Visit Gandhi Nagar in Bengaluru
Adjacent to the main Bengaluru City Junction Railway Station, the bustling Gandhi Nagar is home to major landmarks, such as the Bangalore Turf Club racecourse, the busy National Market, and Freedom Park – site of the former Central Jail.
<o<As part of Bengaluru’s Central Business District, Gandhi Nagar is home to numerous hotels, shopping malls and commercial enterprises. It’s also close to several metro stations, including Kempegowda, Sir M. Visveshwarya and Mantri Square Sampige Road.
Hotels in Gandhi Nagar
This thriving corner of Bengaluru has dozens of hotels. The majority of these are independently owned and managed, though a small number fall under the OYO Rooms umbrella, the largest branded network of hotels in India.
Choose from Gandhi Nagar’s low-cost two-star accommodation in functional concrete buildings with simple bedrooms and few frills, or stay in a more luxurious hotel with conference space, free WiFi, laundry facilities and complimentary breakfast.
Mid-range three- and four-star hotels in Gandhi Nagar come with more luxurious guest rooms and extras such as 24-hour room service and air-conditioning. Some also offer outdoor swimming pools, fitness centres, on-site bars and restaurants, and complimentary self-parking.
Great Ways to Relax in Bengaluru
Bengaluru is a hardworking city, but its residents know how to let their hair down. Apart from all the excellent dining and nightlife, there’s a thriving craft beer scene to discover, too, with a good number of standalone microbreweries dotted across town.
Cultural activities in Gandhi Nagar are also plentiful, so plan to take in a movie, some live music, a theatre production or a stand-up comedy show while you’re here.
Elsewhere, Bengaluru is home to some beautiful parks, earning it the nickname Garden City of India. The most famous of these is Cubbon Park, known for its tree-lined avenues, formal landscaped gardens, Bal Bhavan amusement park and red-painted government buildings.
Other green spaces include Bugle Rock Park – home to the famous Bull Temple – Coles Park in the suburb of Fraser Town, and Lalbagh Botanical Gardens which houses the largest collection of tropical plants in India.