Bangalore has a lot to offer and explore. From great attractions to markets to food, the choices are endless. But to make the outing memorable, you have to make sure you don’t miss anything. Here are some tips for a memorable outing:
Experience the art
Your Bangalore outing would be amazing with a visit to places showcasing art. The National Gallery of Modern Art, in the Manikyavelu Mansion at 49 Palace Road, is one of three in India. The others are in Delhi and Mumbai. It is around 6 km away from one of the best 5-star resorts in Bangalore, The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore. Formerly a residence, the mansion was a heritage place later converted into an art gallery. It hosts Indian art from the 18th century till now including paintings, graphic prints, sculptures, and photography collections from earlier times when modern art was booming in India. Another must-visit place is the Crimson Art Gallery located on Hatworks Boulevard, 32 Cunningham Road. It showcases many forms of art like abstract, folk, figurative, and photography.
Visit places of worship
Bangalore has many beautiful temples that would make the trip unforgettable. The Hulimavu Cave Temple, located in Hulimavu on Bannerghatta Road, has idols of Devi and Ganesha on either side and a Shiva Lingam in the center. It is a 2000-year-old rock cave with a dhyan mandap on the other side of the cave. The Someshwara Temple, located in Ulsoor town, is a Shiva temple with intricate work throughout. Its Vijayanagara architecture with artistically carved pillars makes it a mesmerizing temple. Another temple is the Sri Kaadu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located in Malleswaram, its Dravidian-style of architecture makes it a splendid sight to see.
Go on a shopping spree
Visit the famous markets of Bangalore. The MG Road market, stretching from Trinity Circle to Anil Kumble Circle, has clothes, accessories, homeware, pure silk varieties, and more. Its Higginbotham is Bangalore’s oldest bookstore opened in the 18th century. Brigade Road, which is between MG Road to Museum Road, has branded items and local products on stalls like fashionable outfits, watches, imitation jewelry, etc. Some other markets include Commercial Street with everything from clothes to accessories and Jayanagar Shopping Complex with pottery, art pieces, and sculptures at reasonable prices. Get a souvenir to commemorate your trip!
Delight your culinary senses
The city’s culinary landscape ranges from lip-smacking street food to fine dining dishes. Thindi Beedi, which means “eat street”, is a popular food street that has delicious treats like Curd Kodubale, Paddus, and Akki Roti with Avarekai. Food Street in HSR Layout has mouth-watering non-vegetarian food like Chicken Fry and Donne Biryani. Fanoos in Frazer Town has amazing Seekh Kebabs and Shawarmas. There are many fine dining eateries in the city. One of the best five-star restaurants in Bangalore, Alfresco of The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore offers a curated multi-cuisine menu with exceptional hospitality like the hotel. You can enjoy its delicious gourmet food with a beautiful view outside. Toit in Indiranagar is a fine dining restaurant offering American, Italian, and modern Indian cuisine with a backdrop of live music and chic décor. Byg Brewski Brewing Company on Sarjapur Road has a range of brewed beers with Asian, continental, and Indian cuisines.
Make your Bangalore outing unforgettable with these tips! For a luxurious stay, you can always rely on luxury hotels such as The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore!