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Visit Bangalore-Blend of Tradition and Fashions

Updated on December 1, 2011
 Palace of Mysore  royal dynasty, in Bangaloe. Built on Bukingham palace lines. Entry to inside is not open to all at present.
Palace of Mysore royal dynasty, in Bangaloe. Built on Bukingham palace lines. Entry to inside is not open to all at present.
Vishalakshi Mantap-Ravishankar Guruji Ashram, 35 k. ms from Bangalore
Vishalakshi Mantap-Ravishankar Guruji Ashram, 35 k. ms from Bangalore | Source
Flower show-an annual feature at Lal bhag, Bangalore
Flower show-an annual feature at Lal bhag, Bangalore | Source

The Silicon city of India

Bangalore,(Bengalooru-in original Kannada language)Is a fast growing cosmopoliton city in south India. It was founded almost 450 years ago by a local knight named Kempegowda.He is still remembered here in various forms.This city has many places of tourist attraction.Travel packages are available to Bangalore. Branches of all important banks of india and the world are functioning here.Kannada is the language of the state.

Bangalore is at an air distance of 720 K.ms from New-Delhi and could be reached from there by plane,in just 140 minutes. The airport road is fine and ready taxis and city buses are available from there.By train, it is about 2000 K.ms from New-Delhi, and takes about 40 hours to reach. Visitors can reach here directly from foreign countries as there is international air port at one-hour road distance from Bangalore main Bus terminus.This city is now famous as electronic city of India.

Bangalore has many spots to be seen by Tourists.Some of them are these:

VIDHANA SOUDHA

Built around 1956, this grand granite stone building houses the legislature and Secretariat of Karnataka state. it is at one corner of Cubbon Park garden.This building os perhaps most majestic Legislature building in the country. It has a blend of Indo-European architectural styles. This is a quadrangular, four-storied building.

Opposite to this is -High Court building.

 Karnataka High- court.Present opposite to Vidhana soudha, in Bangalore
Karnataka High- court.Present opposite to Vidhana soudha, in Bangalore

HIGH-COURT

This a building built on British style, and during British rule. Formerly it was the Secretariat building, (In pre-independence days) and after that, till the completion of Vidhana soudha, it housed The state legislature. Now it houses the state High court.This is also a part of Cubbon park. This is a two-storied building.

Cubbon-park

This is one of the two main Parks in bangalore. Is is named after Lord Cubbon, one of the viceroys in India during british rule.The park is beautiful,neat, ant in the centere od the city.Visitors can freely roam here. At another end of this park are Two museums, worthy to be seen.One is Government museum and another is Technological museum.

Hotels

Very good hotels are found in bangalore.Two of them are:taj bangalore, and hotel bangalore international. Hotel Leela palace, East and west,Windsor manner hotel, etc, are also there.


 Cubbon park, seen from behind High court. A music band stand present in the park is also seen i the picture
Cubbon park, seen from behind High court. A music band stand present in the park is also seen i the picture
 A part of Famous Lal-Bagh garden in Bangalore with band stand viewed from distance
A part of Famous Lal-Bagh garden in Bangalore with band stand viewed from distance
 Glass-house, in Lal-bagh garden, where some conventions, and annual flower showare conducted.This is 150 years old.
Glass-house, in Lal-bagh garden, where some conventions, and annual flower showare conducted.This is 150 years old.
  Another part of LAL bagh
Another part of LAL bagh
  Statue of a mysore ruler, present in Lal bagh.
Statue of a mysore ruler, present in Lal bagh.
 closer view of Bangalore palace
closer view of Bangalore palace
 KEmpe Gowda tower-present at one end of LAL BAGH. The founder built four such small towers to indicate the limit upto which athe city should grow. But Bangalore has long back crosed that limit.
KEmpe Gowda tower-present at one end of LAL BAGH. The founder built four such small towers to indicate the limit upto which athe city should grow. But Bangalore has long back crosed that limit.
  Statue of a bull in sitting posture, in famous bull temple in Bangalore.This temple is close to Lal bagh
Statue of a bull in sitting posture, in famous bull temple in Bangalore.This temple is close to Lal bagh

LAL BAGH

It means, Red Garden.But it is full of green. Spread over the wide area of about 200 acres, it has a beautiful lake on one side. It is a botanical garden.Developed over 16years, since the period of Hyder-Ali.It is under the supervision of Horticulture department of the state. It has fine walking avenues, certain statues,a nd a glass- house.

Apart from these, bangalore has many other worthy spots like-Bull temple, University campuses art galleries, to be seen. Many i t companies are located here.They find solutions to lot of software problems face by users all over the world.

Bangalore is a posh city now.It has many clubs and hotels to cater the needs of visitors of every kind.

This city is is well connected from every part of the country, by air, road, and rail.

Mysore is just 160 K.ms away from this city.

Bangalore has a population of 80 lakhs.

Please read my other hubs on India.One link is below.It is a hub on DElhi

http://hubpages.com/_o85hhbz9dfvv/hub/-VISIT-DELHI--Pride-of-India

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      Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 6 years ago from Tumkur

      Yes,I agree. Hotel Leela palace is one of the best hotels not only in Bangalore, and also in South India.it has a heritage look inside, with all modern fecilities and superb service. Those who can offeod,Can make this as their happy home during their stay in Bangalore.

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      Leela palace bangalore 6 years ago

      Amazing post. The India which dares to take on the world with its world class technology, its great tradition ’ enriched over the centuries and its obsessive desire to be hospitable to travelers from all over the world. The Leela Palace Bangalore is one of the best among the hotels in Bangalore.

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      Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 8 years ago from Tumkur

      I wish Silkveil's dream come true.

      Bangalore is not the hottest spot.Its highest temperature is usually 35-36degree celcius during March-April .That too not on all days.There are many other places in India like -Mangalore,Delhi, Jaipur,Jaisalmer Gulbarga etc, which are hotter.

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      Torry 8 years ago

      Incredible pix!

      Bangalore is such a hottest tourist spot of India.

      It’s worth for every tourist to explore this great city of India.

      Which is a house of Many MNC’s and IT parks.

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      silkveil 8 years ago from UK

      It looks gorgeous. I hope to visit.

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      Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 8 years ago from Tumkur

      Thanks to you all.

      Mr.Rathnaveera,Mahalakshmipuram is the area which i know well.You must have seen ISKON temple then. i had to mention about it here also.

      Readers, please add one more beautiful attraction of Bangalore-The ISKON TEMPLE. i have written a seperate article with beautiful photographs. Please follow this link:

      https://hubpages.com/travel/-ISKON-temple-in-Banga...

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      ratnaveera 8 years ago from Cumbum

      Dear Sir, I always love this Garden City Bangalore. You are really lucky to live nearby this wonderful place. Last time I visited my friend's house at Mahalaxmi layout. All the posted pictures are very beautiful. Lalbag is really mesmerizing place!

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      James A Watkins 8 years ago from Chicago

      This looks like a very nice place, tanks to your fine photographs. Thanks for the interesting information about it.

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      Kevin Peter 8 years ago from Global Citizen

      i visited Bangalore once ,wonderful city .I think it is the main IT hub of India

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