The Bugle Rock is a massive rock in the Basavanagudi area of South Bangalore, in the state of Karnataka. This rock has generated wide interest among the scientists because of its age thats about 3,000 million years. Most of the rocks on the Bugle Rock, next to the Bull Temple, have hollows, which were once used to light lamps. This landmark spreads over an area of around 16 acres. King Kempe Gowda II built a watch tower on the Bugle Rock, which is located on the southern boundary commands a panoramic view of Bangalore city and serves a perfect weekend or 48 hours vacation spot. The route to the park and sightseeing in and around the place brings you close to the nature. So, pack your bags to embrace the natural beauty of environment and enjoy your tour by booking bike rentals in Bangalore from Ziphop.in.
Route to Bugle Rock Park
The distance between Bugle Rock Park, Basavanagudi and Bangalore city is only 4.7 kilometres and time taken is 14 to 20 minutes. You need to take the Bull Temple Road or TCM Royan Road then you can reach your destination which is located on the 5th Main Road, close to the BMS College of Engineering, Basavanagudi.
Where to eat
There are many options of vegetarian and non- vegetarian eateries nearby Bugle Rock Park. Gokul Veg, UD Roti Ghar, Vidyarthi Bhawan, Soho Bar and Grill, Shiv Sagar Veg , Ganesh Bhavan, Szechuan Dragon are few good restaurants to fulfil your hunger calls.
What to see and do
On the first day of your tour, you can do the sightseeing of the Bugle Rock Park which is open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM. There is no entry fees for getting in and enjoying in the park. This park is popular among fun lovers, nature lovers and photo fanatics living in and around Bangalore city. The whole visit can be completed around 2-3 hours. After finishing your park tour you can also visit MN Krishna Rao Park which is next to the park.
If you are a shopaholic then there are many traditional shopping complexes and stalls around Bugle Rock Park like Gandhi Bazar, Aa Shopping Complex and Khaleel Plaza etc. Dodda Ganapati Temple is a sacred and beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha that can also be visited the same day which lies nearby the park.
You can visit Lalbagh Botanical Garden and other sacred temples on the second day of your tour which are located nearby Bugle Rock Park like the Anjaneya Temple, Shri Raghavendra Swami Temple, Shri Yellamma Devi Temple, Gudi A Heritage Hut, Nava Mantralaya Mandira, Vinayaka Temple, Ram Temple and Vimalnath Jain Temple.
Where to stay
Shree Ganesh Regency, Southern Regency, 31 South Park are few budget hotels around Bugle Rock Park. If you are looking for a luxurious stay, The Sayanora at Basavanagudi and La Marvella at Jayanagar are few good luxurious hotels.
Find them here: NR COLONY, BASAVANAGUDI BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, INDIA, 560004.