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Central

by vivek_gowda

Hi ppl any body can tell me the exait address of CENTRAL MALL n how can i get to there by Mejestic by bus?

RE: Central

by aslehh

I guess you are talking about Bangalore Central. It's at the diversion of the MG road towards Residency Road, if you come from Anil Kumble Cricle towards Trinity Circle, it's on midway and right side. There will be direct bus from Majestic bus stand to Bangalore Central.

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by vivek_gowda

Thnak u very much friend i have travelled to Mejestic from that stop with my uncle but had confused a bit.well i think if i take that bus to Mayo Hall stop then i can get stop near Banglore Central is it? heard that it is a very nice Romantic place!!

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If you have got the travel bug, don't resist, give in! You couldn't have chosen a better place than Karnataka. Karunadu - the elevated land, blessed with beautiful locales is a delightful place with an amalgamation of various rich cultures, crafts, heritage centers et al., It has an enviable posterity and presents much to be discovered. Bangalore the capita of the state of Karnataka gives an insight Travel on…

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Bangalore, located 1000 Mts. above sea level, this city was formed by Kempegowda. This city also is a gateway to Southern India. People on their way to Ooty, Kodaikanal, Madras, Kanyakumari, Mangalore etc., for that matter even Karnataka, stop here as it acts as a center point to all the other places and is well connected to other major cities. Today it has almost become the fifth metro of India and is fastest growing city in Asia. Its known as The Garden City of India & The Neon City. Bangalore is really a cool place to be in if you want to relax as well as enjoy your life. Details given here make a perfect guide for tourists and enrich the knowledge of local people about the city and state.

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