Known to be the birthplace of Tipu Sultan, Devanahalli is a municipal town in Karnataka’s Bangalore Rural district. The town, located about 40 km northeast of Bangalore, has seen significant growth in tourist traffic recently as it marks the site of the city’s international airport. For transit travelers and others who wish to stay in the vicinity of the airport, hotels in Devanahalli are a preferable choice. Over the next few years, Devanahalli and its surrounding areas will see some significant commercial and residential development. A multibillion-dollar Devanahalli Business Park, an Aerospace Park and Science Park, a Financial City, a 12000-acre BIAL IT Investment Region and a satellite ring road to the Doddaballapura town are some of the prominent infrastructural development projects underway.
Shopping and Dining in and around Devanahalli
There are plenty of provision stores and shops selling clothing, footwear and other basic items in and around Devanahalli. However, some of the city’s best shopping destinations including Elements Mall, Mantri Square Mall, UB City, VR Bengaluru and Phoenix Marketcity are located at an hour’s drive. Owing to the presence of the international airport, Devanahalli has no dearth of good dining options. Among the most popular places to eat near Devanahalli hotels are NH7 Refuel, Falcon Greens, A2B - Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Nandi Upachar, Café Azzure and Indian Paratha Company. Café 77 East, Soi & Sake and Tamarind are great for fine dining; Windmills and Rigan Restobar are ideal for partying.
Places to Visit in and around Devanahalli
A must-visit for tourists staying at Bangalore hotels in the area is Devanahalli Fort and the numerous majestic temples within its 20-acre premises. The oldest and most visited of all is Venugopalaswamy Temple, which is protected under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Another nearby attraction is the memorial of Tipu Sultan housed in a garden called Khas Bagh, just a little outside the fort.
How to Reach Devanahalli
Kempegowda International Airport is located a few kilometers south of Devanahalli and offers easy accessibility to the town via NH 44. From other prominent gateways to the city including Bangalore City railway station, Yeshwantpur Junction and Majestic Bus Stand, BMTC buses and EMU trains are easily available to reach the town. Taxis and auto rickshaws can also be taken to reach the hotels in Devanahalli, Bangalore from all major transit hubs as well as different localities across the city.