The big day is unquestionably one of the most remarkable day in an individual’s life, as is the breath-taking journey that leads up to it. This journey must be documented and captured to treasure it for a lifetime. Every so often, all you need is a location that holds memories or something significantly special and an enchanted device called the camera that lets you freeze these special moments in time. Even with a solid wilderness like Bangalore, there are little islands of enchanting mysteries and magnificence. Bangalore has something in store for everyone, whether it is a rustic bungalow, ancient temples, or just parks that scream pre-wedding. Bangalore is an absolutely stunning city with loads to offer, this city will surprise you with its beauty and grace and here are best pre-wedding locations in Banglaore you should check out.
1) Nandi Hills
Including delightfully arches and glorious columns with unpredictably painted dividers and roofs, Nandi Hills is dispersed with altars and landmarks and is encircled by hypnotizing views, making this spot something close to the heavens.
From the beautiful sunrises to the lush greenery around makes it a great location for couples in search for nature and hills. One should ideally reach the gate by 5:00 am as the gates open at 5:30 am and everyone is always in the rush to reach the gate first. The gates are open from 5:30 am to 6:00 pm and if a person wishes to stay longer, the must get reservations done prior.
Location: 60 km away from Bangalore in the Chikkaballapur taluk.
Entry fee: 20 rupees per person at the gate.
2) Lal Bagh Botanical Garden
Lal Bagh covers a region of 240 acres of land in the heart of the city. It was charged by Hyder Ali in 1760 and finished by his son Tipu Sultan. The nursery highlights uncommon plants of French, Persian, and Afghani origin and has accomplished the status of a Government Botanical Garden.
The Garden is filled with lush greenery and gazebos of white that look as royal as the day they were built. The glasshouse is a popular attraction and during the golden hour, it is truly a sight to behold. One should visit the garden during the morning hours and then once the sun is about to set which is around 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. The Garden is open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm
Entry fee: Individuals above the age of 12, 25 rupees per person (After 8:00 AM)
Camera fee: 60 rupees
3) Bangalore Palace
Perfect for a royal style photoshoot. The turquoise, gold and yellow decor mixed with the historic Tudor Revival style architecture makes it the perfect stylistic choice blending cultures of England and historic India. The architecture is inspired by the Windsor Castle of London.
The palace opens its gates at 10:00 am and closes at 6:00 pm. 4 hours is the minimum amount of time you will need to explore the palace but the main attractions inside consist of the Ballroom and the stairways to the upper sections of the palace.
Location: Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar
Entry fee: Indian: 230 rupees Foreigner: 460 rupees
Camera fee: Still Camera: 685 rupees, Video Camera: 1,485 rupees.
4) ITC Windsor Hotels
ITC Windsor is a notable landmark of Bengaluru. The Hotel is structurally styled with historic royal British influence, the hotel screams royalty and if grace and royal are what you’re going for in your photographs, this is the perfect spot for you.
The shocking white neo-traditional structure going back to the nineteenth century includes a ton of vintage appeal. The property looks stunning with any lighting at any point in time throughout the day so you will not have any limitations in your time.
Location: Gold Course Road
Entry fee: Registrations and permissions must be taken from the hotel. Prices will also be quoted by the hotel.
5) Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
The Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple is truly a hidden gem located 60 km away from Bangalore in the village of Nandi. It is a 9th-century temple that still stands with the same pride it did then. If you are in search for a beautiful temple location, this has to be the one for you.
With a courtyard build by the famous Vijayanagar empire, the carvings and artwork are simply breath-taking. It also has an internal section which is boxed by stairs on all four sides with a pool in the middle. The temple is filled with locations that will serve as stunning backgrounds for your photographs. The gates of the temple open at 6:00 am and close at 7:00 pm
Location: Nandi Village (base of Nandi hills)
Entry fee: free until asked
6) The Sommer House
Looking for something German and vintage? Sommer house stands tall and proud presenting you with stunning gazebo’s, vintage car collection, cobbled stoned pathways, and the majestic cottage that stands in the middle of the property.
This location provides you with vintage german beauty with lush greenery and intimacy. A secluded place amidst the noisy city of Bengaluru, this is ought to bring you great memories and photographs. Open to guests throughout the day, shooting here is ideal.
Location: Whitefield main road
Entry fee: Registrations and permission needed prior. The price will be dictated by the hotel.
7) Bricklane Grill
If white is your colour then Bricklane grill has your name written all over it. This plush white themed venue is absolutely stunning to look at, a rooftop venue that is hidden away from the city’s hustle and bustle.
The venue is simple yet classy and it also consists of a swimming pool and infinite photo frames to give it a slight touch of vintage magic. Open to guests all the time, shooting here at any time of the day would produce outstanding photographs!
Entry fee: Registrations and permissions needed prior. Costs would be dictated by the restaurant.
8) The Tamarind Tree
An amphitheatre under a celestial paradise, The Tamarind Tree is where the old and the new create a lovely embroidered artwork. The antique doors lead by cobble-stoned pathways bring you in front of the large courtyard.
This traditional venue houses a beautiful blend of culture and freshness of the new from the pond to the gazebos. Making memories and stunning photographs come easy while being at this stunning location. Open to guests throughout the day, the Tamarind tree is truly a special find.
Location: Kanakapura Road
Entry fee: Registration and permissions are needed prior. Prices will be quoted by the venue.
9) Cubbon Park
Cubbon Park is among the superhit pre-wedding photoshoot areas in Bangalore. This caters to couples who want backdrops with rich greenery. The nurseries are very well maintained, and the stone engraved pillars add a little extra oomph in the snap.
Cubbon Park is one of the most crowded parks in the city and if visited at the wrong time could get you major traffic in your photographs. Ideally, early mornings and late afternoon are the best time to visit. Night-times are extraordinary as well in the event that you wish to try different styles of photography. Sundays should be avoidable as it tends to get extremely crowded. The park gates open at 6:00 am and close at 6:00 pm.
Location: Kasturba Road, behind the High court of Karnataka.
Entry fee: Free
10) A Makalidurga Trek
For the couples who are nature sweethearts or thrill-seekers, nothing could be better than a climbing trail. Makalidurga, located only 60 km from town, is the ideal area. It is one of the best treks near Bangalore.
The lake encompassing it, the railroad track going through the base of the slope, and the magical sunset view just add to the beauty of this trek. An extraordinary setting for the brave. The break of fresh air amidst the lush greenery is something to cherish in your photographs forever!
Location: 60 km away from the city, Doddaballapura taluk
Entry fee: 450 rupees per person
Do you know any other popular pre-wedding locations in Bangalore? Let us know in the comments section!