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Bengaluru, Karnataka’s capital is one of the fastest growing cities in Asia. This modern centre is home to majestic palaces, gigantic forts and exquisite temples. Take a walk through the city’s history by visiting the Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan's Fort, built with breathtaking Indo-Islamic architecture and home to a maze of stunning balconies, magnificent arches and ornamental pillars. You can step inside the fort’s two-storey palace to admire the beautiful floral motifs on its walls and ceilings. Head towards Bangalore Palace where you can admire Gothic windows, spectacular chandeliers, magnificent wood carvings and elegant furniture made from elephant trunks. Another must-visit ancient spot of Bengaluru is the Bull Temple, one of the city’s oldest Hindu temples which was built with a Dravidian style of architecture and dedicated to a devotee of Lord Shiva, Nandi. Other alluring attractions include the Suryanarayana Temple, ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple and Dodda Ganapathi Temple which boasts an 18ft tall idol of the Hindu God Lord Ganesha. Brightsun Travel offers a range of Bengaluru flight offers, so you can enjoy this land of world-class heritage monuments.
Bengaluru, famous as 'The Garden City of India' boasts countless lush parks and stunning lakes. Take a leisurely walk through Cubbon Park to discover more than 6,000 species of exotic plants and flowering trees, and visit the beautiful Ulsoor Lake, one of the city’s largest lakes covering an area of 125 acres; here you can enjoy swimming and boating. You can also visit the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens to witness a rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants. Due to its captivating museums, Bengaluru is a treasure trove for those into culture. Explore the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat complex that hosts 13 museums, showcasing a rare collection of traditional Mysore paintings and sculptures. The Government Museum is another excellent venue with 18 galleries showcasing jewellery, old paintings and artifacts from the middle age. Don’t forget to visit the National Gallery of Modern Art that boasts paintings created by famous artists, including Jamini Roy, Raja Ravi Verma and Amrita Shergil. Brightsun Travel offers cheap flights to Bengaluru so that you can plan an epic trip and look forward to admiring the city’s rich cultural heritage.