The Ulsoor Lake is a popular tourist spot in the beautiful city of Bangalore. Spread over an area of some 1.5 sq km, this 2nd-century lake was constructed by Kempe Gowda II and since then, it has stood the test of time. Dotted with islands, the lake is a major tourist attraction in the city and tourists flock here to enjoy the scenic beauty and relish the boating.
At the Ulsoor Lake, tourists can hire cruises that can take them around the islands with due stopovers. The lake is located at a village that is known for its beautiful ancient temples. More so, tourists here can enjoy the sight of a variety of birds and flowers. The lake is nothing less than a paradise for walkers in the morning or at evenings. What’s more, it has a swimming pool as well.
The Ulsoor Lake was once known as "Halsur" or "Alasur" and over the years, it has been a popular venue for the celebrations of Ganesha Festival in August/September. Near the lake is the largest Sikh shrine in the city of Bangalore and it also has a temple dedicated to Subbaraya. So, when you are in the Bangalore city, take some time out and visit this beautiful lake for sure.