In 300 acres of abundant serenity lies Cubbon Park. It was laid out by Lord Cubbon who was the viceroy of India in the year 1864. The park nowadays, is a haven of green foliage, in the centre of modern Bangalore. Mostly visited by tourists seeking a calm and quiet atmosphere, the park is also an ideal place for nature lovers, walkers and joggers.
The Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar constructed in the English Tudor style. The building has fortified towers and its interiors are elegantly carved of wood. The palace is complete with Gothic windows, battlements and turrets.
The Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) in Bangalore is a championship golf course of international standard. The first course-plan was designed by renowned golfer and British Open winner, Peter Thomson. KGA is a Par 72 course, spread over 124 acres of lush green land with sparkling blue water features.
The course has been recently redesigned by a well known golf architect from Australia. Despite its small area of around 60 acres, the course has been designed to dovetail all 18 holes on 12 fairways with a minimal crisscrossing and the course is a picturesque and challenging one.
This local market is most popular for the wide variety of saris and wholesale dress materials it has on sale for very reasonable prices. Chickpet also has a number of jewellery shops which make it an ideal destination for wedding shopping.
Orion Mall not only has a multiplex, bowling alley and a plethora of shops and restaurants, it also has a man-made lake in the premises which is lined with food stalls whose fare you can enjoy on the lakeside benches