- Label : Lake
- Timings : 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Wednesday closed
- Time Required : 1-2 hrs.
- Entry Fee : No entry fee
Ulsoor Lake, Bangalore Overview
One of the largest lakes in Bangalore, the Ulsoor Lake is sprawled over an area of 50 hectares. Ulsoor lake was built by Sir Lewin Bentham Bowring, who was Bangalore’s commissioner at that time. Sit back or walk in the periphery of the park or click a few shots of the endemic birds that call this destination their home. One of the most popular activities in Ulsoor Lake is boating.Ulsoor Lake is also an important venue for the celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi, sometime during August and September every year.
Activities at Ulsoor Lake
The lake has a radius of about 3 kilometres which makes it the perfect destination to go on a little boating adventure. A special boating club dedicated to this activity is present here as well, and you can either take a pedal or rowboat to go on an excursion around the waters of Ulsoor Lake. You can make stops at the many islands that are situated here, and admire a view of the lake from different points. The cost for the same is about INR 35 and is an affordable way to relax and unwind in the company of family and friends.
You can go for your morning or evening walk on the track encircling the lake.
Ganesh Chaturthi at Ulsoor Lake
How To Reach Ulsoor Lake
Also: Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, St Patrick’s Church.