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Bengaluru City - Getaways

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru is the capital of the Karnataka state and major metropolis in India. Bangalore is known as the "Silicon Valley of India" because it is the leading information technology (IT) exporter. Bangalore is known as 'Garden city of India' and posses pleasant climate throughout the year. Metropolitan life and software industry made Bengaluru a multi-cultural and world class city.

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Shopping

  • Brigade Road - One of the busiest commercial centers of Bangalore where you can get any sort of shopping done.
  • Commercial Street - A busy commercial centre of Bangalore for getting all sorts of shopping done.
  • M.G. Road - Previously known as "South Parade", is the most important landmark of Bangalore.
  • Chickpet - Famous for traditional roadside shopping close to Majestic bus stand.
  • Jayanagar - Famous for small shops and roadside shopping especially for ladies.

Top 20 Shopping Malls

  • Mantri Square - Sampige Road, Malleswaram
  • Esteem Mall - Bellary Road, Hebbal
  • The Forum - Hosur Road, Koramangala
  • Garuda Mall - Magrath Road
  • UB City - Vittal Mallya Road
  • VR Bengaluru - Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevpura
  • Kemp Fort Mall - Old Nearest Airport Road
  • Bangalore Central - M.G. Road
  • Total Mall - 1. Sarjapur Road, 2. Hosur Road, Madiwala, 3. Murugeshpalya
  • The Forum Value Mall - Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield
  • Phoenix Market City - Whitefield
  • Park Square Mall - Whitefield
  • Bangalore Central - 1. J.P. Nagar, 2. Bellandur
  • Orion Mall - Dr. Raj Kumar Road, Rajajinagar
  • Royal Meenakshi Mall - Bannerghatta Road
  • Gopalan Innovative Mall - NTR Marg, Hussain Sagar
  • Gopalan Mall - Mysore Road
  • Sigma Mall - Shivajinagar
  • Inorbit Mall - Whitefield

Big Parks

  • Lal Bagh botanical garden - Lal Bagh - Timings: 06.00am to 07.00pm
  • Cubbon Park - M.G. Road - Open all the time
  • Jayaprakash Narayan Biodiversity Park (JP park) - Mathikere - Timings: 5.00 - 9.00am & 4.00 - 8.30pm

Top 10 Restaurants

  • Fava - Concentrates on Mediterranean cuisine and with bit of Lebanese and Moroccan styles.
  • Aloro - Aloro is the Italian speciality restaurant situated at the lobby level of the Hotel Crowne Plaza.
  • Harima - Run by Japanese owners and Japanese Chefs, Harima, is an exclusive Japanese restaurant
  • Caperberry - Aimed at the niche crowd that genuinely enjoys European food. The wine list features over 80 wines.
  • Vembanad - The new fine dining coastal restaurant to get added to the list.
  • Grasshopper - Select your choice of seafood and meats and leave the rest to this idealistic and talented chef.
  • Sana-di-ge - Means the brass lamp lit on auspicious occasions in Tulu. Best of coastal Karnataka tastes.
  • Hunan - Nic and easy-on-the-wallet Chinese food restaurant with a simple ambience and decent service
  • Dum Pukht Jolly Nabobs - Feel the past, One of the finest examples of how Lucknowi food ought to be served.
  • Rim Naam - (Oberoi) A beautiful alfresco restaurant nestled amongst bamboo & frangipani groves on a Lily pond.

Top 10 Resorts

  • Rd's Nature Retreat - http://www.rdsnatureretreat.com
  • Royal Orchid Resort - http://www.royalorchidhotels.com
  • Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa - http://www.clarksexotica.com
  • Club Cabana - http://www.clubcabana.net.in
  • Guhantara Resort - http://www.guhantara.com
  • The Golden Palms Hotel & Spa - http://www.goldenpalmshotel.com
  • Angsana Oasis Spa & Resort - http://www.angsana.prestigeconstructions.com
  • Holiday Village Resort - http://www.holidayvillage.in
  • The Windflower Prakruthi Resort - http://www.thewindflower.com
  • Discovery Village Resort - http://www.discoveryvillage.in

Top 10 Amusement Parks

  • Wonderla - http://www.wonderla.com
  • Neeladri Amusement and Water Parks - Behind Electronics City, Hosur Road
  • Fun World - http://www.funworldblr.com
  • GRS Fantasy Park - http://grsfantasypark.com
  • Innovative Film City - http://innovativefilmcity.in
  • Crazy Waters - Gottigere village, Bannerghatta Road
  • Snow City - JC Nagar
  • Lumbini Garden - http://lumbinigardens.com
  • Fantasy Lagoon - Old Madras Road, Krishnarajapuram
  • Bal Bhavan - http://www.jawaharbalbhavan.com

