Delhi hangouts

The Hauz Khas Village (Open Mon-Sat):

The Hauz Khas Village with its ancient buildings, designer stuff and a list of restaurants offers a complete shopping experience. Here you can shop for handicrafts, curios, old carpets, and designer wears (Indian and Western).

Parks

Lal Bagh, famous for its flower shows

Lal Bagh: is a botanical garden, commissioned by the Hyder Ali in the year 1760. The 240-acre (0.97 km2) park is home to over 1000 species of flora and a Glass House. The park is known for its annual flower show. The garden surrounds one of the towers erected by the founder of Bangalore, Kempe Gowda I. The Lal Bagh Rock, dates back to 3000 million years, is another attraction.

Cubbon Park

It is located in the heart of the city and spreads over 300 acres (1.2 km2). The part was created in the year 1884, by Major General Richard Sankey. The park is home to numerous trees and plants that span over 68 genera and 96 species. The park is also known for its kids train.

Historical monuments

Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace Built in 1791

Located near K.R Market, is a beautiful two-storied ornate wooden structure with exquisitely carved pillars, arches and balconies. It now houses a museum that contains artifacts relating to the Hyder-Tipu regime.

Bangalore Palace

Built in (1862) is located near Mekhri Circle and Cantonment Railway station and is built to look like a smaller replica of the Windsor Castle in England.

Mayo Hall

It was designed in memory of the Lord Mayo and is regarded as one of the finest designs of British architecture.