Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, is one of India's fastest growing cosmopolitan cities. It boasts some of the most successful startups and tech giants in India. A beautiful collection of gardens rightfully give it the name of the Garden City. This is the city that gives you the whole package: parks, lakes, malls, monuments, food & nightlife, concerts, dramas, exhibitions and much more..
Places to Visit:
A magnificent building of Neo-Dravidian style, houses the State Legislature which was built by Kengal Hanumanthaiah, former Chief Minister of Karnataka in 1956.
One of the oldest museums in the country, established in 1886, it has a unique collection of sculptures, inscriptions, paintings, icons and also some relics from Mohenjodaro.
The Bull Temple
Built by Kempe Gowda, this temple is famous for a huge monolithic bull that stands 4.5m tall and 6m long.
This Shiva Statue is 65 feet tall and depicts Lord Shiva who is seated in the Lotus position. This is the largest Shiva statue in India.
ISKCON Temple Complex
A perfect and breathtaking blend of modern and traditional south Indian temple architecture, the ISKCON temple is a must-see.
Placed in the heart of the city, this lake with its many tiny islands, was constructed by Kempe Gowda.
Access by Air : Bengaluru has regular flights to all the major Indian cities. The International Airport at Devanahalli offers direct flights between Bengaluru and London, New York, Chicago, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah and Kuwait.
Access by Rail : A regular train service connects Bangalore to all the major cities in India.
Access by Road : Bengaluru's large network of roads and Highway connects it to the major cities of India. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) handles the bus services within the city while Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) operates the buses within the state as well as outside. There are numerous private companies offering luxurious bus services.
Bangalore positioned in the Deccan Plateau, enjoys a dry tropical savannah and a pleasant climate. Bangalore is considered to be one of the coolest cities of India with the maximum temperature of 36°C and a minimum of 20°C in summers. In winter, the maximum temperature seldom goes below 12°C and rises to a maximum of 27°C.