This 240 acre (971,000 sq.m) garden is located to the south of the city centre and is one of Bangalore's main attractions. Hyder Ali commissioned the building of the garden in 1760 but his son, Tipu... more
Started in 1781 by Nawab Hyder Ali Khan and completed in 1791 by Tipu Sultan, this beautiful two-storeyed ornate teak wooden structure with exquisitely carved pillars, arches and balconies was one of... more
Cubbon Park is a large park that is located right in the middle of the city's main administrative centre. Originally created in 1884, when Major General Richard Sankey was the then British Chief... more
This is the second largest aquarium in the country and is home to a variety of exotic cultivable as well as ornamental fish but isn't anything special.
Open: 10am-7:30pm, except Thursdays. Admission:... more
The Vidhana Soudha is a huge edifice of a building that is the seat of Karnataka's Legislative Assembly. It was built between 1951 and 1956 and covers an area of 700 feet by 350 feet making it the... more
This large impressive building was originally known as the Attara Kacheri when it was built in 1864. It is a two storeyed building with Corinthian columns in the Gothic Style of architecture, painted... more
22km away from the Bangalore city, Banerghatta national Park, covering an area of 104.27sq km, was established in 1971. This bewitching park is home to fascinating variety of wildlife including... more
Located on the outskirts of Cubbon Park is the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum. This place is really for the kids, it was kind of fun and is worth a look.
The museum itself is huge,... more
" If dreams were made out of stone, it would be Hampi"
Saint Vidyaranya established the seat of Vijayanagara empire in 1336 A.D, with the help of his devotee disciples Hakka and Bukka. The empire... more
Patels inn has couple of party halls as well a decent swimming pool, a excellent shuttle court. Also they started booking corporate parties and packages with Go Cating included. What else to wait bug... more
The earliest records of a place named 'Bengalooru' were found in a 9th century temple in an area that is now known as 'Old Bangalore'. Once, while the feudal lord Kempe Gowda was hunting in the area,...
Obviously I feel my hometown is one the best cities in the country, the population here is a good mix of people from across the country. I think it the most cosmopolitan city in the country! Infact......
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I spent just 2 weeks in Bangalore for a business trip in October 2007. I'd found VT and other websites so useful prior to my trip, especially as I was a first-time traveller....
In India, Bangalore is known as the Garden City. I can see why. It is a very green city with many parks and grassy areas. Located at a height of 1,000 metre above sea level, the tempreature here is......