Cubbon Park is one of the biggest and the most beautiful parks in Bengaluru. It’s the place to embrace freshness. It’s a place to go with family and friends. A place for your children to go cycling and play. A place for the elders to relax and meditate.
Band Stand at Cubbon Park
If you have come to Bengaluru for the first time, your destination is right at the heart of the city. You can enter the park from Kasturba Road, MG Road, Hudson Circle, and Ambedkar Veedhi.
Drive towards Kasturba road and pay and park your vehicle in the Government Museum complex. You can start exploring museums and galleries and then head to Cubbon Park.
Relax & Breathe Fresh Air
The best thing you can do is finding a space to sit and relax, breathe fresh air, and feel good. You can go for a brisk walk or jog or do some stretching. You will find a lot of people doing this in the mornings and the evenings.
The weekend is more fun here, bring in your bicycle to peddle or just pick a Yulu electric bike and explore the part to your heart’s content.
Trees, Plants & Flowers
If you love trees, plants, and flowers, there are thousands of them. You will need more than a day to explore them all. You will love the colonial buildings and the Vidhana Soudha, the primary landmark of Bengaluru.
No Photoshoots inside Cubbon Park
You don’t get to do photoshoots inside Cubbon Park and you cannot carry high-end cameras. Don’t do that or else you will end up paying a fine. Not to worry, why is the smartphone for? Capture your beautiful moments without your smartphone and nobody is going to question you.
If you have come to Bengaluru for the first time, you got to visit Cubbon Park and you will cover most of the important places to see in Bengaluru.
Things to do in Cubbon Park
- Attara Kacheri
You cannot miss this beautiful colonial building which is more than a century old. This is the High Court of Karnataka now the best you can do is take a selfie.
- Vidhana Soudha
This marvellous building will make you awestruck for a moment. It’s a state legislature so enjoy the view from outside.
- Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall
Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall is another colonial building which is a State Central Library. I suggest you explore this and then head to Attara Kacheri and Vidhana Soudha.
- Indira Priyadarshini Children’s Library
Indira Priyadarshini Children’s Library, as the name suggests, it is a children’s library with a good collection of books and toys. Get your children there to play and learn.
- Venkatappa Art Gallery
Explore the collection of arts of various forms and musical instruments and know the great artists of India.
- Government Aquarium
Explore varieties of fishes in India’s second-largest Aquarium.
- Jawahar Bal Bhavan
Head to Jawahar Bal Bhavan to entertain your children without burning your pocket.
- Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
You will find answers for most of your questions in Vishwesvaraiah Museum.
Statues in Cubbon Park
What next? It’s time to see and know some of the famous personas. There are 5 statues you should check out.
- Major General Sir Mark Cubbon
- Queen Victoria
- Sir K Sheshadri Iyer
- King Edward VII
- Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar
Do you have any questions about Cubbon Park? Connect to me.
Why not? The park is open all days of the week from 6 am to 6 pm. The Jawahar Bal Bhavan, children’s play area observes the weekly holiday. However, it is closed all days of the week due to pandemics.
You can carry food inside the park but there might be some restrictions in certain places. A humble request, don’t leave the place dirty. Please clean it up.
Cubbon Park is a safe place. But there were some instances in which thugs have tried to take advantage of romancing couples.
No, photography is not allowed inside Cubbon Park since the beginning of 2018.
That was Cubbon Park and what next?
UB City Mall
Do you mind exploring a luxury mall? There’s UB City, 5 minutes’ walk from Cubbon Park.
Food & Drinks
If you feel the restaurants in UB city are pricy, there’s Konark restaurant inside Kanteerava Stadium for south and north Indian and Chinese dishes.
Read Cubbon Park history from Wikipedia