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Bangalore

Asia
6

Rank in India

49

Rank in Asia

137

World Rank

Currency
Indian Rupee(INR)
Weather
Cloudy 21.9℃
Time
02:14 AM (GMT +05:30)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Bangalore

Best known for the Victorian-era style of architecture, Bangalore is a lovely place to visit. Being a large metropolitan city, Bangalore interests a lot of travelers and immigrants. Not just architecture, this city has a lot to offer to the tourists. Name any interest of yours, you will find it here. The beautiful nature, aesthetic sights, Historical monuments, shopping, are all examples of what this city has lots to offer. Come fall in love with this place and make wonderful memories here. Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka, and is also known as the 'Garden City' of India as it has two famous botanical gardens: Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh. One can find lots of gardens and parks throughout the city. Bangalore gets its name from the Kannada word 'Benda Kalluru', which means 'the land of boiled beans'. The city was founded about 400 years ago by Kempe Gowda but gained prominence during the rule of Tipu Sultan. It is one of the fastest growing city of India and is also called the Silicon Valley due to a large number of Information technology companies building their headquarters here. It also has a number of notable institutions such as DRDO, ISRO, IIS, and NAL. The city is well connected with other cities. The weather and the climate of the city are ideal to stay in. 

Continent Country
Asia India
Airport Name / IATA Code
Kempegowda Bangalore International Airport BLR
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
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Bangalore
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
November, December, January, and February: As it is the onset of the winter season in Bangalore, the temperatures are lower, making the days not hot/humid. It is the perfect time to plan outings for tourists.
Moderate time to visit
March, April, May, and June: As the winter season is over and the temperature starts to rise, the heat might be a bit hotter than a pleasant temperature. However, the weather is still quite pleasant.
Worst time to visit
July, August, September, and October: As the monsoons start with mild to heavy rainfall, it becomes difficult to explore destinations for tourists.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 16 18 20 22 22 20 20 20 20 20 18 16
Maximum temprature (℃) 33 36 37 39 39 38 33 33 33 32 32 31
Rain fall (mm) 2 6 16 45 96 86 100 117 194 154 44 16
Population
12.34 (Millions)
Official Language
Kannada
Spoken Language
English and Hindi ar... Read more
Other Language
English, Hindi, Tail... Read more
Police
102
Ambulance
100
Taxi
Start Tariff: INR 50... Read more

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Yes

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.13
Cup of Coffee USD 1.60
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.55
Rice/Kg USD 0.75
White Bread USD 0.47
Eggs (12) USD 0.85
Combo Meal USD 3.34
Fine Dining USD 13.35
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.45
Domestic Beer USD 2.00
Imported Beer USD 3.74
Bottle of Wine USD 8.01
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 4.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.20
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.40
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 226.91
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Savour the original taste of the filtered coffee of south India.
  • Shopping at the MG road.
  • Take an evening walk at the Cubbon Park.
  • Enjoy some coconut water. Vendors for coconut water are found on every corner of the city.
  • Experience the winter in the Snow City.
  • Gaming cafes are there for visitors to try out virtual reality gaming.
Shopping
Balaji's Antiques and Collectibles
#64 BALAJI Silk Complex, Avenue Road, Opposite Raymonds Showroom
Distance From City Center
4.0 Km
Qurio City
101, Kamaraj Road, Near Shree Eye Hospital, Bharati Nagar
Distance From City Center
1.5 Km
Navrathan's Antique Art
39, MG Rd
Distance From City Center
1 Km.
Vintage Shop
HAL Airport Rd, Rustam Bagh Layout
Distance From City Center
6.9 Km.
Saanchi Antiques & Treasures
Langford Rd, 5th Phase, Langford Town, Shanti Nagar
Distance From City Center
2.7 Km.
Sunday Market
Arcot Srinivasa Char Cross St, Jaishree Market, Old Tharagupet, Mamulpet, Chickpet
Distance From City Center
5 Km
Kitsch Mandi
Temple Tree Apartment Road, Indra Nagar, Sahakar Nagar, Jogupalya
Distance From City Center
16 Km.
Sunday Bazaar
399-1, 4th Cross Rd, Veerbhadranagar 1st Phase, Opp Crystal Wines, Basavanagara
Distance From City Center
10 Km.
Sapna Arts
No 573 Avenue road, next to Banaras sweet
Distance From City Center
4.3 Km
Srinivasa Handicraft Emporium
Raja Market,Mari Munianna Lane, Avenue Rd, Dodpete, Nagarathpete
Distance From City Center
4.8 Km
Ratan Jaipur
Phoenix Market City Mall, Mahadevpura
Distance From City Center
11 Km.
Vandana Arts
#73, 21st Main, Banashankari 2nd Stage
Distance From City Center
9.2 Km
Sai Bags-SaiHandicraft
Shop No:#169, 7th Main, Near Sainik Public School, Laggere Road, Vidhana Soudha Layout, Laggere
Distance From City Center
14 Km.
Phoenix Marketcity
Whitefield Main Rd, Devasandra Industrial Estate, Mahadevpura
Distance From City Center
10.9 Km
Mantri Square Mall
Sampige Rd, Malleshwaram West
Distance From City Center
4.7 Km.
Royal Meenakshi Mall
Cave Temple Road, Hulmaue, Bannerghatta Main Rd
Distance From City Center
11.6 Km.
Orion East Mall
10/34, Dodda Banaswadi Main Road, Banaswadi Layout
Distance From City Center
5.5 Km.
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Mysore silk sarees are famous all over the world and make great gifts.
  • Channapatna wooden toys are unique and look very beautiful.
  • Sandalwood products such as perfumes, agarbattis (incense sticks), and oils.
  • One can buy the quality spices like cardamom, pepper, and elaichi (cardamom).
  • Mysore Pak is a very famous type of candy.
  • Bronze and brass idols.
  • Rosewood inlay work paintings.
  • Wooden handicrafts.
  • Coffee powder.

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