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Attractions Near Bengaluru

Karnataka boasts in many travel destinations and attractions near Bengaluru. There are many spots to be explored in this southern part of India. Some of the worth seeing places near Bengaluru are natural beauties, architectural heritage buildings and adventure spots.

The attractions near Bengaluru are places for planning picnics, trekking and excursions. Get the detailed information of these pristine spots near Bengaluru. Know how to reach and the conveyance options with the sightseeing details of the locations.

Destinations around Bengaluru

Nandi Hills On the way to Nandi Hills there are lot of beautiful locations for sightseeing. These are one of the prime retreats of the great Emperor Tipu Sultan who was known as Tiger of Mysore. The breathtaking scenic view from the hilltops at 600m high is definitely incredible.

Nandi hills are 60 kms from Bengaluru city and the most convenient way of reaching this spot is buses and private vehicles. There are many magnificent spots here like, Nandishvara temple, Chola temple, Dravidian style Bhoganandishvara temple and Muddenahalli. There are many hotels and star accommodations to make your stay comfortable. Ropeways and parasailing are some of the other adventure facilities.

Nrityagram Founded by the renowned danseuse Protima Gauri, the Nrityagram is one of its kind residential dance schools in India. It is located approximately 30 kms from Bengaluru city in Hesarghatta and was designed by Gerard Da Cunha.

The Nrityagram is very famous as, there are numerous students from across globe to take up dance training of various India art forms. One of the prime attractions here is the Vasantha Habba (spring festival) held in February month annually.

Bheemeshwari Bheemeshwari is one of the most romantic destinations near Bengaluru in Mandya district of Karnataka state. A perfect blend of nature’s best with breathtaking picturesque views would surely steal anyone’s heart.

It is located on the banks of Cauvery River which is also one of the holiest rivers in south India. The serene atmosphere and dense forests are some of the worth seeing spots here. The most comfortable way of reaching Bheemeshwari is via airways as; the airport is very near to it. Private vehicles from Bengaluru city are another very good option to explore this destination.

Mysore Mysore or Mysuru is one of the largest and busiest cities in Karnataka state. It is approximately 140 kms from Bengaluru city. This is one of the maximum visited tourist destinations in India. The beautiful landscapes and serene weather is definitely one of the worth seeing places near Bengaluru.

The Ambavilas Palace (popularly known as Mysore Palace) is the center of attarctiosn during Dussera festival. On the way to Mysore you can also explore Melkote which is known for Vyramudi Utsava. The main deity here is “Cheluvarayaswamy”, Mahavishnu making it one of the favorite shrines for vaishnavites. Other sightseeing areas in Mysore are Krishnarajsagar Dam, Brindavan Gardens and many other temples near by.

Other prime attractions near Bengaluru are

BR Hills
Bharachukki Falls
Hogenakkal Falls
Yelagiri Lake Sunset