Bangalore

… industrial visit can be very amazing for students. There is numerous manufacturing units like … and many more industries there. Bangalore is one of the most important tourist centers of the Karnataka state. Bangalore is the capital of southern state of Karnataka. Kannada is the language spoken by the locals.Bangalore is also a major centre of Indian classical music and dance, and of vivid, cutting-edge nightlife.

Bull temple

The Bull temple of Bangalore is dedicated to Nandi Bull, the vahana (vehicle) of Lord Shiva. Situated in Basavanagudi, this temple has been built in the Dravidian style of architecture. Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore, got the Bull temple built during his time. This temple counts amongst the oldest temples of the city and draws devotees from all over the country.

Someshwara Temple

The Someshwara Temple is one the oldest temples of Bangalore in Karnataka. Built during the Chola period, the Someshwara Temple, Bangalore is one of the most striking examples of ancient Indian architecture.
The village of Halasuru is said to have been gifted to Kempe Gowda I (1513–1569), the founder of Bangalore, by the Vijayanagar emperors. The Ulsoor Lake was built by his successor, Kempe Gowda II, and is the only surviving tank built by the Gowda kings in Bangalore.

St. Mary’s Lalbagh

Lal Bagh is a 240-acre (971,000 sq.m. – almost 1 km.) garden and is located in south Bangalore. It holds a number of flower shows, especially on the Republic Day (26 January). The garden has over 1,000 species of flora. The garden also has trees that are over 100 years old

Botanical Gardens Church

The Botanical Garden is located south of the New Bus Stand. The gate leading to the garden is reminiscent of French architecture and it stands out from its immediate surroundings because it is in the middle of the old Tamil town. The Botanical Gardens were laid out in 1826 in the ornate French style, with pruned trees, flower beds and gravel lined paths and fountains.Perrottet was largely responsible for transforming the place into a botanical garden in 1831. The French introduced many exotic plants from all over the world. The gardens also have a musical fountain which is active over the weekends, with two shows in the evening.

Vidhan Soudha

Vidhana Soudha counts amongst the most impressive as well as the most magnificent buildings in the Bangalore city of India. It is mainly famous for housing the Legislative Chambers of the state government. The three hundred rooms of Vidhan Soudha accommodate approximately twenty-two departments of the state government.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. It is located in Bangalore, India. Its construction was started by Hyder Ali within the walls of the Bangalore Fort and completed during the reign of Tipu Sultan in the year 1791. After the death of Tipu Sultan in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the palace was used by the British Administration as Secretariat before moving to Attara Kacheri in 1868.

Cubbon Park

The Cubbon Park, officially known as Sri. Chamarajendra Park, is an historic park, located in the heart of city in the Central Administrative Area. The park provides sylvan surroundings to the State Legislature building- the Vidhana Soudha, the High Court Buildings – the Attara Kacheri and a number of other organizations located along the periphery and within the park which constitute the Central Administrative Area.

Attara Kacheri (High Court) and Surroundings

The history of the Karnataka High Court can be traced back to the year 1884 when the Chief Court of Mysore was created with three judges and was designated as the highest court of appeal, reference and revision in the State of Mysore, the earlier name of Karnataka. The court had District Courts, Sub-ordinate Judges’ Courts and Munsiff Courts to assist it on civil cases and a Court of Sessions, District Magistrate and First, Second and Third Class Magistrates to assist it on criminal cases. In 1881, the office of the Chief Judge was created and the designated person had the utmost authority in the court. In 1930, it was renamed as the High Court of Mysore and the Chief Judge was given the new name of Chief Justice. In 1973, it got its present name of Karnataka High Court.

Ulsoor Lake

Ulsoor Lake is situated on the northeastern fringe of the city center, near the busy M. G. Road. The lake was constructed by Kempe Gowda II, during the later half of the second century. Spread over an area of approximately 1.5 square kilometers, the Ulsoor lake of Bangalore is dotted with islands. One of the major attractions of the lake is boating. There is a boat club at the lake, where you can hire cruises with stopovers at some of the islands.

