One of the most cosmopolitan cities of South India, Bangalore is the striking, dazzling face of New India. Known for its Victorian architecture, beautiful stretches of parks, balmy climate and awesome party scenes; Bangalore or Bangaluru is every traveller’s dream destination. Here are the things you must do to get the most out of this IT Hub and burgeoning night life capital of India.
Visit the idyllic dance village Nrityagram
Located just about 40 kilometres away from the city, nestles an idyllic dance village by the name of Nrityagram which was a brainchild of late model and dancer, Protima Bedi. It is amazing to visit this village where and spend a day with luminous dancers of various forms who have come together in service of art and culture.
Sample local South Indian fare at historic outlets
You must have Dosa and Filter Kappi at Vidyarthi Bhavan, Brahmin Cafe, Veena Stores and Janatha Hotel. Taking a food walk at VV Puram : Bangalore’s favourite eat street.
Look for old monuments, and interesting graffiti drawn across the city
You must go to Attara Kacheri, Chokkanathaswamy Temple, Glass House Lal Bagh and Tipu Sultan’s palaces are few buildings you must visit.
Go for the Bangalore Aero Show
Witness the spectacular aerospace show on Aerospace, Defence, Civil Aviation, Airport Infrastructure and Defence Engineering in February every year.
Have a meal at Koshy’s
You must not miss out on having a lunch or dinner at the city’s gastronomic icon. You will absolutely love the old world ambience here. This outlet is like an extension of Bangalore’s cultural life. You must try signature dishes like appam and chicken stew, Kerala fish curry and omelets.
Do experience the city’s rocking nightlife
Bangalore has burgeoned to be one of the hottest spots for enjoying nightlife in the country. Do try pub hopping here. Pebbles, Skyye, Opus are few of the recommended.
Wine tour along Nandi Hills
Go to the enthralling Nandi Hills to learn and understand the whole wine-growing procedure. It is an invigorating experience indeed to walk through the lush vines with grapes strung from its trellis.
Caving at Anthargange
Anthargange is one of the most preferred trekking destinations in Bangalore. Caving through these rocks is both idyllic and adrenaline pumping.
Watch a play at Rangshankara Theatre
This theatre is built on the principle of one play a day and you can always catch a performance here seated in its world class amphitheatre.