Evening at Sankey Tank, Malleshwaram, Bangalore

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Sankey tank a man made lake or tank, is situated in the western part of Bangalore in the middle of the suburbs of Malleshwaram, Vyalikaval and Sadashiva Nagar. It is on of the evening attractions in the city and mostly visited by people to get there morning walk or evening walk in the backdrop of pleasant breeze.



The Sankey Tank includes a park as well as a swimming pool toward its south along with a Forest Department nursery in direction of the north. The Sankey Tank, which was until recently neglected, have been changed from its main purpose as being a reservoir to a park by Bangalore Water supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and Bruhut Bengalooru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Covered Walkways, landscaped parks and also an exclusive tank for idol immersion during Ganesh Chaturthi festival has been built.


There are many routes for reaching Sankey tank through bus. Since it is located at the heart of the city, Malleswaram. Please find the bus routes to reach the Sankey tank lake.

Timing:

Morning 5am to 10am 
Evening 3pm to 10pm

From Yeshwanthpur:

You can reach sankey tank from yeshwanthpur either by Auto or bus. In case you are taking a auto it might cost you around Rs.30 to Rs.40. For bus route. You can take any bus going towards majestic from Yestwanthpur  TTMC bus stand to Malleswaram 18th cross. The distance is about 1.1km,

The bus number are 251 Series like 251E, 251M, 251L, 251K, 92E, 75C, 258G, 90E etc. Its just one stop from yeshwanthpur. Once you get down you need to walk around 300 meters to reach the Sankey tank. Please enquire about the direction before you walk.


From Majestic to Sankey tank:

From majestic there many buses which goes towards Malleswaram. Buy a ticket for Malleshwaram 18th Cross. Below are the buses which goes to Sankey tank.

Bus routes are 258QA, 258Q, 258J, 271N, 250, 250A, 250AA, 250E, 250CC, 251, 251A, 263, 263A,263 Series, 266 series, 275 Series, 276 Series, 273 series, etc
  • Kempegowda Bus Station ( BESIDE AMAR HOTEL) ,MAJESTIC
  • Central ( BESIDE CENTRAL CONVETION HALL) ,SHESHADRI PURAM
  • Malleshwaram Circle ( BESIDE R.R.GOLD PALACE) ,MALLESHWARAM
  • Malleshwaram 8th Cross ( BESIDE FLOWER MARKET) ,MALLESHWARAM
  • Malleshwaram 15th Cross ( BESIDE SAI MANDIR) ,MALLESHWARAM
  • Malleshwaram 18th Cross ( BESIDE KARNATAKA EXAMINATION AUTHORITY) ,MALLESHWARAM
From Silk Board to Sankey Tank:
If you are coming from Silk board you would need to come to majestic and then catch any of the above bus routes. You can also come to shanthi nagar bus stand and then catch the below mentioned buses to reach shanthi nagar.

From Shanthi Nagar to Sankey Tank:

There are very few buses from shanthi nagar to sankey tank. The distance is about 9km. It would be better to go to majestic and catch the buses as mentioned above. In case you find below buses route while you are waiting then you can get into the buses. The bus numbers from shanthi Nagar bus stand are MBS-21, 276B, V-276G and 173A. Here are the list of stops.
  • Shanthi Nagara Bus Station
  • KH Road
  • Pallavi Theatre
  •  Corporation ( IN FRONT OF BANAPPA PARK) ,CORPORATION
  •  Mysore Bank ( BESIDE ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL) ,VASANTHA NAGARA
  •  Maharani College ( BESIDE MAHARANI COLLEGE) ,VASANTHA NAGARA
  •  Telephone Exchange ( BESIDE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE) ,VASANTHA NAGARA
  •  RC College ( BESIDE R.C.COLLEGE) ,VASANTHA NAGARA
  •  Shivananda Stores ( BESIDE SEA ROCK RESTAURANT) ,VASANTHA NAGARA
  •  Swastik ( OPPOSITE OF SESHADRIPURAM POLICE STATION) ,SHESHADRI PURAM
  •  Central ( OPPOSITE TO HOTEL GREEN ARCHID) ,SHESHADRI PURAM
  •  Malleshwaram Circle ( BESIDE R.R.GOLD PALACE) ,MALLESHWARAM
  •  Malleshwaram 8th Cross ( BESIDE FLOWER MARKET) ,MALLESHWARAM
  •  Malleshwaram 15th Cross ( BESIDE SAI MANDIR) ,MALLESHWARAM
  •  Malleshwaram 18th Cross ( BESIDE KARNATAKA EXAMINATION AUTHORITY) ,MALLESHWARAM
From Hebbal to Sankey Tank:
There are few buses from Hebbal which goes via Malleshwaram 18th Cross. The bus numbers are KIAS-10 and 414. Here are the list of stops.
  • Canara Bank
  •  Veterinary College
  •  Ganganagara
  •  Mekhri Circle
  •  Palace Ground ( BESIDE PALACE GROUND) ,SADASHIVA NAGARA
  •  Bashayam Circle Sadashiva Nagara ( BESIDE PETROL BUNK) ,SADASHIVA NAGARA
  •  Malleshwaram 18th Cross ( BESIDE GOVT PRE UNIVESITY COLLEGE) ,MALLESHWARAM
From KR Puram to Sankey Tank:
There are no direct buses from KR puram. It is advised to reach majestic from KR puram and then take the bus to sankey tank.