Wildlife

  • Bannerghatta National Park - http://bannerghattabiologicalpark.org
  • Butterfly Park - http://bannerghattabiologicalpark.org/butterfly_park.html
  • Birds at Hebbal lake - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebbal_Lake
  • Bangalore Aquarium - Cubbon Park, Kasturba Road

Arts & Crafts

  • National Gallery of Modern Art - http://ngmaindia.gov.in/ngma_bangaluru.asp
  • Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat - http://www.karnatakachitrakalaparishath.com

Nature

  • Nandi Hills - Click to visit Nandi Hills page
  • Thottikallu - TK Falls
  • Lakes - Ulsoor Lake, DRDO Lake, Sankey tank, Hesaraghatta Lake, Yediyur Lake, Nagavara Lake, Hebbal Lake, Madiwala Lake, Kempanbudi Lake, Varthur Lake, Bellandur Lake

Night Life: Top 20 Bars & Pubs

  • Big Pitcher - http://www.bigpitcher.co.in
  • Church Street Social - http://socialoffline.in
  • Fenny's lounge & Kitchen - http://www.fennysloungeandkitchen.com
  • High Ultra Lounge - http://www.highultralounge.com
  • Toit - http://toit.in
  • Skyye Lounge - http://www.skyye.in
  • Pebble - http://www.pebble.co.in
  • Sanctum - http://www.sanctum.co.in
  • No Limits - http://www.nolimmits.in
  • The Sugar Factory - http://www.thesugarfactory.club
  • Ice Bar - Taj Vivanta, M.G. Road
  • Eclipse - The Leela Palace, Nearest Airport road
  • Sutra - The Lalit Ashok, Race Course road
  • Loveshack - Koramangala Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur
  • Loft 38 - Near Sony World, Indira Nagar
  • I Bar - The Park Hotel, M.G. Road
  • Durbar - Sheraton Bangalore Hotel, Rajaji Nagar
  • Hard Rock Café - http://www.hardrock.com/cafes/bengaluru/
  • City Bar - 86, Oak Shot Place, MG Road
  • Puma Social Club - HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indira Nagar

5 Star Hotels

  • Crowne Plaza - Electronics City, Hosur Road
  • Fortune Select Jp Cosmos - Crescent Road, Behind Sigma Mall
  • Fortune Select Trinity - EPIP Area, Road No. 1, Whitefield
  • Goldfinch Hotel - Crescent Road, High Grounds
  • Hotel Royal Orchid - Beside KGA Golf Course, HAL Nearest Airport Road
  • ITC Windsor - Windsor Square, Golf Course Road
  • Le Meridien - Sankey Road, P B No. 174
  • Vivanta By Taj - M.G. Road
  • The Chancery Pavilion - 135, Residency Road
  • The Gateway Hotel - 66, Residency Road
  • The Lalit Ashok - Kumara Krupa High Grounds
  • The Leela Palace - 23, Kodihalli, Old Nearest Airport Road
  • The Oberoi Bangalore - M.G. Road
  • The Park Bangalore - M.G. Road
  • The Paul Bangalore - Domlur Layout, Intermediate Ring Road
  • The Taj West End Hotel - 25, Race Course Road
  • Vivanta By Taj Whitefield - ITPB, Whitefield

4 Star Hotels

  • Iris Hotel - Brigade Road
  • Lemon Tree Hotel - Hosur Main Road, Electronics City - I
  • Melange Astrisn Apartment Hotel - Vittal Mallya Road
  • Radha Regent - Electronics City - I, Near Fire Station
  • Ramee Guestline Hotel - KIADB Industrial Area, Attibele
  • Royal Orchid Central - Manipal Centre, Dickenson Road
  • Royal Orchid Suites - Whitefield, Main Road
  • St Marks Hotel - 4/1, St. Marks Road
  • The Atria Hotel - Palace Road
  • The Capitol - Rajbhavan Road
  • The Solitaire Hotel - Kumara Krupa Road, Madhavanagar

