7 Famous Shopping Destinations in Bangalore

Bangalore is a paradise for shopaholics. From large malls to uber boutiques to sprawling street markets- there is a lot of every budget. Thus, if you are searching for your dream home, looking for apartments for sale in Bangalore around these destinations can be a good idea!

Here is a list of few famous shopping destinations in the city.

Commercial Street

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It is one of the famous and busiest shopping destinations in Bangalore. Commercial Street is a place where you get the best deals at lowest price. If you are a shopaholic then this should be on the top of your list. Do not forget to bargain!

Brigade Road

For all the brand conscious out there, Brigade Road is the best place. You will find an array of branded shops such as Raymond’s, Adidas, Nike, Van Heusen, Levis and many more. You will also find a number handicraft emporium selling antique pieces. Apart from shops, Brigade Road houses many good pubs and bars, which are worth exploring.

Chickpet

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It is the one of the oldest shopping areas in Bangalore. This is a local market known for a wide range of whole sale dress materials and saris at reasonable prices. With several jewelry shops, it is an ideal destination for wedding shopping. Despite heavy crowd, Mangalorean still love to shop here.

Residency Road

If you are looking for beautiful handicrafts for your home or gifting purpose, visit Residency Road. While Eva Mall is prominent here, there are many government emporiums selling unique items at competitive prices. Here property for sale in Bangalore is at high cost.

Marathahalli

Looking for original branded stuff at cheaper price? Come to Marathahalli! A hub for factory outlets of several leading brands such as Nike, Adidas, Biba, to name a few.

UB City

Opened in the year 2008, UB City was labelled as the first luxury mall of India. However, due to the presence of international brands, shopping here is only for people with deep pockets.

Avenue Road

Avenue Road is heaven for bookworms. From fiction to science to history to astrology, you can get any book on the earth in this market. Along with new books, there are several stores that sell used books at a cheaper rate.

So, what are you waiting for? Go on and shop till you drop!

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5 Most Crowded Places in Bangalore

Bangalore is one of the famous economic hubs in the region serving three different states. Thus, the city has recorded immigration at a very high rate in the recent past bringing much crowd (employees) to the city.

Majority of the crowded localities are over-populated mainly due to two reasons- either presence of transportation hubs or attractive high-street shopping destinations. This article will quickly take you through some of the most crowded micro-markets in the city. There are many property in Bangalore for living which is assessable to local people.

KR Puram

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KR Puram is a pivot point for transportation with the presence of both rail and bus terminals separated at a nominal distance. Being on the Outer Ring Road, the area attracts a huge traffic flow throughout the day. Moreover, the presence of retail spaces such as Gopalan Mall brings much crowd to the area which creates heavy traffic inflow and outflow resulting in heavy congestion.Reside

Majestic

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Majestic has become a one-stop destination for both inter-city rail and bus terminals along with intra-city bus services. Thereby causing a huge chaos of crowd flowing towards numerous destinations continuously keeping the market live both day and night.

Silk Board

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Silk Board hosts an important road intersection which is equidistant to both the IT corridors of South and East Bangalore along with the residential markets of South and South-East Bangalore. This has resulted in huge chaos of pedestrians interchanging public transportation modes in most of the business days.

Chickpet & KR Market

KR Market is one of the largest wholesale markets of the city dealing in important commodities. While Chickpete adjoining the area is an attractive shopping centre well-known for textiles with variety of designer silk sarees and jewellery. Both these markets are heavily crowded during the weekdays and weekends alike.

Marathahalli

Due to its strategic location coupled with high commercial and retail activities, Marathahalli has carved a niche for itself as one of the most-preferred residential destinations for property in Bangalore and renting apartments.

The area enjoys swift connectivity to the IT corridors towards the South (Kadubeesanahalli and Bellandur) along with ITPL via Outer Ring Road. On the other hand, Old Airport Road gives excellent connectivity to the central areas of the city such as Domlur, HAL market, and Indiranagar.

 

3 Rags To Riches Stories Of Bangalore

Here are some of the Rags-to-Riches stories of Bangalore, which can inspire you to become successful and earn millions and millions, without necessarily having all the advantages in life.

Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar

Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar (14 May 1827 – 9 February 1910) was a vegetable seller who turned into one of the richest man in Bangalore by supervising the construction of Bangalore’s Attara Kacheri as a contractor.

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He then set up a firm by name ‘Bangalore Agency’ on South Parade (which is now the MG Road- a prominent real estate destination). The firm dealt with livestock, real estate, auctioneering and valuation. He donated money to several educational, social and religious institutions.

