Attractions of Bangalore Karnataka India -
The charming Bangalore is the Capital city of Karnataka, and popularly known as the “Garden City”. Bangalore is also called as the "Air conditioned city," due to the salubrious climate it enjoys throughout the year, and hence it offers a perpetual holiday atmosphere.
Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore is also the country’s main industrial city. Many famous educational institutions and hospitals are also here.
It is one of the most liveliest and charming of all Indian cities, with famous restaurants, night clubs, discotheques, theatres, and cinema halls.
Several elegant shopping malls are also there where you can pick up anything from the latest designer wear to exquisite silks, traditional handicrafts and sandalwood souvenirs. Bangalore Karnataka India tourism offers the following attractions.
Tourist Places in Bangalore
Vidhan Soudha –
This majestic building,pride of Bangalore, is one of the important Bangaloreattractions. It houses both the Secretariat and the State Legislature and many State Government offices. The gleaming white domes, pillars and archways resemble the architectural pattern of Mysore’s old palaces. When illuminated the entire building presents a breathtaking picture.
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Lalbagh Botanical Gardens– Housed in the heart of the city, set on 240-acres, these gardens contain the largest collection of rare tropical and sub-tropical plants and trees, rose gardens, lotus pools, fountains and a deer park. Another attraction of the garden is the Glasshouse constructed on the pattern of the Crystal Palace in London. Regular shows of flowers, fruits and vegetables are held here in January and August.
Cubbon Park – This beautiful 300 acre park is studded with splendid sculptures and Gothic buildings, which house the Public Library, Government Museum, Technological and Industrial Museum and the High Court.
A diamond shaped Aquarium, with a good collection of exotic fishes is also there. The Jawahar Bal Bhavan and the Children’s Park are exclusively for the children.
The Bull Temple - It was built by Kempegowda in the 16th century AD, in Dravidian style of Architecture. The gray granite sacred bull, Nandi, is the main attraction after which the temple has been named. The sacred bull has been carved out of a single granite block and measures 4.57 m in height and 6.10 m in length.This is also one of the main attractions of Bangalore Karnataka India.
ISKCON Temple – The Hare Krishna Temple is built on a hillock among scenic surroundings, with a perfect blend of modern technology and spiritual harmony.
Infant Jesus Church – A famous church.
St.Mary’s Cathedral – Originally built by a French missionary in 1882, it is a grand Gothic style Basilica.
Maharaja’s Bangalore Palace - Built in 1887 by the Wodeyars of Mysore, this magnificent palace is noted for its superb wood carvings.
Tipu Sultan’s Palace – Built in 1791, today it houses a museum, exhibiting artefacts from the era of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan. Near the palace is the Fort, which was their strong hold through several battles.
Jumma Masjid - The city’s oldest mosque , with ornamental granite pillars, was originally built by Mughal Killedar.
Ulsoor Lake - A beautiful lake with tiny islands in the heart of the city. Boating facilities are available here.
Banashankari Temple at Kanakapura Road, a popular temple of Bangalore.
Sri Someswara Temple at Ulsoor.
There are several places for the kids to enjoy in Bangalore. Bangalore for Kids
Bangalore is also emerging as a floriculture hub. Floriculture in Bangalore
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