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Landmarks in bangalore
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Lal Bagh
Lal Bagh is a popular botanical garden in the southern Bangalore. The famous glass house hosts flower shows each year on Republic Day and Independence Day. Lalbagh houses India's largest collection of tropical plants, has a lake, and is a green heaven of Bangalore.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 6 am - 6 pm
Contact : 080 2657 8184
Address : Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
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Cubbon Park
Cubbon park is said to be the lungs of the city of Bangalore, located at the centre. It has huge range of species of flora and fauna and many locals visit the park for a morning walk. It also hosts events like nature walks for naturalists. It is also a highly visited place by tourists due to its landscaping view and greenery. The Jawahar Bal Bhavan is a a fun park for the kiddos.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 6 am - 6 pm
Contact : 080 2286 4125
Address : Behind High Court, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Tipu Sultan Palace
Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. It is an Indo-Islamic architectural beauty which is a famous tourist spot in Bangalore. The ground floor rooms are converted into museums which house the achievements, clothing, paintings and much more of Tipu Sultan which enthralls the visitor about the ruler.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Contact : 080 2670 6836
Address : Albert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018
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Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace is a Tudor-style Palace which now belongs to the Mysore Royal Family. Many events like Rock shows, exhibitions, marriages, tennis, cricket, golf and horse academies are conducted in the portions given to the 5 daughters of Maharaja. It mostly conducts Music Concerts and many international artists like, Aerosmith, Backstreet Boys, David Guetta, Akon, Black Eyed Peas, Metallica, The Rolling Stones, Guns and Roses, The Prodigy, Enrique Iglesias among others have performed here.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Contact : 080 2336 0818
Address : Near Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Palace Rd, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
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Art of Living International Centre
The Art of Living International Centre is situated at the top of the Panchagiri Hills. It is surrounded by greenery all around and a lake. It hosts meditative walks and satsangs every evening and residential events every week which has participants from around the world.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 9 am - 8 pm
Contact : 080672 62626
Address : Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, 21st Km, Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560082
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Vidhana Soudha
Vidhana Soudha houses the State Legislature and Secretariat of Karnataka and is a magnificently architectured building. It is one of the most famous tourists spots in Bangalore. It is the largest legislature building in India.
Address : Dr Ambedkar Rd, Sampangi Ramnagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Ulsoor Lake
Ulsoor Lake is one of the biggest lakes in Bangalore and has several small islands. The most famous attraction here is the boating, which makes small stops at the islands. Apart from being a must-visit tourist spot, it is also a place for a romantic getaway. You can spend some quiet time with your loved one here.
Timings : Thursday - Tuesday 6 am - 8 pm
Address : Near MG Road, Bangalore , Karnataka, 560041
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Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is managed by BASE and is visited by people from all around the world. It has a projector on its dome which projects the night sky and constellations. The Nehru Planetarium organises various shows and events for teaching astronomy and providing knowledge to science geeks. They also have an association whose members can come together for reading, workshops, discussions, as well as night sky observation. It is a must-visit place if you love science and astronomy.
Timings : Tuesday - Sunday 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Contact : 080 2237 9725
Address : Sri T. Chowdaiah Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Bull Temple
Dodda Basavana Gudi (the Nandi Temple or Bull Temple) is said to be the biggest temple to Nandi in the World. The bull referred to is a sacred Hindu demi-god, known as Nandi who is a close devotee and attendant of Lord Shiva. It is thronged with tourists and devotees during the famous fest Kadalekaayi Parishe.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm & 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Contact : 080 2667 8777
Address : Bull Temple Rd, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
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Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is an ancient hill fortress, 60km from Bangalore. It is adorned with a 1300-year-old Dravidian style Nandi temple, Lord Shiva and Parvati temple and Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple in Nandi village which is one of the oldest temples in Karnataka. One could easily spend a day here visiting its various attractions such as, Tipu's Drop, Tipu's Summer Palace, Horseway, Secret Escape Route, Children's Playground, Nehru Nilaya, Gandhi House, Rivers along with activities like, biking, cycling, drives, as well as paragliding.
