Tourist Spot Near to Bangalore
Nandi Hill: Situated at a distance of about 60 kilometres from Bangalore, Nandi Hill is a picturesque spot to visit during vacations. It is a popular hill resort in the southern plains of India, especially during summers. The shimmering lake and the green valley is a treat to the eyes. This popular summer retreat is located at an altitude of about 1,615 m above sea level.
Mekadatu: The word Mekadatu literally means goat's leap in the local language. The name of the place has an interesting legend related to it. According to the legend, the holy river Arakavathi flows into a ravine narrow enough for a goat to leap across. Hence, the name Mekadatu. The Arakavathi River flows through a deep gorge only to make the confluence with the Cauvery River where you can also visit the Hindu temple of Lord Sangameshwara.
Big Banyan Tree: As if the list above is not enough, mother nature seems to have bestowed all her love to the garden city of Bangalore. This is especially felt when you see the gigantic banyan tree spread over almost three acres of land. It is situated at a distance of about 28 kilometres west of Bangalore at Ramohalli. A place not to be missed if you are planning to travel to Bangalore.
Banerghatta National Park: Another natural retreat to visit in Bangalore is the Banerghatta National Park. Situated at a distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Bangalore, the park houses some of the exotic species of flora and fauna. If interested, you can also explore the nearby temples here. The Banerghatta National Park is also a birdwatcher's paradise for it has more than a thousand species of birds in it. Hotels in Mumbai