Stay near parks, palaces and the local planetarium
Bengaluru is a bustling business hub best known as the Silicon Valley of India, but it’s also an ideal destination for leisure and entertainment. As a guest of the Radisson, you can easily access top attractions such as the scenic Cubbon Park or the beautiful Bangalore Palace. Don’t miss an opportunity to see the stars at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium or study the future of science at the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum. Looking for things to do within walking distance? Go for a stroll along the banks of Ulsoor Lake, or cross the street to visit Sri Guru Singh Sabha, the city’s largest Sikh shrine.
- Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum (3 km)
Dedicated to Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the architect of modern Karnataka, this museum explores the impact of science on today’s society. Seven different galleries engage visitors with interactive exhibits, including a flight simulator and the new Science on a Sphere.
Phone: +91 80 2286 6200
- Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium (5 km)
Get lost in space at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, a must-see attraction for aspiring astronomers. Be sure to stop by the theatre to check out the show schedule.
Phone: +91 80 2237 9725 ext 3211
Parks and Recreation
- Ulsoor Lake (walking distance)
Spread across 123 acres, Ulsoor Lake is one of the biggest bodies of water in Bengaluru. Go boating or birdwatching, or simply stroll around the lake’s 3.5-kilometre perimeter.
- Cubbon Park (2.5 km)
Situated in the Bengaluru city centre, Cubbon Park was created by Lord Cubbon in 1864. The 300-acre park is the perfect spot for a picnic or a rejuvenating jog, and it also hosts the state library.
Phone: +91 80 2286 4189
- Lalbagh Botanical Garden (6 km)
Breathe in the fresh air at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, located 20 minutes southwest on the banks of Lalbagh Lake. This 240-acre garden is home to a gorgeous glass house, which hosts a biannual garden show in January and August.
Phone: +91 80 2657 0181
Temples and Palaces
- Sri Guru Singh Sabha (walking distance)
A striking white structure only steps away from Ulsoor Lake, Sri Guru Singh Sabha is the city’s largest Sikh shrine.
Phone: +91 80 2555 3461
- Bangalore Palace (5 km)
Built in 1887 and spanning an area of about 800 acres, Bangalore Palace sits in the city centre and invites visitors from around the world to experience its impressive architecture.
Phone: +91 80 2235 2828
- Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace (7 km)
Construction was completed on this spectacular structure in 1791, and it served as the summer palace of Tipu Sultan until his reign ended in 1799. Take a tour of the grounds for a glimpse of Indo-Islamic architecture and to learn more about the area’s rich history.
Phone: +91 80 2670 6836
- Bull Temple (9 km)
This 500-year-old temple is dedicated to the vehicle of Lord Shiva, Nandi the bull. Visitors flock to this sacred space to see the famous sitting bull statue, which measures 4.5 metres tall and 6 metres long.
Phone: +91 80 2667 8777
- ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple (12 km)
A beautiful blend of Dravidian design and modern-day architecture, this temple features a Vedic library, a preaching library and a multi-screen theatre.
Phone: +91 80 2347 1956