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You're Going to Love Bangalore

From its beloved Sankey Tank, a beautiful lake, to its provocative graffitied buildings, Bangalore will continually surprise you. Progressive and safe, the city blends young and old, modern and historical together. Known as India's Silicon Valley, there is a young and hip urban crowd that occupies every corner of this bustling metropolis.

Glass and steel campuses surrounded by sprawling greens, and youthful, trendy pubs peppering the city occupy many of the city dwellers and tourists alike. Those who hold the city close to their hearts are wooed by the lush green spaces, booming tech infrastructure, and historical architecture.

A truly global city with a distinctly Indian flavor, there is a surprise waiting to overturn your expectations at every corner.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Bangalore

When to Visit Bangalore

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The city is blessed with the most moderate temperatures of anywhere in the country. From March to May, the temperature hovers at 96 degrees Fahrenheit. October through February is ideal because that is when Bangalore experiences "winter". With its lush parks, outdoor activities, and city-wide festivals like Holi in February, this truly is the best season to visit.

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How to Get to Bangalore

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Where to Stay in Bangalore

On the higher end rests the Sterling Mac Hotel and Mövenpick Hotel & Spa, both sporting modern, clean, and spacious interiors as well as services such as massages and high-end amenities. Another centrally located and popular hotel is the Lemon Tree Premier located within driving distance of Bangalore Palace.

Popular Neighborhoods in Bangalore

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How to Get Around Bangalore

The Cost of Living in Bangalore

Shopping Streets

If you're looking for malls, don't miss visiting the Forum Mall, located in the Koramangala neighborhood. For bargain hunting, Malleshwaram 8th Cross is the usual haunt for street shopping. For local fashion, there is no better place than Rangachari Textiles or Sunil Bangalore, both located in Malleshwaram.

Groceries and Other

Popular physical chains include Village Hypermarket, Maha Bazaar, and I-Mart. Online retailers that are local favorites are Bigbasket, Sangam Direct, and GroceryWhizz. Alternative spots include Buffalo Back, where you can find freshly made apple cider vinegar and farm-to-table organic vegetables. A quart of whole milk is around ₹47, and you can expect to spend about ₹85 for a dozen eggs.

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Where to Eat in Bangalore

There is a whole score of popular spots to eat. White Horse is the place to be for classic rock lovers who want to kick back, down a couple of beers, and gorge on spicy finger foods like chili chicken. Expect to spend around ₹1000 for two here. High Ultra Lounge Rooftop, at the top of the World Trade Center, is far more glitzy, renowned for their cocktails like Inception (a smart and fruity whiskey mixed drink). The average cost is around ₹2,500. Street food is everywhere - expect to pay around ₹261 for a fast food meal for two.

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