Bangalore of Yore

Bangalore of Yore

Heritage walk in Bangalore

Rs1950 onwards
Old Bangalore walking tour of ancient temples, a medieval bazaar & local eateries of Malleswaram

Charming neighborhood in a time warp!

Old Bangalore walking tour is a journey back in time. A time when Bangalore was a pensioner's paradise! Visit a colorful temple dedicated to a mischievous God. Savor delicacies like Idli & Vada at a local eatery. Walk through a vibrant local bazaar. Unravel the origin of "Malleswaram" at an ancient temple of the forest god. A mysterious temple dedicated to a sacred Bull beckons you.

3 unique temples

A temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, the mischievous God, an ancient temple after which the locality is named, and a Bull temple steeped in mystery.

Cultural Evangelist

A cultural evangelist, born and brought up in this locality will lead the Old Bangalore Walk.

Idli, Vada & Filter Coffee

Tasting Idli, Vada & other delicacies in popular local eateries is a highlight of this Old Bangalore Walk. A sip of Filter Kaapi take you back to the Bangalore of Yore.

Famous bazaars

The Bazaars of Malleswaram are a riot of colors and offer some great bargains.

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Pricing Chart

4+ Persons
  • Guide
  • Entrance charges
  • Traditional Breakfast
2-3 Persons
  • Guide
  • Entrance charges
  • Traditional Breakfast
Single Person
  • Guide
  • Entrance charges
  • Traditional Breakfast

Trip Itinerary

Walking tour of Malleswaram covering Temple of Lord Krishna, breakfast at local eatery, bazaar, ancient temple of Lord Shiva & mysterious Bull temple.

8:00 AM - Venugopalaswamy Temple
Meet the cultural evangelist who will lead the Old Bangalore Walk, outside Venugopalaswamy Temple in 11th Cross, Malleswaram.
8:45 AM - Breakfast
Savor traditional breakfast comprising Idli, Vada & Dosa at a local eatery.
9:45 AM - Bazaar
Old Bangalore Walk next takes you through a bazaar famous with the locals.
10:15 AM- Kadu Malleswara Temple
Visit the famous temple which lent its name to Malleswaram.
11:00 AM- Old Bangalore Walk ends at Nandeeshwara Temple
After pondering over the mysteries of this ancient tempe of Nandi, we part ways.

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“Malleswaram is indeed a quiet neighborhood rich in tradition. We had a great time walking like the locals and eating in the local favourites, visiting temples and shopping in the colourful bazaars. It is highly recommended to see a different side of the Silicon valley of India.”
Anna Grover
“It was a delightful 3 hours as we walked past an ancient residential neighborhood. The food was fantastic and as authentic as it can get in Bangalore. The markets were a riot of colours and busy with local people doing their weekend bargain shopping!”
Paul Graham

Mysore land of Maharajas

In the tour of Mysore, you will experience the royal legacy of the Mysore Kingdom. We will relive the royal times through a visit to the  fabulous Mysore Palace, the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan the Tiger of Mysore, the notorious Bailey’s dungeons and Devraja Market the charming old bazaar. This is an all inclusive trip where we take care of transport, lunch, entrance charges and the services of a full-time tour guide

Belur & Halebid wonders

Belur & Halebid tour is a magical journey to the 12th century when Hoysala Architecture was at its zenith. We will marvel at sculptures signed off by their creators at Chennakesava Temple in Belur which took a hundred years to build! The patronage of Art & Architecture by the Hoysala Kings will be in full display at Hoysalesvara and Shantalesvara temples at Halebid along with a giant statue of Nandi the bull which tool 86 years to craft.

Sacred Bull Walk

Visit the Bull Temple & unravel the mystery of the iron plate on its head. Indulge in a pleasant walk through 240 acres of gardens. Visit an astronomically aligned ancient temple which witnesses a remarkable solar phenomenon once a year. Walk through a local bazaar and get a feel for the real Bangalore!

Tipu Sultan Walk

Unravel the legend in the Tipu Sultan at his Summer Palace and a secret armory of rockets Tipu pioneered in warfare. Walk to the Fort of Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore which played a strategic role in the Anglo Mysore wars. Visit an old temple of Lord Vishnu and KR Market, the largest wholesale market of commodities in Bangalore

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