(4 out of 5 based on 21 Ratings)
Pin-Code - 560xxx
STD Code - 080
State - Karnataka
Famous for - IT hub
Best time to visit - Between the months of September and February.
Places to visit - Cubbon park and Bangalore fort,
Weather - Winter temperature ranges from 11 to 32°C, Summer temperature ranges from 22 to 34°C
Altitude - 920 m
Official Language - Kannada,
Languages spoken - English, Kannada.
Population - 8,474,983
Bangalore is the capital city of the Indian State of Karnataka. The city is well renowned all across to be the IT hub of the country, thanks to the countless IT industries crowding the city offering volumes of employment opportunities for the IT professionals. It has been center of magnetism for all the IT professionals, who keep pouring into the city from all parts of country, in search of their fortune and to erect the glowing empire in their field of profession. Apart from being the greatest IT hub of the country, the city has to present number of objects and the places to serve the diverse interests and pursuits of the tourists, who keep landing in the city from round the world. In current time, the city enjoys the 3rd position population-wise, in the entirety of country, India. Bangalore Tourism boasts of number of grandsome massive structures and past monuments, numerous parks, art galleries, museums, temples and churches and so on.
Sightseeing in Bangalore:
Among the top-most worth watching sights in Bangalore is the majestic and gargantuan construction of Bangalore palace. A mere casting of a glance towards this mammoth palace would leave you mesmerized and out of wits. This palace has the same appearance that the Windsor castle of England casts. This construction was effected by the revered Garret, who had been a renowned principal of central high school of Bangalore, which later on got transformed into central college. Later on, King of Mysore took the possession of this palace. In modern time, the palace has been under charge of the descendant of Mysore royal family, Srikanta Datta Narsimharaja Wadiyar. In case, you had been inquisitive to enhance your knowledge about the world of plants and their varieties then, which other place could serve the purpose more effectively than the most admired and renowned botanical garden of Lal bagh. One visiting this garden will have the exposure to wide gamut of plants belonging to distinctive species, which might be a rarity to watch in the routine life. Cubbon park is the another a must-visit spot, in the course of your trip to Bangalore, that has in store to offer the wide spectrum of plants and trees, aside from the much popular and lauded trains meant for the young ones.
Apart from all these parks, the city also brags of having the several remarkable places of historical interest to serve the curiosities of the people with eagerness to get in know of the past and the list includes Bangalore fort built by Kempe Gowda, summer palace of Tipu sultan, Bangalore palace, Mayo hall and so on. Apart from all this, there are the adorable government buildings within easy reach of the tourists to catch a glimpse of, namely vidhana saudha and attara kacheri. Also, the city is dotted with rows of museums and art galleries. Those with religious bent of mind will have no scarcity of the holy places as clusters of religious constructions in forms of temples and churches have mushroomed in the entirety of the city. Once you have reached the Bangalore city, then you will find no dearth of hotels. Hotels in Bangalore are available in all the price ranges and thus it is possible for a tourist to find a hotel in accordance to his or her budget plan. If, you have been brooding over delighting in Bangalore shopping and to buy mementos as a token of your Bangalore travel, there is nothing to feel anxious about, as there are several shopping malls and the large markets selling an array of products.
Bangalore has seen number of kingdoms rising and fall, in succession. The region had been under ruling of Western Ganga dynasties for several centuries, altogether. Later on, they were crushed in the battle against the Cholas and thus it gave birth to the new dynasty that is Chola dynasty as the new ruler of this region. Again, Cholas were defeated in the war against Hoysala and thus it fell in the hands of Hoysala ruler, veer Ballala I. Hiriya Kempe Gowda is said to have laid the foundation for Bangalore, who had had built the mud fort. He wished to transform the region into a well-grown city.
The specialty in the climatic situation of Bangaluru is perceived in the fact that no sultry lashes of winds, one is exposed to during summer season as happens in other parts of the country. The climate remains mild even in course of summer. There are chiefly three seasons witnessed in this city and they are summer which last from February to may, winter which last from November to January and rainy season or monsoon that lasts from June to October. Although, one can plunge into Bangalore Tourism any part of the year, yet the most ideal time would be between the months September and February.