Bangalore City –
Bangalore city is one of the most well-liked megacities in the world, which is also known as the Silicon Valley of India. Many people know that Bangalore is only a land of apartments and industries but surprisingly, Bangalore is actually a hill station that has evolved into a modern settlement over a period of time. It is the only megacity in the country that enjoys calm, pleasant, and inclement weather throughout the year, and also here are some places that can be visited to enjoy the taste of Bangalore city.
Bangalore Palace – Constructed in 1888, by Chamaraja Wodeyar, the design of the Bangalore Palace was inspired by Windsor Castle in England. This rising palace has Tudor-style architecture with fortified towers, arches, green lawns, and elegant wood between the walls.
National Gallery of Modern Art – If you’re an art lover, never miss visiting the National Gallery of Modern Art on Palace Road.
Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort – To be found inside the Bangalore Fort area, Tipu Sultan’s palace was originally built by Chikdev Roy using mud.
Krishna Rajendra (KR) Market – This bright, traditional-themed local market is an attack on the senses and a treat for photographers and in the middle of it you will see the tumultuous flower market of Bangalore.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden – This sprawling garden began as a private Mughal-style garden for the city’s royal rulers. This garden is known to have many different species of trees in the world.
Cubbon Park – Cuba Park is a popular destination for walkers, joggers, nature lovers, and anyone who just wants to wander around which is occupying 300 acres in the business district of Bangalore.
Vidhana Soudha – First opened in 1956, Bidana Monument is a milestone in Bangalore and is located next to Cuban Park. This huge building is a huge example of neo-Dravidian architecture.
Mysore City –
Mysore has long been the capital of the Wodeyar Kingdom. Mysore is the second-fastest-growing city in Karnataka after Bangalore, which was once the capital of the Mysore royal family, has maintained its regal spirit to this day. Mysore’s real name is Mysore; Legend says that the place was ruled by Mahisasura Asura. But today Mysore is the most visited and famous tourist destination and Karnataka. The most visited places in Mysore are mentioned below. Reaching Mysore from Bangalore takes almost 3.5 hrs by road and takes 2 hrs by train.
Mysore Palace or Amba Vilas Palace – Unquestionably the most popular tourist attraction of Mysore is Mysore Maharaja Palace, situated in the heart of Mysore city, which is also one of the largest palaces in India.
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum – Absolutely a unique and comparatively new addition to Mysore’s list of places of interest, the museum displays a wide range of brilliantly sculpted sand formations.
Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery or Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery – The Jaganmohan Palace was converted into an art gallery in 1915 during the reign of Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV, which is an alternative home of the Mysore royal family.
Jayalakshmi Vilas Palace – Jayalakshmi Bilas Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Mysore, built-in 1905 for the eldest daughter of Maharaja Chamarja Wodeyar, was also called the first Princess Mansion.
Lingabudi Lake – Lingabudi Lake is a freshwater lake located in Srirampura which is 8 km from the city center. Also, it is well-known as one of the oldest lakes in Mysore.
Karanji Lake – Originally built as a source of drinking water and a source of water for daily work, Karanji Lake was built by the Maharaja of Mysore and is maintained by the Mysore Zoo Authority.
Chamundeshwari Temple – There is no trip to the whole of Mysore without visiting the Chamundeshwari temple. Not only religiously significant, but this temple also attracts nature lovers.
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary – Located 19 km from Mysore, this bird sanctuary is not only a place for bird watchers, it is a must-visit for anyone who wants to spend some time in nature.
Ooty Town – Ooty is a picturesque hill town in South India, which is also known as Udhagamandalam. It is surrounded by Nilgiris hills and is famous as the queen of the hills. A British collectorJohn Sullivandiscoveredthe hill town of Ooty was once a summer resort during the colonial period of the nineteenth century and a weekend trip for Madra residency. It has so many tourist places to visit. Ooty is 126 km from Mysore and no direct train is available. By car, it takes around 3 hrs.
Pykara Falls and Pykara Lake- Pykara is a village and river located 19 km from Ooty in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. A boathouse in the wholesale pond is an additional attraction for tourists, which are well-protected fence shoals.
Mudumalai National Park – Mudumalai National Park on the Ooty Mysore route is another place to visit by nature-lovers during a visit to Ooty, which is connecting the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats.
Avalanche Lake – The Avalanche Lake is to be found 28 kilometers from Ooty is a must-visit place when visiting Ooty. Nestled amidst the lush greenery of mountains and landscapes, this lake enchants every visitor.
Ooty Lake – The most important part of every tour in Ooty, Ooty Lake is a must-see place. It is an un-natural lake that was built for fishing purposes.
Emerald Lake – Near Panna village in Nilgiris district, Panna Lake is located in a place called Silent Valley. The beautiful lake provides an ideal place for a picnic.
Ooty Botanical Gardens – Ooty Botanical Garden is undeniably a place incredibly popular in Ooty, which is managed by the Horticulture Department of Tamil Nadu.
Deer Park –The deer park serves as an interesting excursion, especially for wildlife enthusiasts, with a rich variety of deer, such as the Chital and the Chital.