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Wonder La
Wonder La is an amusement Park in Bangalore which has 55 land and water rides, musical fountain, a laser show and a dance floor with electronically controlled rain showers. Along with the park is a world class resort for a comfortable stay . It is one of the top ranked amusement parks in Asia.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 7 pm
Contact : 091000 63636
Address : Outer Ring Road, Exit No. 13, Ravirala, Hyderabad, Telangana 501510
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ISKCON Temple
ISKCON Temple or Shri Radha Krishna Temple in Bangalore is one of the largest ISKCON Temples in the world. It houses the deities of Radha and Krishna. It promotes vedic culture and spiritual learning. It has a market near its exit way which sells various food & merchandise. Discourses, meditation, music programs are all part of the temple activities.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 4:15 am – 5 am, 7:15 am – 1 pm, 4:15 pm –8:20 pm
Contact : 080 2357 8347
Address : Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010
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Bannerghatta National Park
The Bannerghatta National Park has now become the a biological reserve. It is a popular tourist destination with a zoo, a pet corner, an animal rescue centre, a butterfly enclosure, an aquarium, a snake house and a safari park. There are ancient temples in the park for worship and it is a destination for trekking and hiking. There is no better way to spend the day, than to be in the hands of nature. One should definitely take the safari!
Timings : Wednesday - Monday 10 am - 5 pm
Contact : 091649 50099
Address : Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083
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St. Mary's Basilica
St. Mary's Basilica is among the oldest churches in Bangalore and is the only church in the state that has been elevated to the status of a minor basilica. It is famous for the festivities held during the St. Mary's Feast in the month of September every year.
Timings : Timings Vary
Contact : 080 2286 5434
Address : Msgr. F. Noronha Road, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560051
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Bangalore Fort
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is an ancient hill fortress, 60km from Bangalore. It is adorned with a 1300-year-old Dravidian style Nandi temple, Lord Shiva and Parvati temple and Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple in Nandi village which is one of the oldest temples in Karnataka. One could easily spend a day here visiting its various attractions such as, Tipu's Drop, Tipu's Summer Palace, Horseway, Secret Escape Route, Children's Playground, Nehru Nilaya, Gandhi House, Rivers along with activities like, biking, cycling, drives, as well as paragliding.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Address : AU, New Tharagupet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002
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Lumbini Garden
Lumbini Gardens is a public park running 1.5km on the banks of Nagawara Lake. It has an eco-friendly boating park, artificial beach, and children's pool. There are many rides as well. It is a great place to spend a day with family and friends.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 7 pm
Contact : 093434 44646
Address : Nagawara Lake, Ring Road, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045
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Thottikallu
Thottikallu is a famous tourist spot near Bangalore which is famous for Thottikallu Falls, popularly known as TK Falls. This venue is a great place to for trekking, mountain hiking, biking expeditions, and just to a spend your day away from hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy greenery.
Address : Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083
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Pyramid Valley
Pyramid Valley has the world's largest meditational pyramid. It conducts various classes, workshops and seminars on Science of Meditation and New Age Spirituality. It has thousands of visitors from all over the world and if you're looking forward to destress, this is the place to be.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 9 am - 6 pm
Contact : 080 3272 3143
Address : Maitreya-Buddha Vishwalayam, Kanakapura Road, Kebbedoddi Village, Kanakapura Taluk, Ramanagar, Harohalli Hobli, Karnataka 562112
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Turahalli Forest
Turahalli Forest is a forest located 20km from Bangaluru. You can go for a one day trek up the hill and it is famous for cycling and rock climbing. Many people come here along with friends, family or organised groups for a cycle trip or bike expedition. You can view the beautiful city of Bangalore from the top of the hill which is the view you don't want to miss.
Address : Thurahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560062
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Turahalli Forest
Turahalli Forest is a forest located 20km from Bangaluru. You can go for a one day trek up the hill and it is famous for cycling and rock climbing. Many people come here along with friends, family or organised groups for a cycle trip or bike expedition. You can view the beautiful city of Bangalore from the top of the hill which is the view you don't want to miss.
Museums in bangalore
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Government Museum
Government Museum in Bangalore is one of the oldest museums in India. It is an Archaeological Museum and has a rare collection archaeological and geological artifacts including old jewelry, sculpture, coins and inscriptions. The museum is also home to the Halmidi inscription, the earliest Kannada inscription (450 AD). It is not just a museum for display, it also conducts various activities like treasure hunts, book readings for both kids and adults..
Timings : 10AM-5PM (Closed Mondays)
Contact : 080 2286 4483
Address : Cubbon Park, Kasturba Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 56000
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HAL Aerospace Museum
HAL Aerospace Museum is a museum dedicated to the aviation history. It also houses a library on Aerospace which traces the history of aviation. Apart from this, an Orchidarium, herbal garden,children’s play area, a Souvenir shop and a sustainable development park are the added attractions in the campus.
