Activities & Attractions Around Villa Pottipati - Bangalore

All Neemrana properties are non–hotel Hotels, because they were originally built for other purposes. All efforts have been made to maintain the old charm of Villa Pottipati while ensuring the basic comforts that have come to be associated with the changes in lifestyle since the 19th century. The non-hotel hotel offers a unique experience of seeing and ‘living’ history along with a range of local excursions that help our guests unwind and rediscover themselves. Take a walking temple tour of Malleswaram. Or visit the local markets and flower and vegetable shops. Everything about the Neemrana experience can make a very private memory.

Villa Pottipati also hosts anniversaries, birthdays and other memorable occasions.

Villa Pottipati - 19th C, Bangalore Patiala Flower Market

Flower and Vegetable Market

The 11th Cross is renowned for its fresh flowers and garlands. There are endless baskets with beautiful blossoms, often stacked in piles. Rare flowers from tropical trees are a delightful visual treat. Behind the flower market is the vegetable market,a vertiable foodie’s haven.

Villa Pottipati - 19th C, Bangalore Patiala Shopping


Although Malleswaram has many shops, it is the street vendors who add special charm to the shopping experience. They sell every imaginable knick knack– baskets, forehead bindis, accessories, handbags, and clothes.

Villa Pottipati - 19th C, Bangalore Patiala Temple Tour

Temple Tour

There are a number of temples between 15th and 16th Cross in Malleswaram. The Kadu Malleswara temple situated on 15th Cross dates back to the time of the Maratha rule and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was constructed by Venkoji – the brother of the Maratha ruler Shivaji. 

The Nandi Teertha temple, the Lakshmi Narasimha temple, the Venugopal temple, the Sri Krishna temple, the Circle Maramma temple, Kanchi Math, Kashi Math, Chitrapur Math, the Palimar temple, and Kannika Parameshwari temple are also very famous and frequently visited by travelers. 

Villa Pottipati - 19th C, Bangalore Patiala The Chowdiah Memorial Hall

The Chowdiah Memorial Hall

The Chowdiah Memorial Hall, named after the violin maestro Tirumakudalu Chowdiah, is one of the most prominent landmarks of Malleswaram.

Designed in the shape of a violin, the venue plays host to a wide range of events such as classical music concerts, theatre and drama and prestigious quiz competitions. This is a wonderful cultural centre.