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Bangalore Getaway - A Travel Idea for City Break

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Glass House of Lal Bagh (Photo Courtesy: BostonM)
HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Photo Courtesy: Arunram)
Amusement park in palace grounds (Photo Courtesy: Saved theirs)
Bull Temple (Photo Courtesy: Matteo-Gianni)
St Marys Basillica (photo courtesy: Johnchacks)
Big Banyan Tree (Photo Courtesy: BostonMA)
Govt Museum (Photo Courtesy: PP Yoonus)

Bangalore is one of the 6 major cities of India and a major IT/ITES hub. Bangalore at one point of time used to be laidback and known as “City of Gardens”. Bangalore as we speak today offers many options for variety of travelers

# Heritage Travellers – Basavanagudi is one of the oldest areas in Bangalore. It is cultural capital of Bangalore. Some well known religious places are the Bull temple, Ramakrishna Ashram and Shankar Mutt. There are a lot of heritage buildings in this area which can be interesting to see when walking around.

# Tourists – There are number of monuments and sightseeing places on typical tourists itinerary that includes Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Venkatappa Art Gallery and Govt Museum, Cubbon Park, Botanical Garden, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain, Shopping on MG Road, National Gallery of Modern Art Bangalore, Bangalore Palace, Sri Vani Science center, Aeropspace Museum

# Nature Travellers - Bannerghatta Zoo is a large area like an open zoo and is excellent for bird watching and spotting some wildlife in open air captivity.

# Theme Parks and Entertainment Centres – Besides regular malls there is Wonderla (Waterpark), Flight 4 Fantasy (Flight simulator), Snow City (Snow experience)

# Adventure and Activity – Cycling in Nandi Hills and Paragliding around that are popular for adventure and activity centric travelers.

# Wellness travelers – There are number of Ayurveda, holistic healing centers and destination spas in and around Bangalore that are popular with guests all over India and Internationally.

# Revelers – Bangalore is pub capital of India and there are number of luxury hotels here that double up as luxury escapes, spa getaways and base for luxury travelers to arrive and enjoy Bangalore,

Bangalore even though termed as “Crowded”, “Urban madness” etc. still packs a punch for travelers and therefore visited all round the year as a standalone city break / getaway.

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    Bangalore ( 6 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 35 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 5 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 6 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 9 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 43 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 7 Kms )
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    Bannerghatta, Bangalore ( 25 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 6 Kms )
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    Ramanagaram ( 29 Kms ), Bangalore ( 56 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 7 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 4 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 6 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 2 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 28 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 8 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 20 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 5 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 1 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 5 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 3 Kms )
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    Nandi Hills, Bangalore ( 60 Kms )
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    Nandi Hills ( 1 Kms ), Bangalore ( 60 Kms )
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    Bangalore ( 1 Kms )