Timings : 9AM-5PM
Contact : 080 2231 8341
Address : Varthur Main Road, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037
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Kempegowda Museum
Kempegowda Museum was established in the year 2011 is dedicated to Yelahanka chieftain Kempegowda who is the founder of Bangalore city. The museum has Kempegowda's statue as well as posters and pictures of forts, temples, reservoirs and inscriptions from his time. It is housed on the first floor of Mayo Hall and offers free entry.
Timings : 10AM-5PM (Mon-Fri)
Contact : 097319 21072
Address : Field Marshal Cariappa Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Folk Museum
Karnataka Folk Museum is located 53 kms from Bangalore in Kumara Park West which was set up to promote the diverse folk life of Karnataka. One of the major attractions of Karnataka Folk Museum is the rich collection of Karnataka folk music and videotapes of folk dances. Other items displayed in the museum comprise of unique masks, colorful artifacts, costumes, etc. It is visited by many tourists and majorly due to the beautifully carved temple chariot exhibited in the museum. The complex consists of three buildings, Loka Mahal – displaying a unique collection of folk instruments, puppets, masks, utensils, weapons, etc.; Lokamatha Mandira – exhibiting a wide assortment of utensils, baskets and earthen jars used to store grain and pickles; Chitrakuteera – displaying numerous photographs, which cover the various aspects of folk life.
Timings : 10AM-5PM
Address : Ramanagaram, Bangalore-Mysore Highway
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Gandhi Bhavan
Gandhi Bhavan is a museum dedicated to the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to promote his life and teaching. The main attraction of the Gandhi Bhawan consists in a comprehensive picture gallery, displaying the entire life of Mahatma Gandhi. The museum also consists of various letters written by him and placards with his quotes. It hosts various meetings on Gandhian Values.
Timings : 10:30AM-5:30PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 2226 1967
Address : Kumara Park East, Seshadripuram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Madras Sappers Museum and Archives
Madras Sappers Museum and Archives is an army museum housing the objects related to the army. It exhibits military history records and artifacts of army engineers for the motivation of troops.
Timings : 8:30AM-5PM (Mon-Sat) (9AM-12:30PM on Sundays and holidays)
Contact : 9632459384
Address : Madras Sappers, Madras Engineer Group & Centre, Ulsoor, Bangalore - 56004
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Legends Motorcycle Museum
Legends Motorcycle Museum is a collection of vintage motorcycles, dating back to World War II. It is one of its kind café cum museum set up by S.K. Prabhu. It is a perfect place for biking enthusiasts as this museum has a rare collection of motorcycles, England made, military-modelled motorcycles and a café with a biking-related ambience.
Timings : 6AM-11PM (All Days)
Contact : 094480 81969
Address : 15, Wheeler Rd, Cleveland Town, Pulikeshi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560005, India
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NIMHANS Brain Museum
NIMHANS Brain Museum is one of its kind museum in India which is located in the complex of the Neurobiology Research Centre. This unique facility has become a centre of attraction for the students of various colleges and schools as a valuable source of Neuroscience material. In addition, this has become a tourist attraction for people to visit and see human brain in reality.
Timings : 10:30AM-12:30PM & 2:30PM-4:30PM (Sat), 2:30-4PM (Wed)
Contact : 080 2656 3357
Address : 26/14, 3rd Main Rd, Sattar Layout, Lakkasandra, Laljinagar, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029
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Philatelic Museum
Philatelic Museum is located within the General Post Office and interests people for all ages. The museum has hundreds of stamps of different countries, denominations, sizes and periods. Almost all the stamps printed in India from 1947 are displayed. They also sell stamps, covers, postcards and other postal paraphernalia.
Timings : 10AM-4PM(Mon-Thu) & 10AM-4PM(Fri-Sat)
Contact : 080 2289 2036
Address : Raj Bhavan Rd, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka
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Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum was established in the memory of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. It houses various industrial products and engines. The museum consists of numerous galleries namely, Engine Hall, How Things Work, Fun Science, Electrotechnic, Space Emerging Technology in the Service of Mankind, Biotechnological Revolution, BEL Hall of Electronics, and Science for Children. It also has special exhibits like Dinosaur Enclave, Science on a Sphere, Wright Brothers Aeroplane.
Timings : 10AM-6PM
Contact : 080 2286 6200
Address : P. B. No. 5216, Kasturba Road, Beside Karnataka State Government Museum, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Shopping in bangalore
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Commercial Street
Commercial Street is the oldest and the busiest street in Bangalore which trades in clothes, footwear, jewellery, electronics and food joints. It is crowded with locals, students, and even tourists for buying clothes at very low prices. The street offers stalls with tempting street food for a small snack break in between shopping.
