12 Best Places To Visit In Bangalore On A Long Weekend
So how has this week treated you? Boring, monotonous and the daily routine stuff? No matter how much we try to escape from the dullness of our daily lives, it sticks right up there, every single day.
And talking about weekends, doesn’t that initiate a fun spark in you? Are not you fed up spending your Saturdays on the bed and Sundays to the latest movies?
It’s time that bigger thoughts strike your mind and start getting you aboard with Revv. Book yourselves a self-drive rental and go exploring the fun streets of Bangalore.
12 Most Famous Places to Visit In Bangalore
- Taaza Thindi
- Echoes Koramangala
- Brahmin’s Coffee Bar
- Bangalore Palace
- Lal Bagh
- UB City Mall
- ISKCON Temple, Banglore
- Art of Living International Centre
- Fandom at Gilly’s Redefined
- Lumbini Gardens
- Grover Zampa Vineyards
Breakfast Places in Bangalore
1. Taaza Thindi
If you love having South Indian and a healthy breakfast, Taaza Thindi is never gonna disappoint you. The all-over-the-place crowd may lower your spirits down a little for the moment but it’s again an indicator of the good food cooking inside.
- Timings: 7am-12noon, 4:30pm-9:30pm
- Address: 1004, 26th Main, Next to HDFC Bank, 4th T Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore
2. Echoes Koramangala
A beautiful café carved out of a unique concept to employee differently abled people is a hit among food lovers. Food served is great and so is the service. The décor of the café is lovely and makes sure you pay a visit again.
- Timings: 11 AM-11PM
- Address: 44, 4th B Cross Road, Koramangala 5th Block, Bangalore
3. Brahmin’s Coffee Bar
Set up in the 1960s, Narasimha Rao established a dwelling comfortably in the dark and yet thriving roads of Bengaluru. Thanks to long-serving regulars and a generation of retro-worshippers, the Brahmin Coffee Bar in Shankarapura has a four-decade legacy to share.
- Timings: 6AM-12PM, 3PM-7PM
- Address: Ranga Rao Road, Near Shankar Math, Shankarpuram, Near Basavanagudi, Bangalore
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4. Bangalore Palace
And as you expect a palace to be, this one also is an exquisite and magnificent sight preserved in a beautiful royal elegance. The wooden structure, a graceful ballroom, famous paintings with vine coloured walls are an enchanting sight. The palace also hosts some of the public events such as rock shows, cultural events and marriages.
- Timings: 10AM-5PM (everyday)
- Address: Palace Road, Near Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore
5. Lal Bagh
Lalbagh Botanical Garden is a paradise for all the plant lovers. It houses around 1854 species of plants having one of the world’s largest collection of rare plants. An annual flower show is held in the famous glass house which is worth attending. One major attraction is the Lal Bagh rock which is over 3000 million years old.
- Timings: 6AM-6PM (Everyday)
- Address: Mavalli, Bengaluru
6. UB City Mall
Better known as the one-stop luxury destination, UB mall is all about extravagance. Pay this mall a visit if getting pampered is on your list. All the high-end brands and fashion flavour delights are served here with pleasure. Get yourselves a relaxing spa and a sophisticated dinner afterwards at the mall.
Address: UB City, 24, Vittal Mallya Road, Shanthala Nagar, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bangalore
7. ISKCON Temple, Banglore
ISKCON is the worldwide famous shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna and works ardently towards the awareness and rediscovering of spirituality. Various programs and activities are arranged which includes recitals, divine songs and chants to pray and admire Krishna. This temple awaits to spellbound you.
Address: Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore
8. Art of Living International Centre
Drenched in pure bliss and serenity, the Bangalore centre of the organization is the headquarters of India. Meditation, laughter and yoga classes are carried on throughout the day. The perfect natural beauty as the backdrop embarks the peaceful aura to absorb. The campus needs an entire day to be explored. Make sure you have plenty of time to feel the calm.
Address: Art of Living International Center, VedVignanMaha Vidya Peeth, 21st Km, Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bangalore
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Old school pubbing fans, get yourselves a reservation ASAP! Possibly the most popular watering hole in Indiranagar, Toit is a classic microbrewery with a top-notch, stylish English-themed ambience. With six types of brew, the most popular has to be the basmati blonde, but one can go for darker or bitter options too. They also introduce seasonal flavours like the pumpkin beer on Halloween and a spicy ginger-and-cinnamon infused brew for Christmas. This super cool brewpub even allows tasters. So gang up and hit the bar so that you can have a sip of all their brewed beers in the first round and then order as per your liking. And do not miss the baked nachos while you’re there.
10. Fandom at Gilly’s Redefined
At Fandom – The live venue, prepare to be blown away by sensational live performances. We will be featuring top-notch DJs, comedians, and artists spanning various genres and art forms, from India and around the globe. Our 500+ standing capacity venue is fully equipped with a grand stage and a robust sound and lighting system. To find out who is performing at Fandom, just check out our Event Calendar! In addition to our live events, Fandom is the perfect spot to host large events like corporate functions, birthday parties, and many other private events as it offers all facilities under one roof. No matter what the celebration, our staff ensures your special event is an exceptional experience.
11. Lumbini Gardens
Fancy yourself a pick-me-up from the stresses of a long working week? Head out to Lumbini Gardens, one of Bangalore’s most pristine and nature-friendly attractions. If you’re lucky to have your better half with you for the trip, then you’ll certainly adore the romantic ambience here across the eco-friendly boating park, vast artificial beach and a plethora of rides. The location is highly convenient on the Nagawara Lake. This is where you go on a long weekend to rediscover your inner child and truly rejuvenate.
Address: On the banks of the Nagawara Lake, Outer Ring Road, Hebbal.
12. Grover Zampa Vineyards
Experience true bliss at the peaceful and awe-inspiring Grover Vineyard that offers you a chance to soak in the heavenly atmosphere and take long, lazy walks along beautiful orchards. If you’re a wine lover, this is a sheer treat at one of the country’s best vineyards. This is the kind of experience that you should ideally indulge in over a long weekend when you have the time to make it count, drop by drop!
Address: Grover Zampa, Bangalore.
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