Bangalore or rather Bengaluru is one of the top tourist attraction cities in India. It is not only rich in historic culture but also has beautiful ancient structures, which attract a lot of people, both local and international.
This is one reason why Bengaluru will always be lively. There are a lot of numerous close-by spots a person can visit while enjoying the beautiful sunrise. It is not necessary for a person to wait until the weekend to have fun in Benglauru. Sounds good, doesn’t it?
The city has a charm that makes one feel bound to stay in the city for a very long time. Here are some cool morning places in Bengaluru that are worth checking out while in the town.
Morning places in Bengaluru | Weekend Gateways
This beautiful lake isn’t far from the town. It can be described as the masterpiece of natural beauty. A visit to Thattekerre Lake in the morning allows you to admire the beauty of this Lake. Thattekere Lake allows a person to enjoy as the sun rises and see a wide variety of birds.
Easiest Route: Take Bannerghatta road and go past the national park, ragihalli, shivanahalli. Then take left to a small hospital towards jaiputtadoddi and this road will take you to the unexplored gem called thattekere lake.
This is a multi-purpose stadium in Bengaluru making a perfect place to start your day from. It has outdoor rock climbing walls, a running track, a football field, and a volley ball court.
Renukamba Thatte idli
In the wintry weather of Bengaluru, take your gang of friends and head to Mysore road. Be it a car or bike, you will enjoy the serene beauty of this city and freak out on the unforeseen sight of Namma Bengaluru. It is said that the city was a hill station at one time, you will feel the mist and haze of wee hours.
On your way, you will find this place called Renukamba Thatta Idli. Simply get in and order the soft and hot Thatte idli. Relishing the best Thatta idlis of the world with two dollops of butter will definitely make your day. Please note that it will be crowded on Sunday mornings and so make sure that you reach there before 7 AM.
Open: 6 AM to 10 PM
Where: Near Police Station, Bidadi, Mysore Road, Bengaluru.
This place can almost take you back to a century through its quaint, and whimsical kind of ambiance. It will be open for you from early morning to midnight serving the heaven-made Sulaiman tea, muffins, onion samosas, and biscuits.
Where: Jhonson Market, Hosur Road, Bengaluru
Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
This is one of the most astonishing parks in Bangalore. The garden is famous for having a wide variety of flowers and plants. People travel all over the globe to come and admire the majestic red rose garden. Visiting the Garden in the morning allows you to admire the beautiful scene and smell the fresh air.
Trimoorthy Temple Pyramid Valley
Trimoorthy Temple and Pyramid valley are two places worth checking out. You will not only be able to admire the beautiful architecture of this ancient temple also have memorable experiences of a lifetime. It is advisable to visit this place in the morning as it is less crowded.
Easiest route: Take the kanakapura road – ring road junction and then drive south for about 25km and take left at Pyramid village sign board. Continue in the same way to find kebbedoddi village/pyramid village road. It is just a 1.2km from the board.
Manchanabele is a man-made irrigation dam. It is situated on river Arkavati. The beauty of this dam can be viewed in the morning from nearby hills. A person can perfectly view the dam as the sun rises.
Easiest Route: Bangalore – Mysore Road – Dodda Alada Mara (Banyan Tree), Bayalu village – Manchanbele Dam. Nearly 22km from Mysore Road.
Big Banyan Tree
This is a four century old Bayan tree plant. This place is surrounded by thousands of aerial roots. Most people visit this place in the morning to embrace the beauty of nature. Indeed a highly recommended morning place to visit.
Ranganna Military Hotel
End your craving for the World’s best Thalai Maamasa (Head Meat), Paaya (trotter soup) and Kaima ball fry in this highly acclaimed non-veg food destination of Bangalore, Ranganna military hotel. You feel like you are in heaven when you put the piping hot mutton pulao in your mouth and I’m not exaggerating.
Open: 7:30 AM to 4 PM and 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: 61, KR Rd, Tata Silk Farm, Jayanagar, Bengaluru
Recommended Read: Legendary Military Hotels of Bengaluru
This is one of the most visited temples in Bangalore. It is not only a small temple but has a unique architectural design. This temple is always crowded during the day. Mornings are the best time to drive to lepakshi to experience the scenic beauty of nature.
Turahalli Forest viewpoint / Karishma Hills
This is a must visit place in Bangalore especially if you love nature. A visit to this site in the morning not only allows you to view the beautiful scene of the forest but also see the sunrise.
Location – 13km from Banashankari. Drive to Kanakapura Road, cross the nice road underpass and take right at vajarahalli road. After few kms, you will find forest area called Turahalli. If you are going on a bike or a nano then you can drive till the end.
Maggie noodles atop Nandi hills
Nandi Hills is one of the most visited tourist spots in Bengaluru and easily a heavenly place to satisfy your appetite for morning wanderlust. Well, there are so many things to do here however atop the hill, you have Hotel Ranjitha for good Vegetarian food and delicious Maggi noodles. It is one hell of an experience to have Maggi + Coffee on a hilltop, truly an enchanting experience.
Abdul Lateef Paya Shop
If you are a non-veg freak then you should head to this 50-year old outlet, one of the oldest in Shivaji Nagar. It is localities’ favorite and known for Scrumptious Paaya soup. Paaya soups are served only during mornings and you can expect a lot of crowd during wee hours.
Open: 6 AM – 9 AM
Where: Sultanji Gunta Road, Sulthangunta, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru.
Hebbal Lake is best visited in the morning as it offers a perfect background for taking photos. You can experience the chirping sounds of birds flying around and this is a place where you can get lost in the chilling morning weather of Bengaluru.
Bengaluru being a historic city built by Kempegowda has its own history and a lore to verbalize. The city is an abode for more than 1000 temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches coupled with Gurudwaras and Buddha Viharas is an archetype to its diversity and a mixed bag of traditions.
This was a brief list of some of the coolest morning places in Bengaluru. If you have anything to add then please let us know in the comments below.
You can also Subscribe to MetroSaga for newsletters.