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Planetarium is the name given to five planetariums in India, named after India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. These are located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune and Bangalore, plus there is a Jawahar Planetarium in Allahabad. Nehru Planetarium in Pune was the first one in Asia, established in 1954

The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru was founded by Bangalore City Corporation in 1989. Since 1992 it is managed by the newly formed Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE). The Planetarium has a 15 m. diameter dome with a seating capacity of 210. It is equipped with a German Carl Zeiss ‘Space master’ Planetarium projector. The planetarium is located on Sir. T. Chowdaiah Road and there is a Science center and a Science park in the premises.

Crazy Waters Amusement Park

Crazy waters is located on Bannerghatta Main road, near Meenakshi temple and famous for its giant water slide with more than half a dozen slides.Being located amidst of a hillock, it will provide you with great amount of thrill, splash and excitement. Tunneling down from fiber tunnels will be so exciting.

Other Bangalore Attractions

Bangalore, now known as Bengaluru, is the capital city of Karnataka in south India. Bangalore is a city of salubrious climate, and always bubbling with life and energy, representing a potpourri of people and culture. One of India’s largest cities, it’s earned several names such as Silicon Valley of India, Pub Capital of India, Air Conditioned City, and City of Gardens. Bangalore was known as Pensioners’ Paradise, prior to the IT revolution. Now, the city is a wonderful blend of past and present.

Religious Places

Iskcon Temple

It is one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world.[4] The temple is a huge cultural complex that was inaugurated in 1997 by Shankar Dayal sharma following the wishes of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder-Acarya of ISKCON to promote Vedic culture and spiritual learning.

Someshwara Temple

Old Madiwala Sri Someshwara Temple located in Bangalore city (also Bengaluru) is dedicated to the deity Someshwara (the Hindu god Shiva). It is one among the oldest temples in the city and dates back to the Chola Empire period.[3] The temple belongs to the early 12th century.(1247 AD).
The temple houses a “Swayambu” Shiva lingam in it Sanctum Sanctorum (Shiva lingam formed by natural Rock Formation). But unlike other ancient temples in Bangalore, this temple is in good shape and cared well by people around. This shows the real strength people have in protecting our heritage without outside help. It is very powerful and Ancient temple

Naganatheshwara Temple

Nageshvara temple has Panchalinga (five Shiva lingas) which makes the temple unique. On the eve of Shivaratri devotees perform pujas and stay awake the whole night. Kartika Somavara is another big occasion in which special pooja’s are performed in the temple.In the month of April there is a car festival (Bramha Rathotsava) which visited by many people. The temple complex is under renovation. Nearby is the picturesque Begur lake.

St. Mary’s Basilica

St. Mary’s Basilica is a basilica located in the Archdiocese of Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the oldest church in Bangalore and is the only church in the state that has been elevated to the status of a minor basilica.
Bangalore was not a big city those days when Christianity entered Srirangapattana the capital city of the then Mysore province in the year 1648. But during Hyder Ali’s tenure in 1724-25, Bangalore saw its first Church, Drummers’ Chapel, in the Kalasipalya locality.

Infant Jesus Church

Infant Jesus Church is a Roman Catholic church in Bangalore. Established in 1971, in Vivek Nagar area of Bangalore, the church is dedicated to Infant Jesus. It is most known the Infant Jesus Shrine which was built to commemorate the historic Infant Jesus of Prague, and since then numerous miracles have been attributed to the shrine leading to its increasing popularity.

Jumma Masjid

Completed in 1367, this grand mosque inside the Fort is a delightful monument that is still well-preserved. Resembling the mosque at Cordoba in Spain, the Jumma Masjid covers an area of over 38,000 sq.ft. Five large domes and 250 arches add to the beauty of this mosque, which displays a strong Persian touch in its architecture.

Bangalore Art of Living Ashram

General information about local, national or international Art of Living centres or specific information regarding Ashram activities, courses, and services, plus the latest news of Sri Sri’s activities and itinerary too may be obtained. Enquire at the information desk or Registration desk upon arrival for more details. The Information Centre regularly screens an audiovisual presentation on the Art Of Living Foundation and some of its seva projects.