3 Star Hotels

  • 12th Avenue - 12th main, HAL 2nd stage
  • 16 Squares - Magrath Road, Behind Garuda Mall
  • Aathithya Restaurant - 149, Infantry Road
  • Ballal Residency - III Cross, Residency Road
  • Chandra Residency - B-44, Millers Road
  • Cofident Cascade - 19 KM, Bannerghatta Main Road
  • Confident Propus - Langford Town, Hosur Main Road
  • Cross Roads Inn - 24th Main, 2nd Phase, J P Nagar
  • Crown Plaza International - Hennur Main Road, Kalyan Nagar
  • Premium Boutique Hotel - Off Race Course, Gandhinagar
  • Hotel 37th Crescent - Crescent Road, High Grounds
  • Hotel Bangalore Gate - K G Road, Opposite Maneka Theatre
  • Hotel Basant Residency - Opposite Jain Temple, Gandhinagar
  • Hotel Ivory Tower - Barton Centre, M.G. Road
  • Hotel Ramanashree - R R Mohan Roy Road, Richmond Circle
  • Hotel Regaalis - 40/2, Lavella Road
  • I 145 Hotel - Infantry Road
  • Ishya Microtel - Indira Nagar 2nd Stage
  • Manipal Resorts Co Pvt Ltd - Singasandra, Off Hosur Road
  • Mapple White Field - 1st Phase, I.T.P.L Road, Mahadevapura
  • Museum Inn Hotel - Museum Road, Off M G Road
  • Nahar Heritage Hotel - 14, St. Mark's Road
  • Nalapad Residency - 19, K G Road
  • Nalapads Hotel - Crescent Road, Near Race Course
  • Nandhana Grand - 60 Ft Road, 6th Block, Koramangala
  • Pai Viceroy - 16th Cross, 9th Main, Jayanagar 3 Block
  • Radha Hometel - Opposite SAP Labs, Whitefield
  • Ramada Bangalore - Park Road, Near Indian Express
  • Ramanashree California - Doddaballapur Road, Yelahanka
  • Royal Orchid Resort - Allalasandra, Bellary Road, Yelahanka
  • Safina Hotel - 84/85, Infantry Road
  • Shakthi Hill Resorts - BEML Layout, Off Mysore Road
  • Silver Oak Resort - Bangalore - Doddaballapur Road
  • The Basil Hotel - 8, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram
  • The Infantry Hotel - 66, Infantry Road
  • The Krishna Nibbana - Kundalahalli, Brooke Fields Main Road
  • The President Hotel - Diagonal Road, Jayanagar 3 Block
  • The Richmond Hotel - 88/2, Richmond Road
  • The Tricolour Hotel - Tank Bund Road, Sangam Point Majestic
  • Vijay Residency - 18, III Main Road, Gandhinagar

2 Star Hotels

  • 18 Woods Inn - Wood Street, Near Brigade Towers
  • Hotel Chalukya - 44, Race Course Road, Basaveshwara Circle
  • Hotel Kanishka - 2, 2nd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar
  • Hotel Maurya - 22/4, Race Course Road, Gandhi Nagar
  • Nandhini Hotel - 72, St. Marks Road
  • Woodlands Hotel Pvt Ltd - 5, Rajaram Mohan Roy Road

1 Star Hotels

  • Abhishek The Hotel - 19/2, Kumara Krupa Road
  • Amar Comforts - Opp B'lore International, Shivananda Circle
  • Hotel Luciya International - OTC Road, Near Corporation Office
  • Hotel Swagath - 75, Hospital Road, Near majestic Theatre

Budget Hotels

  • Airlines Hotel - Madras Bank Road, Lavelle Road
  • Anand Bhavan Lodging - Opp Sangeetha Tower, Devatha Market, Chickpet
  • Bombay Ananda Bhavan Hotel - Grant Road, Vittal Mallya Road
  • Holiday Village - Vajrahalli Village, Kanakapura Road
  • Hotel Ajantha - M.G. Road
  • Hotel City Towers - 2nd Main Road, Kalasipalyam
  • Hotel Mahaveer - Tank Road, Near City Railway Station
  • Hotel Rajatha - OTC Road, Rajatha Complex, Ganigarpete
  • Hotel Rajputana - 80, Hospital Road, Balepet,
  • Hotel Shalimar - Dadlani Towers, BVK Iyengar Road
  • Jayamahal Palace - 1, Jayamahal Road
  • Kamat Yatri Nivas - 1st Cross, Gandhinagar
  • Pampa Hotel - 23, Journalist Colony, 2nd Cross, J.C Road
  • Stay Inn - Near Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasantha Nagar
  • Sukh Sagar Hotels Ltd - 3rd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar
  • The Zuri Whitefield - ITPL Road, Rajapalya, Whitefield

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