Bengaluru was one of the most important tourist centers of the Karnataka state. Central business district of Bengaluru consists of places MG Road, Brigade Road, Commercial Street, Vidhana Soudha etc. Bengaluru had many lakes and parks. BMTC offers special buses for sightseeing in Bengaluru, including Cauveri – a double-decker open roof bus
NIMHANS Brain Museum showcases the human brain and its functions. It is located at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) and is run by its department of neuropathology. The museum seeks to help visitors see the brain, understand how it works and get an insight into the kind of diseases that can affect it. The museum has a diverse collection of over 600 brain samples and is the result of over 30 years of research. The museum is open to the public for guided tours on Saturdays between 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. On remaining days, the museum is open between 9 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. Sundays and other public holidays Museum remains closed.
The Forum is one of the oldest full-fledged mall in Bangalore with a multi-storey book store, 12 cinema halls and other entertainment facilities. The mall is an attraction for tourists. The shopping mall houses 72,000 m2 (780,000 sq ft) of shops over five levels. A major attraction at the mall is the multiplex, PVR.
Commercial Street is a street in Bangalore, the state capital of Karnataka, India. One of the oldest and busiest shopping areas of the city, the street is famous for its trade in clothes, footwear, jewellery, electronics; and food joints. With only 75 parking slots available on the street for four-wheelers, the street is one of the most crowded in the city.
Commercial Street lies in the heart of the city in the Central Business District area, close to M G Road, another popular shopping area, and Russell Market in Shivajinagar.