Tuesday November 12, 2019

DesignUp Festival Day 1

Start the festival by getting a taste of the city. Take a walk through some of the oldest markets, taste the delicacies and end the day exploring some of Bangalore’s newest love affair – Microbreweries. In association with LBB

Shop Like a Local at Bangalore’s Iconic KR Market.

One of the city’s oldest, the bustling KR Market is made up of countless stalls and street vendors, hawking everything from strings of jasmine to dumbbells. The flower market is touted to be one of Asia’s largest! We will aim to get there in the wee hours of the morning, with your camera in tow. You can pick up roses of every hue, carnations, and local blooms. Plus, a dose of history as Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace and the Bangalore Fort are close enough to visit too.

Take A Walk In The Park At Bangalore’s Favourite Cubbon Park

For a fun morning heritage walk and breakfast with yogay, you’ll be exploring the central part (best known as the CBD now) city on foot and visiting heritage spots around. The event will kick start at the local parliament house, Vidhan Soudha, and take you through various places of interest in the area like Queen Victoria’s Statue, Attara Kacheri which is the high court, the State Central Library and Government Museum, among many others) and help you learn fascinating tidbits about them. Following a short, and basic yoga session, indulge in a delicious and authentic local breakfast at the iconic Airlines Hotel, one of the oldest and most loved eateries in town.

Eat a Proper South Indian Breakfast at Malleswaram - Bangalore’s Oldest Residential Area

Ask any of the city’s long-term residents about its old world charm and they’ll tell you everything about the trees, travelling by buses, metro-less MG road and of course, Malleswaram’s breakfast specials. Some of these restaurants have thrived for decades, others for nearly a century! Some dosa at CTR, to idlis at Veena Stores and proper filter coffee at Raghavendra Stores, we’ll make sure you get your hands on the freshest delicacies at these paragon South Indian tiffin joints.

Beer And Whiskey Tasting At One Of Bangalore’s Top Microbreweries

For an intriguing and interactive session on the microbrewery scene in Bangalore, and a hint of Irish Whiskey this beer and whiskey tasting event, it’s time to kick back and relax. Apart from learning how to differentiate your craft beers, learn how it’s made, and then going back in time to the history and heritage of Irish Whiskey.