Delhi Getting Too Chilly For You? Head To Bangalore For A Sunny Vacation
The winter in Delhi is showing off now with each hour getting colder than the previous one. Look like Else found her new kingdom here (not that we won’t love it)! Room heaters and warmers have given up and no matter how much one layers up, cold is still seeping to the feet and palms making them numb. Visibility on the streets is becoming zero at seven in the evening and mornings are taking the toll on the body. If you are tired of this mind-numbing chill, then pack your bags and head to Bangalore where bright, sunny weather is waiting to welcome you.
Bangalore is a beautiful city which will attract you with its rich culture and fun spots where you can spend a memorable day with your family. Here are a few attractions that you absolutely cannot miss in the "Silicon Valley of India".
1. Bangalore Palace
Enveloped by beautiful gardens, Bangalore Palace is a must-visit in the city. It is now owned by the Mysore Royal family. Embellished with fine architecture and beauty, The Majestic Bangalore Palace exudes a regal opulence. It was built in 1878 and speaks volumes about Tudor and Scottish Gothic architecture.
2. Mahatma Gandhi Road (MG Road)
A shopping and entertainment hub, this venue is swarming with people at any given hour of the day. From traditional handicrafts, silk, sarees and cutlery and bone china sets to luxe fashion and lifestyle possessions, this place host and boasts the best quality quotient in Bangalore. The party sun never sets here and you may dance like no one’s watching at MG Road.
3. Lepkashi Temple
Technically, this one is in Andhra Pradesh but just at 60 minutes drive from Kempegowda International Airport. Also known as Veerbhadra temple, this marvel is located in Anantpur district and exemplifies excellent architecture of the country. You will be astounded by the hanging pillars and cave chambers. It is believed that Maa Sita walked through the site once which is characterised by a footprint. In the vicinity, you can have a look at the gated farmland projects which are not just scenic but are available for sale too.
4. Bannerghatta National Park
The diversity of flora and fauna makes it one of the most fun spot of the city. It is the first butterfly park and one can also opt for Safari rides through the park. You can spot elephants, leopards, jackal, fox, wild boar, sloth bear, India gazelle, spotted deer, porcupine, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger here. This is a paradise for a nature lover for sure.
5. Nandi Hills
If you wish to feel beauty seeping in your soul, then Nandi Hills is the destination for you. Whether you wish to realise your love for trekking or just escape the bustling crowd of the city, Nandi Hills will not let you down. Located around 60 kilometres away from Bangalore, it is situated at a height of 4851 feet above sea level. If you wish to explore the beauty of the place, carry a bicycle in the back of your car and ride it on the track curated for cycling enthusiasts on Nandi Hills.
These attractions form just the beginning of a diverse culture that you could experience in Bangalore. The weather, the food, the people and the places, there is nothing that you couldn’t fall in love with. Ust pack your bags and head that way!