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Dodda Alada Mara

Located at Kettohalli village in Bangalore Urban district, just about 30 Kms from Bangalore is a popular tourist location Dodda Alada Mara which in English is the Big Banyan Tree(BBT). It is spread over three acres and is over 400 years old. The nearest village is 'Ramohalli' which is about 2 Kms from BBT. Dodda Alada Mara Road Kengeri Hobli Pin code is 560074.



The tree is 28 kilometres (17 mi) from Bangalore, on the Bangalore - Mysore Road. Buses can be taken from Majestic to Kengeri, and then from Kengeri to Doda Alada Mara. There are direct buses from KR market to Dodda Alada Mara which stops just beside the tree. If you plan to drive, take the Mysore exit from Nice Ring Road. There is enough place for street-side parking once you reach the Banyan tree. Please be advised that the tree is the natural home of a large number of monkeys and one should be careful with food, water, camera bags, and anything else that can be snatched away.