22 Top Things To Do in Bangalore Without Spending More Than Rs 500

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Bangalore is a city full of activities. Most people in the city love stepping out and indulge in fun. There are many fun activities a person can conduct when on a very fixed tight budget. Here are some activities you can do with less than Rs 500 in your pocket. Come, let’s know about 22 top things to do in Bangalore on today’s read.

Lazing around Lalbagh Botanical garden

This is one of the most well-maintained gardens in Bangalore. A person can have a perfect time with his/her family without spending a lot of cash.


Read: 12 Awesome Parks and Gardens in Bangalore

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Vidyarthi Bhavan Dose

There is no person in Bengaluru who have not heard about Vidyarthi Bhavan. To that extent, this legendary hotel has made its mark in the heart of Bengalurians. Started as a modest eatery for students, over the years, has stood a test of time to become a landmark food point in the city. Vidyarthi Bhavan in the quaint area of Basavanagudi, Gandhi Bazaar was established in 1943. In the journey, it has quenched the thirst of Billion food lovers for yummy Masala Doses’s.

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Visiting Bangalore Palace

Bangalore palace offers a perfect opportunity for a person to explore samples of both Tudor and Scottish architecture. Bangalore palace area was owned originally by Rev J.Garret, the first principal of the Central High School (Central college).


Later on, the place was purchased by the British Guardians using the funds of Maharaja Chamarajendra Wodeyar X. It is said that the construction of the palace was started in 1874 and got completed by 1878. The palace has a floor area of about 45,000 sq ft and was built in Tudor style architecture with fortified towers, battlements, and turrets.

Read: 10 Monuments of Bengaluru which tells us about the Past Glory of the City

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Venkatappa Art Gallery

This wonderful art gallery houses a wide variety of paintings and art works. They range from important artifacts to sculptures. Furthermore; this building itself presents a perfect architectural design.


Vibe of a flea market

Bengaluru might not be popularly known for budget shopping unlike Delhi and Mumbai but if you explore the corners of it then you will realize that Bengaluru is no less than the other cities when it comes to pocket-friendly shopping.

Know more – 11 Shopping Streets in Bengaluru for Budget Shopping

Places to visit in Bangalore

Rock climbing or Go karting

A person can enjoy Go karting or Rock climbing under Rs 200. Rock climbing activity is mostly indoors. This is a very interesting activity worth trying out.


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Aerospace Museum

A visit to this museum allows you to have a rough idea about the evolution of airplanes. Aerospace Museum contains huge models of airplanes. An adult is charged Rs 30, whereas a child pays Rs 20.

Tipu Sultan Palace

This is an indication that there was once a very powerful king. The good thing about this place is that Indian citizens pay roughly Rs 5. It is definitely worth checking out. You find The Palace in the center of the city. The building dates back to two centuries. The completion happened in 1791. You want the recent location. It is near Bengaluru medical college, Chamrajpet.

Places to visit in Bangalore

Watching a play at RangaShankara

This is a great platform for talented artists. It has a reputation for offering some engaging activities at a very low cost. The price ranges between Rs 100-Rs 150. However; there are some plays whose ticket size may go up to Rs.200. This place was created to help promote theater that was slowly dying after the introduction of commercial cinema.


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Tughlaq Play at Rangashankara

Alliance Francaise

Alliance Francaise always has some amazing events worth checking out. Many events are free. However, there are some which are chargeable.

Brahmin’s Coffee Bar

Who doesn’t know Brahmin’s Coffee bar? The famous breakfast point of Bengaluru serving the tasty South Indian breakfast from 50 years is everyone’s favorite, right? When we are talking about coffee, how can we leave Brahmin’s coffee bar? This should definitely take the #1 spot.

Where: Near Shankar Mutt, Ranga Rao Road, Shankarapura, Basavangudi.

Places to visit in Bangalore

Military Hotels of Bengaluru

The meaty and toothsome Kaima Curry and steaming hot biriyanis from Bengaluru’s military hotels are the ones you must taste before you die. What an Aroma! Can you afford to miss the firmness of meatballs and the ever gorgeous Raagi Balls cooked over coals and served on plates made of dried leaves? There is a history for the taste of food served here. Explore these legendary military hotels of Bengaluru which are there here from the time when the city was called as Bangalore.

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Atta Galatta, Koramangala

A well-known book house of Bangalore which you should not miss going to. They have a row of books available in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi. One great thing about Attagalatta is their reading sessions, events, book launches, and other fun-filled activities. It is one of the renowned and highly admired book cafes in Bangalore.


Where: KHB Colony, Koramangala 5th Block (Near Forum Mall)

Open: Tue to Sunday (11 AM to 8 PM)

Read: 10 Awesome Book Cafes in Bengaluru

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Nehru Planetarium

Nehru planetarium will enable you to find billions of stars which seem to be lost in the sky. This is a perfect place a person can visit if he/she intends to spend less than Rs 100.

Dose Points Of The City

We all have our own favorite Dosa places in Bangalore and have all tasted the Dosa’s and shared our love for this super-awesome breakfast item of India. If you are a Bengaurian then your craving for Dosa will never gonna end as you have so many hotels and ‘n’ number of food joints serving one or the other kind of varieties in Dosas. So, it is said that this city has to be named as ‘The Dosa Capital of India.’ To be precise, every lane and every street of this city find a hotel where one can relish the reasonably good Dosa’s and none of them will really disappoint you.

Must-Check : 42 Popular Dose Places in Bangalore

Places to visit in Bangalore

VV Puram Food Street

VV Puram Food Street or popularly known as Thindi Beedi is the most loved food street of the city infused as a part of Bengaluru food culture. Local’s swear by with all love but if you are a first-time visitor then this food street will make you hungry, keen and edacious for foods which are lined in different varieties. As the Sun dawns in the west, the area lights up with shutters rolling up, Food carts arriving at their designated spot and people whooping for their orders – VV Puram looks bustling and filled with all energy till the clock strikes midnight.

Read: Top Things to do in VV Puram Food Street and Must-Have Food in the city’s most Loved Thindi Beedi

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Bengaluru has everything in its womb from food points to creative spaces. Money doesn’t matter. What is all needed is your willingness to travel and explore new things. We hope these places are worth adding to your list of ‘ Things to do in Bangalore’.

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