About Gandhinagar, Bangalore
Gandhinagar, also spelled as Gandhi Nagar, is a prime residential and commercial neighbourhood in Bangalore. The area is famous for its colonial-era Racecourse and the renowned Freedom Park. It is also home to several private and public establishments, including Khanija Bhavan, Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd., Kaveri Bhavan, Karnataka Prison Head Office, TCS, etc. The neighbourhood also boasts of several shopping venues, restaurants, banks, hospitals, schools, colleges, etc. Owing to the numerous facilities and convenient location, hotels in Gandhinagar, Bangalore make a preferred choice of tourists and business travellers visiting Bangalore.
Shopping and Dining in and around Gandhinagar
From branded clothes to local artefacts, tourists staying at Gandhinagar hotels can shop for each and everything at the stores, shopping complexes, malls, etc. in and around the neighbourhood. Brigade Plaza, Grand Majestic, Coupon Mall and KR Market (also known as City Market) are some of the best places to shop nearby. Tourists can also explore popular malls in the vicinity, such as Mantri Square Mall and UB City, both located within a 5 km radius of hotels in Gandhinagar.
Some of the best places to dine in Bangalore’s Gandhinagar area are The London Curry House, Sea Rock, The Kebab Studio and South Ruchis Square. Other places to eat near Bangalore hotels in and around the locality are Hotel Annapoorna, MTR, Empire, Priyadarshini, Chicken County, Janardhan Hotel, Punjabi Dhaba, Hotel Navayuga, IDC Kitchen, Hotel Fishland, The Orchid, etc.
Places to Visit in and around Gandhinagar
Travellers staying at Gandhinagar will have an amazing time here as there are several interesting places to visit in and around the locality. They can include a visit to the Racecourse, Maha Bodhi Society Temple, Freedom Park and Shree Annamma Devi Temple in their itinerary.
Other popular tourist attractions near Gandhinagar are Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park (1.9 km), National Gallery of Modern Art (2 km), Cubbon Park (2.9 km), Bangalore Palace (3.5 km), Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum (3.6 km), and St. Mary's Basilica (3.7 km), to mention a few. Jawahar Bal Bhavan (4.3 km), Government Aquarium (4.6 km), Lalbagh Botanical Garden (5.2 km), Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace (5.5 km), Nandi Temple (7.9 km), Tavarekere Park (9.1 km) and Lumbini Gardens (10 km) are also worth visiting.
How to Reach Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar is easily accessible from major transportation hubs like Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bangalore City) Railway Station and Majestic Bus Terminus, located within 2 km. Kempegowda International Airport is at a distance of 37.5 km and can be reached in around an hour by road. Travellers can reach Gandhinagar from different parts of the city by bus, taxi or auto. They can also take the metro to nearby stations - Mantri Square Sampige Road (1.8 km; Green Line), Sir M. Visvesvaraya Central College (1.9 km; Purple Line), and Majestic (2.3 km; Green-Purple Line).