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Top spots in Bengaluru: From famous palaces to amusement parks

Referred to as the ‘Garden City’ and the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, Bengaluru is filled with a number of attractions that should be on your list of must-dos in the city. Let’s take a look at some of the top attractions in Bengaluru.

Wonderla Amusement Park

Top of this list is this 82-acre amusement park in Bengaluru which has around 60+ rides. The amusement park has both, wet and dry rides, and also offers 3D shows that include virtual reality shows, laser shows, and musical fountain shows. You may also enjoy the rain shows or just relax by the pool. The amusement park houses various restaurants inside the park, where you can dine in during your visit to the park.

National Gallery of Modern Art

The National Gallery of Modern Art is spread over an area of 3.5 acres and houses a collection of paintings, sculptures, and old photographs that exhibit the historical progress of modern art in India. The campus in which the gallery is housed is filled with a large number of trees (Ashoka, banyan, sandalwood, rain tree) and also consists of a pool beside which you can relax after a tour of the gallery. If you are an art aficionado, the gallery keeps hosting national and international art exhibitions, and you can plan your daily schedule and the booking at your hotel in Bengaluru according to the exhibition dates and timing.

Cubbon Park

Situated near Gandhi Nagar, this park is spread out over an area of 250 metres and is more than a hundred years old. The park hosts several activities like yoga, dance, photography walks, cycling, shoots, and music. The park is frequently visited by walkers and joggers alike and is also known for its screening of children’s films, and its toy train which is popular among children. Nature and wildlife photographers also visit Cubbon Park for its bird life.

Bangalore Palace

Bengaluru has a number of palaces, with Bangalore Palace being considered an architectural landmark. On observation, you will see that the Tudor style of architecture has been used to build this palace. The Palace grounds also house an amusement park which attracts tourists from around the world. The palace is open all days of the week, which makes it easier for you to plan your itinerary when you’re in Bengaluru. If visiting the different palaces in Bengaluru is on your mind, Bangalore Palace should be at the top of your list.

Bannerghatta National Park

This park in Bengaluru houses a number of rare and endangered animals. A section of the Bannerghatta National Park has been converted into a biological reserve, called the Bannerghatta Biological Park. The park also houses an animal rescue centre that saves wild animals. Make sure to include this attraction on your list of places to visit in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru is also known for its slow-moving traffic, so make sure that you choose a good hotel, which is in an area that offers you convenience in location. Select your hotel from one of the five-star hotels in Bengaluru and make sure that is located in an area like Kodihalli or Indira Nagar. Once you make your choice from the five-star hotels in Bengaluru, you can base your itinerary with your hotel in Bengaluru as the centre point for your travelling. This can make commuting easier and more convenient for you.