|Bangalore which is now known as 'Bengaluru' is popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India. Known for its IT sector, Bengaluru also boasts of many tourist spots that can attract everyone. This cosmopolitan city of India is also a commercial hub of India.
The tourist attractions include:
Constructed by Shri. K. Hanumanthaiya, the then chief minister of Mysore, Vidhana Soudha is a marvelous neo- Dravidian architecture. The prominent feature of the building is its grand staircase which lies in the front.
This contemporary style architectural wonder which stands beside the famous Vidhana Soudha was inaugurated in February 2005.
Tipu Sultan's Palace:
This magnificent Palace constructed in wood and which dates back to 1790 reflects the grandeur and graciousness of the Mughal Era and is a must visit destination.
One of the famous temples in Bengaluru, the Bull Temple is known for its mammoth bull statue that was carved from a single boulder. Annual festival is celebrated by local farmers here
The world famous Iskon Temple is a perfect blend of contemporary cultural mix. Thousands of devotees throng the temple during annual Krishna and Balarama Rath Yatra.
Ulsoor Lake & Sankey Tank:
Ulsoor Lake which is situated on the northeastern fringe of the city centre was constructed by Kempe Gowda II in the later half of second century. Boating is one thing that attracts the tourist to this lake.
Lalbagh Botanical Gardens:
Built in 18th Century by Hyder Ali, Lalbagh Botanical Gardens is home to more than 1000 species of flora and a glass house. It also includes Lal Bagh Rock, one of the oldest rock formations on earth.
Located at T Chowdiah Road in Bangalore, Nehru Planetarium established in 1989 is one of the most popular tourist attractions in India. This planetarium includes a sky theatre and refractor telescope to promote the study of astronomy.
Explore the IT hub of India, while you stay at one of the best hotels in Bangalore. Visit Tipu Sultan Palace, Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh Botanical Garden & other beautiful attractions in & around the city or stay back at one of the leading hotels in Bangalore and have a relaxing holiday.