My Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

I moved to Bangalore for work. In middle of the pandemic, when the world was indoors, my luck took me to this to the country’s high-tech industry, Bengaluru is popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India. Not just this, the city is blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty too, owing to its location on the Deccan Plateau. Bengaluru provides a unique share of experience on both the urban and the rural unexplored region around it. When tired and in search of serenity, there are plenty of places to visit near by. Here is a list of few destinations that one can travel in a day. The only way to send quality time in a pandemic is to be away from people., from the crowd, and from anything and everything that can be accessed by the human race.

Here are few offbeat weekend getaways that I will be able to explore in the few months I am in Bangalore

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Chitradurga Fort

Chitradurga Fort or as the British called it Chitaldoorg, is a fortification that straddles several hills overlooking a flat valley in the Chitradurga District. Believed as impregnable with seven lines of concentric ramparts, Chitradurga is a unique picturesque hill fort. True to its name, this fort offers stunning views and a calm, tranquil environment.

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Kittur Fort

The ruins of its Kittur fort, as they are now, best known for the heroic resistance of its queen, Kittur Chennamma, against the British. The fort was built by Allappa Gowda Sardesai, the ruler of the Desai dynasty between 1650 and 1681. It was held by the Desai Marathas, as well as Rani Chennamma, a lingayat woman warrior of Karnataka who revolted against the British in 1824.

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Explore Karnataka

Karnataka (abbr. KA) originally known as the state of Mysore was formed on 1 November 1956. Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It is the largest state in South India and seventh largest in India. While Karnataka doesn’t have a very long coastline, it has some of the most beautiful beaches in India. Some of the popular beaches are Karwar, Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Malpe, Ullal and Mangalore.

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Explore Maharashtra

Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India which occupies a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. Maharashtra was formed on 1 May 1960.It was formed by splitting the bilingual Bombay State, which had existed since 1956, into majority Marathi-speaking Maharashtra and Gujarati-speaking Gujarat, respectively.

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