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Bengaluru or Bangalore is one of India's most progressive cities. The cosmopolitan city is blessed with a pleasant climate and a modern metro system. There are not many famous sights here, but you'll find striking Victorian-era architecture and beautiful parks all over the city. Bangalore is a nice getaway to meet with locals at pubs or independent cafes.

The metro city has the highest traffic density in the country. Also, you must know that India’s silicon capital is also the country’s pub capital. But there are many wonderful things about the city that you might not know like Bangalore is the east’s fashion capital. Plan a trip to the city and stay at a resort in Bangalore to discover the many secrets of the highly developing metro city.

Places to visit in Bangalore

Bangalore is the perfect city to dive into Indian history, explore new places, and learn about the rich Indian culture. There are many places to visit in Bangalore like Bangalore Palace, Nandi Hills, Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, etc. You can visit MG Road for its shopping scene and go on a one-day outing at Guhantara. You can go for a night Trek in Skandagiri, sunrise trek at Uttari Betta, or have fun at Wonderla.

Things to do in Bangalore

The things to do in Bangalore list picks everyone’s interest. Suppose you plan on unleashing the adventurer in you. In that case, you have many thrilling things to do in Bangalore such as trekking, parasailing, camping, watersports, wildlife excursion, outdoor-indoor sports, etc.

3 things that you earlier did not know about Bangalore

 

  1. 1. The city has a mind-blowing underground music scene

You might have known that Bangalore is a party hub and India’s pub capital with over 800 pubs and bars in the city but what you might not know is that the cool city is well known for its underground music scene.

Along with partying, the people of Bangalore have interests in the rock and the metal. The city is home to a lot of local bands. Bangalore hosts many rock shows due to its cosmopolitan culture crowd and their passion for music. The capital of Karnataka hosts many international concerts and music festivals. If you want to experience the fancy nightlife, Bangalore is the city you should go to.

  1. 2. Bangalore is cosmopolitan at heart

Bangalore is truly cosmopolitan. The city has around 8% Europeans, 14% Telugites, 10% Keralites, 25% Tamilians, 6% a mixture of all races and the local Kannadigas population is less than 41%. So while you might have thought of Bangalore as a Kannada city, it is more cosmopolitan.

Bangalore tourism department unveiled a new logo at the end of the year 2017. The city is building its image as a cosmopolitan city rich with history, culture, art, and cuisines on an international stage with the new logo. With the ‘Bengaluru-Be U’ logo, the city has branded itself as the world's most dynamic and heritage-rich city.

The cosmopolitan nature of the city appeals to the working group, entrepreneurs, and retired personnel alike. One of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia, Bangalore, is where people from India and different parts of the world live together.

  1. 3. Bangalore has so many parks that it is called the garden city of India

We are sure that you did not know that 55% of Bangalore is covered with nature. Almost 40% of the city’s landscape is covered with gardens and parks, and 15% of it is covered with lakes and ponds.

Visit the 17th-century Botanical Garden, Lalbagh. Strolling in Lalbagh is one of the best things to do in Bangalore. The ruler Tipu Sultan built the garden dotted with beautiful flower beds and ponds with amazing attractions. The garden houses a 300-crore-year-old rock, which is amongst the oldest in the world.

Lalbagh has more than 1000 exotic plants belonging to Persia and Afghanistan. Birds like Brahminy kite, mynas, and pond herons fly here. Witness the famous flower shows or go boating on the lake on the premises of Lalbagh. Also, see music concerts and folk dances that are organised every second and fourth weekend here.

Lumbini Gardens is one of the famous places to visit in Bangalore. The natural oasis-like place is located amidst the high rises of the city. Lumbini Gardens are built around Nagawara Lake and lets you enjoy a waterfront beauty, a rarity in Bangalore.

Wander on the garden’s walkways and take in amazing views of flowers, exotic plants, and lush greenery. Enjoy boating on the lake, walk on the artificial beach at Wave Pool, or take a dip in the Lumbini Garden pool.

Conclusion

These are just a few of the things you did not know about the Silicon Valley of India. Many other things are waiting to be found in this beautiful metro. Visit Bangalore and stay at a Bangalore resort to be one with the cool city.

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