Shivanasamudra Falls

The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the rivers course. A group of ancient temples are located here and there likely was a village.

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary also known as Pakshi Kashi of Karnataka is a Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state, only 0.67 km². in area, which is about 40 acres and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri river. Ranganthittu is located three kilometers away from the historic town of Srirangapatna and 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north of Mysore.

Mekedatu

Mekedatu is a lovely spot along Kaveri in Bangalore rural district. Sangama is the place where Arkavati merges with Kaveri. From this point, about 3.5 kilometers downstream, the river Kaveri flows through a deep gorge so narrow that one would think that a goat can leap and cross it (‘Mekedatu’ means, ‘goat’s leap’ in Kannada). Of course, it is not really so narrow and no goat commonly found in that part of India would do that distance in a single leap. Mekedatu is about 90 km from Bangalore via Kanakapura.

Kempe Gowda


Kempe Gowda (1513-1569) was a chieftain of Yelahanka (now in present day Bangalore), a feudatory of the Vijayanagara Empire. At first, he called the town he discovered “Benda-kaal-ooru”, which means ‘city of boiled beans’.Later, when the British invaded India, they renamed it Bangalore. Bangalore is still called “Bengalooru” by locals and natives. He is credited with having established the Indian city of Bangalore in 1537. Kempegowda built the four towers that mark the boundaries of Bangalore.

Richard Sankey

Lieutenant General Sir Richard Hieram Sankey KCB (22 March 1829 – 11 November 1908) was an officer in the Royal (Madras) Engineers in the East India Company’s army in British India, later transferring to the British Army after the Indian Mutiny and the assumption of Crown rule in India.

Bangalore Fort

Bangalore Fort was originally built by Kempe Gowda in 1537[1] a feudatory of the Vijaynagar Empire and the founder of Bangalore as a mud fort. It was converted into a stone fort by Haider Ali in 1761. It was a stronghold of Tipu Sultan that was captured by the army of the British East India Company led by Lord Cornwallis on 21 March 1791 during the Third Mysore War (1790–1792).

Victoria Hospital

Victoria Hospital is a government run hospital affiliated with Bangalore Medical College now renamed Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. It is the largest hospital in Bangalore, India. Started by Shri Krishnaraja Wodeyar, the then Maharaja of Mysore in 1901, the hospital soon rose to be among the prominent hospitals in South India.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Tipu Sultan Fort was initially built by Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore. The fort was later extended by Tipu Sultan, the Emperor of Mysore. Situated near the City Market, the fort dates back to the year 1537. It was here that Hyder Ali, the father of Tipu Sultan, imprisoned David Baird, along with a number of other army officers of the British.

Mayo Hall

Mayo Hall is a stone and mortar structure built at the heart of the city of Bangalore, India. The towering hall is situated next to the Public Utility Building on the Mahatma Gandhi Road. The Mayo Hall, which lies on a hill, offers panoramic view of the Parade grounds and Ulsoor Lake on one side and the Bangalore Race Course and Brigade Grounds in the south.
This two story building is decorated with Italian chandeliers, ornate furniture, exquisite furnishings, architrave, pediment windows, key stoned arches, balustrade ledges, beautiful consoles, Greek cornices, Tuscan columns and wooden floors.

Vidhana Soudha

The Vidhana Soudha, located in Bengaluru (Bangalore), is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka. It is an imposing building, constructed in a style sometimes described as Mysore Neo-Dravidian, and incorporates elements of Indo-Saracenic and Dravidian styles. The construction was completed in 1956.

Neo Dravidian

Vidhana Soudha is an imposing building, constructed in a style sometimes described as ‘Neo-Dravidian’, and incorporates elements of Indo-Saracenic, Rajasthani Jharokha and Dravidian styles. It was completed in 1956. Kengal Hanumanthaiah, the then Chief Minister of Karnataka, took a lot of interest and effort in building this marvellous granite building. It is also called as Taj Mahal of South India.

