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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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A dirty and stinking lake !!

It is one of the worst lakes i have ever visited.Most of the people visit because of the boating which is why i have given 3 stars.One can enjoy boating at a nominal charge there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Raj0904
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Nawada, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Visit this place every morning for an hours jog. This lake could be maintained better than what it is now

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Nawada, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It is one of the worst lakes i have ever visited.Most of the people visit because of the boating which is why i have given 3 stars.One can enjoy boating at a nominal charge there and the area of the lake is huge because of which one enjoys boating.But the water is really dirty and you do not feel like... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is an old lake in Bangalore and is quite badly maintained. Sometimes it stinks too. If maintained well, the lake can be beautiful. You will need around 10 minutes here. For complete Bangalore details, check out : http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/bangalore-3-4-days.html#!/2015/03/bangalore-3-4-days.html

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Kashmir, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have seen ulsoor lake transform from a dirty and smelly lake like most of other lakes in bangalore to a healthy one. This lake if provided continous maintenance can transform into the best city center lakes in bangalore, given it's close distance to mg road and trinity circle.

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

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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New Delhi, India
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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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Bellmore, New York
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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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