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Address: Trinty Church Gate, Bengaluru 560092, India
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

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Go not once but twice atleast!

I can only tick all the boxes with a maximum rating for this walk. Unlike a lot of events in India , this one always starts on time. Mr. Vijay Thiruvady is a treasure trove of... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I can only tick all the boxes with a maximum rating for this walk. Unlike a lot of events in India , this one always starts on time. Mr. Vijay Thiruvady is a treasure trove of information , anecdotes history, trivia and what is just wonderful is that he connects the dots and weaves all the knowledge he wants to... More 

Thank shoj
Naples, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Five of us took a walk in the Cubbon Park with Mr. V R Thiruvady yesterday morning. It was a very pleasant and informative couple of hours that we spent with him. Mr Thiruvady is very knowledgeable and articulate on the flora and fauna in the area, local history and architecture. He is also a Trustee of the Bangalore Environmental... More 

2 Thank gilgamesh27
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Cultural heritage walk with bangalorian style brings flavour to your perspective of Bangalore. Everyone who plans to spend short or a long stay at Bangalore must go for Bangalore walks. An experience that will stay forever

2 Thank 10vee
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

A fairly slow amble through a delightful park with some fascinating information and insights from Vijay who appears to have an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the Lalbagh and Bangalore, and Indian military history. A great way to spend an early Sunday morning if you are up early enough.

1 Thank RAG251
Bengaluru, India
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

No doubt Vijay has good knowledge about history and botanical and is able to keep most of the audience engage. Few facts. 1. Walk is actually a walkthrough since lot of details are shared. 2. May be such botanical facts can be found easily on google instead of spending 3 hours. 3. Some of historical piece of information needs more... More 

3 Thank kulamit
Bengaluru, India
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

I grew up near Lalbagh, and spent about 25 years of my life at a walking distance from Lalbagh. So I have been here many a time. However, Mr. Vijay's guided Green Heritage Walk takes you through the garden like no other! We began the walk at 7am and finished by 9:45am, heading straight to some great South Indian breakfast... More 

1 Thank ApoorvGawde
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109 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

An informative tour of Lalbagh Gardens. We learned a great deal about both the history of the gardens along with the variety of trees and plants from all over the world. Just when we were tiring from the walk - we ended it with a lovely breakfast/brunch at Mavalli Tiffin Room.

Thank BmoreFun
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Knowledgeable, methods used with flash cards to describe the history of Bengaluru. Visited a Coffee santhe and an art gallery by the name of Art Bimba. The coffee santhe was a comptetition for lady brewsters with an international jury. Art Bimba is known for a story telling expereince in Navratri with special handmade statues (see photo). Its like a small... More 

3 Thank ookalkar
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Bangalore - the city I live in. This is the air conditioned, garden and IT city in India. The airport is around 30 miles off city center. There are buses that ply between airport and city center. If you reached the airport hop into one of these buses destined to different areas to reach any part of city center. If... More 

7 Thank Anu K
Austin, Texas
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162 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Don't get me wrong - the guide (Vijay) is ludicrously knowledgable. That said, in the hour-and-a-half that we managed to survive before giving up and taking off by ourselves, we had progressed, oh, perhaps, 200 feet. And no, I'm not kidding. Mind you, if it was advertised as something like "Lecture with a little movement", it would be pretty amazing... More 

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