Kengal Hanumanthaiah

Kengal Hanumanthaiah (14 February 1908 – 1 December 1980) was the second Chief Minister of Karnataka (then, Mysore State) from 30 March 1952 to 19 August 1956. He is best remembered for his vision and contribution to the construction of Vidhana Soudha, the seat of the state legislature.

Government Museum

The Government Museum of Bangalore counts amongst the oldest museums in India. It is located at the Kasturba Gandhi Road, quite near to the magnificent Cubbon Park. Colonel Sankey designed the main building of the Government museum and got it constructed in the year 1876. Later, a number of wings were added to the main building. Bangalore Government was opened up for public viewing in the year 1886 only.

Halmidi Inscription

The Halmidi inscription is the oldest known Kannada language inscription in the Kannada script. Experts agree that it is the oldest, but differ on the absolute date. Estimates vary though the inscription is usually dated to the 450 CE – 500 CE period (see details below). The inscription was discovered in 1936 by Dr. M. H. Krishna, the Director of Archaeology in the (princely) State of Mysore (present-day Karnataka region of India), in Halmidi, a village in the Hassan taluk.

Kempegowda Museum

Kempegowda Museum is a government museum located in the city of Bangalore, in the state of Karnataka, India. It was established in the year 2011 is dedicated to Yelahanka chieftain Kempegowda (1513-1569) who is the founder of Bangalore city. The museum is located on the first floor of Mayo Hall.
Kempegowda was the founder of Bangalore city. He was honored with the title of Chikkaraya by Vijayanagar emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagara dynasty. Kempegowda built four towers that marked the limits of erstwhile Bangalore town. These four towers are located in following areas of today’s Bangalore: near Mekhri circle, inside Lalbagh park, near Kempambudhi Lake and the last one near Ulsoor Lake. Many of the city’s current lakes and markets and the Bull temple date back to Kempegowda’s time.

Mahatma Gandhi Road

Mahatma Gandhi Road also known as M.G. Road is a road in Bangalore, India. It runs east from Trinity Circle at one end to Anil Kumble circle at the other. Known as South Parade in pre-independence era, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Road on 26 February 1948.

Hal Aerospace Museum

HAL Aerospace Museum is India’s first aerospace museum located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises, in Bangalore. Established in 2001, the Museum is part of the HAL Heritage Centre and Aero Space Museum, and showcases the growth of the Indian aviation industry and HAL for six decades.

Aerospace

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Flight simulators

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Air Traffic Control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace. The primary purpose of ATC worldwide is to prevent collisions, organize and expedite the flow of traffic, and provide information and other support for pilots. In some countries, ATC plays a security or defensive role, or is operated by the military.

Indian Army

Bangalore is draped over the Deccan Plateau at an altitude of 949 meters (3113 ft.) above sea level, which gives it possibly the best climate among all the cities in India. Legend has it that Bangalore got its name from the words “Bendha KaaLu” (which means boiled beans in the local language Kannada). King Veera Ballala of the Vijayanagara kingdom was once lost in a forest and happened to stumble upon a lonely cottage.

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) is a museum in Bangalore, India. Its management comes under the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Government of India.
The museum was instituted as part of the centenary celebrations of the engineer-statesman Sir M. Vishvesvaraya (1861-1962). It was handed over to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1962. In 1978 when the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) was formed, Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum became its southern headquarters. The Council has a chain of 28 centers spread all over India. The objective of the Council is to popularize science through interactive exhibits.

Nimhans Brain Museum

NIMHANS Brain Museum showcases the human brain and its functions. It is located at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) and is run by its department of neuropathology. The Museum seeks to help visitors see the brain, understand how it works and get an insight into the kind of diseases that can affect it. The museum has a diverse collection of over 600 brain samples and is the result of over 30 years of research. The Museum is open to the public for guided tours on Saturdays between 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. On remaining days, the museum is open between 9 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. Sundays and other public holidays Museum remains closed.

