It is Built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, Bangalore Palace is inspired by England's Windsor Castle. The palace complex, including the gardens, is spread over 454 acres, of which the palace has a floor area of 45,000 sq. ft. The Tudor-style building is well-known from the turrets, the battlements on the fortified towers. The equipment has a touch of Victorian, neo-classical and Edwardian styles. The interior of the palace is wonderfully decorated with floral motifs, cornices and wood carvings. The ceiling is ornamented with relief paintings. There are 35 rooms in the palace, along with a manual lift. Wooden fans from General Electric and imported stained mirrors and glass are also used. The royal family still lives there. On display is all kinds of memorabilia, family photos, and portraits. The palace is open from 10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. The entrance fee is 230 rupees for Indians and 460 rupees for immigrants. There's a 675 rupee camera fee as well, if you want to take photos.
National Gallery of Modern Art:-
It was set up in the premises of the Manikyavelu Mansion at 49 Palace Road, Bangalore and opened to the communal on 18th February, 2009. Increasing over an area of 3.5 acres, the accommodating heritage building was alterd from a residence into an Art Gallery, with a display space of 1551 square meters to which advanced gallery block with a display space of 1260 sq. m. was added. The construction of the additional block was designed in such a fashion that it merges with the style and ambience of the heritage Manikyavelu Mansion while at the same time fulfilling the requirements of a modern museum.
Tipu Sultan's Palace and Fort:-
The modernize city of Bangalore performs the historic era of the potent emperor of Mysore Tipu Sultan and his courage. The Tipu’s Fort is placed close to the busy Krishna Rajendra city market at the intersection of Krishna Rajendra Road and Albert Victoria Road. Tipu Sultan’s palace also well-known as the ‘Abode of Happiness’ encloses the district of the castle. The Tipu’s Fort which is a outstanding landmark of the city of Bangalore depicts difficult Islamic style architect. The palace was constructed by Tipu Sultan and he named it as “Rash e Zannat” meaning “Envy of Heavens”. The sultan used the palace as a summer evacuation and was built absolutely of teak wood. The palace was free to the general public in 2005.
Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens:-
It is placed in bangalore and is nationally and internationally outstanding centre for botanical artwork, experimental study of plants and also care of plants. This botanical garden is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens you could find in India. Constructed by Haider Ali, it was later modified by Tipu Sultan. The Glass House in the gardens was inspired by the London Crystal Palace. Spread across a sprawling 240 acres of land, the garden has above 1800 species of plants, herbs and trees. The lawn clock in the garden is the first of its kind in India.
Nandi Hills: -
Nandi Hills is a perfect location to feel one with nature. Located 60 kms away from Bangalore, it is one of the hill stations near Bangalore with the solid monolithic granite mass that offers the best view. Rivers Palar and Arkavathi originate from here. The hill was titled after the acclaimed Nandi temple, which is placed at the top of the hill. It is placed 1478 meters above sea level. The humidity is pleasant and hence any time is the right time to visit the place. Some of the visitor attractions here include Amruth Sarovar, Tippu’s Summer Palace and Fort, Horse Way, origins of Palar and Arkavathi rivers, Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple and Tippu Drop. You can find a playground for children here with accomplished facilities to add to the spirit of children.
Cubbon Park is placed in 300 acres of land. It was created by Richard Sankey who was the Chief Engineer of Mysore. The huge green parks and the lawns that are well provided need special notice. The Park actions alluring walk way. It is a ideal place for you to be during your chaotic holiday tour. It deserves to be called a Paradise for walkers. Statues of famous personalities are situated here. You will be mesmerized by the sight of Cubbon Park in the evening when the lights are turned on.
Things to Do at Cubbon Park:
- Museum tour.
- Toy train ride.
- Aquarium visit.
- Take long walks.
The Karnataka government has constructed a facsimile named Vikasa Soudha to the south of the construction. Built in 1954, Vidana Soudha is a memorial of Bangalore, next to Cubbon Park. This colossal construction is a extensive case of neo-Dravidian building, with four domes on its four corners. It houses the parliamentary Chamber of Karnataka Government, as well as contains many government departments. Sadly, it's not open to the public but is stunningly bright at night.
Visit ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple:-
The temple attracts tourists or devotees from all over the world as it provides a great spiritual experience. Inaugurated in the year 1997, the place houses the temples dedicated to the deities of Sri Sri Radha Krishnachandra, Sri Sri Krishna Balarama, Sri Srinivasa Govinda, Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga and Sri Prahlada Narasimha. Assembled in a excellent building style, the temple is a perfect union of spirituality and modernity. Bangalore has two ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) temples, one of which is Sri Radha Krishna Temple, placed at Hare Krishna Hill, Rajaji Nagar.