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10 Exciting things to do near The Hosteller Koramangala

10 Exciting things to do near The Hosteller Koramangala

By Suchira

20 Sep, 2023

Welcome to the vibrant neighborhood of Koramangala. If you are planning to stay at The Hosteller in Koramangala, you're in luck! Most of Bengaluru’s happening destinations, be it Bangalore Palace or Lalbagh Botanical Garden, the start-up and professional hub HSR Layout to shopping paradise Commercial street everything is in 10km vicinity! So, buckle your seatbelt and get ready to enjoy the Silicon Valley of India like no other!

 India Silicon Valley, Bangalore

India Silicon Valley, Bangalore

This blog will guide you through ten exciting activities to spend your time perfectly near the hostel. If you’re a sincere explorer or treasure hunter of little things from street shopping to street foods, there’s something for everyone. So, put on your adventurous spirit and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey.

Unwind in the Lush Greenery of Lalbagh Botanical Garden:

Bangalore Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Bangalore Lalbagh Botanical Garden at night

Just a short distance from The Hosteller, Koramangala, lies Lalbagh Botanical Garden—a serene paradise for nature enthusiasts. Take a leisurely stroll through the verdant gardens, marvel at the vast collection of exotic flora, and find respite from the city's hustle and bustle. Don't forget to visit the iconic Glass House, which hosts stunning flower shows throughout the year.

Explore the Cultural Hub at Bangalore Palace:

Bangalore Palace

The facade of Bangalore Palace in the city of Bangalore

Immerse yourself in the grandeur and history of Bangalore Palace, a magnificent structure that reflects the city's architectural legacy. A short ride from Koramangala, this palace used to be the private residence of the royal Wodeyar family.

This Windsor Castle Palace offers guided tours, showcasing its opulent interiors, vintage artifacts, and sprawling grounds. It’s also a popular venue for rock concerts and other musical events. Capture perfect Instagram-worthy shots amidst the regal ambiance.

Savor the Authentic Flavors at Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR):

Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

MTR, Bangalore's oldest and most well-known eatery

Indulge your taste buds in the legendary Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) near Koramangala. This iconic eatery has been serving delectable South Indian cuisine since 1924. Treat yourself to piping hot idlis, crispy dosas, and delicious filter coffee—a perfect start to your day or a delightful brunch experience.

Dive into the Shopping Extravaganza at Commercial Street & Russel Market:

Commercial Street

People throng a shopping street in Bangalore

For shopaholics, a visit to Commercial Street is an absolute must! Just a short ride from Koramangala, this bustling market is a shopaholic's paradise. From Mysore Saris to north Indian fabrics, from shoes to bags, golden-silver jewelry to fashionable funky accessories, explore the vibrant street shops.

Nurture your taste buds with lip-smacking street foods. While endeavoring your walk and eat journey, don’t forget to visit old-styled temples and the gothic-styled St. Mary’s Basilica in the neighborhood.

Russell Market

Shopping at Russel market

Also, if you’re on Commercial Street, visit the Russel market at a stone-pelting distance from the street. This ancient market is full of vendors selling antique furniture, flowers, meaty foods, to special tea like Suleimani Chai in their bright stalls and shops. Enjoy a melange of shopping and eating options in Russel market, too.

Immerse Yourself in Art and Culture at the National Gallery of Modern Art:

National Gallery of Modern Art

The National Gallery of Modern Art (Source - Tripadvisor)

A haven for art enthusiasts, the National Gallery of Modern Art is a treasure trove of brilliant art forms. Located near The Hosteller, Koramangala, this gallery showcases exquisite artworks from renowned global and Indian artists. It shows the beautiful age-old classical and the gradual transition of modern art.

If you’re lucky, you can catch exhibitions of paintings, photographs, or other art forms by renowned artists. The building itself is palace-like, with a beautiful garden and a small cafe that peacefully amalgamates history with art and culture.

Embark on a Food Trail at Koramangala's Food Street:

Street Food, Bangalore

Busy evening from Food street of Bengaluru

Koramangala's Food Street, a stone's throw away from The Hosteller, promises an epicurean adventure. Near Sony Signal, Koramangala, you’ll get many food options like dosas and momos, pav-bhaji, and kachori from small vendors and street food vans. You must try the famous Chinese noodles from 99 variety dosa, cheese pav-bhaji at Bombay pav-bhaji, fried boiled egg at Santosh’s bread omelet, and pyaz-kachori at Kota Kachori.

Unleash Your Inner Gamer at Smaaash:

Smaaash, Bangalore

Virtual Reality Centre Smaaash In Bangalore

If you're a virtual reality and gaming fan, head to Smaaash in Koramangala. This interactive gaming arena offers a range of thrilling experiences, including VR games, go-karting, bowling, and more. Challenge your friends to a high-octane race or showcase your gaming skills in the state-of-the-art arcade.

Relax and Rejuvenate at Green Day Spa:


Woman getting ayurvedic oil treatment

Take a break from your adventures and pamper yourself at Green Day Spa Koramangala. Try their Shirodhara, Aroma Therapy, or Abhyangam massage to relax your mind and body. You can also try the other offerings, from hair to beauty treatments, to pamper yourself. Let the experienced therapists melt away your stress, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready for your next adventure.

Catch a Movie at PVR Forum Mall:

Forum Mall

The Forum Shopping Mall in Bangalore

Experience the magic of cinema at PVR Forum Mall, located in the heart of Koramangala. Catch the latest blockbusters in the plush comfort of their state-of-the-art theaters. Whether you're a fan of Hollywood or Bollywood, PVR Forum Mall promises an immersive cinematic experience.

Soak in the Nightlife at Koramangala's Pubs and Bars:

Toits Brewpub

Top view of the ground floor with the beer tanks in Toits Brewpub

Koramangala transforms into a vibrant hub for nightlife enthusiasts as the sun sets. Explore the neighborhood's lively pubs and bars, such as Toit Brewpub, The Black Rabbit, and The Local, offering a wide selection of craft beers, cocktails, and live music.

Catch a gig at Fandom or Koramangala Social. Dance the night away or unwind with a refreshing drink while enjoying the buzzing atmosphere.

City Skyline

Experience the serenity of the city's landscape!

Near The Hosteller, Koramangala, you'll find many exciting activities to suit every taste and preference. This neighborhood has everything from exploring cultural landmarks to indulging in culinary delights and experiencing thrilling adventures.

So, get ready to immerse yourself in the charm of Koramangala and create memories that will last a lifetime. Your adventure awaits just outside the doors of The Hosteller!


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