Apart from being the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is also renowned for its urbanism, tall buildings, thriving pubs and plenty of lush green public places. Once known for the Vijayanagar Empire and the mud fort, it is now famous as the Pub capital of India. The transformation wasn’t overnight but is truly applaud worthy.
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With lavish living rooms and aureate ceilings, the Bangalore Palace was built as a replica of England’s Windsor Castle, though smaller in size. Go here for the interactive audio tours through the part of the building that belonged to Mysore’s royal family.
Lalbagh Botanical Gardens
While in Bangalore, begin your day with an early morning walk or take an evening stroll at the famous Lalbagh Botanical Gardens. It was dirng the reign of Mysore’s popular ruler, Hyder Ali, that Lalbagh was established as a 40-acre private garden.
Urban Solace Cafe
Poetry buff? Then this is the place for you! Urban Solace cafe welcomes established and budding poets every week for a poetry reading session, known as the “Tuesdays with the Bard”.
Satiate your hunger for shopping at Commercial Street, Bangalore. From independent street vendors to high-end stores like VanHuesen and Nike, the Commercial Street is an absolute shopping therapy for all.