A fast progressing metropolis, the garden city of Bangalore is the capital
of southern Indian state of Karnataka. Situated at about 1000 metres, the
city is blessed with a rejuvenating climate. With its beautiful parks,
avenues, multiplexes, gardens and historical monuments, it is unquestionably
sparkling with life and zeal. Its electrifying nightlife, happening pubs,
quick getaways and vibrant atmosphere will enchant you to absorb in this
'Silicon Valley of India'. Today with an advancing population of IT
professionals, it has possessed a thriving cosmopolitan air. Bangalore is
witnessing the awakening of traditional art in the form of dance, drama and
Quick Facts Location : Southern region of India State : Karnataka Area : 2,190 sq.kms Trip Highlights : Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens Ideal time to visit : September - March Languages : Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindustani/Urdu, Hindi and
English STD Code : 080 Climate : Summer (Max - 33 ºC) & Winter (Min - 8 ºC)
Bangalore Air/Rail/Road Links
Bangalore airport is 13 kms east of the city station.
It is a stop over for many international flights. There are a number of
flights to main cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and
Railway Station :
Bangalore railway station is connected to all major
Indian cities. There are a number of daily express trains from Bangalore
to other cities of India. It is main terminal in Bangalore
Bus Station :
It has a large bus terminus which lies near to railway
station. Major national highways connect Bangalore to Chennai and other
Attractions In Bangalore Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
out by Hyder Ali, these very well-formed beautiful gardens blooming with red
roses. The garden has a collection of botanical species. The garden gets a
festive peppy look during the Republic Day and Independence Day.
Vidhan Soudha or State Secretariat built in 1954 is the main attraction of
the city. It presently houses the Legislative assembly of the state of
Karnataka. It ia fine blend of traditional and modern styles. It was
inspired by Dravidian architecture.
Jawaharlal Nehru Planetaruim
Bangalore boasts of the second largest museum in India. It is very planned
museum displaying a good collection of a variety of aquatic life. The
planetarium exhibits daily shows of astronomy and remains closed on Mondays.
Venkattapa Art Gallery
The gallery is the best place for art lovers as it exhibits approximately
600 paintings that are displayed throughout the year. It shows the works of
the great painter Venkattapa, Wood sculptor, Raja Ram and others. It also
presents some of the great combinations of scenic displays.
Famous Hotels in Bangalore
Bangalore has the proud possession of some of the finest hotels of India.
These hotels boast of their exclusive hospitality and world-class services
to their customers. There is a wide range of hotels in Bangalore including
heritage, luxury, 5 stars and budget hotels.