Mallapura, a small village in Karnataka’s Bangalore rural district, is noted for its agricultural lands. Nelamangala Lake is close to this village. Its nearby cities include Magadi, Tumkur, Bangalore and Ramanagaram. The Bangalore-Nelamangala-Mangalore Expressway is located near this area. Most of the land here is getting converted into housing layouts to cater to the increasing population in Bangalore City.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Mallapura. Yeshwantpur, 21 km away from this area, has good budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Veekay Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.423) and Nava Nidhi Comforts (Tariff – Rs.561).
The languages spoken in Mallapura are Kannada, English, Telugu, Tulu and Konkani.
The most important festivals in Mallapura are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Karaga Festival in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist attraction around Mallapura. Some of these are Magadi (34 km), Iskcon Temple (22 km), Avalahalli State Forest (28 km) and Hebbal Lake located 26 km away from this village.
How to Get There
Bangalore International Airport located 51 km away from Mallapura is the closest to the village.
Golhalli Railway Station, which is situated 11 km away from this village, is the nearest railway station.
Mallapura has a wide network of buses connecting it to various state highways as well as to national highways. There are daily buses from Bangalore to Mallapura by private bus operators such as Sea Bird Tourist. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get a cheap bus ticket.