrims every year. Devotees visit the shrine to pray to Lord Ranganatha for achieving moksha or salvation from worldly bondages. It is believed that Lord Vishnu has taken his abode here to answer the prayers of all his devotees who are languishing in this materialistic world.

4) Bullock Cart Race Course:

Built during the 18th century by the  Kempe Gowda II, the Bullock Cart Racecourse is located at Basavanagudi. It is one of the most popular attractions in Bangalore and attracts visitors from all across the Karnataka during Pongal season. The racecourse also provides training facilities to students who are keen on learning horse riding techniques. Bullock cart races are held at this track every year as part of the annual harvest festival during mid-February.

5) ISKCON Temple Bangalore:

ISKCON is one of the most famous religious sites in Bangalore which was established in this city during the year 1977. The temple situated at Hare Krishna Hill, Chickpete, is dedicated to Hindu God Lord Krishna and is popularly known as Bhaktivedanta Swami  Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Prabhupada.

The ISKCON Temple Bangalore has been constructed according to the rich Indian architectural heritage and is spread over a large area of land. It is famously known as a worldwide centre for spreading Hinduism throughout the world. The devotees can be seen chanting various mantras at the temple premises during their regular prayers.

The ISKCON Bangalore Temple has been built in a beautiful architectural style and is popularly visited by thousands of devotees from all across Karnataka every year. The enchanting idol of Lord Krishna is worshipped with great zeal and fervour by the devotees who throng this religious site in large numbers.

6) Bangalore Palace:

Bangalore Palace or Lal Bagh Palace was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar III-The last king of Mysore. The palace is one among the popular architectural sites in Bangalore and has been modelled on Italian style of architecture. It is located at the northern part of the Lal Bagh the Botanical Garden and has been built in red stone.

The palace was used as a summer retreat by Mysore kings and it is also called C N I (Chamarajendra Niwas) Palace. The palace houses a small collection of antiques, paintings, manuscripts and photographs which reflect the rich art

Conclusion

Thus above was the list of 6 beautiful tourist place in Bangalore which gives you a pleasurable experience when you go to visit the place . Travelling is an act, which one enjoys and  can  never be forgotten. So just plan a tour to Bangalore and have your best time of life!! Also, you must plan to stay with the Paul Bangalore resorts for a comfortable living.

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