Malleswaram

Malleswaram, Bengaluru: Address, Phone Number, Malleswaram Reviews: 4.5/5

Malleswaram
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Malleswaram, that bastion of Tamilians in Bangalore, is another locale that is a whole world away from India’s silicon city. Watch maamis in their kanjeevarams haggle in the market, visit a temple or two, eat local food and browse through small shops. The Kaadu Malleswara Temple and Sankey Tank are oases of calm amid the bustle. A new arrival on the scene is the incongruous Mantri Mall, much reviled for being the harbinger of modernization in Malleswaram.
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Neighborhood: Malleswaram/Sadashivnagar
One of the greenest neighbourhoods in the city with a fresh fragrant atmosphere, Malleswaram is a centuries-old residential area, known for its rich local history and ancient temples. Full of old-world charm, the leafy streets are well suited to nature lovers with its walkable sidewalks while the commercial lanes are most popular for shopping and eating in the purest ‘South Indian’ way. Home to a cluster of attractions for art and theatre fans, visitors must walk along Sampige Road – a popular hub for saree shopping in the city, while Margosa Road is full of rustic eateries serving the best South Indian snacks in the city including Benne Dosa at CTR (Shri Sagar). A visit to Sankey Tank is perfect for morning and evening strolls, while as you drive down further, the lanes of Sadashivnagar – an upmarket neighbourhood created out of the former royal gardens of the Bangalore Palace.
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Saidul
Bengaluru, India6 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Best place, good people and very safe. The place to get everything. People here very helpful. I just love to be in Malleswaram.
Written August 28, 2021
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Tirumalesh K
South Brunswick, NJ8 contributions
Jun 2020
Being born in Bengaluru and brought up near Malleshwaram I can attest this is one of the very few piece of our glorious past retaining the heritage, culture, local way of life.

Even time I visit India, Malleshwaram is a must visit place. The divine temples, market, local shops and eats are always worth.

In my humble opinion Malleshwaram, Gandi Bazaar must be brought under national monument and protect from any further destruction. If both these areas as razed the city liberally will lose it's real identity.
Written April 24, 2021
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Sweety Jamgade
Bengaluru, India62 contributions
Dec 2020
You can find this place with lots of shopping stores of all kinds, 2-3 temple and eateries. All time busy place
Written December 13, 2020
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Veer2468
Hyderabad, India905 contributions
Sep 2019
You can spend of time here. Good place to shop, good temples, good shopping mall, good restaurants. This is a must visit when in Bangalore.
Written July 28, 2020
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Vikas Singh
Hyderabad, India3,971 contributions
Feb 2020
Plan to spend at least 3 hrs in this old locality of Bengaluru. Walk across its roads soaking in the atmosphere. There are many temples, old eating joints and vendors selling flowers, fruits, vegetables and small nick knacks. It is one of those few old localities that have still manged to hold on to their heritage and charm.
Written March 29, 2020
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Nagendraprasadps
Bangalore District, India31 contributions
Nov 2019 • Family
Cultarally rich people, heritage land marks, traditional as well contemporaray items, sales, etc. Fresh milk milked at door step, fresh veggies mangalore kerala tamil foods too. Great restaurants small food stores great malls
Written November 24, 2019
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Vikas Singh
Hyderabad, India3,971 contributions
Oct 2019
In 1848 during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV plague hit Bangalore. Moved by the terrible living conditions in the cramped city area the Dewan of Mysore, Sheshadri Iyer, started work on creating new localities of Malleswaram and Basavanagudi. Malleswaram was planned like a chess board. Roads running from North to South are Main Roads and perpendicular to these are Crosses. There is also a Boundary Road that runs beside the Railway line to mark the boundary. Any Malleswaram address even today will consist of a Cross and a Main.
Written October 23, 2019
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raju b
Bengaluru, India41 contributions
Aug 2019
Malleswaram is a nice place for shopping. I have been to Malleswaram multiple times for shopping, and visiting temples. Mantri Mall is also in Malleswaram which is an excellent place for shopping, eating and watching movies. Malleswaram 8th Cross is famous for local shopping - you can get all varieties of dresses, shoes, house-hold articles, fancy items, watches, etc etc - at reasonable prices. Apart from these there is a flower market, fruits and vegetable market etc.
Written September 4, 2019
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Trip
1 contribution
Apr 2019 • Family
It was very nice trip to malleswaram mall we enjoyed a lot place must visit.
We played games with children and we went to scary house had a lot of fun there
Written June 27, 2019
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CKBaum_2012
Princeton, NJ12 contributions
Jul 2018
The article here indicates that Malleswaram is full of tamilians. This incorrect information and has to be corrected immediately.
Common misconception among North Indians is that all South Indians are tamilians (madrasi) and hence the mistake. Malleswaram is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Bangalore, it is also used to be predominantly a Brahmin neighborhood till the mid 80s. Malleswaram now has people from all walks of life and also has to most famous CTR.
Written June 13, 2019
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