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Bangalore City Travel Guide

Bangalore, bustling capital of Karnatka state of India, is a unique combination of old world charm and modern rapid lifestyle. Conferred with the twin titles of the Garden City and Silicon Valley of India, Banglore offers delightful trip to the tourists. You can also take several exquisite items back from Bangalore as souvenirs.

Fast Facts
Area Appr. 695 sq km
Location Karnatka state in India
Languages Kannada, English
Climate Salubrious climate year round; Maximum temperature of 37C and minimum 16C
Best Season to Visit Whole year

City Travel Attractions
Tourist Spot Famous For
Vidhan Sabha Housing the state legislature and secretariat
Lalbagh Most famous park in Banglore
Cubbon Park Provides greenery to the heart of Bangalore
Palace of Tipu Sultan A place used by Tipu
ISKON Temple Remarkable blend of traditional harmony and modern technology
Government Museum Holds wonderful assemblage of archaeological objects
Gavi Gangad Hareshwara Temple A cool cave temple

Vidhan Sabha
One of the best known city landmarks of Banglore, the Vidhan Sabha is an imposing building which houses the State Legislature and the Secretariat. On public holidays and weekend evenings, the whole building, built from granite in the neo-Dravidian style is floodlit.

Lalbagh is a venue for the bi-annual flower shows. It is a huge 240 acre park having some rare species of plants, some even centuries old. Lal Bagh has important historical connections. It was laid out by Hyder Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan, his son. Lal Bagh has also got a beautiful lake and a beautiful wooden bandstand. It has a glasshouse inspired by Crystal Palace of London.

Cubbon Park
Cubbon Park provides plenty of greenery to the heart of Bangalore. Built by Sir Mark Cubbon in 1864, the impressive park, lying across 300 acres, is dotted with fountains and idols. The park also houses a state library.

Palace of Tipu Sultan
Tipu Sultan, a highly appreciated figure in modern Indian history, built this palace as a summer retreat in 1791. This is a two-storeyed bedecked wooden palace.

ISKON Temple
This magnificent temple is remarkable blend of traditional harmony and modern technology. Constructed at cost of whopping Rs. 32 crores, the temple atop the Hare Krishna hill, lies on sprawling 7 acres.

Government Museum
Highly appreciated by the people interested in archaeology, the Government Museum holds wonderful assemblage of archaeological objects including pottery, stone carvings, weapons, coins, sculptures and paintings.

Gavi Gangad Hareshwara Temple
This temple was built by Kempegowda, the founder of Bangalore. The cool cave temple has a shivalinga (phallic symbol of Lord Shiva), a granite moon and three cave passages. Large number of pilgrims throng in the temple during Makara Sankranthi, an important event in India.

Bangalore has a treasury of items which can be taken back as travel souvenirs. It has silk products, handicraft products in rosewood and sandalwood, brass and ivory. If you desire to purchase items of the leading brands in the world, you can find them here, particularly down the Brigade Road.

How to Reach
Air: Bangalore is well linked by planes to all metros of India. It is also a major international airport of the country.

Rail: Trains link Banglore to all major Indian cities including capital New Delhi.

Road: Buses connect Bangalore to important cities in South India.

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