Address : Commercial Street, Bangalore, India 560 001
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MG Road
MG Road or Mahatma Gandhi Road is one of the busiest roads in the city and is lined on one side with retail stores, food outlets and restaurants. It has many office buildings, shops and theatres. If you are looking for a shopping day and a movie after that, this is the place to come and enjoy with friends.
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Chickpet
Chickpet Market is one of the oldest commercial markets in Bangalore which was known for supplying fine silk sarees to the royalty. It houses numerous shops selling silk sarees, textiles, gold and silver as well as steel and brassware. It sells routine clothing, gym accessories, electronics, home decor, at almost throwaway prices. One can also find beautiful jewellery here.
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UB City
UB City is India's first luxury mall. It consists of UB Tower, Kingfisher Plaza, Concorde, Canberra & Comet Blocks. UB Tower is the tallest structure in Karnataka, housing UB Group offices. Concorde Block is the corporate sector of the mall where big companies reside. Lower three levels of the Concorde and Canberra Block, which constitute the Retail area where all the famous retail brands house. It also houses an 800 seater amphitheatre, a day spa, along with famous restaurants and food chains.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 9:30 pm
Contact : 097316 00994
Address : 24, Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Phoenix Market City
Phoenix Market City is the largest mall in Bangalore in terms of its area and houses over 270 stores selling national and international brands along with a large food court. It has leading brands like Zara, Mango, Pantaloons among many other brands along with electronic and footwear stores. It is truly a shopping paradise which thronged with shopaholics at all times. Concerts and even auto shows are hosted by Phoenix.
Timings : Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 10 pm & Saturday/Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Address : Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevapura Bangalore - 560048
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Forum Mall
The Forum Mall was Banglore's first full-fledged mall with a multi-storey book store, 12 cinema halls and other entertainment facilities. The mall has everything from shoes to exercise equipment, from home furnishings to electronic goods, from books to video games. It has all the leading clothing brands as well as food chains. It also houses a 11 screen multiplex and is visited by locals, tourists and celebrities alike.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
Contact : 080-22067803
Address : No. 21, Hosur Road, Koramangala, Bangalore 560095.
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Orion Mall
Orion Mall is the 3rd largest mall in Bangalore. It has 4 floors of retail space which includes shopping zones, multiplex, Food & Dining including lakeside cafes and bowling & gaming zones. It also holds various events and exhibitions which can be enjoyed with friends and family.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
Contact : 080672 82222
Address : Brigade Gateway, 26/1 Dr. Rajkumar Road, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560055
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KR Market
KR Market also known as City Market, is the largest wholesale market in Bangalore. Considered to be the largest flower market in Asia, it is the first locality in the whole of Asia to get electricity. It has many vendors in and outside the three story building selling merchandises, vegetables, fruits and flowers.
Contact : 099021 14506
Address : Kalasipalyam New Extension, Kalasipalayam, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002
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Koramangala
Koramangala is one of the largest neighbourhoods in Bangalore. It houses numerous malls and stores which makes it a very famous shopping hub. It is mostly thronged with students and locals believe it to be a shopping paradise.
Contact : 97400-60716
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Jayanagar
Jayanagar is one of the oldest localities in Bangalore which has quite residences along with the famous shopping area in the 4th Block. It is also an educational hub which makes it a favourite hangout for students. The market sells anything from pooja items to garments, handbags to produce.
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Malleshwaram
Malleswaram are in Bangalore and particularly 8th cross road is an immensely popular shopping street - with everything from clothes to fruits, vegetables and flowers available. Its buzzing with activity more so during festivals when the road is blocked with vendors & shoppers.
Address : Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003
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VR Bangaluru
VR Bengaluru, popularly known as Black Box On Whitefield Road, is one of the largest shopping malls in India. The mall consists of The Hive, The Waverly and the SkyDeck. South India's first H&M store was launched here. It also has other famous brands like, Forever 21, Forever New, AND, Adidas, UCB, and many more.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10 am - 9:30 pm
Contact : 080 4652 4141
Address : 60/2, ITPL Main Road, B Narayanapura, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, 560048
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1 MG Road Mall
1MG Road Mall has a hand-picked selection of some of the best retail stores in India, including M.A.C., Clinique, The Body Shop, Fabindia, Hidesign, The Bombay Store, Aldo, Clarks, AND, Global Desi, Nike & Puma. It also houses 5 Star Hotels like Taj Oberoi, Vivanta By Taj ,Hotel Hyatt & The Park among many more. High end restaurants and the Food Hall satisfy one's appetite.
