Top Choice Art Gallery in Bengaluru

National Gallery of Modern Art

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

Government Museum

In a beautiful red colonial-era building dating from 1877, you’ll find a dusty collection of 12th-century stone carvings and artefacts excavated from Halebid, Hampi and Attriampakham. Your ticket also gets you into …
Art Gallery in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

A superb gallery with a wide range of Indian and international contemporary art on show, as well as permanent displays of Mysore-style paintings and folk and tribal art from across Asia. A section is devoted to the …
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

Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technical Museum

One mainly for kids, this hands-on science museum makes you feel a bit like you’re on a school excursion, but there are some cool electrical and engineering displays, plus kitschy fun-house mirrors and a walk-on pia…
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 Mysore ruler Hyder Ali. As well as amazing centuries-old trees it claims to have the world’s m…
Gallery in Bengaluru

Venkatappa Art Gallery

Here you can see several works and personal memorabilia of K Venkatappa (1887–1962), court painter to the Wodeyars.
Palace in Bengaluru

Tipu Sultan’s Palace

Close to the vibrant Krishnarajendra Market stands the elegant palace of Tipu Sultan, notable for its teak pillars and ornamental frescoes. Though not as beautiful (or well maintained) as Tipu’s summer palace in Sri…
Hindu Temple in Bengaluru

Swee Dodda Ganapathi Temple

Nearby the Bull Temple, the Dodda Ganesha Temple has an enormous Ganesh idol.