Location : State – Karnataka (South India )
Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka state, is also known as the ‘Garden City’ for it's tender bouquet of kaleidoscopic flower gardens, poignant buildings. Bangalore a metropolitan city, was founded by Kempe Gowda in 1537.
The Vidhana Saudha:
Vidhana Soudha encompasses the State Legislative Assembly and part of the secretariat is a 4-floor structure.
Its fabulous architectural and a combination of ancient and neoteric styles is the primary characteristic of the building. The building is lighted on every Sunday evenings.
Tipu Sultan's Palace: Sultan’s Palace was contrived in 1781. Paramount lineaments of the palace is its construction in full Teakwood and decorative designs on the boundaries and ceilings. The palace was occupied as a Secretariat by the British till 1867after Tipu Sultan’s death.
Lalbagh: Tipu Sultan developed this botanical garden which is spread over an area of 240 acres. It also has a green house with a variety of floras.
The Bull Temple (Basavanagudi): The gray granite divine bull Nandi, is the foremost charm of the temple constructed in16th century. The sacred bull measures 4.57m in height and 6.10m in length is carved of a single granite block.
Aquarium: The Bangalore aquarium is the second largest in the country. Aquarium is an perfect place to encounter a large variety of aqua-fauna.
Nandi Hill: Nandi Hill is a popular health resort, at a distance of 60km. The twinkling lake and the green lowland is a Paradox in the mountains, located at an altitude of about 1,615 m above sea level.
Shopping Bangalore’s diverse specialties are Mysore silks, sandalwood items, inlay work with rose wood, brass and ivory artifacts, and lambani jewellery. Handicrafts may be purchased at: Cauvery Arts and Crafts Emporium, CCIE (Central Cottage Industries Emporium), M.G. Road ,Airport Sales Counter.
How To Get There
By Air: Major Airlines link Bangalore with other Major Cities.
By Rail: Bangalore is directly connected by rail with Kolkatta, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Vasco-da-Gama (Goa) and other cities in India.
By Road: Bangalore is has good motorable roads and is connected by means of bus transport with Belur- 322 kms, Mumbai- 998 kms, Cochin- 526 kms, Jog Falls- 377 kms and Mysore 140 kms.
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