Timings : Monday - Thursday & Sunday 10.00 am - 11.00 pm Friday & Saturday 10.00 am - 12.45 am
Contact : 80.2208.6573
Address : 1, MG Road, FM Cariappa Colony, Sivanchetti Gardens, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Brigade Road
Brigade Road is one of the commercial centres and busiest shopping places in Bangalore. It has many shopping centres and retail outlets of international brands. It has also been the hub for New Year celebration. It has many shops, restaurants and pubs. You can find garments, electronics, household goods, as well as footwear in this marketplace where 1400 cars visit everyday.
Art Galleries in bangalore
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Mahua Art Gallery
Mahua Art Gallery is a leading contemporary art gallery in India, founded by Meenu Jaipuria. It promotes young, talented and emerging Indian Artists. Other than exhibitions, it hosts educational programs which include art appreciation lectures for collectors, artist development workshops and presentations on Indian Heritage art.
Timings : 10AM-7PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 2361 6971
Address : 4th Main Rd, Sadashiva Nagar, Armane Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560080
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Renaissance Art Gallerie
Renaissance Art Gallerie is one of the most established, long-standing contemporary galleries in India, founded by Shreen Malani. It exhibits a comprehensive collection of sculptures and paintings. Their clients range from Bollywood stars, ministers and businessmen, to those who pay monthly for a painting worth under Rs. 20,000 - for the love of art. They source from famous grandmasters to up-and-coming artists. They became popular for music recital, dance performance, theatrics and special guest appearances at each opening with the goal of making art-shows equally interesting for art lovers.
Timings : 11AM-7PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 2228 8708
Address : regency chandra, 1/1-2,cunningham crossroad, Cunningham Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
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Gallery Time and Space
Gallery Time and Space is a contemporary art gallery which is curated by the awarded Renu George. The arts are relevant to the times as a means of interpreting the inner and outer worlds. They also conduct art events like art appreciation courses, artist’s dialogues, group discussions, book launches, as well as music concerts, film screenings, poetry readings, and experimental theatre to engage the viewers.
Contact : 080 2212 4117
Address : 55, Lavelle Road, Near-Cafe Coffee Day,Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Crimson - The Art Resource
Crimson - The Art Resource offers a wide and comprehensive range of Modern and Contemporary art which may be abstract, figurative, landscapes, still-life and portraits. It features different art styles like realistic, pop, contemporary, modern, postmodern or ethnic art, promoting both established artists, as well as emerging ones whose artworks are always of high quality and yet affordable.
Timings : 11AM-7:30PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 6537 9223
Address : The Hatworks Boulevard, 32, Cunningham Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
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Kynkyny Art Gallery
Kynkyny Art Gallery is a contemporary art gallery which promotes art whether it is a painting or sculpture; figurative or abstract; mixed media; oil on canvas or etching. It hosts various art exhibitions and workshops which promotes art and making it accessible to all.
Timings : 10AM-7PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 4092 6202
Address : #104, Embassy Square, 148, Infantry Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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National Gallery of Modern Art
The collection of NGMA comprises of paintings, sculptures, graphic prints and examples of early photography in India which showcased the historical development of modern art in India. The gallery organizes and hosts talks on art and culture by eminent speakers, seminars, film screenings as well as workshops and guided walks throughout the year.
Timings : 10AM-5PM (Closed Mondays)
Contact : 080 2234 2338
Address : Manikyavelu Mansion, 49, Palace Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
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Venkatappa Art Gallery
Venkatappa Art Gallery is a reputed art gallery which exhibits contemporary art by the talented artists of Karnataka state. It holds many events encouraging art like art workshops, walks among various activities.
Timings : 10AM-5PM (Closed Mondays)
Contact : 080 2286 4483
Address : Cubbon Park, Kasturba Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Chitrakala Parishath
Chitrakala Parishath is an art gallery on the campus of their institution, exhibiting the works of artists and art from various parts of not only India but also of international bearing. All kinds of Folk and Traditional artworks are put up in the five galleries. They also hold various exhibitions, workshops, storytelling events among other activities.