Today, there are about fifteen educational institutions bearing his name that are run by the RBANM’s Educational Charities. The British gave him the titles Rai Bahadur and Dharmarathnakara. He is also known as the ‘Merchant Prince of Bangalore’. The businessman was also a philanthropist.Now he has many Residential Property in Bangalore for sale.

Kullachar Nanjundachar

Kullachar Nanjundachar, popularly known as K.P. Nanjundi, is the proprietor of the famous Sri Lakshmi Gold Palace chain. Nanjundi saw the worst in his life and yet struggled to achieve greater heights in life. During his childhood, he could not afford to even buy Ragi, the cheapest food grain. After his father’s demise, his family was subjected to most vulnerable situations of poverty, starvation, humiliation, and death.

He plied an auto rickshaw during night-time to earn bread for a family of nine, which was also not sufficient. Therefore, he started small jewellery shop and started selling them to big retailers. Gradually he began to finance movies, became a leading financier for the Kannada movie industry and produced three Kannada movies.

He entered into gold trading eight years ago during the boom period in gold consumption. He now owns seven jewellery showrooms in Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli and Belgaum, and is planning to add six more. He is also planning to invest Rs 300 crore over the next three years to construct a movie hall in Davanagere in central Karnataka and a star hotel in Mysore.

Ramesh Babu, The Barber Who Owns A Rolls Royce

Ramesh Babu, a 12 dropout who later completed diploma in Electronics from Industrial Training Institute, is a barber based in Inner Space Salon near Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. He has overcome severe obstacles and have done odd jobs in his childhood to pursue his PU education, which he had to drop after his father’s demise.Now he owned many property in Bangalore.

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He turned into a millionaire by renting out luxury cars. He started with taxi business in 2004 with Maruti Omni van and today he owns 256 luxury cars, which includes a Rolls Royce, six BMWs, nine Mercedes, a Jaguar, three Audis and many more. With his success in Bengaluru, he is planning to venture into Vijayawada as he sees a lot of potential in the city.

3 Places Close To Nature In Bangalore

Bangalore, often called as the ‘Garden City,’ offers a wide range of options for nature lovers. The city is considered as a gateway to rich ecosphere filled with several species of flora and fauna, thus letting you escape from the reach of technology trumpets, highway hollers and hassles of the concrete environment.

People often visit these places and enjoy nature greenery. Because of this reason new generation start investing in Property for sale in Bangalore nearby these beautiful areas. So that they can enjoy their holiday as well with work.

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Below is a list of three places in and around Bangalore, which provides you with a chance to rebuild the lost ties with the Mother Nature.

Bandipur National Park

If you are looking for some exotic adventurous weekend escape from the city, then Bandipur National Park is the destination for you. This national park is located about 220 km from Bangalore in Chamararajangar district over an area of 874 sq. km. It is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which is home to tigers, leopards, Indian giant squirrels, gaurs and sloth bears among the animal species and honey buzzards, Indian vultures, redheaded vultures, flower peckers and different species of eagles among the bird species.

The forested reserve is famous for the elephant safaris and jeep safaris. The safari rides are scheduled at six in the morning and four in the evening. You can visit between 6 AM to 6PM.Very nice place for wildlife experience. Bandipur is the best for investment purpose as people visit this area often to see wildlife from close. There are many resort in Bandipur. There are property for sale in Bangalore too. Live nearby this area and enjoy wildlife

BR Hills

Located at an altitude of 5,091 feet, Biligiriranga Hills abbreviated as BR Hills, is a hill range connecting the Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats. BR Hills is located 190 km from Bangalore. Biligiri Rangaswamy temple is situated on the tip of a white cliff which gives the hill its name Bili Giri. Lord Ranganatha is accompanied by his consort Ranganayaki in this temple. This region is abode to more than 800 plant species.  You can find boast several species of animals and birds and the predominant mammals are the herds of wild elephants, sambhar, chital, the shy barking deer and the rare four-horned antelope. There is a wildlife sanctuary here by name Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary.

BR Hills also provides space for adventurous activities such as trekking and rafting. The Cauvery and Kapila Rivers flowing through the hill range give you a chance for angling, fishing and coracle boat riding. The month of April receives huge number of visitors due to temple car festival.

