Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka. Silion Valley of India is the most famous in Bangalore. Most famous educations institutions such as NIMHANS, IIMB, IISc are well established here. Bangalore is home town to Kannada Film Industry. Bangalore is named after the Dish Bendakalooru which means Boiled beans. A small story behind this dish. Once a king halt in this place. At that time a lady served food with boiled beans. The taste of this dish is unforgettable to that king so he named after the town as Bendakalooru. This city is blessed with architectural landmarks, natural lakes, gardens, parks, pubs, shopping malls. Karaga, Pongal, Ugadi are most famous festivals in this city.
What to see in Bangalore:
Benguluru Palace: This was built by Chamaraja Wodeyar in 1887 with Tudor Style of architecture. Most attractive things to be seen in the palace are Paintings of famous personalities, Belongings of royal family, turrets, battlements, Gothic Windows etc…
Tipu’s Palace: It is summer recreation to the Tipu Sultan. This was built in 1791. It is most beautiful wooden structure with carved pillars.
Attara Kacheri: It is the place where Karnataka High court is situated. This was built during the reign of Tipu Sultan. Red bricks are used to construct this two stored building. Neo Classical Architecture of this building is so attractive.
Lakes: All the lakes in Bangalore are manmade lakes. Earlier there were 51 lakes in the city but now there are only 17 Lakes.
Brigade Road: This is the best place for the shopping lovers. All varieties of shops are located here. Clubs, discotheques, pubs are also can be seen here.
Lal Bagh: This is most beautiful garden in Bangalore. Construction of this was started in 1760 by Hyder Ali but it was completed by Tipu Sultan. This garden was later converted into Government Botanical Garden.
Forum Mall: This is the best place for youngsters for shopping purpose. From basic things to luxury items everything is available here.
Cubbon Park: This Park is famous for shaded groves, trees, rare floral species, and innumerable flowers.
Other Attractions of Bangalore: Other attractions in the Bangalore city are Vidhana Soudha, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Film City, Ulsoor Lake, Jumma Masjid, Bangalore Turf Club, St.Mary’s Basilica, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Venkatappa Art Gallery.
What to see around Bangalore:
Bannerghatta National Park: This was established in 1971 which is located 24kms away from the city. Major attractions of this park are Crocodiles, Tigers, and Lions.
Bugle Rock: It is located in Basavanagudi. This place is famous for massive rock formations. These are belongs to 3000 million years old. It is located 7kms away from Bangalore.
Wonder La: It is located 28kms away from the city. This is most famous amusement park. Major attractions in this park are Wet Rides and Dry Rides.
Other attraction nearby Bangalore: Other attractions nearby Bangalore are Suryanarayana Temple, Pyramid Valley, Nandi Hills, Janapada Loka, Bridavan etc…
Getting to Bangalore: Bangalore is well connected with road, Rail and through airways. From all the cities buses, trains and airbus come to this place.
Getting around Bangalore: Bangalore Metro, Autos, Taxis, Private vehicles are available to visit the surrounding places of Bangalore.
Best time to visit Bangalore: Best time to visit this place is between October to February. Tourists rush will be more during October.
Where to stay in Bangalore: Plenty of accommodations are available to stay in Bangalore. All range of hotels such as budget range, mid range hotels and even five star hotels are available in Bangalore.
Where to eat In Bangalore: Plenty of restaurants are available to eat in Bangalore. Almost all restaurants offer Western, Mughalai French, Mexican, south Indian, Continental, Chinese, Thai, Indian Cuisines.