Holiday Hotspot – Ritz Carlton Bangalore India
Bangalore is one of the fastest growing major metropolis in India. The city enjoys a rich cultural heritage with a thriving theatre and arts scene. Bangalore Palace built in 1887 by the "Wodeyar Dynasty" is one of the most popular landmarks in the city. Inspired by England's Windsor Castle this evocative palace has Tudor-style architecture, with fortified towers, arches and green lawns. The interior with the royal family still living there showcases over 30,000 paintings and exquisite woodcarvings.
The KR market area is home to a charming summer palace and fort from the Tipu Sultan era. Cubbon Park right in the heart of the city is a nature island carefully preserved since the rule of the British Raj. The grounds are known for their statues and beautiful bamboo garden and perfect for escaping the concrete jungle that surrounds it. Next door you will find Vidana Soudha one of Bangalore's landmarks. This enormous building is a clear example of neo-Dravidian architecture with four domes on all four corners housing the Karnataka Government. If you’re looking for street shopping, MG Road, Brigade Road and Commercial Street are places to explore. From bags, footwear, antiques, second hand books to artificial jewellery, you will find practically everything under the sun.
Ritz Carlton Bangalore
Ritz-Carlton is as grand as the expectation and by far one of the finest luxury hotels in the city. Ideally located in the city centre close to the financial and entertainment hub be sure to observe the hotels native intricate jaali design with lush natural foliage, fresh water and the elemental characteristics of fire and stone to evoke India’s vibrant landscape.
Deluxe Room at the Ritz Carlton Bangalore
Aside from the opulence that I have come to love with Ritz-Carlton, this magnificent hotel is also home to one of the largest contemporary art collections in the country. The ladies & gentleman of Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore present seven dining venues so I felt spoilt for choice. Riwaz serves authentic dishes from India’s North West frontier. An open kitchen with traditional methods of cooking including Nalli Nihari, Bhatti ka Kukkad, the Subj aur gucchi di galouti and the Afghani Korma all make for a memorable meal here. The Lantern is a three-level restaurant, shaped like a glass lantern, serving authentic Chinese cuisine.
The Market at the Ritz Carlton Bangalore
The Market all-day dining room is Bangalore’s only culinary theatre which also includes a unique wine room and private dining spaces for guests. All three interactive show kitchens along with wood-burning and tandoor ovens to produce culinary masterpieces from around the world and is a great place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast as well.
Bang, the city’s highest rooftop bar and sky lounge and the place to be seen at the weekend offer cocktails and beautiful people.
Bang Bar at the Ritz Carlton Bangalore
The Lobby Lounge provides afternoon tea and cocktails and the Ritz-Carlton Bar has a wide selection of cocktails and fine wines. An urban resort oasis can be found at the ESPA an experience with native Ayurvedic and internationally-acclaimed treatments.
British Airways operate an award winning daily service from London Heathrow to Bangalore via Belfast or Dublin.
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