Located in Basavanagudi in the city of Bangalore, Gandhi Bazaar is a busy market area known for its condiment and flower hawker shops. Gandhi Bazaar is frequented by thousands each day and is a bustling, chaotic and noisy place. Situated in one of the oldest areas of Bangalore, Gandhi Bazaar has this old world charm about it with its combined fragrances of fruits, spices, flowers, and vegetables wafting through it narrow lanes. The old school shops have now slowly made way for brightly lit cafes and stores. The Gandhi Bazaar Main road is one of the busiest roads and is located between KR Road and DVG Road and stretches for about 300 meters, with crowded shops on either side. The area is well-connected to the rest of Bangalore by local city buses and taxis/cabs. The buses connect the neighbourhood to major localities around Bangalore. Kempegowda International Airport is around 40 km from Gandhi Bazaar. Majestic and Bangalore Central Railway Station is around 5 km from the bazaar.Those who are planning to stay near Gandhi Bazaar on their trip to Bangalore can expect plenty of hotels in the Gandhi Bazaar area. Treebo has stay options for every traveller including corporate travellers, those travelling with family, solo-travellers, businessmen, and foreigners. Look out for accommodation options such as 2-star hotels, 3-star hotels, service apartments, and resorts. The hotels near Gandhi Bazaar Bangalore come with all the basic amenities like a TV with cable/DTH connection, high-speed Wi-fi, attached bathroom with complimentary branded toiletries and running hot/cold water, and air-conditioning. The hotels in Gandhi Bazaar Bangalore also serve a complimentary breakfast buffet spread each morning for the guests. For more information about the room amenities specific to any of the Gandhi bazaar hotels, visit the Treebo website or download and log in to the Treebo app.The Gandhi Bazaar area is home to many Temples, cloth stores, restaurants, fruit, vegetable, and flower vendors. The crowd in the Bazaar is the maximum during festivals due to increase in demand for puja items. One of the oldest business outlets in Bangalore and the commercial center of Basavanagudi, DVG Road, runs through the center of Gandhi Bazaar. Since the locality is well-connected, one can also explore the various tourist attractions around the city like Dr DVG Memorial, Bugle Rock Park, Ambara Chumbana Clock Tower, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, National Gallery of Modern Art, ISKCON Temple, Cubbon Park, Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Bangalore Fort, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park, Big Bull Temple, and Snow City. Gandhi Bazaar also has plenty of local eateries where one can explore the local cuisine. Vidyarthi Bhavan is the most popular one and was started in the year 1943. Some other popular eateries here that can give you a taste of old Bangalore are SLV Corner, Mahalakshmi Tiffin Room, Udupi Sri Krishna Bhavan, Gokul Veg, Shiv Sagar, and Basavangudi Mylari Hotel. Many small stores lined up along the road have stood the test of time and retained the essence of the old Bengaluru. A stroll through this part of Basavanagudi offers nothing short of Nostalgia.
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