Bangalore is the home to a large number of magnificent gardens and parks that simply accentuate the beauty of this city and hence it is called as the "Garden City". Besides the numerous gardens, Bangalore also has some fine historical sites and other places of interest that are worth watching. If you are on a tour to Bangalore, make certain that you have ample time in hand because there is no end to the things to watch in Bangalore. The tourist attractions abound in this place and thus draw hordes of tourists each year by their enduring charm.

Vidhan Soudha or the State Secretariat : It was built in 1954 and is the main attraction of this city. It is a marvel of modern architecture and is a fine amalgamation of traditional Dravidian and modern styles. Cubbon Park, the 120-hectare park located near the Vidhan Soudha, has a number of neo-classical styled government buildings.

Tipu Sultan's Fort and Palace : The 18th-century Tipu Sultan's Fort and Palace are other important historical tourist attractions in Bangalore.

Museums :The Government Museum of Bangalore (one of India's oldest museums) and the Visvesvaraya Technological and Industrial Museum are important museums within the city.

Botanical Gardens : The Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, which holds a number of flower shows, especially during the Republic Day (26th January), is located on the southern fringes of the city.

Ulsoor Lake : The Ulsoor Lake on the northeastern edge of the city is an important picnic spot.