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Address: Tavarekere Hobli Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Good place for a bike trip...

Nothing much to explore here..but if you are staying in BLR city, this is a good place for a bike trip. out of city blocks and fresh air.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Simple clean neat roads, big banyan tree and nothing much other than that here. but can have Family picnics here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing much to explore here..but if you are staying in BLR city, this is a good place for a bike trip. out of city blocks and fresh air.

Thank Anu S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally nothing much here. Its just a big tree and a park to be precise. If you're going to the Manchanpale dam just visit this for a 10 minute break.

Thank IndranilKB
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression about this attraction is that it is NOT a must visit place especially if you are a tourist to Bangalore/Mysore. However if you are a local of Bangalore, you can visit there for a drive out of town and also visit the nearby villages for a connect with nature. If you go there using your own transportation,... More 

Thank PradeepKSahoo
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

You can spend a good half an hour in this place. Location neatly maintained and if you want to enjoy a small half day trip from Bangalore then this is the place for you.

Thank DurgaPrasad P
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Not much to see, a not-so-large tree surrounded by a crowded and slightly unkempt park. The park is also surrounded by small shops selling snacks. Ok for an evening out, but I wouldn't take time out to visit it.

Thank abhi_jester
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Its picnic spot.Come with your family and friends.Bring tiffin and sing antakshari.. Overall place is good.On boring day you can go for a drive.There are no good restaurants near this place.You can get coconut water and sugarcane juice though. The place is not for whole day outing. Parking is available.We took ''Nice road'' while going.Road is amazing.toll charges are bit... More 

Thank 83hukkeri
Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is also a must watch if you are also interested in old history, mythology etc. Big Banyan Tree or Dodda Alada Mara is one of the nearest destination to Bengaluru for a day trip. It is on the Mysore Road take a deviation to the right at Kumbalagod junction(right after Raja Rajeshwari Dental College). Proceed 7 kms to reach... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Very badly maintained place,, full of monkeys,, u cant take anything with you as they will snatch it from you for sure...

Thank RajithaLal
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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119 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

It has a old and huge Banyan tree aith its Branches spread out in acres of land . It is a good picnic spot for families and small groups,There is a very old Devi temple also.

Thank unni1961

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