Timings : 10:30AM-7:30PM (closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 2226 1816
Address : No.1, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006
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The Indian Cartoon Gallery
The Indian Cartoon Gallery is the first of its kind gallery in India. It was an initiative by the Indian Institute of Cartoonists (IIC) to exhibit best cartoonists all over the country, from the well-recognized to the emerging ones. Apart from showcasing some of the wittiest cartoons in the country, the exhibit proves to be a brilliant commentary on world history and politics. It is a fun art gallery as everyone loves cartoon and it also holds various activities and events including workshops.
Timings : 10AM-6PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 4175 8540
Address : No.1, Midford House, Midford Garden, Off M.G. Road, Bangalore – 560 001.
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Tasveer
Tasveer Art Gallery is a gallery dedicated to the art of contemporary photography. The gallery includes the work of over 25 up-and-coming, established as well as international photographers. A picture is worth a thousand words and visiting this art gallery is a great way to spend a day while interpreting different images by talented photographers.
Timings : 10AM-6PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 4053 5212
Address : 26/1, Sua House, Kasturba Cross Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Sublime Galleria
Sublime Galleria is the first sky gallery which is dedicated to the support and promotion of Fine Arts and Performing Arts. Works of several artists in Photography and Digital Art too are exhibited by the Gallery. Located at the center of the city, you can have a 360 degree view of the city from the gallery. It also holds various events for promotion of fine arts.
Timings : 11AM-8PM (Closed Sundays)
Contact : 080 2222 1667
Address : 801, UB City, Vittal Mallya Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Galleryske
Galleryske is a contemporary art gallery in Central Bangalore which was founded by Sunita Kumar Emmart. Apart from art exhibitions of masters and emerging talent, they conduct screenings, walkthroughs, and much more.
Timings : 11AM-7PM (Closed Tuesdays, Sundays by appointment)
Contact : 080 2223 8312
Address : 2,Berlie Street, Langford Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025
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Rangoli Metro Arts Center -Vismaya, Chaya, Belaku
Rangoli Metro Art Centre aims to create a space dedicated to visual and performing arts. It consists of Nagara Pete (Market), Three Art Galleries: Vismaya, Chaya, Belaku, Auditorium - Rangasthala, Children's interactive play area - Chilipili, Upper Walk-way - Hoovina Haadi, Open area for outdoor performances - Bayalu, Friendship Point, Many outdoor spaces for artistic activities and workshops/Demonstrations, Info wall - Bangalore over the years and Green Initiation. They conduct various events like theatre, music and dance performances along with exhibitions and many activities which engage people all around.
Timings : 11AM-7:30PM
Contact : 080 2296 9265
Address : MG Road Boulevard, beside MG Road Metro Station, near Anil Kumble Circle, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Live Show Hangouts in bangalore
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Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
Alliance Francaise offers various beginners and advanced diploma courses in french language. They teach in an interactive manner by organising various events and shows like music, dance and theatre performances as well as comedy shows.
Timings : Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact : 080 4080 8181
Address : 108, Thimmaiah Road, Opposite U.N. I Building, Vasant Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
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blueFROG
blueFROG is a well-known F&B and Music venue in Bangalore, India and overseas. It is popular among the youth for its music events that happen around the year. The performers include DJs, Bands and Solo Artists. Look out for your favourite show and enjoy food and drinks with a bunch of friends.
Timings : Tuesday - Sunday 12:30 pm - 1 am
Contact : 080 6999 9549
Address : No. 3, Church St, Beside Matteo Coffee Shop, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Ranga Shankara
Ranga Shankara is a renowned theatre in Bangalore which is dedicated in remembrance of Shankar Nag. It is has "a play a day" policy and conducts plays in various languages each day, except Mondays. The Ranga Shankara complex also has performance space, book shop and a cafe for interaction between audience and performers.
Contact : 080 2649 3982
Address : No. 36/2, 8th Cross Road, JP Nagar, 2nd Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078
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Chowdiah Memorial Hall
Chowdiah Memorial Hall is a cultural centre is Bangalore which hosts musical and theatrical performances as well as competitions. Its built in the shape of a seven-string violin and is probably the only auditorium which is in the shape of giant violin and dedicated to the memory of a musician. It holds events from Carnatic and Hindustani concerts, jazz, ballets, traditional and contemporary dance performances, fashion shows, plays, jugalbandis, ghazals, international music festivals, graduation ceremonies and also school day programmes.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10:30 am - 9 pm
Contact : 080 2344 5810
Address : 16th Cross,2nd Main Road, G.D. Park Extension , Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003
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Lahe Lahe
Lahe Lahe is a popular venue for events which provides a platform for expression. It hosts many events like musical shows, dance performances, theatre plays, music jams, workshops for acting, dance workshops, art and craft workshops, comedy shows, poetry events, discussions and talks. It holds a range of events which interests a wide audience and you must not miss a chance to attend the event that intrigues you.
