Curious about India’s hippest city? Book a flight to Bangalore and discover a combination of historic and modern, all in one city. Be overwhelmed by the ancient sultan palaces or visit one of the numerous museums. At night the city comes alive in the many bars, restaurants and microbreweries. Bangalore is dazzling!
Hot and happening
Dubbed India’s very own Silicon Valley, Bangalore is one of India’s most modern cities. The many trendy cafés are an excellent way to get to know its young population. If you want to learn more about technology and science, visit the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum. And don’t skip the fascinating Bangalore Aquarium, where you can explore three storeys of underwater life. Bangalore is the ideal destination for city trips and the perfect starting point for a longer vacation in India. Treat yourself: book a flight to Bangalore now!
Temples and palaces
Bangalore also has a rich history. Roam through the fairytale-like Bangalore Palace or be in awe of The Bull Temple. The forecourt of this Hindu temple sports a giant bull of no less than 4.5 metres in height. Tipu Sultan Fort, a complex built in 1537 by Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore, is another unique site. Within its walls, you’ll find the summer palace of Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. Prefer to get away from the city? Head off to the Nandi Hills and climb to the top for some magnificent views of the spectacular landscape.
Flights to Bangalore for a unique vacation
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Curated for you
Bangalore has numerous nicknames, including the ‘Garden city of India’. According to tradition, the city owes this name to Krishna Raja Wodeyar, the 24th maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore. In celebration of his silver anniversary, he embellished Bangalore with lavish gardens, parks and lakes. Since then, strolling and recreating in the local greenery has been a favourite pastime of residents.
In an attempt to be shack off its colonial past, Bangalore was given back its former name of Bengaluru, which means ‘City of Boiled Beans’, in 2014. But the old part of the city is a top attraction due to its heritage from the time of British rule in India. The royal palace, for instance, suspiciously resembles Windsor Castle and the cathedral is a copy of the famous St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
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