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Bangalore Walks

Address: Trinty Church Gate, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: These offer a chance to understand the various facets that make Bangalore: its history...
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: These offer a chance to understand the various facets that make Bangalore: its history, architecture, culture and landmarks. Choose a facet that interests you.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities

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Munich, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

When I was looking for the Bangalore Walks only this one was happening. Didn't know what expects me, I met the group and Mr. Vijay at the entrance of the Bangalore Botanical Garden. I didn't know I would get so many information! Mr. Vijay is extremely knowledgeable and you can sense his excitement for botanic, mythology, culture, history. He touched... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Welcome to Bangalore-The Garden City…today I am going to guide you for a sightseeing of city tour by spending a BMTC Bus pass. If you are from different place...you may find it to difficult to read bus route written on BMTC bus board…so remember…where ever you are …you will always get bus towards Majestic (Kempegowda Bus stand, in short KBS)... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Vijay has very good knowledge of the Lal Bagh botanical gardens. But the pace of the walk is very slow. And it seems he has a problem with mobility which leads to him pointing out trees from afar as apposed to a more close inspection. Great weather and clean air are highlights.

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Geel, Belgium
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Took Bangalore city tour with party of 10, spend aprox 3 hours touring the city. Arun, the tour guide, is highly educated, well spoken, and speaks with great pride and knowledge about India's history, it's colonial past, India's independence and recent history and how these events shaped the city, it's buildings, layout, parks, population and formation of high-tech aviation, aerospace... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It looks like the only tour running at the moment is the Green Heritage walk - I went on this yesterday and I'd back up everything people have said about Mr Vijay's walk, very interesting and brilliantly narrated :) Although I would say that it's not something for young kids (or adults) with a short attention span.

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good place to stay for a couple of nights.There are hotels for reasonable prices,restaurants too.Very interesting places to see.Easy access for many attractions like Cubbon park,Chinnaswami stadium,Brigade road,Industrial Museum ....

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My husband and I (from Australia) agree that this is possibly the best guided walk we have ever been in, in our life! Mr Vijay Thiruvady wove a narrative made from threads of history, botany, empires, religion, philosophy and geography that truly made the three hours of the walk fly by in a moment. This wasn't just a dry, academic... More 

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New Delhi, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Mr. Vijay Thiruvady's Lalbagh walk on Sunday mornings are fantastic. Even if you are a local, do go on this walk. You will learn so much, in the best possible way. Absolutely loved it!

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INDIA
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148 reviews 148 reviews
44 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My friends and I signed up for the Green Heritage Walk organised every Sunday. We were a bit sceptical as to how a guided tour for over 3hrs covering trees & other flora could be interesting. And we were in for a surprise! Mr. Vijay is a master story teller where the various trees are like characters in a story.... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

The best way to spend a few hours early on Sunday morning. Mr. Vijay is an enthusiastic and knowledgable guide full of anecdotes about the gardens, Bangalore and much more. The breakfast at MTR was a true highlight. Fantastic,highly recommended.

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