Timings : Open 24 Hrs
Contact : 098862 94444
Address : No.2906 & 2907, 80 Feet Road, Kodihalli, HAL Stage II, Indiranagar, Near BSNL compound HAL 3rd Stage, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078
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Vapour Pub and Brewery
Vapour Pub and Brewery place where you find delicious food, freshly brewed beers, world's best cocktails, along with Live Gigs, House Music, and Comedy Shows. It is a place where you can enjoy the night out with friends, sipping on the beer and enjoy your favourite event.
Timings : Monday - Thursday & Sunday 12 pm - 11 pm & Friday & Saturday 12pm - 1 am
Contact : 080 4942 2313
Address : No. 773, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038
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That Comedy Club
That Comedy Club is Bengaluru's 1st Comedy Club dedicated to stand-up comedy, improv & sketch shows. It also hosts open mic nights, workshops and movie-screenings. As it open for all, you can grab some friends and have a good time here.
Timings : Thursday - Sunday 6 pm - 10 pm
Contact : 096201 55001
Address : 62/63, The Pavillion Mall, Church Street, Shanthala Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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LOFT 38
LOFT 38 is a lounge which an earthy and rusty ambience which is full of excitement and energy. It holds DJ and music nights every night and it is full of youngsters dancing to it. It is a fabulous place to enjoy with friends along with good food and some drinks.
Timings : Monday - Thursday & Sunday 12 pm - 11:30 pm & Friday & Saturday 12pm - 1 am
Contact : 080 4933 7555
Address : Shop No.763, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indira Nagar, Next to Xtreme Sports Bar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038
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Murphy's Brewhouse
Murphy's Brewhouse is an Irish pub which serves freshly brewed beer and yummy food. But not only that, it also hosts many comedy and musical shows with DJs, Bands and solo artists, performing live. It is a good place to chill with friends in a great ambience, energetic crowd, and quality drinks.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 11 pm
Contact : 080 4047 7777
Address : 139/28, The Paul, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071
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Church Street Social
Church Street Social is a franchise of Social in Bangalore which famous in India. It may fool you into believing that it's a warehouse but you will find a large crowd of youngsters hustling. It is a great and a popular venue for musical events like DJ nights, karaokes and band performances along with various workshops and comedy shows. It is a fun and funky place to hangout with friends along with some tasty food.
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 9 am - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 9 am - 1 am
Contact : 080 4171 3016
Address : 46/1, Cobalt Building, Church Street, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Jagriti Theatre
Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. It also promotes drama training and education, providing a platform for children to explore theatre and performance. So if you are looking for the finest performances, you will find it right here.
Contact : 080 4124 2879
Address : Jagriti Renaissance, Varthur Rd, Near Adarsh Palm Meadows, Ramagondanahalli, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066
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The Humming Tree
The Humming Tree is a music venue and bar which is the most frequently visited place in Bangalore for nightlife. It offers food, drinks and music which makes it the most popular venue for musical events. The artist line-up here is better than any other cafe in Bangalore. The Humming Tree is the place to be for great gigs from around the world and every genre.
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 12 pm - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 1 am
Contact : 098866 18386
Address : No.949, 12th Main Road, Doopanahalli, Indira Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
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MLR Convention Centre
MLR Convention Centre is a space for performing arts like music, dance, theatre and cultural shows. As they are flexible in space utilization, it is also used for conferences or social events like weddings and family get-togethers. It is a good place to enjoy your favourite performing arts shows and you must lookout for them.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm
Contact : 080 4018 2222
Address : Brigade Millennium, 7th Phase, J.P.Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078
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Rangasthala Auditorium
Rangasthala Auditorium is a small performing arts space inside the Rangoli Metro Art Centre with a seating capacity of 120 people. It is a place hired as avenue by many theatre groups, comedians, musicians as well for lecturers and for talks. You can enjoy one of the best performers here as it is a popular place in Bangalore and visited by lots of people due to the art gallery and fun activities here.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 7:30 pm
Contact : 080 2296 9265
Address : MG Road Boulevard, beside MG Road Metro Station, near Anil Kumble Circle, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Talk To The Hand
Talk To The Hand is all about gaming and fun and a place to hangout with friends. It has a café along with a gaming zone. The gaming zone has the best gaming consoles, pool table, and a laser game. It offers match screenings along with gaming sessions and good food.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11 am - 9 pm
Contact : 099454 06090
Address : 653/67, HM Zeta, 11th Main, Aurobindo Marg, 4th Block, Jayanagar, next to Mcdonalds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011
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3 Monkeys Brew Pub
3 Monkey Brewpub is a perfect place for a night out and beer along with a bunch of friends where good musical performance is a bonus! It has a small brewery in the centre and alongside is a dancefloor and stage. It has various artists coming to perform here and it is a must do!
