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Frequently Asked Questions
How is the weather in Bengaluru?
Bengaluru enjoys a temperate climate year-round, with average temperatures ranging from 60°F (15°C) to 90°F (32°C). The city experiences the monsoon season from June to September, but even then, the rains add to its verdant charm.
What are some of the best things to do in Bengaluru?
Visitors often find joy in exploring the bustling KR Market, trying local cuisine in VV Puram Food Street, or walking along the banks of the serene Ulsoor Lake. For a more artistic experience, visit the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru.
What is the best time of year to visit Bengaluru?
The months between September to February, with pleasant temperatures of around 60°F (15°C) to 80°F (27°C), see a surge in visitors. The Karaga Shaktyotsava festival in March/April and the Kadalekai Parishe groundnut fair in November/December are two popular local events.
What are the best places to stay in Bengaluru?
Many visitors choose to stay in Koramangala, which is known for its shopping centers and restaurants. Indiranagar is another great choice with its vibrant nightlife and local attractions. For a more serene ambiance, you might consider Whitefield, Bengaluru's major tech hub.
What are the best places to visit in Bengaluru?
Explore the rich history at Bangalore Palace, soak up the tranquility of Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, or seek knowledge at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. For modern attractions, Cubbon Park and the innovative wonder that is the Indian Institute of Science are also well worth a visit.
What are some hiking trails in Bengaluru?
Savandurga, located about 33 miles (53 km) west of the city, is a monolithic hill popular among hikers. For a more moderate trail, try the Ranganatha Swamy Hill in Bilikal Forest, which is around 47 miles (76 km) south of Bengaluru.
What are some family activities to do in Bengaluru?
Fun World Amusement Park has a multitude of rides for families. Bannerghatta Biological Park, home to a variety of animal species, is perfect for a wildlife encounter. For a more laid-back day, the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is a wonderful educational spot.
What are some of the best day trip ideas in Bengaluru?
Nandi Hills, approximately 37 miles (60 km) from Bengaluru, is a popular day-trip destination for its scenic beauty and historical significance. You could also visit Mysore, about 91 miles (147 km) away, to explore its famous palace and gardens.
How much does it cost to stay in vacation home rentals in Bengaluru?
Experience the best of Bengaluru with our vacation home rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.
Are there vacation home rentals with a dedicated workspace in Bengaluru?
Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 10 vacation home rentals in Bengaluru featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.
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|3.3K properties have a dedicated workspace|
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|550 properties have a pool|
|1.1K properties allow pets|
|1.7K properties are a good fit for families|
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Your guide to Bengaluru
All About Bengaluru
Located on the Deccan Plateau in South India, Bengaluru, also referred to as Bangalore, is the capital of Karnataka state. Bengaluru offers a striking blend of regal opulence, lush natural landscapes, and a thriving high-tech industry. From the office buildings of Indiranagar to the more serene, temple-filled Ulsoor, the city buzzes with hip cafes, restaurants, and quirky shops. In the evenings, tantalizing music pours out of nightclubs in neighborhoods like Koramangala and Bannerghatta, and microbreweries serve up award-winning craft beer.
Despite being India’s technological hub, Bengaluru preserves its charm in historical buildings, lively markets, and lush parks and gardens. Spend several days wandering around architectural gems such as the Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace and Vidhana Soudha palace, which offer a glimpse into Bengaluru’s past, or take a break from the urban hustle and bustle in green spaces such as Cubbon Park, Jaya Prakash Narayana Park, or the Lalbagh Botanical Garden.
The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Bengaluru
The city’s high altitude creates different conditions from lowland south India. March through May makes up the summer season, when the daytime heat can be uncomfortable. The monsoons arrive in June and stay through September, when you’ll experience short, sharp downpours, but you can still expect outdoor events to take place — just make sure you have suitable footwear. Winter is marked by pleasantly warm days and cool nights, so you’ll need a light jacket.
Bengaluru’s packed cultural calendar provides exciting opportunities to experience the city’s beloved traditions and festivities. Falling either in March or April during the Kannada New Year, the city is flooded in a sea of colorful rangolis and decorations. Diwali, a festival of lights, takes place in November, where vibrant fireworks and lanterns illuminate the sky after sunset. At the end of the year, the city celebrates Habba, a festival featuring food and drink, craft exhibitions, and music and dance performances.
Top things to do in Bengaluru
The Bangalore Palace, built in 1878 for the Maharajah of the Kingdom of Mysore, is an architectural gem spanning 45,000 square feet. Modeled after Tudor and Scottish Gothic architecture, the facade of the two-level granite structure is covered in intricate details, many of them swallowed up in the vines that blanket its bottom half. The interior is equally ornamented in carved wood. You can meander through the landscaped gardens after admiring the interior.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
The Lalbagh Botanical Garden, an internationally renowned center for botanical work, spans 240 acres in the center of the city. The garden features more than 1,800 plant species from Europe and Asia. Its most striking architectural feature is a glass house with a steel-lattice frame; the building serves as the venue of the annual flower show. The garden is home to many bird species, including mynas, parakeets, and purple moorhen.
Three hundred acres of lush green foliage in the center of the bustling city, Cubbon Park is a tranquil haven for nature lovers and a cultural and civic gathering point. The park is home to some of the city’s iconic structures, including the red-brick Attara Kacheri, the Civic Court of Karnataka, and the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, whose exhibits on science, automotive vehicles, and space are designed for kids as well as adults.