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“India’s Silicon Valley” – this name is often used when describing Bangalore. The city got this name because of large number of modern plants located on its territory. However, tourists keep visiting this city not because of industrial development of this region, but because of large number of historical and architectural monuments that can be found here.
Bangalore has no shortage of luxury hotels. A luxury lodge The Ritz - Carlton, Bangalore is near Cubbon Park. Customers of the place gain access to a range of exclusive services. One of the … Open
The Cubbon Museum is one of the most notable sights of the city. It is named after the main commissar of the country. The museum was organized in 1864 and is situated in the central part of the city. The Cubbon Museum is surrounded by the park of the same name. Walk through the Cubbon Park and you will reach the State Museum that exhibits large collections of coins, sculptures and ceramics.
One more sight of Bangalore is a local planetarium that has been built in honor of Jawaharlal Nehru’s (the 1st prime minister of India) 100th birthday.

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is a real piece of untouched nature. The garden is a home to over 1 thousand types of flowers and trees. Here you will find over a hundred and a half of roses’ types, and the garden’s most famous sight is an artificial pond with magnificent lotuses. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bangalore has amazing hotels in which modern designers managed to recreate the atmosphere of past centuries. One of these places is a luxury hotel The Oberoi Bangalore that can be found in a … Open
Hyder Ali fort is known as the most notable architectural sight of Bangalore. This ancient fort was built in the end of the 16th century and was used as one of main protective facilities during fights with the Englishmen. Because of this a significant part of the fort has been destroyed.
Somnathpur Other famous sights, Summer Palace and Ganesha Temple, are located nearby. Western part of Bangalore is known for the famous Bull Temple and Maharaja Temple. Luxurious Indian palaces, spacious gardens and mango groves – this resort resembles an old Indian fairytale, an unexpected and a breathtaking one.
Bangalore is a perfect place for a romantic getaway. Fortune Select JP Cosmos hotel offers a full range of facilities for an unforgettable holiday for two. There are charming beige rooms … Open
At the heart of Bangalore is a famous amusement park Fun World Palace, which is very popular among families with children. The area of the park is more than 22 hectares, its territory presents attractions for children of different ages, some of them suitable for adults that like extreme. One of the main attractive features of the park is considered to be the variety of water rides and pools, a hot day can be spent here with satisfaction. 
State Central Library, Bangalore Lovers of wildlife will be in for an interesting surprise during rest too, as they will be able to visit located in the immediate vicinity of Bangalore National Park Bannerghatta. This National Park is one of the largest and most interesting in the country, with an area of over 104 square kilometres. The park was founded in 1974 and today on its territory are carried out exciting safaris and walks, during which you can admire the wild animals. The variety of fauna is simply amazing, in this park you can see leopards, lions, tigers, wild boars, elephants and bison, as well as dozens of other species of animals and birds. 
Commercial Street is the most popular shopping street in Bangalore. It houses dozens of shops selling traditional Indian saris, nice souvenirs, European-style clothes and popular national … Open
travellers that like an unusual entertainment should visit "Snowtown" in Bangalore. It is one of the most original entertainment centres of the city, where visitors are offered at any time of the year to play in the snow and ride from real snow slides. Centre rents warm clothing to all visitors, so here you can visit even in the midst of a hot summer day. 
Diamond district Bangalore A fascinating aquarium is also there in Bangalore, which was opened in 1983, so far it is the second largest aquarium in the country. It is located at the entrance of the popular Kuban park; in this aquarium visitors can see dozens of species of exotic fish and other marine life. Some of them are quite rare representatives, including angel fish, as well as luminous tetra. On the ground floor there are special tanks, in which visitors can feed fish themselves. 
One of the most popular places for a family vacation for Bangalore’s guests is the amusement park Wonderla. It occupies a large territory, decorated with exotic plants. A suitable … Open
An ideal place for admiring the architecture is a National Palace Tip Sultan, it is almost completely built of wood. During its lifetime, this palace managed not only to preserve its pristine facade, but also the incredibly beautiful interior.
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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bangalore
♥   Castle 'Anegondi Fort' , 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bangalore Fort' , 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Devanahalli Fort India' , 32.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bangalore
♥   National Park 'Bannerghatta' , 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bangalore and around
♥   Art museum 'National Gallery of Modern Art' Bangalore, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Bangalore' Bangalore, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Bangalore from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Hotel Guhantara

From the series “Hotels Harmoniously Built into the Natural Landscape”
The gourmets know the original rock hotel thanks to the national restaurant Sambhojana located on its territory, where one can taste the most popular dishes of Indian cuisine. The followers of the luxury recreation can visit an excellent spa salon, where all the treatments with the use of the exclusively natural components are carried out. If you want to bring variety into the recreation, you can learn to shoot with the arrow and bow or to master the beginnings of the mountaineering. For the guests, the exciting national entertainment programs are regularly held in the amphitheater. … Read further

Sightseeing in India: things to see

Another beautiful landmark is located in the city of Amritsar. This is the Harmandir Sahib (better known as the Golden Temple), which was open in 1577. The complex is surrounded by the so called “holy lake”, the water from which is believed to have healing properties. City suburbs are famous for amazing pine woods and several popular resorts – Simla, Kulu, Masuri and Nainital. These resorts are a perfect choice for fans of alpine ski and rest in the mountains. … Open
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