Planning a weekend in Bangalore? Want to know more about the places to go around Bangalore for a weekend ? You are in the right place, here is a list of places that you must visit, if you plan for a trip in and around Bangalore.
When it comes to places to go around Bangalore for weekend, there are many places that come to your mind, below we list out all the places that are commonly visited by people residing outside Bangalore and inside Bangalore.
Places to go around Bangalore for a weekend : Most Visited :
1. Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore
Lalbagh is one among the most visited places in Bangalore. It not only an old botanical garden but it is also a place which is a living example of the history of Karnataka. Lalbagh Botanical Garden has been here since the British period and has unique species of plants and flora. Its also considered as a place where people chill out during weekends and is ideal for Meditation and Yoga.
Lalbagh Entry Fee: Rs. 20 per person
Lalbagh Timings: Mon-Sun – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2. Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur
The most visited spot by tourists and bikers, This place definitely makes up for a wonderful driving experience! The place is known for its beautiful sunset and its natural greenery, the place is also surrounded by hills. Wondering where Nandi hills is located? Nandi hills is located in the Chikkaballapur District in Karnataka, this is just around 60 km away from Bangalore. You can plan a trip here either by any of the transport modes. Best place to visit is on a Saturday morning.
- Nandi Hills Entry Fee: 5/-
- Nandi Hills Timings: 6 am to 10 pm
Places to visit in Bangalore for a weekend trip – Most Common :
3. Cubbon Park
Located at the heart of the city, is also considered as one of the most calm places to visit in Bangalore, it makes it to the top of anyone’s travel checklist, who seek calm and relaxed environment. The park was built by Richard Sankey, who is also known as the Chief Engineer of Mysore, Cubbon park is a splendid place and ranges around 300 acres.
The park also has major attractions inside the common ones are statues of famous personalities like Chamarajendra Wodeyar, Queen Victoria, Sri. K. Sheshadri Iyer , Sir Mark Cubbon and Rajya Dhurandhar. The place is also an Architecture lovers delight.
- Entry Fee: N/A
- Timings: Morning till evening
4. ISKCON Temple, Bangalore
Iskon temple , also known as Sri Radha Krishna Temple is one of the biggest temples not only bangalore but also in the world. It is located at Rajajinagar, Bangalore. It is one of the major places in Bangalore that people would love to visit if you are attached to your religion.
- ISKCON Temple Entry Fee: Rs. 50 per person
- ISKCON Temple Timings: Everyday Morning 4:30 am to 5:00 am. Monday to Friday: 7:15 am to 1:00 pm 4:00 pm to 8:20 pm.
5. Bannerghatta Zoo / Bannerghatta National Park (Biological Park)
The National Park is a national park located in Bangalore, Karnataka. It was founded in 1970 and was declared as the national park 1974. It is one of the coolest place to visit if you are fond of nature. Bannerghatta National park has wide range of animal species and museum’s.
Do check the dress code and what is allowed and what is not allowed inside the Bannerghatta national park here , before you plan to visit :
Other Places to visit in Bangalore for a weekend trip : Top Recommendations
- Innovative Film City
- Wonder La Water Park
- Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
- Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
- Nandi Hills
- National Gallery Of Modern Art
- Ulsoor Lake
- Government Museum
- Krishna Rajan Market
- Devanahalli Fort
- Bangalore Palace
- Grips Go Karting
- Janapada Loka
- St. Mary’s Basilica
- Bangalore Aquarium
- Sankey Tank
- Venkatappa Art Gallery
- Vidhana Soudha
- Commercial Street
- ISKCON Temple, Bangalore
- Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
- Shiva Temple
- HAL Aerospace Museum
- Lumbini Gardens
- M.G. Road
- UB City Mall
- Play Arena
- Attara Kacheri