by chieftain Kempe Gowda in 1537, the city of Bangalore happens to be one of
the most highly advanced cities of India. The city is known for its
wonderfully landscaped gardens and quite a few historical landmarks. Apart
from soaking up the traditional charm of the place, you can also experience
an exuberant nightlife. There are numerous pubs, discos, bars and nightclubs
where you can shake a leg and have the choicest of beverages. Be ready as
much more options of fun and entertainment are awaiting your arrival.
Climate & Best Time
Bangalore lies at 3,000 m above sea level and experiences a salubrious
climate. April to May is the summer time, showing a maximum of 32 degrees
centigrade. Rainfalls occur from May till October. Winters continue from
November till January, with the minimum measuring 22 degrees centigrade.
However, tourists can make a trip here anytime of the year.
Places to Visit
The city offers numerous sights for travellers to visit. The garden city
has beautiful parks, gardens and museums. Apart from these, there are
monuments and temples belonging to the past. Most haunted attraction in
Bangalore are as follows.
» Vidhan Soudha
Built in 1954, this state secretariat showcases a fine amalgamation of the
ancient Dravidian styles and the modern architectural sensibilities. Five
thousand laboures along with 1500 chisellers, masons and wood carvers worked
for 4 years continuously to bring the building into existence.
» Cubbon Park
of the biggest attractions in the city, the park sprawls over an area of 120
hectares. Here, you will come to witness many Government buildings built on
the line of the neo-classical styles.
» Lal Bagh Gardens
Located in far south, the garden is a must visit for flower connoisseurs
and tourists alike. If you arrive here during the Republic Day (26th
January), you can be a part of the flower shows that are held here.
» Tipu's Palace
The palace was originally built by chietain Kempe Gowda in 1537. Later, it
was renovated by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. The wood-carved palace
was in use by Tipu Sultan as his summer retreat.
Bangalore provides the travellers with abundant stay options. From the very
luxurious to the cheapest of hotels, you have it all here. Famous 5 star
hotels include Hotel Grand Ashok, the Le Meridien, the Park Hotel and Taj
Residency. Other tourist-preferred options include Royal Orchid, Mayura
Hotel, Gateway Hotel etc.
The HAL Bangalore Airport, maintained by the Hindustan Aeronautics, has
both domestic and international flights. You can catch flights to places
like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram,
Ahmedabad, Pune etc. The City Railway Station is also well linked to
different parts of the country through express and super-fast trains. The
road routes are well-established too.