Philatelic Museum

Philatelic Museum is located at the first floor of the Bangalore General Post Office near Vidhana Soudha. It showcases numerous stamps from various time periods.

Law Museum

Law Museum is dedicated to the legal profession. It was the brainchild of Karnataka High Court Chief justice Cyriac Joseph. The museum houses an original print of the Constitution of India, articles and documents related to the legal profession, seals, insignia and books. It also showcases the history of the High Court and the development of courts over the ages.

Legends Motorcycle Museum

Two wheelers, particularly motorcycles, have always fascinated people and heavier the bike, the more attractive it becomes. Bangalore has been fortunate in the sense that today almost all motorcycle majors such as Harley Davidson, Ducatti, Yamaha, Kawasaki have their exclusive outlets for selling their brand of sports and adventure bikes.

Venkatappa Art Gallery

The two buildings one the Venkatappa art gallery and the other Archaeological Museum, give you a glimpse of the art and artists, past and present, and are also on display antiquities from the Indian subcontinent, right from 2000 BC to the medieval period. This place also hosts various photo and painting exhibitions.

National Gallery of Modern


Located in the prestigious heritage premises of Manikyavelu Mansion, the NGMA Bengaluru branch was inaugurated by the Honourable Union Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mrs. Ambika Soni on February 18.

Over 90 years old, the Manikyavelu Mansion on Palace Road was once the property of the Mysore royal family. The mansion later came to be owned by Raja Manikayavalu Mudaliar, a mine owner. It was taken over by the State Government in the late sixties, who then offered it to the Ministry of Culture in July 1989 for setting up of a modern art Museum at Bengaluru by NGMA. The foundation stone for the museum was laid in 2001.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

Chitrakala Parishath is an art institution and cultural organisation located in the city of Bangalore, in the state of Karnataka, India. Its main aim is the promotion of art and culture and it is well known for the various art exhibitions that it conducts both at the state and the National levels.

Karnataka Folk Museum

Karnataka Folk Museum is situated at a distance of approximately 53 kms from the Bangalore city of India. Spread over an area of 15 acres, it lies on the Kumara Park West, Sheshadripuram. Managed by Karnataka Janapada Trust, this folk museum was set up to promote the diverse folk life of Karnataka. One of the major attractions of Karnataka Folk Museum is the rich collection of Karnataka folk music and videotapes of folk dances. Other items displayed in the museum comprise of unique masks, colorful artifacts, costumes, etc.

Madras Sappers Museum & Archives

The Madras Sappers Museum and Archives at Bangalore in the state of Karnataka is an army museum housing the objects related to army. It was established in the year 1979. Presently it exhibits military history records and artifacts of army engineers for motivation of troops.

Interested people may visit the museum from 8:30am to 1:30pm and 3pm to 5pm in summer, and 8:30am to 1:30pm and 3pm to 4pm in winter. Sundays and holidays have a different timing opening at 9am and closing at 12:30pm.

Birds at Hebbal lake

Spread over an area of 150 acres in North Bangalore, Hebbal lake is the success story of a conserved water body that faced lot of controversies and issues pertaining to its rejuvenation and maintenance. But, today it is a haven for a large number of migratory birds. Serving as a nesting ground for many a species, however, this time, the winged visitors have made a late entry to the city.

Bannerghatta Biological Park

Bannerghatta Biological Park was created from a portion of the Bannerghatta National Park in 2002. Bannerghatta National Park was established in 1978. It is situated 22km south of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The journey to the park from Bangalore takes about one and a half hours. This place is home to one of the richest natural zoological reserves. The 25,000 acre (104.27 km²) zoological park makes this a major tourist attraction in Bangalore.

Butterfly Park

The country’s first Butterfly Park was established in the Bannerghatta Biological Park. It was inaugurated on Saturday 25 November 2006 by Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Science and Technology.
The Butterfly Park is spread across 7.5 acres (30,000 m2) of land. It comprises a butterfly conservatory, a museum, and an audiovisual room. The butterfly conservatory, which is a circular enclosure with a poly-carbonate roof, is 10,000 sq ft (1,000 m²). Inside the conservatory, the living environment has been carefully designed to support more than twenty species of butterflies. The Butterfly Conservatory which houses around 20 species of butterflies.

