Enjoy The Exuberance Of The IT City – Best Things To Do In Bangalore!

Bangalore has been going by the names ‘Garden City’, ‘IT Hub’ and ‘Silicon Valley’ for years now. However, this pleasant place has much to offer to both residents and tourists. It has monuments and temples which belong to another era. It has hills, waterfalls and even bird sanctuaries in close proximity. It is home to the Bannerghatta Forest and Zoo and houses numerous serene lakes within the city.

Bangalore City

Bangalore City | Image Resource : wikipedia.org

IT Hub Bangalore

IT Hub Bangalore | Image Resource : ostrichtours.com

Bird watching is one of the best things to do in Bangalore, which are enjoyed by many tourists. The Mysore city is approximately 150 km from the city of Bangalore and is home to the Rangantittu Bird Sanctuary, which is one of the largest in the state. The sanctuary is also home to a large number of fresh water crocodiles and is visited by a variety of birds throughout the year.

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Bangalore

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Bangalore | Image Resource : .team-bhp.com

Walk On The Lanes of the Busy MG and Brigade Roads – Things To Do in Bangalore!

Bird watching, are important things to do in Bangalore and most frequently happens in the town of Ramanagara. The town is famous because the popular cult movie ‘Sholay’ was shot in this location. The town is dotted with hillocks piled high and small water spots. It is home to the Long Billed Vultures, which have been declared as an endangered species. The pick – up location is Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore and the guests are welcomed with a cool drink and complimentary breakfast.

Bannerghatta Forest

Bannerghatta Forest | Image Resource : tourmyindia.com

Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore

Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore | Image Resource : newindianexpress.com

Horse Riding, Shopping Are Few More Preferred Things To Do In Bangalore

Going on road trips is an exciting thing to do in Bangalore. Bheemeshwari, Saavandurga and Shivagange. Shivagange & Devarayanadurga trips via Sedan are being held at Arekere Mico Layout as the starting point. Trips are also organized to historical places like Belur, Halebeedu, Sravana Belegola which have temples and monuments belonging to the royal era. They are being covered via Indica at Arekere Mico layout as the start point.

Bheemeshwari

Bheemeshwari | Image Resource : trekkerpedia.com

Some event organizers arrange for day tours to other cities like Mysore and nearby locations like treks to Tadiandamol peak at Yavakapadi village.

HAL Aerospace Museum – A Repertoire of Knowledge on Aircrafts and Carriers

The visit to International Technology Park of Bangalore at Whitefield was a good one. We came to know as to why the city is known as India’s Silicon Valley. The number of MNCs having office there proves what a big player India is when it comes to IT and software industry. Once we were done with the visit to the IT Park, we headed for our next place of visit. This place got the kids very excited. It was the HAL heritage centre and aerospace museum.

The museum is located at a distance of 10 km from the Airport road and 10 km from the Bengaluru City Railway Station. Spread across an area of more than 4 hectares the museum is first of its kind in India which houses many interesting aircrafts and rare aeronautical devices. It is a reservoir of knowledge for anyone.

HAL Aerospace Museum

HAL Aerospace Museum | Image Resource : lilbunnyrabbitz.com

There are two major halls which divides the main entrance. One of the halls inside the main building contains the various photographs and also shows the growth of the aviation industry in all the decades following 1940s till today. The second hall inside the museum houses some of the best and rare models of aero engines and also highlights the various functions of the engine and other machines. There are also some real engines which are housed like the Garret, Adour and Orpheus engines.

There is also a library in the house which contains abundant knowledge for those interested in aerospace and its historical development over the years. The best thing inside the museum which all of us liked was the motion simulator which accentuates the user experience and gives a real life feeling of the fighter jets and the commercial aircrafts.

One may also want to check out the herbal garden; children’s play area and a souvenir shop. A sustainability park is also present which educates the visitors on solar system and renewable energy. It was a good informative visit. Once we were done with the museum we went to visit another prominent and historical attraction of the city, the summer palace of Tipu Sultan.

Visakha Museum – A trip to Vishakhapatnam’s History

After the visit to INS Kurusura Submarine museum the next place of our visit in Vishakhapatnam was the Visakha Museum. The city of Vizag has a lot of history to talk about. Visakha museum has very beautifully preserved this history and the rich past of the city. It is also known as the Corporation museum and is one of the famous tourist landmarks of the city. The museum is located on the RK Beach road at a Dutch Bungalow.

The museum houses some of the finest artefacts from the ancient times like weapons and clothes of Royal Kings to the handguns and other artilleries of the British era. There are also items which are collected from other institutions from around the world from World War II. These include the bombs and hand grenades, shell bombs which didn’t explode are also on display at the museum. The museum also has many pictures of Gandhiji as Gandhiji had many connections with the city. The chairs and desk which were used by Gandhi ji are still in place.

visakha museum visakhapatnam

Visakha Museum Visakhapatnam | Image Resource : commons.wikimedia.org

The government has invested a lot in this museum and there are many artefacts from all over India. The place is a must visit for all the students of history and cultural studies. Vizag has played an important part in India’s trade with foreign nation all these things are very beautifully demonstrated in this museum.

When we visited this museum there were many tourists and visitors who had come. Photography is allowed inside the museum after paying little extra fees while entering. The parking and canteen facility at the museum is also very good. The staff under which the administration of the museum is are very courteous and friendly. Though audio tours of the museum aren’t available but still the manual guides are very informative.

Overall the visit to the Vishaka Museum was a very good one. We all came to know a lot more about this port city of India and its significance to the South Indian society and development. After the trip to Vishaka Museum the next which we visited was the famous Yarvada beach of Vizag.