Dodda Alada Mara

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Rated 3.3 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Big banyan tree
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer 22–40 °C, Winter 15-30 °C


The name "Dodda Alada Mara" in Kannada means "The Big Banyan Tree". The tree is 400 year old. The single tree covers approximately 3 acres of land. The Big Banyan tree has a crown circumference of 250 metres and it has more than a 1000 aerial roots. The tree has been well protected by fences and benches have been laid. It is one of the good picnic spots near Bangalore,  good for children to play and rest under the shade.

Dodda Alada Mara tourist attractions

Big Banyan tree and the Park

The main attraction is of course the "Big" banyan tree. The structure has been made into a park like structure, ideal for children to play and there are resting places created.

Things to do in Dodda Alada Mara

  • Take a tour of the big banyan tree.
  • Enjoy in the shade, relax in the lawns and spend some relaxed time.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Dodda Alada Mara

Nearest Railway station:-

Bengaluru is the nearest Railway station to Dodda Alada Mara.

Nearest Airport:-

Bengaluru International airport is the nearest airport to Dodda Alada Mara.

How to reach Dodda Alada Mara from Bangalore

Dodda Alada Mara is just 28 kilometers from Bangalore. It is a frequented weekend getaway for Bangaloreans. 


BMTC buses are avaible from Bangalore. Buses are available from Kengeri area of Bangalore to Dodda Alada Mara.

Direct buses are available from KR Market area of Bangalore. Route numbers are 227B,227F,227G,227GA,227H,227J,227K,227L,227M,227N,227NA,



From Bengaluru, take Mysore road. Connect to Dodda Alada Mara road in Chunchanakuppe. It is hardly a 45 minute drive from Bengaluru city.

How to reach Dodda Alada Mara from Mysore

By Car

Mysore to Dodda Alada Mara distance is 130 km. From Mysore, take Krishnaraja Bouleward road and KRS road to Natinal Highway 275 in Metagalli. Follow National Highway 275 to Bidadi. Take the Dodda Aladmara road in Chunchanakuppe to reach Dodda Alada Mara.


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