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganathittu covers an area of less than 1sq km, but the bird population density is very high. The most common birds in the sanctuary are painted storks, spoon bills, white ibises, egrets, herons and partridges. Most of the birds stay on tiny islands within the river, which you can approach by boat. However, the river is also home to a few crocodiles, so don’t jump in for a swim!
The best times to visit are from March to May.

Bangalore Aquarium

Bangalore Aquarium is situated on Kasturba Road, at the entrance of the magnificent Cubbon Park. It is housed inside an octagonal-shaped building and boasts of having an exotic variety of aquatic life. The Aquarium, situated in Bangalore, also holds the distinction of being the second largest aquarium in India. Consisting of three floors, it was inaugurated in the year 1983. The Aquarium is under the control of the State Government’s Department of Fisheries. One of the best features of the Bangalore Aquarium is that it has tried to create a natural habitat for the fish.

Dharmaraya Swamy Temple

Dharmaraya Swamy Temple is a famous temple situated in Bangalore city. Dharmaraya, Dharmaraja are the other names of Gautama Buddha. Tara Devi_lotus goddess of Buddhism is renamed as Droupathy. Dharmaraya Swamy temple is a best example of “how” the olden days Buddhist temples were renamed or converted to hindu temples

Ranganathaswamy Temple

“Ranganathaswamy Temple” is an ancient and famous Hindu Vaikhanasa temple in Bangalore, India, dating back to the 16th century C.E dedicated to Lord Ranganathaswamy.The temple is built in the Vijayanagara style of architecture and has beautifully carved granite pillars reminiscent of Hoysala influence. The sanctum sanctorum which houses the Bhakthi and Shraddha Inspiring idol of the Lord, Sri Ranganatha Swamy ,and his consorts{spouses} Sri Bhudevi and Neela Devi in the main temple complex of Tirumala.

Halasuru Someshwara Temple

Halasuru Someshwara Temple , located in the suburb of Halasuru (also called Ulsoor) inBangalore city (also Bengaluru) is a dedicated to the deity Someshwara (the Hindu godShiva). It is the oldest temple in the city and dates back to the Chola period. Irrespective of when the initial consecration took place, art historian George Michell believes there were major additions or modifications during the late Vijayanagara Empire period, during the rule of Hiriya Kempe Gowda

Kote Jalakanteshwara Temple

Kote Shree Jalakanteshwara swamy temple is one of the oldest temple in Bangalore built around 400 years back during Kempegowda I reign.
The Jalakanteshwara swamy temple is located near to Kalasipalya bus stand.
Nine stone pillars in the temples featuresNavagrahas carved on them. The three sanctum sanctorums of the temple houses Jalakanteshwara swamy at centre, Goddess Parvati to his left and Lord Kailashnatheshwar Swamy to right. The temple also has a rare Natya Ganesha idol.
An interesting feature of the temple is the placement of Goddess Parvati idol, when seen from the entrance half of the idol is only visible which is also known as Ardhanarishwariavatar of Lord Shiva.

Kadu Malleshwara Temple

The Kadu Malleshwara Temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva located in the Malleshwara locality ofBengaluru, India. The temple was built in the 17th century A.D. by Venkoji, the brother of the Maratha King Shivaji in Dravidian style of architecture. Shiva is worshipped as Mallikarjun. The main annual festival is Shivaratri. The locality of Malleshwara is named after this temple. One part of the temple, Nandishwara Teertha Temple (Basava Theertha), is in front of the temple. It is said to be the main source or birthplace of the Vrishabhavathi River.

