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Address: Gandhi Bazaar, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Description: Basavangudi is one of the few areas in Bangalore that have retained its...
Basavangudi is one of the few areas in Bangalore that have retained its old-world charm. A residential area with quaint homes, leafy roads, markets and temples, a walk here can take you back in time. Always buzzing with activity, Basavanagudi buzzes even more feverishly before festivals. There are numerous restaurants here, some institutions in themselves. This is a good place to feast on idlis (savory cake), dosas (savory pancakes) and the famous filter kaapi (coffee).
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Place is calm and serene. Part of old Bangalore still remains

Though I was on a short trip to this area of the city, I instantly liked the charm of the place still holding on the beauty of Old Bangalore( before the urbanization, that is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Devidas K
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Though I was on a short trip to this area of the city, I instantly liked the charm of the place still holding on the beauty of Old Bangalore( before the urbanization, that is). The roads are shaded by the trees. Ample food and beverage opportunities are also available.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to shop and get stuff during festivals and events in Bangalore. This is the Malleswaram of South Bangalore. Plenty optons to eat, shop and enjoy.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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89 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It is one of the oldest areas in Bangalore. True Bangalore feel. I visit it almost every other day. I stay in Bangalore. Gandhi Bazaar is great. Bull Temple, Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple, Ramanjanaya Temple, Ramakrishna Ashrama, NMH, Vidyarthi Bhavan, Brahmins Coffee Bar. Good food, great area, true bangalore feel. What more would one need?! For complete Bangalore details, check out... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It still has old world charm about it, you can find many vegetarian South Indian eateries here with mouth watering Idly, Vadas and Dosais

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Probably the best area to live in bangalore. Places like jayanagar, koramangala, mg road are easily accessible.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Basavangudi is one of the oldest residential areas of Bengaluru (Bangalore), around 100 years old and still retaining the old charm with finesse. A lot of greenery, with parks spread over and around the area, the old flower market of Gandhi bazaar and the lip smacking Butter Dosa joints in the area make it all a lively place all day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Otherwise known as Nandi, the Lord Shiva's transport is carved from stone, bathed and bowed to daily. Amazing craftsmanship for such an old structure. One almost forgets the Lord this symbol is there to protect!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good Markets, Good Shops and Nice temples on Bull temple Road. only constarints is lack of good parking space for cars

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A narow set of streets lined with shady trees,where even in the hottest summer day,the temperature is comfortable.A line of shops,where ancient ritual material rubs shoulders with gift articles,vegetable and fruit vendors display their wares.Early morning,you can get a bargain in fresh flowers at the flower market which lasts only for a couple of hours.Eateries,darshinis,udipi hotels which convert into Dhabas... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a planned area by the king.... I visited the area for a food walk... this place having the old homes including cv ramans home and very old places famous for their food....

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