Agumbe

Agumbe aka Cherrapunji of the South is known for its scenic beauty and bio-diversity. If you are fond of trekking, then this is the place for you to head to due to the presence of extremely great terrain and multitude of waterfall burst. This place is home to various rare species of medicinal plants and number of snakes including King Cobra. During monsoon season, Agumbe along with surrounding areas provide perfect locations for trekking with the scenic view of waterfalls. Some of the must visit surrounding waterfalls are Barkana Falls, Kunchikal Falls, Onake Abbi Falls, Jogigundi falls, and the Koodlu Theertha Falls.

Thus, if you a nature-lover and are planning to change city, Bangalore can be a good option. You can select from several apartments for sale and independent houses and bungalows.

3 Famous Street Food Gallis of Bangalore

Tired of eating healthy food during week days? Keep calm and head to some of the most famous street food gallis in the city this weekend. Apart from lip-smacking food, the ambiance of these roadside delights are sure to light up your mood. From dosa to momos to chaats to kebabs to rolls to variety of tea and coffee, the list is never-ending. Convinced enough?

Here’s a list of three street food places that you must visit to experience street food culture in Bangalore. Because of Street food here in Bangalore many North Indian student is able to servivie. They find it comfortable to eat and Live in Bangalore.Their are many Hostel for students with food facility also. In quikr I found listed Hostel room and Flats which is providing good facility to people who is staying their.Their are Flats for sale in Bangalore and as well good Apartments for  rent in Bangalore too near by these popular food Joints.

Sree Sagar, Malleshwaram (formerly known as Central Tiffin Room)

CTR at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram is one of the best places to have South Indian food and a must visit place for dosa lovers. Though famous of benne dosa, the place have been serving utterly-butterly delicious butter masala dosa to its customers for the past six decades. Apart from different types of dosa, this place is also known for its kesri bath, poori sagu, idly, and vada. On an average, the cost for two here is Rs 100.

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Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice (Malleshwaram)

It is located close to CTR on Margosa Road. From masala puri to nippat burger to dahi puri, this chaat house has everything you can think off!  This is the must visit for all the chaat-lovers. While you may be tempted to eat your favourites, make sure to try some specials of Sri Sairam too. These include disco chat, crazy masala chat, wafers chat, chips masala chat, and many more.

Malleshwaram is one of the oldest residential areas with several independent houses for sale. Thus, if you have a deep pocket, it can be considered as a good bet!

VV Puram Thindi Beedi

Talking about the street food in Bangalore, this is the place that pops up first in everybody’s mind. Stretching over 300 mts, Thindi Beedi has over 20 stalls serving orgasmic local food.

From hot and spicy dosa to the sweet and sublime Dal holige drenched in pure ghee, this place has it all. The place has legendary V.B. Bakery that has been there for over 50 years. It is known for its benne and khara biscuits, congress bun, honey cake and cream puffs. Make sure to visit this street to enjoy delicious range of local food!

Best Places To Shop In Bangalore!

We ladies know that the solution to all our problems is a good Retail therapy. Bangalore is prominent for shopping, one can buy anything and everything from statement jewellery, trendy clothes, footwear, sarees, antiques to gold. You can go for big brands or bargain while street shopping and get a great deal.

Here are some perfect destinations for your Retail therapy. If you find all these places interesting, you should look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore or flats for sale in Bangalore and enjoy your Retail therapy here. You can also look out for property for sale in Bangalore and make it your vacation home, if you are planning to buy a second home or even rent it out for that matter, as we all know that the ROI in Bangalore is very high.

  1. Commercial Street

Commercial Street is a one stop shop for all your shopping needs. This place is also known as Comp Street, here you can find anything from rich silk sarees to antiques to real gold jewellery. One thing that is very famous among the patrons is the Street Shopping options. You can test your bargaining skills and get great deals on junk jewellery, hair accessories, trinkets, clothes and footwear. Also, you can take your mom’s here and they can buy house needs like curtains and bed sheets.

  1. M. G. Road

M.G. Road is a perfect synonymous with shopping in Bangalore. This place has a lot of brands on their alley. Apart from the regular clothing brands, you can also purchase sarees ranging from typical traditional to the trendy one. Gold is very loved by the Bangaloreans, so one can also buy some attractive gold jewellery here as well. Also, for the book readers, there is a shop named Higginnbothams, where one can find a wide variety of books for everyone. Adding further, you can also buy antiques from M.G. Road.