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple also Gavipuram Cave Temple, an example of Indian rock-cut architecture, is located in Bangalore in the state of Karnataka in India. The temple is famous for its mysterious stone discs in the forecourt and the exact planning allowing the Sun to shine on shrine in certain time of the year.
The ancient temple was cut out of a monolithic rock probably in the 9th century. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva.The Deity in the main shrine is Shivalinga, in the front of the temple there is also Nandi sculpture. The temple contains also a rare idol of Agni, the God of fire.

St. Mary’s Basilica

St. Mary’s Basilica is a basilica located in the Archdiocese of Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the oldest church in Bangalore and is the only church in the state that has been elevated to the status of a minor basilica. It is famous for the festivities held during the St. Mary’s Feast in the month of September each year, an event that attracts a number of devotees from in and around Bangalore.

Infant Jesus Church


Infant Jesus Church is a Roman Catholic church in Bangalore. Established in 1971, in Vivek Nagar area of Bangalore, the church is dedicated toInfant Jesus. It is most known the Infant Jesus Shrine which was built to commemorate the historic Infant Jesus of Prague, and since then numerous miracles have been attributed to the shrine leading to its increasing popularity. A new church building adjacent to the old building was added in 2005.

Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh

Ulsoor, or Halasuru, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city of Bangalore. It is located in central Bangalore, and begins roughly near the eastern terminus of MG Road
The largest Sikh shrine in Bangalore, the Sri Guru Singh Sabha, is situated on the banks of the Ulsoor Lake. The sprawling white building on the edges of the lake, is indeed a well known place on the City’s landscape. Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara at Ulsoor was built in 1943 by A G Russell and was inaugurated in 1945. “While the Jollys and the Sahani families were the main forces behind the construction of the Gurudwara, all the community members and the Kohli and Chandoks families financed it under the leadership of Ahulwalia. It was only later in 1975, that the first floor of the Gurudwara was built. The monument is known for its splendid structure – it has added to the beauty of the area and Kensington Road where it is situated, which is also popularly known as Gurudwara Road. Being the biggest Gurudwara in City, a huge gathering of Sikhs come here on Wednesdays for prayer and the ‘langar’ on Sundays. All the devotees are offered free meals on Sundays, in what is known as the ‘Langar Sewa’. Around 1000 people visit the Gurudwara on Sunday mornings, while more than 2,000-3000 people visit in the afternoons and have their meal.

Brigade Road

Brigade Road is one of the biggest commercial centres and busiest shopping areas of Bangalore,[1] the state capital of Karnataka, India. It is also a connecting road between the M G Road and Residency Road in the city.
It has many shopping centres and retail outlets of international brands. It has also been a New Year celebration hub in the city for many years. It has many shops,restaurants, pubs and other happening places. It forms the connection between MG Road and Hosur Road.

Commercial Street

Commercial Street has many-many bi-lanes where you can spend hours on end simply looking at the goodies before you actually select on buying anything. Having a lot of bargain outlets, this is a great destination for college students who may have to make their wardrobes on a tight budget. Some of the shops sell their wares for as low as a dollar a piece (about 50 Indian rupees). That said and done, many fashion conscious people do go shopping here simply because of the variety of clothing available. Thos with a keen sense of style can put together quite an outfit, picking up different pieces of clothing from different outlets on the Commercial Street.

Mahatma Gandhi Road

Mahatma Gandhi Road also known as M.G. Road is a road in Bangalore, India. It runs east from Trinity Circle at one end to Anil Kumble circle at the other. Known as South Parade in pre-independence era, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Road on 26 February 1948.
M. G. Road is also one of the busiest roads in the city and is lined on one side with retail stores, food outlets and restaurants. It has many office buildings, shops and theatres. It is also a home to a large number of buildings and banks. M.G. Road now has its very own Metro Railway Station
Presently, the M.G Road Boulevard is being reconstructed after construction of the MG Road Metro station was completed and services launched on October 20, 2011. The Bangalore Metro line that runs through MG Road, connects the eastern part of Bangalore with the west.

Chickpet

Chickpet is a well-known shopping area in Bangalore under the Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency. Its roots go back to the 16th century .While it remains popular, the area struggles with poor, congested roads.

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