Bengaluru, or Bangalore, is India’s third largest city, nestled in the south of the country. It is a lively cosmopolitan city at the heart of the state of Karnataka, with historic neighbourhoods sitting comfortably next to stylish districts boasting an array of clubs and restaurants. Brightsun Travel has a range of Bengaluru flights from UK taking you to one of India’s most diverse urban centres. In Bengaluru you can enjoy a tour of India’s historic side in its many temples and palaces, and rub shoulders with a young hip crowd in up and coming neighbourhoods littered with bars, boutiques and breweries.
Chokkanathaswamy Temple is the oldest temple in the city, dating back to the 10th century, with impressive stone carvings and ancient Tamil inscriptions.
Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace
This teak palace in the heart of the city is a delight, with beautiful motifs lining the palace walls and grand paintings to enjoy.
The Bangalore Palace
The Bangalore Palace is a Tudor style building with elegant interiors and a beautiful garden to explore.
Malleswaram is littered with memorials, temples, quaint shops, historical hotels and traditional restaurants serving an array of Indian food.
Just 35 kilometres outside the city is the Devanahalli Fort dating back to the 15th century, covering 20 acres, and full of beautiful temples and courtyards.
Orion Mall boasts ultra modern bowling alleys and gleaming boutiques, alongside karaoke bars that’ll keep you entertained into the early hours.
In Bengaluru you can shop for luxury items in UB City, one of the city’s best-loved shopping malls.
Locally known as India’s ‘pub city’, Bengaluru brews some of India’s best beer, and all across the city you can visit microbreweries and go on tasting tours.
On Bengaluru’s main high street, MG Road, you can casually stroll past arts, crafts and book stores, and eat at high end dining restaurants.
In up and coming neighbourhoods like Indiranagar, you will find contemporary boutiques and high-end fashion brands lining the streets.
For your ultimate city break in Bengaluru, contact Brightsun Travel about some Bengaluru cheap flights offers, including non-stop flights from London to Bengaluru with British Airways, getting you there in under 10 hours. Alternatively, you could fly with Air India and experience new Economy Class cabins with improved illumination, in-flight entertainment systems, traditional Indian cuisine and decadent high teas.