Spending a day in an airport can be quite boring, but not when you are at the Kempegowda International Bangalore airport. The new airport building has many lounges with immaculate landscaping, installations and conveniences. This airport has fourth-highest air traffic in the country.
Places Near Bangalore Airport
Bangalore airport is quite comfortable and provides few entertainment options, like bookstores, food stores, restaurants, spa to do shopping or to relax oneself. But anyone who has a connecting flight or delay in flights or already done with exploring the Bangalore domestic airport then they can step out of the airport and explore few places nearby the airport.
This fort is located at a distance of 15.4 kms from the Bangalore airport. It is a stunning monument and is the most accessible tourist place to visit. The Deveanahalli fort is spread across 20 acres and changed many hands from its construction from the year 1501. This is a heritage site, and we can see Tipu Sultan’s memorial in this place. One can see the battle embankments and once residences of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali and takes us through the rich history.
Apart from the Fort a must visit in the Devanahalli hills is the Venugopalaswamy Temple which is constructed in the Dravidian style.
Nandi Hills is a popular weekend destination around Bangalore located at a short distance of 39 kms from the airport. Trekking, cycling, and nature walks are few things that can be done in Nandi Hills. Tipu’s drop, Tipu Sultan’s fort are located along with some beautiful gardens are located in this place. Because of the tranquil atmosphere, this place makes you feel relaxed and rejuvenated before coming back to the airport.
Visit the beautiful Nehru Nilaya which is situated at a 40 kms distance from the airport. This place is run by the horticulture department, the area around the 150-year-old building is surrounded by the green lawns, and this is a great tourist spot for nature walks. The heritage building offers to stay options far away from the hustle bustle of the city.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
This architectural rich temple of Bhoga Nandeeshwara is dated back to over 1,300 years. This temple and its surroundings are loaded with art and heritage and impress the nature lovers all over again. The temple consists of two complexes and is entirely built in Dravidian style. The lush green lawns, intricate carvings, many stone pillars and a line of shops outside the temple selling flowers and puja items give aholy experience along with mingling with nature.
Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple
The 1000 years old Yoganandeshwara Temple is located in Chikballapura which is 30 kms from Bangalore airport. A must place to visit for the people who like art and history. The temple sculptures and carvings are worth a visit.
Prestige Golfshire Club
This club is located at a distance of 23 kms from the Bangalore domestic airport; this golf course is well maintained and is full of greenery which relaxes our body and mind just by viewing the vast green lands. Having a lavish lunch or brunch on weekends in the Falcom Green Restaurant facing the greenery is an excellent option available.
Apart from these places which are must visit and around the Bangalore international airport there are many gardens, tourist spots, entertainment options, malls for shopping, resorts for team outings, fun activities and various restaurants with multiple cuisines are available. On a whole Bangalore offers many opportunities for tourists along with family or friends or with colleagues.
Next time you are in Bangalore make sure you make the best of the visit.