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Bengaluru Travel and Tourism

Have you been lately planning for a trip to Bengaluru? If yes, you must read on to know all about travel and tourism in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru, a tourist hotspot

Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka, one of the major Indian states. This modern metropolis is a much reputed business hub in the country. The IT sector in Bengaluru is the largest in India. This alone has earned it great international fame including the title ‘Silicon Valley of India’. But the city is also a famous tourist destination. It has a lot of beautiful lakes, parks and gardens. This has made it popular as the ‘Garden City’. Bengaluru also has a number of historical sites and monuments. These contribute to its appeal as a tourist hotspot.

Tourist attractions in Bengaluru

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangalore are

  • Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
  • Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
  • Bannerghata National Park
  • Vidhan Soudha (State Secretariat)
  • Tipu Sultan’s Fort
  • Venkataramanaswamy Temple,
  • Gavi Gangadhareswara Cave Temple
  • Someshwara Temple
  • Whitefield Ashram

Every year, Bengaluru is visited by thousands of tourists who come for a glimpse of these places. These visitors include tourist from different parts of India and even abroad.

Bengaluru Travel and Tourism

Bengaluru boasts of a booming tourist sector. Travel and tourism in Bengaluru earns a lot of revenue for Karnataka.
The city has a lot of travel offices, tourism centers and information centers. Travelers to the city as well as locals interested for vacation in other places can go to these centers. These tourism centers provide complete information in the form of verbal guidance as well as literatures.

Bengaluru tourist offices

Some tourist offices in Bengaluru are

Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation

Address:

Transport Wing,
Badami House,
N.R. Square,
Bangalore - 560002,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 22215869 / 22215883.

Travel Corporation of India

Address:

9/1, Residency Road,
Richmond Circle,
Bangalore - 560025,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: +91-80-22212826.

Government of India Tourist Office

Address:

Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation,
48, Church Street,
K.F.C. Building,
Bangalore - 560001,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: +91-80-25278570.

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC)

Address:

Tourist Information Centre,
Bangalore City Railway Station,
Bangalore 560 001,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 080-22286181.

Hotels in Bengaluru

A number of hotels and accommodations are present in Bengaluru. The availability of these accommodations has greatly supported the tourism industry in Bangalore.

Some of the prominent hotels in Bangalore are

St. Mark's Hotel

Address:

4/1, St. Mark's Road,
Bangalore - 560 001,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 2227 9090.

The Shelton Grand

Address:

73, M.G. Road,
(entrance Church Street),
Bangalore - 560001,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: +91-80-4043 0000.

Nahar Heritage Hotel

Address:

14 St. Mark's Road,
Bangalore,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 222 78731.

Sukh Sagar Hotel

Address:

10, 3rd Main Raod,
Gandhinagar,
Bangalore,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 222 02255.

Le Meridien

Address:

Park Plaza 1,
Golf Avenue (adjoining KGA Golf Course),
Airport Road,
Bangalore,
Karnataka,
India.
Phone number: 2521 6228, 2521 6039.

Hope you found this information on travel and tourism in Bengaluru useful for your purpose.