The Cubbon Park, officially known as Sri. Chamarajendra Park is a historic park, located in the heart of the city…
Places of Interest
Bengaluru Palace is in the midst of the hustle and bustle so-called electronic city of Bengaluru, Karnataka. The palace is situated between Sadashivanagar and Jayamahal. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the palace attracts tourists in large numbers. Also, this is preferred destination for important events and cultural programs. The wooden structure of the palace, with splendid carvings both inside and outside depicting different architectural styles, is reminiscent of the royal culture it represents.
Many cultural events and social functions, such as marriage ceremony, exhibitions, musical concerts, sports events, etc., are held in the palace grounds for the past few years. There is an amusement park, better known as Fun World, inside the palace complex. An audio tour of one-hour duration is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Hindi and Kannada.
Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, in Bangalore is an example of Indo-Islamic architecture and was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. Hyder Ali commenced its construction within the walls of the Bangalore Fort, and it was completed during the reign of Tipu Sultan in 1791. After Tipu Sultan’s death in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the British Administration used the palace for its Secretariat before moving to Attara Kacheri in 1868. Today The Archaeology Survey of India maintains the palace, which is located at the centre of Old Bangalore near Kalasipalyam bus stand, as a tourist spot.
The Big Banyan Tree is a famous tourist attraction in Bangalore. As the name indicates it is a huge banyan tree which is located at Ramohalli. The picnic spot lies at a distance of 28 kms from Bangalore and is also known as Dodda Aladha Mara. The tree is famous in and around the area and is spread across 3 acres. It is more than 400 years old and has a huge circumference of more than 250 meters.
Bannerghatta Biological Park-The Bannerghatta Biological Park popularly known as BBP, has been an integral part of Bannerghatta National Park and emerged out as an independent establishment during the year 2002.It is in order to meet the growing demand for eco-recreation, eco-tourism and conservation, an area of 545.00ha of forest from National Park was set aside to constitute as Biological Park originally and later extended to 731.88ha. Bannerghatta Biological Park is located about 22kms south of Bengaluru city. It is having different units such as Zoo,Safari,Butterfly Park and Rescue Centre(Conservation of Captive animals).
TIMINGS:-Every Tuesday Holiday
Zoo Timings:-9:30am to 5:00pm
Safari Timings:-10:00am to 4:30pm