The Forum Mall in Koramangala is a well-known landmark of Bangalore. FabHotel Corporate Crown is one of the best hotels near Forum Mall Koramangala, situated barely 850 m away. FabHotel Plaza Heights Madiwala is another popular choice, at just 1 km.
FabHotel De Oriell and FabHotel Corporate Nest are two of the next best alternatives for those looking for budget hotels near Forum Mall Koramangala, both within 2 km.
About Forum Mall Koramangala
Forum Mall is the first full-fledged shopping mall in Bangalore and was officially opened in 2004. The mall has a multi-storied bookstore, entertainment facilities and a kid’s play area. Basic amenities like Wi-Fi, doctor on call, baby care and wheelchair accessibility are also provided.
Idexcel Technologies, iMars Technologies and Mindprosoft Private Limited are a few software companies which are situated in the vicinity of the mall.
Trivia: The Forum Mall is spread across 780,000 sq. ft. making it one of the biggest malls in Bangalore.
Shopping and dining in Forum Mall Koramangala
The Forum Mall is a prime shopping destination and retail giants like Westside, United Colors of Benetton, Mochi, Planet Fashion, and Provogue have stores here. Several food chains like KFC, Pizza Hut, and McDonald’s also have outlets inside the mall. Punjabi By Nature is highly rated for its authentic Punjabi delicacies. Those looking for Italian cuisine can step into Little Italy, while traditional Rajasthani food can be savored at Rajdhani Restaurant.
Of the numerous pubs in the area, Gilly’s Resto Bar is most preferred for live music and comedy nights while another pub, Purple Haze, is an ode to rock legend Jimi Hendrix. Other options to spend a lively evening out are Harry's Bar and Cafe, Social, Happy Brew, The Black Pearl and Jimi’s Beer Cafe.
Attractions in and around Forum Mall Koramangala
There are a number of other attractions near Forum Mall such as:
• Lalbagh Botanical Garden (4.4 km)
• Shree Dodda Ganapathi Temple (6.4 km)
• Ranadheera Kanteerava Park (6.8 km)
• Government Aquarium (7.2 km)
• Bangalore Palace (8.7 km)
• ISKCON Bangalore (14 km)
Tourists can also plan a visit to Bannerghatta National Park and Thottikallu Falls which are both an hour's drive away from the shopping mall locality.
How to reach Forum Mall Koramangala
The best way to reach Forum Mall Koramangala is by taxi or auto-rickshaw from any point in the city. There is also frequent bus service offered by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) which drop you at the Forum Bus stop, leaving you 160 m away from the shopping mall.
Bangalore International Airport is 39 km away, and there is a direct bus from there to Forum Mall. Further, Bangalore City Railway Station is 8.7 km away from the locality. One can also book budget hotels in Mysore and plan a visit to this famed city near Bangalore.