Things to do in Bangalore (Bengaluru)

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India

Bangalore is quickly becoming one of India’s most developed cities and one of the world’s fastest growing urban areas, with its high volume of workers in the IT industry. The city was once famed for being the Garden City because of its open green spaces, but it is now a crowded metropolitan area with fewer green areas. There’s a broad variety of things to do in Bangalore and it’s the perfect place for an upbeat and sweet holiday away from home.


Things to do in Bangalore

While in Bangalore, you can walk through the streets and admire the intricate architecture of stunning temples, palaces, and other buildings. You can listen to a concert on the palace grounds or play a game of golf on some of the excellent sporting club grounds.



Make sure to check out the downtown nightlife which hosts an assortment of bars, nightclubs, pubs, and other social venues. There are plenty of spas and massage centers in the area, and many visitors like to go for a relaxing massage to make their holiday even more enjoyable.


Explore the city

You can also take walking tours around the city and learn about recent and ancient historical developments that made the city this prosperous today.


Hiking and camping

For nature lovers, hiking and camping at the nearby forest is very popular and a great way to explore the beautiful outdoors.



If you like sports, try watching a cricket match between March and May and join in with the local crowd cheering for their team.


When to go to Bangalore

Bangalore has a tropical climate with a wet and a dry season, and average summer temperatures are around 18 °C (65 °F).



Bangalore has a plethora of fairs and festivals including a peanut fair, a painters market, and a jet show. These take place at specific schedules throughout the year, so be sure to see what is happening during your visit.




Bangalore (Bengaluru) Facts

Population10 178 146
CurrencyIndian Rupee
AirportBangalore, India (BLR)

Bangalore (Bengaluru) average temperatures

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Bangalore Marathon

The Bangalore Marathon is a running event in the Indian city of Bangalore. It features a full marathon, a half-marathon and a 5k run for cancer awareness. It is planned to be an annual event, having started in 2014 and is being held in October. The race starts in the Kanteerava Stadium and after the runners have experienced the most famous urban areas of Bangalore returns to the stadium for a glorious finish. Be sure to not miss it when you are in Bangalore!

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