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 12 pm - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 1 am
Contact : 080669 09999
Address : Gopalan Signature Mall, 4th Floor, Old Madras Road, CV Raman Nagar, Gopalan Signature Mall, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038
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The Warehouse
The Warehouse, with a barn ambience, is an open-air café which offers delicious food, drinks, music from various artists and a basketball/volleyball space for some playtime. It is an amazing venue to hangout with friends with a rusty and earthy look which makes the whole experience simply cool.
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 12 pm - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 1 am
Contact : 080886 64206
Address : #3, 80 Feet Road, Indira Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560075
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Manpho Convention Centre
Manpho Convention Centre is a sprawling venue for corporate events, B2B/B2C exhibitions, seminars, workshops, conferences, concerts, weddings, family get-togethers and more. It has 22 banquet halls and 3 outdoor venues for various events.
Contact : 094482 87408
Address : No. 91/4, Veeranna Palya, Nagawara Ring Road, Opposite BEL Corporate Office, Nagavara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045
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Indigo Live Music Bar
Indigo Live Music Bar, keeping up with its name, is a bar serving delicious food and drinks along with great music events everyday. They have DJ nights, Karaoke Nights as well as Bands performing live here.
Contact : 080 2553 5330
Address : 71/72, Jyoti Nivas College Road, 6th Block, Industrial Layout, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095
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Windmill Craftworks
Windmills Craftworks is a brewery, pub, as well as a performing arts venue which also has a treasure of books on art, design, architecture and music. It holds various musical events of a range of genres which is loved by all. Good food and freshly brewed beer is a bonus.
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 11:30 am - 1 am
Contact : 088802 33322
Address : No. 331, 5B Road, EPIP Zone, Whitefield,Next to L&T infotech, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560048
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Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Café provides groovy entertainment along with great food. The cafe is complete with a Stage hosting Live performances and Rock Shop, serving finger-licking American cuisine and local cuisine. Many bands, DJs, solo artists perform here along with talks and activities that keep up the spirits of the place.
Timings : Monday - Thursday - 12pm - 11:30 pm Friday- Saturday 12pm - 1am Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30pm
Contact : 080 4124 2222
Address : No.40, St. Marks Road, Opp LIC Building, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Take 5
Take 5, having a restaurant and lounge with bar, is made for food and music. Its ambience is musical, adorned with pictures of famous musicians. It hosts various musical events mainly catering to the genres like jazz, retro rock and blues.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11:30AM–3:30PM, 6:30–11:30PM
Contact : 080 3923 6119
Address : 54, 2nd Floor,, MSK Plaza, 100 Feet Rd, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038
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Phoenix Market City
Phoenix Market City is the largest mall in Bangalore in terms of its area and houses over 270 stores selling national and international brands along with a large food court. Due to a large number of visitors, a lot of events take place indoors and outdoors. Events like, concerts, branding events and even auto shows are hosted here.
Timings : Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 10 pm & Saturday/Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Contact : 080672 66777
Address : Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560048
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Big Pitcher
Murphy's Brewhouse is an Irish pub which serves freshly brewed beer and yummy food. But not only that, it also hosts many comedy and musical shows with DJs, Bands and solo artists, performing live. It is a good place to chill with friends in a great ambience, energetic crowd, and quality drinks.
Timings : Sunday - Thursday 11 am - 11:30 pm and Friday - Saturday 11 am - 1 am
Contact : 080 3951 0577
Address : 4121, LR Arcade, HAL 2nd Stage, Ward 88, Old Airport Road, Next To Leela Palace, L. R. Arcade, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
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Jayamahal Palace
Jayamahal Palace Hotel is a very popular hotel in Bangalore and has functional rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, TVs, sitting areas, and tea and coffee making facilities. While the amenities include a formal restaurant and a racing-themed bar. A lot of theatre performances, shows, fairs and carnivals take place here. It has a large ground where many concerts have taken place and must be attended along with a luxury hotel stay here.
Contact : 080 4058 0444
Address : 1, Jayamahal Road, Near Cantonment Railway Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560046
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