  1. National Market

National Market in Gandhi Nagar, Bangalore is an ideal destination if you wish to buy electronics and home appliances at a very cheap price. It’s just like Crowfard Market of Mumbai. You can also purchase mobiles, movie CD’s and music CD’s at this place. This place is very popular among the Bangaloreans. People, especially guys who do not want to shell out too much of their money in buying a jeans can buy one here at a low price. You can also buy t-shirts, jackets, and shoes from look a-like brands at a very affordable price.

If you find all these places interesting, you should look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore or flats for sale in Bangalore and enjoy your Retail therapy here. You can also look out for property for sale in Bangalore and make it your vacation home, if you are planning to buy a second home or even rent it out for that matter, as we all know that the ROI in Bangalore is very high.

Street Food In Bangalore

Taking a walk during night through the streets of Bangalore, was when I got to experience the pleasant aroma of the gourmet food, which is prepared here every moment and I’m sure it will leave you in awe! Bangalore is a paradise for an Epicure. The lip-smacking food prepared on the streets of Bangalore is no less tasty than the cuisines offered at five-star restaurants. Well, I do agree that there are no good seating arrangements, but having these delicious cuisines in the crescent moonlight with cold breeze for company is an experience which won’t be offered at those five-star restaurants.
  1. V V Puram Food Street Bangalore

Food ranging from the hot and spicy Pav Bhaji to the sweet and sublime Dal Holige drenched in pure ghee, this street has everything you may want to eat. One thing that you should not miss at the Shivanna Gulkand Center is the rose gulkand enriched with pure honey and white butter. The street food here is one of the best in Bangalore and also is quite economical. There are number of stall here at V V Puram Food Street, Bangalore including Masala Dosa stall, Sweet Corn stall, Sandwich stall, to name a few.

  1. Bramhin’s Coffee Bar – Basavanagudi

The best South Indian traditional food can be found here at Bramhin’s Coffee Bar at Basavanagudi, Bangalore. This place offers some delicious and soft rice idlis and crispy vada, I’m sure you can’t stop at one plate. Bramhin’s Coffee Bar also serves a variety of dishes, but none of them can even come close to the idli-vada combo. Tea, Coffee, and Kesarbath are some of the other popular dishes served at Bramhin’s Coffee bar.

  1. Hari’s Sandwich Zone – Jaya Nagar

Hari’s Sandwich Zone is famous for its Chocolate Sandwich, Yes! You read it right. Hari’s Sandwich Zone in Jaya Nagar is one of the finest street food joints in Bangalore where you get some delicious sandwiches and tasty chaats. All the chaats and sandwiches served here are healthy as well as economical. An add on here is that there is a Lassi corner just a stone throw away, which serves sweet Lassi to drink after you are done having the sandwiches.

If you enjoy the street food more than the five-star hotel’s food then you should try looking out for apartments for sale in Bangalore or houses for sale in Bangalore.

Top 3 Pubs in Bangalore, India

Bangalore is definitely becoming a hub of pubs! With travelers and college students filling up this capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore, it is becoming one of the top city for all the party goers. From quirky little pubs to super cool cocktail bars, here are must visit pubs, where you can grab a drink and enjoy in Bangalore.

1) 13th Floor

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13th floor is more than just a lounge, with their impressive array of great wine and champagne cocktails. Whether it is day or night, 13th Floor is always a hit with its mesmerizing view of the Bangalore cityscape and the elegantly changing sky view. The music played here comes straight out of an 80s compilation tape, lounge mixes and rock ballads. You also have an option to chill on the rooftop aside from the lounge, and enjoy the gorgeous view of the skyline of Bangalore. This is surely a trendy and sophisticated joint. So, if you are along among people who enjoy trendy and sophisticated joints, then you should look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore or flats for sale in Bangalore.

Cost for two: Rs. 2200 (approx)

Address: 84, Barton Centre, MG Road, Bangalore 560001.

2.Skyye Lounge

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Skyye lounge is a roof top lounge that is located on the inside of UB City, and is the highest and most stunning bar in Bangalore. This place hosts various booking readings, art exhibitions, local stand-up performances, and karaoke nights that are loved by the visitors. Skyye Lounge exudes creativeness and ingenuity, with neon lights and a light up floor, the dance floor and seating both stand out, all thanks to the rainbow of colors emanating from them. If you want to create some memories, then this place is a must visit in Bangalore! Look out for apartments or flats for sale in Bangalore and enjoy this cool lounge and make unlimited memories.

Cost for two: Rs. 2500 (approx)

Address: 16th Floor, Uber Level, Canberra Block, UB City, Vittal Mallaya Road.

