Places To Visit Near Bangalore

Bannerghatta Biological Park:
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Bannerghatta Biological Park is carved out of the Bannerghatta National Park in the year 2002. Bannerghatta National Park was conceived and started in August 1971 for conservation of wildlife and promotion of wildlife tourism with special intension to create recreation facilities to the urban population of the fast growing city Bangalore.

Bannerghatta Biological Park is located about 22 Kms south of Bengaluru city. It is one among the few places in the world where wilderness is preserved so close to a big city. It is having different units such as Zoo, Safari, Butterfly Park and Rescue Center (Conservation of captive animals). All the inhabitants have been provided with an appropriate ambience to live in harmony with nature.

There are several small temples that sit atop the hills inside the park that you can pay a visit to. The Suvarnamukhi stream runs across the park and it is believed that the stream originates from the Suvarnamukhi Hill. Just over 2 km from the hill, you can also find the Suvarnamukhi pond which is said to have several curative powers.

Time: The park remains open on all days of week except Tuesday between 9 am to 5 pm. However it is advisable to reach the park before 2 pm to avoid the shortage of tickets.

How To Reach: There are continuous buses running between Bangalore and Bannerghatta National Park every 20 minutes from all the major areas of the city. Air Conditioned buses have also been started between the two points to make it easy and comfortable for the passengers to commute. Some of the buses from various parts of the city connecting the park.

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