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Address: Bangalore _ Mysore Road, Bengaluru, India
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Not nearly as Grand as described but cool!

Very peaceful place and pretty well kept. I was told one of the biggest parts of the tree fell over and that it used to be much more incredible but I still thought it so!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Known as Dodda Aladha Mara or Doda Aladha Mara, in Kannada is a Big Banyan Tree, which is 400-year-old Banyan tree, nice place for a evening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very peaceful place and pretty well kept. I was told one of the biggest parts of the tree fell over and that it used to be much more incredible but I still thought it so!

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New Delhi
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

just can tick one of the To do list in bangalore.. nothing much to do there. very bad kind of maintenance and surroundings

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bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

poorly maintained, no security i was attacked by couple of monkeys as i was carrying biscuits and orange for my baby girl.. so beware if u r carring food but then..they dont jst attack for food.. while i was resting aftr spraining my ankle during the monkey struggle, another monkey snatched a fone from a guy in a group...and climbed... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a road trip from B'lore city to see this big banyan. It was an average drive (nothing scenic) and the place is not at all nicely kept. Had to look for restrooms in the nearby restaurants as the ones inside the park were closed. The place was crowded as we were there on a weekend. Suggest that you take... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the oldest and biggest banyan Tree in the world, when you see and watch that tree you got amazed with its vastness.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

The Big Banyan Tree - One massive tree! Situated just off the Bengaluru-Mysuru state highway (SH 275), the Big Banyan Tree or Dodda Aladamara, is quite popular with the tourists. It is one single tree that covers an area of approx 3 acres and has roots that look as big as a tree trunk on its own! This is not... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

It really is a big tress may be far bigger than anything that you seen before. But there is nothing else to do apart from this. Not worth making a trip to but yeah can be clubbed en route with some place in that direction.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We visited the place which is near to mukti naga and i have to tell that the tree is very huge spread across acres of land. one peice of advice for the travellers is do watchout for monkey who snatch your belongings.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

The Big Banyan tree of Bengaluru is quite famous and people in this part of the world knew about this big tree and might have visited at least once in their lifetime. However, just like any other tourist attraction, this place is too plagued by apathy of public maintenance and therefore, slowly & steadily this place is loosing charm. The... More 

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