All you need to know about Bangalore

With many available serviced apartments in Bangalore, SilverDoor can help you find the perfect apartment for your business trip. Whether you’re on a whistle-stop tour of the city or embarking on a longer term stay, SilverDoor will ensure you find your home away from home.

Bengaluru, also known as Bangalore, is often referred to as India's Silicon Valley, with the headquarters of some of India’s biggest Information Technology (IT) companies located in the city. It is home to multiple education and research institutions and is also home to India’s National Aerospace Laboratories. One of India’s biggest cities, Bangalore is filled with both old and modern architecture, and it is an extremely diverse city in terms of religion and culture.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN BANGALORE?

Travel in Bangalore

Bangalore has plenty of ways to get in and around the city; Bangalore International Airport is the busiest airport in South India spanning over 4,000 acres. It’s an hour car trip into the centre and taxis and car rentals are an easy option to get around the city as well as to and from the airport. However, if you’d prefer to take in the city, then a popular mode of transport is an auto rickshaw which is a three wheeled motorised vehicle. Bangalore is also well-connected by train and has an extensive bus system. Whatever mode of transportation you choose, getting to your Bangalore serviced apartment is an easy task.

Shopping in Bangalore

Bangalore has a variety of high-street and street shopping including Commercial Street, one of the most famous markets in Bangalore based in a busy neighbourhood in the centre, close to many of our Bangalore corporate housing options. It is a sensual array of sights, smells and sounds; you won’t leave the market empty handed. If you prefer a more traditional market, then Malleswaram market is ideal. It sells herbs, spices, and local delicacies for you to enjoy.  Finally, Brigade Road is a commercial centre with several shopping centre, cafes and one of the oldest bookstores in India, Blossom's Book House.

Things to do in Bangalore

If you need a break during your busy working day, before you retire to your Bangalore serviced apartments, stroll over to Lalbagh Botanical Garden. This tranquil garden is full of over 1,000 species of plants, with rare plants from Afghanistan, Persia, and France. It holds two flower shows every year, in January and August, so if you can visit during these months the gardens look especially beautiful. To experience some of the city's history explore Bangalore Palace, the royal palace, featuring Tudor-style architecture inspired by England's Windsor Castle. It was opened to the public in 1944, and guests can immerse themselves in the building covered in nineteenth and twentieth century paintings; it is also an events venue. A religious site you must-visit is ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Temple Bangalore. It is one of the largest temples in the world and was inaugurated in 1997. Anyone is welcome to visit and there are prayers and spiritual workshops held regularly.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BANGALORE

  • Bangalore is a diverse city with a range of religions co-existing; many of the population are migrants from other parts of India.
  • Known as the Pub Capital of India, Bangalore allegedly has over 800 clubs and bars – this may be due to their contemporary culture of going out for drinks often!
  • The city is also vegan and vegetarian friendly; it is home to many vegan restaurants and has been acknowledged by PETA for its efforts.
  • Bangalore was the first city in India to offer free-Wi-Fi to the city; it’s called Namma Wi-Fi and is paid for by the state government. As well as free Wi-Fi, the city was also the first in Asia to have electric streetlights – very ahead of its time.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

Bangalore serviced apartments offer a homely feel whilst still providing the exclusivity of a hotel, with at least bi-weekly housekeeping. Serviced apartments allow the luxury of being able to relax in your own living room and cook all your own home comforts in your own kitchen. Staying in a Banglore serviced apartment means you can eat when you want, come and go as you please, and choose to dine out or in.

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN BANGALORE WITH SILVERDOOR?

Whether you’re looking to be close to one of Bangalore’s business parks or its city centre, we’re able to provide a range of serviced apartments in Bangalore. No matter what our clients’ business travel needs are, we’ll endeavour to find guests the perfect accommodation option. With offices around the world open 24/7 and a range of apartments to suit individual needs, we can easily find the perfect serviced apartments in Bangalore for your business stay. We work closely with clients to ensure that we know their requirements and that they are happy before, during and after their stay. SilverDoor can help find a serviced apartment that fits our guests' needs and budget.