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Bengaluru
 
 

Situated on the Deccan Plateau is Bengaluru(Bangalore), the capital city of Karnataka. It is called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’ since it is one of the most developed and urbane cities of India. It has a perfect blend of natural beauty and manmade wonders to its credit. It was a city founded by King Kempe Gowda I in 1537 and even then had great architecture. It is fondly described as the ‘Garden City of India’.

 

The most prominent tourist spots in this amazing city are- The Bull Temple, Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha(seat of State Legislature), Government Museum and Jawaharlal Nehru Planetorium. The Mithilasmita Art Gallery in Bengaluru exhibits the folk art of India and the Madhubani paintings. The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technoligical Museum and HAL Aerospace Museum speaks of the scientific advancement of Bengaluru and depicts its history. Other places which can be explored are- Mayo Hall, St Patrick's church, Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Huge Shiva in old Airport Road, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, ISKCON Temple Bangalore, St. Mary's Basilica, Infant Jesus Church, Masjid-e-Khadria, Bugle Rock, Forum Mall, Brigade Road, Commercial Street, MG Road, Electronics City and the Lakes in Bengaluru.

 

Population: 5,438,065(2009)
Airport: Bengaluru International Airport (6 km from the main city)
Railway station: Bengaluru
Nearest Major City(s): Mysore (126 km),Tirupati(212 km)
How to reach:

By Air: Bengaluru International Airport.

By Train: Well connected by rail to all the major cities of India.

By Road: Is attached to a major National Highway and the road connectivity is excellent.

Major Tourist Attraction: Lal Bagh,Cubbon Park,Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Banglore Palace, Mayo Hall, Visvesvaraya Industrial and   Technological Museum,  Venkatappa Art Gallery, HAL Aerospace Museum, MITHILAsmita Art Gallery, St Patrick's church, Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Huge Shiva in old Airport Road, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, ISKCON Temple Bangalore, St. Mary's Basilica, Infant Jesus Church, Masjid-e-Khadria, Bugle Rock, Forum Mall, Brigade Road, Commercial Street, MG Road, Electronics City, Lakes in Bengaluru.
Speciality(Famous for): Garden City of India.
Food Speciality: Vada Sambar, fresh fruit juices
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