Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Bengaluru

National Gallery of Modern Art

Housed in a century-year-old mansion – the former vacation home of the Raja of Mysuru – this world-class art museum showcases an impressive permanent collection as well as changing exhibitions. The Old Wing exhibits…
Top Choice Gardens in Bengaluru

Cubbon Park

In the heart of Bengaluru’s business district is Cubbon Park, a well-maintained 120-hectare garden where Bengaluru’s residents converge to steal a moment from the rat race that rages outside. The gardens encompass t…
Museum in Bengaluru

HAL Aerospace Museum & Heritage Centre

For a peek into India’s aeronautical history, visit this wonderful museum past the old airport, where you can see some of the indigenous aircraft models designed by HAL. Interesting exhibits include a MIG-21, home-g…
Gallery in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

A superb gallery with a wide range of Indian and international contemporary art, as well as permanent displays of Mysuru-style paintings and folk and tribal art from across Asia. A section is devoted to the works of…
Hindu Temple in Bengaluru

Iskcon Temple

Built by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon), also referred to as the Hare Krishnas, this impressive hilltop temple, inaugurated in 1997, is lavishly decorated in a mix of ultra-contemporary …
Gardens in Bengaluru

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Spread over 240 acres of landscaped terrain, the expansive Lalbagh Botanical Gardens were laid out in 1760 by the famous ruler Hyder Ali. As well as amazing centuries-old trees it claims to have the world’s most div…
Market in Bengaluru

Krishnarajendra Market

For a taste of traditional urban India, dive into the bustling Krishnarajendra Market and the dense grid of commercial streets that surround it. Weave your way around this lively colourful market past fresh produce,…
Museum in Bengaluru

Janapada Loka Folk Arts Museum

A worthwhile stopover between Bengaluru and Mysuru, this museum is dedicated to the preservation of rural local culture. It has a wonderful collection of folk-art objects, including 500-year-old shadow puppets, fest…
Palace in Bengaluru

Bangalore Palace

The private residence of the Wodeyars, erstwhile maharajas of the state, Bangalore Palace preserves a slice of bygone royal splendour. Still the residence of the current maharaja, an audio guide provides a detailed …
Fort in Bengaluru

Bangalore Fort

This ruined 1761 fort is a peaceful escape from the chaotic city surrounds, with its manicured lawn and stone pink walls. The fort remained in use until its destruction by the British in 1791, and today the gate and…