It's hot in here...
Well I got one suitcase stolen at the airport-custom on my way back...better leave your Hard-Samsonite at home.... That would apply to most of the region but lots of TShirts, shorts, socks...and if you are on business trip...you still have to wear long pants, dressi shirts, etc... those wet towels will save you
The granite building towering over Cubbon park houses the Secretariat and the Legislative Assembly. Built in a Neo-Dravidian style, this is one of India's most magnificent public buildings. On Sunday evenings when floodlit, it presents a breathtaking picture. The building has a total plinth area of over 500,000 sq. ft spread through four stories.
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The museum is named after the visionary who lived and worked in Karnataka, Sir M.Visveswaraiah. It houses various scientific gizmos, technological gadgets and working models of machines. A storehouse of information for young adults with an inclination to science and an interesting experience for others. It is strategically located on Kasturba Road.
"Kanteerava indoor stadium"
Bangalore's first indoor stadium with state of the art facilities was built prior to the 7th National games, held in the city. Part of the Kanteerva sports complex it offers facilities for many indoor games. Off late it is used more as a venue for industrial exhibitions than sports events of importance.
A castle built by the Wodeyars, the royal family of Mysore. It is a replica of the Windsor Castle, England. A carefully executed structure in authentic stylewith battlements, crown-pinnacles, turrets and bay windows. It is located amidst a vast area, popularly known as palace grounds. Exhibitions and events are regularly held here now
The seat of the state's Legislature and Secretariat, the Vidhana Soudha was built by the former Chief Minister of the State, Kengal Hanumanthiah. It is built entirely of Bangalore granite in the Neo-Dravidian style. The structure is the largest legislature-cum-office in the country. Nestled amidst well-manicured lawns and smooth approach roads it is a must see for tourists in the city.
Directly opposite to the Vidhana Souda is the State High court. This magnificent building was constructed in 1867 in the Gothic Style of architecture.
A tiny airstrip on the Bangalore - Hyderabad highway, it serves as an ideal place for Bangalore's flying buffs to show off their skills. The city's private helicopter service operates from here. The Jakkur airstrip also hosts various air shows, kite shows and exhibitions.
A government-owned institution is over hundred years old and provides free, state of the art medical services to people from all corners of the state and beyond. Its architecture and location, along with five other structures including the town hall was a part of the plan to create an overall setting in which they bore a relation to each other.
Sankey tank was one of the tanks that played an important ecological role in maintaining the health and beauty of Bangalore. Major Sankey, the architect of the High Court, built it more than 100 years ago. A picturesque expanse of green lined, sky blue water and the surrounding park makes it a tourist attraction. Many films have also been shot here.
This lake extended over an area of 122 acres and was constructed by Kempe Gowda II, it was a source of drinking water to the inhabitants of the neighbourhood. Though the cleanliness deteriorated over the years, it still holds a pride of place in the hearts of Bangaloreans. Presently there are all out efforts to restore its pristine beauty. Ulsoor Lake still retains its picture perfect quality in the heart of the city. Go boating here.