3.Opus

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Opus is one of the coolest joints in Bangalore, it is simple yet classy kind of bar. This place embodies the Goan spirit of “Eat, sing, drink, dance and make merry, 7 days a week!” and was created through a common love of arts. This place almost looks like a studio, with bright colorful lights and some beautiful paintings on the walls. The meaning of Karaoke has been redefined at Opus with the insane energy and singing talent that emerges and is worth a watch with a drink in hand. If you are some one who wants to enjoy your life to the fullest then you should surely look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore, so that you can enjoy this Pub once in a week.

Cost for two: Rs. 1500 (approx)

Address: 4, 1st Main, Chakravarthy Layout, Palace Cross Road, Off Sankey Road, Bangalore.

Best Places To Live in Bangalore!

The Real Estate industry has seen a rampant growth in India in the past years. Bangalore, the IT hub of India, has emerged as an upcoming residential destination. Well, Place like Mumbai and Delhi are usually the front runners in terms of development, but Bangalore is no less and is considered to be on its way to being at par with them. So, if you are looking for an apartment for sale in Bangalore, or property for sale in Bangalore, below is the list of best places to live in Bangalore or which is now known as Bengaluru.

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  1. Whitefield

Whitefield is among the most expensive residential areas in Bengaluru. Many software companies are headquartered here, this place is also known as an IT hub. A number of residential projects have come up here in recent years, creating a township of sorts. You can look out for an apartment for sale here and make a purchase, this place is sure to offer you high ROI,as most of the working class people look out for leasing an apartment which is nearby their workplace. Whitefield is home to top notch professionals of various IT companies in Bengaluru.

  1. Indira Nagar

Indira Nagar, which lies right in the heart of Bengaluru, this place is definitely famous amongst everyone. Indira Nagar is developing into one of the busiest commercial areas of Bengaluru, with a huge number of food joints, leisure, and retail outlets, and is also the most sought after residential address in Bangalore. Various entertainment options and connectivity in Indira Nagar clearly make it one of the most loved places to live in the city. Why wait anymore? if you are shifting to Bangalore, then start looking out for apartments for sale in Bangalore or property for sale in Bangalore.

  1. Malleswaram

Malleswaram, the oldest localities in Bengaluru, has a rich cultural and social heritage. This area in Bangalore is characterized by quiet parks, beautiful trees lined avenues, educational institutions, historical temples, and a number of eateries serving typical Bangalorean food, together making it a good place to live in. With a very friendly residential community, Malleswaram has a number of associations and informal clubs that you can surely be a part of. So, if you are away from home and looking for a residential complex are where you can feel like home, then you should look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore, Malleswar

Affordable Eateries in Bangalore

Affordable Eateries in Bangalore

Bangalore, a cultural hub, and economic powerhouse, is one of the fastest growing city in India. Bangalore, often referred to as the Silicon Valley of India, is full of internationally renowned entrepreneurs who have moved all the way from all corners of the globe to this metropolitan city, bringing with them a diversity that’s also culinary. Bangalore city is full of working professionals, who know what they want, even when it comes to choosing food. Also, value for money is the key and in keeping with that, here is a list of Affordable restaurants in Bangalore.

  1. Gramin, Koramangala

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Gramin is a small place with a village like setting. This place is sure to bring tears of joy to someone who heartily enjoys North Indian cuisine. This place is one of the most crowded eateries in Bangalore, but trust me, the wait is worth it! They also take your order beforehand, so that you just reach your table and your food will be served in a few minutes and you can enjoy the delicious mouthwatering range of food among the very chirping crowd. There are residential projects which is offering Property for sale in Bangalore.

Cost for two: 400 Rupees (approx).

2.Shree Sagar (CTR) Malleshwaram

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At any given hour, this place is always crowded. This is not because of CTR’s popularity but also because of their consistency in delivering some lip-smacking food. This is one of the best places to have some typical South Indian food in Bangalore.

Cost for two: 200 Rupees (approx).

3.Vasudev Adiga’s, Indira Nagar

Vasudev Adiga is known for serving some delicious idli-vada combination with delicious chutney and sambhar and is also very crowded during the morning hours, as most of the people come here to have their famous idli-vada combination. This place is very well known for serving the best Sambhar in that particular locality and will surely make you come back again and again.

Cost for two: 300 Rupees (approx)

If you are among the working class and are looking for some affordable eateries in Bangalore, then you should surely try the eateries mentioned above. Also, you can look out for apartments for sale in Bangalore, nearby to these location, so that you can enjoy these affordable food anytime you crave them.