» 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 :
Sultans 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 Sultans death.
» The Bull Temple (Basavanagudi) :
The gray granite divine bull Nandi, is the foremost charm of the temple constructed in16th centure. The sacred bull measures 4.57m in height and 6.10m in length is carved of a single granite block.
» 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 Glass House giving the resemblance of the Crystal Palace in London is the prime fascination of this park.
» The Planetarium :
It is located on Sankey Road and has shows on all days. Mondays is closed.
» Aquarium :
The Bangalore aquarium is the second largest in the country. Aquarium is an perfect place to encounter a large variety of aqua-fauna. It is second largest aquarium in the country. Open 10.00 to 19.30 hours except. Thursdays it is close.
» Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery :
This Government Museum has a enormous accumulation of archaeological artifacts, and the art gallery. It was built in 1886 and one of the oldest museum in the country. Open 10.00 to 17.00 hours except on Wednesdays
» 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.
Leisure & Entertainment
Bangalore has a affluent club culture. The Bangalore Club, Century Club and the Bowring Institute. The city is really eminent for its pubs. Wherever you may be in Bangalore, a pub is a usually favorite joint for tourists.
» Makara Sankranthi/Pongal :
Makara Sankranthi/Pongal is a three-day harvest festival and one of the most delighted events in the South. Held every year in the month of February, the festival is incomplete without the preparation of Pongal a sweet dish made of rice and jaggery served as prasad.
Bangalores 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.
Mode of Transport
» Air :
Indian Airlines link Bangalore with Kolkatta, Delhi, Madras, Mumbai and all major cities. Damania Airlines, East-West, Continental Aviation also operates flights from Bangalore to Bombay.
» Rail :
Bangalore is directly connected by rail with Kolkatta, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Vasco-da-Gama (Goa) and other cities in India.
» 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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