Places to Visit in Bangalore

Bangalore is also known as the garden city which is the capital city of the Indian state Karnataka.

This city has numerous tourist attractions and many tourists come here from around the world. The important places to visit are documented below.

Vidhana Soudha:

The Vidhana Soudha is the land mark of the Bangalore city. This massive construction is the legislative assembly building of the Bangalore state which was constructed in a fusion of Indo saracenic and the Dravidian architectures. The credit for the evolution of this master piece is given to Kengal Hanumanthaiah and the foundation stone of this building was laid by the former prime minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru.

Vidhana Soudha

Shivanasamudra Falls:

The Shivanasamudra falls is a twin divided waterfall on the Kaveri River in a little town in the Karnataka State. This is a segmented water fall and the Asia’s first hydro electric power station was built on this water falls

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Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Mandir:

Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Mandir is also famously known as the ISKCON Bangalore temple. This temple is located in the place called rajaji nagar. The idle time to visit the temple is during the festivals and the festivals that are widely celebrated here are the ram navmi, akshya tritiya, Krishna janmashtami, vyasa puja, deepotsava, govardhan pujam, gaura poornima.

Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Mandir

St. Mark’s Cathedral:

St. Mark’s Cathedral is built in the year 1808 in the colonial architecture and it almost took eight years for it to be consecrated by the Kolkata bishop, this majestic church is located one of the famous roads of Bangalore, The M. G. Road. The key attractions of this church are the wooden carving workings, huge arches in the roman architecture and the amazingly maintained church bell.

St. Mark’s Cathedral

Lalbagh Botanical Garden:

Lalbagh Botanical Garden was initially a private relaxation garden by the former king Hyder Ali who was the king of Bangalore. This fabulous garden is spread over one hundred and eighty eight acres and is wonderfully maintained by the Bangalore government. This park has a glass house and is ideal to see in the night lights. The garden exhibits over thousand species of plants.

Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Bangalore Palace:

The Bangalore palace is located in the heart of the Bangalore city and it is said that it is the replica of the Windsor Castle in England. This majestic palace took eighty two years for its construction, which was initially started in the year 1862 and now it is owned by a descendant of the royal Wodeyar heir, The Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wodyar.

 

Nandi Temple:

The Nandi temple is also called as the basavannagudi or the bull temple because the word bull is basavana in kannada which is the local language. The key attraction of this temple is the a 4.6 meters tall granite bull which was carved from a single rock and it is a little iron metal plate on the forehead of the bull and it is said that the plate on its fore head stops it from growing further. This temple has some or the other ceremonies almost every day.

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