Things to Know Before Moving to Bangalore | The Waverly Hotel

7 Things to Know Before Moving to Bangalore

Thinking about moving to Bangalore? Excited? Nervous? Don't worry! Here is a list of things to know about the city we all love!

Bangalore or Bengaluru, as it is known locally, is a vibrant city in Karnataka. Blessed with pleasant weather and abundant lakes and parks, Bangalore has become one of the most sought-after cities to relocate to. The Silicon Valley of India has witnessed a steep inclination of migrants, comprising almost 50% population of the city. If you think you are a fish out of the water, trust us when we say you are not alone. While moving to a new city can seem intimidating at first glance, you can walk around and visit some of the places mentioned below to familiarise yourself with the city. Buckle up and say "Namaskara Bengaluru," and dive into its inviting culture, food and lively spirit.

To help you with your new venture, here is a guide to things you must know before moving to Bangalore.

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Pleasant Weather

Bangalore is known for its pleasant weather throughout the year. It is one of the contributing factors to the growing popularity of Silicon Valley in India. Perched at an elevation of 900 metres above sea level, it enjoys the best of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Go on a walk after a hectic day or plan an outing in this misty and cool weather.

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Be Prepared for the Traffic

Traffic in Bangalore can be crazy at times. With a high spike in vehicle possession, it does not have enough parking facilities and road lanes, leading to bottlenecks in junctions like Sony World Signal and Silk Board. According to news sources, Bangalore is amongst the top 10 cities in the World with the most congested traffic. Poor infrastructure and lack of public transportation often lead to blockages and maybe some tears of despair.

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Exquisite Cuisine

Namma Bengaluru is a delicious confluence of Indian and International cuisines. If you are missing home or craving fusion food, you are in the right city! South Indian dishes deserve a special mention here. The ghee-soaked crispy vada and the crispy thin masala dosa with sambar will satiate your taste buds. Explore the streets of VV Puram, Jayanagar, Indiranagar, Malleshwaram, Marathahalli and Koramangala for finger-licking treats.

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Have a Whale of a Time at Pubs

When we say Bangalore is a happening city, we mean it, as Bangalore has the highest number of pubs in Asia. With pubs in almost every locality, the Pub Capital of India is the perfect place to unwind after a long week. Dance the night away with incredible music and a bustling ambience or chill with a beer and catch a game at a sports bar. Check out places like Arbor Brewing Company, Church Street Social, House of Commons, Toit and The Biere Club if you want to socialise and meet new people.

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Go on a Shopping Spree

Bangalore is a paradise for shopaholics. From budget-friendly clothes to high-end garments, Bangalore has it all! Set aside a day to check out the vast collection at Commercial Street or update your wardrobe with trendy collections from top brands in Brigade Road. Besides that, Phoenix Marketcity, Orion Mall, and UB City will elevate your shopping experience with a range of shops.

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Bengaluru - The Garden City of India

Do you know that Bangalore is also known as the Garden City of India? Owing to its pleasant temperature, this city has some of the most beautiful gardens and parks in India. Despite the industrial development, it is still the third greenest city in India. We understand moving to Bangalore alone takes a massive toll on mental health. Take a break from your work or school and visit some of these quaint places like Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park, and Lumbini Gardens and spend a peaceful time with yourself.

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Choosing the perfect house for yourself is very important. Bangalore has high-end and budget-friendly houses that cater to your preferences. Whether you are moving to Bangalore with family or by yourself, do consider your budget and nearness to markets as well as public transport. We advise you to choose accommodation near your workplace or school, helping you save money and time. Koramangala, Indiranagar, HSR Layout, Jayanagar and M.G. Road are some of the posh residential areas. But if you are looking for budget-friendly areas, check out Marathahalli, Bellandur, Yelahanka, BTM Layout and nearby areas.

As Paulo Coehlo said, If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. We hope this blog will help you embrace your new hello when you are moving to Bangalore with family or by yourself. While diving into house hunting, you can stay at our heritage hotel, The Waverly Hotel & Residences in Whitefield. Our hotel is located in East Bangalore near iconic tech parks like ITPL, EPIP Zone and more. VR Mall and Phoenix Market City are a stone's throw away from our opulent hotel. The luxurious room and unparalleled services will surely elevate your experiences.