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Address: Ulsoor, Halasuru | Near MG Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Description: The beautiful Ulsoor Lake, located in the city center, went through a...
The beautiful Ulsoor Lake, located in the city center, went through a phase of being thoroughly neglected before it was spruced up again. Boating is a possibility here. A visit to this lake can be combined with a visit to the nearby Gurudwara (Sikh house of worship), Bangalore’s largest.
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another victim of human negligence

while walking across the road surrounding the lake, one used to feel a gush of cool breeze.....feels like a century ago. At present, there's hardly anything left that would... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

while walking across the road surrounding the lake, one used to feel a gush of cool breeze.....feels like a century ago. At present, there's hardly anything left that would attract people to visit this place. Some areas of the lake stink so much that it's nearly impossible to stand there without covering your nose

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I lived in Bangalore 20 years ago and visited Ulsoor lake a few times during my last stay...The lake retains its pristine and serene charm but all the trash and filth on its banks filled me with disgust...Why can't it be maintained better?

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The place has such lovely location.. but so so so badly maintained.. there are stray dogs all over the place.. and the water is sooo dirty.. i seriously wish people would clean up that place and give it the old world charm...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a lovely place to take a walk, boat or simply unwind. There are a few street vendors where you could try some pakoda's/bhajji's. There is also a costa coffee very close to one of the exits at the lake. The place was generally clean and even the water appeared very clear. There are a few boating options viz.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This lake needs lots of facelift in-terms of Maintenance and attracting tourists Went for boating with family - Decent charge and around 20 mins travel in the lake The lake is bit polluted , but you can go for it once for boating and visit temples in Ulsoor

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

What could be a beautiful lake is very polluted. Some parts are nice to see and others where the garbage builds up smell so bad you can't stand there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

please dont call this a lake. i live in this city. please visit only if you dont have a sense of smell. if the stink doesnt kill you the mosquitoes will ( no kidding the dangerous dengue types). had to give 1 star rating because tripadvisor doesnt give me the option of zero or negative rating. anyways my rating is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Nicely maintained lake. went for boating here , ideal time is after 4:30 and upto 5:30 if you wanna go for boating . they charge something like 100 bucks for a half hour peddle boat. Enjoyed a lot. you also have speed boats

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is maintained by the the Military people. It is well maintained. There is boating. You can go there for a morning walk or jog. This is the best lake inside Bangalore. Good to visit during the day time.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

its old lake have history of 250 plus years. there is small rock and small temple also in lake area. its military who maintenance the lake. tips is must must watch lake in Bangalore timing in morning walk. near some hotel also you find some food stuff like pani puri dish in street in evening times. best for family and... More 

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