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Places for Children in Bengaluru

Updated on June 16, 2017

A connected childhood is the key to happiness.

— Edward Hallowell, MD, child psychiatrist and author

Children Deserve to Be Joyful

"A connected childhood is the key to happiness," says Edward Hallowell, MD, child psychiatrist and author of The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness (Ballantine Books).

Bengaluru Offers Many Opportunities For Your Child to Enjoy

Bengaluru gives many opportunities for your child to connect with you, nature, people, animals, etc. Your child can learn and have fun at various popular tourist destinations in the city.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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How to Reach Bengaluru?

Bengaluru is well-connected by air, rail and road. The city has Kempegowda International Airport, with around 500 aircraft movements a day; three major railway stations; and six major bus stations.

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Hotels in Bengaluru

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4-Star
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The Ritz-Carlton
The Capitol Hotel
Hotel Pai Viceroy
Hotel T.A.P. Silver Square
The Lalit Ashok Bangalore
The Pride Hotel Bangalore
The Bell Hotel and Convention Centre
Hotel Swagath
Le Méridien Bangalore
The Gateway Hotel
Hotel Abhimaani Vasathi
Mel's Regency Hotel

Bannerghatta National Park

Located around 22 km from Bengaluru, the Bannerghatta National Park has various units, including Zoo, Safari, Butterfly Park and Rescue Center. The Safari gives an opportunity for your child to see big cats like lions and tigers in their natural habitat. I have visited this national park many times with my family. We all (especially my son) have enjoyed our trips to this place.

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Bannerghatta National Park, Bannerghatta Main Rd, Bannerughatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083, India
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Tiger in Bannerghatta National Park

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Wonderla

This famous amusement park is a great place to have fun with your child, to bond with your loved one. You can spend an entire day enjoying various rides. Your child will love water activities here.

Wonderla Is a Popular Amusement Park

Wonderla has more than 50 land and water-based rides. Laser show, musical fountain and virtual reality show are among many attractions at this immensely popular amusement park.

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28th k.m, Mysore Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109, India
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Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

Located in Kasturba Road, this fascinating museum is an ideal place to kindle your child's interest in various sciences. Exhibits like Science on a Sphere, Wright Brothers' Aeroplane and Dinosaur Enclave are sure to enthrall your child.

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P. B. No. 5216, Kasturba Road, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, In
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Jawahar Bal Bhavan

Located in the Cubbon Park, the Jawahar Bal Bhavan is a child's delight. This amusement park and recreation center. It is well-known for its toy train ride, boating, dolls museum, horse ride and tree houses.

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Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

Administered by Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE), this wonderful planetarium is located at the heart of the city. You will also find a Science Center and a Science Park here.

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Sri T. Choudaiah Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

— Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa

Lalbagh Botanical Garden

This large, beautiful garden is an excellent place for your child to get some unpolluted, fresh air. Located in South Bengaluru, Lalbagh covers an area of around 240 acres.

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
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Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park

Commissioned in 1996, this park covers an area of around 17 acres. Here your child will be delighted to see fountains dancing to Indian and Western music. Around 100 lights in five colors are used to illuminate the dancing fountains.

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Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park, Opp to Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium, Raj Bhawan Road, Bengalur
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Lumbini Gardens

Located on the banks of the Nagawara Lake, this eco friendly family entertainment park offers you many opportunities to entertain your child. There is boating, Wavepool, kiddy rides, amusement rides, ambient park and much more.

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Lumbini Gardens, Nagawara Lake, Ring Road, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045, India
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Innovative Film City

This entertainment paradise offers world-class facilities. Wannado City, Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Dinosaur World - It is like a mini Jurassic Park, Haunted Mansion, Wax Museum, Miniature City, Cartoon City, Fashion Cafe, Water rides, Wild Wild West, Fossil Museum and Fossil Hunt are some attractions in this movie studio, amusement and theme park.

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24 & 26, Kiadb Estates, Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109, India
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Fun World

Opened in the early 1990s, this amusement park, indoor snow theme park and water theme park offers exciting rides like Crazy Fireball, Panic Clock and Power Surge. Snow City gives you a feel of the world at -5°C.

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Palace Grounds, Opposite to TV Tower, J.C.Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006, India
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Bugle Rock Park

This beautiful park is located in Basavanagudi in South Bengaluru. A 3,000-million-year-old rock, plants, trees, lawns, flower beds, three temples (including huge idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Nandi), waterfalls, a musical fountain and other fountains are among the park's many attractions.

I had visited this park along with my uncle in the 1980s, when I was a boy. I remember spending joyful moments here. I have visited this park with my family. My son has enjoyed playing here.

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Bugle Rock Park, Bull Temple Rd, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560019, India
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Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

— Charles R. Swindoll

HAL Aerospace Museum

Spread over four acres, HAL Aerospace Museum is the first aerospace museum in India. There are two major halls in the museum: one displays images that chart the growth of aviation since1940; and the other displays motorized cross section of models of aero engines, highlighting their functions.

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Near HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Road, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037, India
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Girias Children's Explorium

Located in Domlur, Girias Children's Explorium is the first of its kind. This children's museum has 75 exhibits in six galleries. The air conditioned soft play area has a ball pool, swings, trampoline, a movie screening area and much more.

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No 526, Amarjyothi Layout, Opp Dell, 100 Feet Road, Krishna Reddy Layout, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnata
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Ulsoor Lake

Located in East Bengaluru, this lake covers an area of 123.6 acres. The lake has many beautiful islands, which house alluring flowers and adorable birds. Your child will enjoy boating in this huge lake.

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Ulsoor Lake, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560042
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      Louise Powles 5 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

      I don't have any children. But all the same, I would love to visit Bengaluru. It looks a beautiful and fascinating place.

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      Srikanth R 5 weeks ago

      Most welcome! :-)

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