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Stunning Lakes of Bangalore fora Serene Time

Known as ‘Lake City’ in the earlier days, Bangalore owns vast and varied landscape. Nature here acts as a relief system for the visitors. All the lakes, no matter they are artificial or natural, all are extremely calm, serene and beautiful. The monotony of the city is broken by the beauty of the lakes.

And if you are a keen bird watcher and a photographer, these lakes in Bangalore are the perfect option. Reaching to these lakes is not that hard; if you are travelling by air, you can book tickets for Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore. It is the nearest airport in the city that is central to all the lakes.

Now it’s time to know about some of the beautiful lakes of the city which include:


Ulsoor Lake: One of the most beautiful and biggest lakes in Bangalore, Ulsoor Lake is located on the north-eastern fringe of the city. Situated in the city Ulsoor, the lake got its name from the city itself. Several doting islands add to the beauty of the city. This is one of the oldest natural delights of Bangalore and is also a popular tourist attraction. You can take boat rides here or enjoy the stroll along its periphery. The lake is closed for visitors on Wednesday, so plan your trip accordingly!

Hebbal Lake:Home to a variety of birds, Hebbal Lake is one of the three lakes that were built by Kempe Gowda himself. Located in the northern part of the city, Hebbal Lake is theperfect choice for morning and evening walks. Photographers and bird watchers are the major visitors of the lake. But due to the flow of sewage into the lake, it had reduced its beauty.

Agara lake: Located on the way to Agara junction, Agara Lake is a sight that can treat your sore eyes. Spread across an area of about 98 acres, this lake offers picturesque views of the migratory birds. The lake also has a walking and a jogging track that visitors can enjoy. There is a big ‘Children-Globe-Rooster’ statue that is an attraction for the visitors. And it is worth knowing that on its island, more than 200 saplings have been planted that bear fruits such as jamun and more.

Madiwala Lake: Slightly far away from the hustle-bustle of the city, Madiwala Lake offers beautiful views that one can catch up amidst the busy roads. Built by Cholas, this lake is around 300 years old and is open to visitors on all the days of the week. A leisure walk along the lake when a gentle breeze is blowing is more than enough. You can enjoy various activities here such as nature walk, boat ride, and bird watching.

If you are a bird watcher, you would be glad to know that you can grab sight of the Spot-billed Pelicans here. It is a true delight for the viewers when pelicans swoop down and catch fish. Other species you can spot here include Black Kite, Indian Robin, White-breasted Kingfisher along with many others. And yes, don’t forget to carry binoculars with you to catch a better and amazing glimpse of the variety of birds.

Along with this, you can also take a visit to Lalbagh Lake, Varthur Lake,Hesaraghatta Lake, Kengeri Lake, Sankey Tank, and Kaikondrahalli Lake. All these lakes are well-maintained, and a stroll along them can transform everything into positive.

So, just plan a trip to this ‘Lake City’ and land at Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore. You can also book hotels online to make your stay comfortable rather than just enjoyable.
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