The Bull Temple in Bangalore, also known as Nandi Temple, is famous for its large statue of the sacred bull, Nandi. In fact, with a height of around 4.6 metres and a length of about 6.1 metres, the idol of Nandi in this temple is said to be one of the biggest in the world. […]
Bangalore, officially called Bengaluru, is the capital of Karnataka. It is the second fastest growing metropolis of India and also the fourth highest GDP contributor after cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai. Bangalore is popularly known as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India for being a major IT hub of the nation.
IT moguls like Wipro and Infosys have their headquarters in the city. The bustling cosmopolitan city with an all-year-round pleasant climate has many cafes, shopping malls and restaurants for a luxurious and upscale lifestyle.
There are many notable institutions located in the city such as Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), National Aeronautics Laboratory (NAL) and National Law School.
The city also has some wonderful tourist hotspots like the Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Bannerghatta National Park, Innovative Film City and Cubbon Park. Read more about Bangalore
Muthyala Madugu, meaning ‘Valley of Pearls’ is famous for its 300 feet (90 metres) waterfall, which is sourced from the Onakanahalli Tank nearby. When the water falls from the top, it creates an illusion of strings of pearls dropping to the ground below. And from this fascinating effect came the name. The region is also […]
There are many temples in and around Bangalore, some more recent and some which have been around for centuries. One of the older temples in the region around the city can be found near Tubagere, Doddaballapura – the Ghati Subramanya Temple. One cannot miss its architecture even from a distance. The temple is the main […]
A hub of posh boutiques, enterprising micro-breweries and sprawling tech parks, Bangalore is also a city with many personalities, shaped over time due to its multi-layered history. Folks who seek to experience the classic royal charm of Bangalore can head over to one of its older landmarks, the sprawling Tudor-inspired estate of Bangalore Palace. The […]
Established in the year 1989, the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bangalore is one of the five planetariums in India, all of which have been named after the country’s first prime minister. The Bangalore Planetarium is administered by the Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE), which has dedicated itself to popularizing scientific subjects among the public, […]
The virtues of a getaway cannot be measured. There is nothing more rejuvenating than stepping out of the daily routine and taking a pause to admire the beauty of the world around us and within us. Situated 30 kilometers from Bangalore, there is a heaven for those who look for spirituality outside the old world […]
Bangalore was once called the ‘City of Lakes’. With more than 260 lakes, ponds, and marshy wetlands, the moniker fitted the city perfectly. But with time, many water bodies of Bangalore have fallen prey to encroachment. Luckily, Madiwala Lake wasn’t one of them. Located between the NH7 Hosur Road and the Bannerghatta Main Road, this […]
Namada Chilume is a place located around 8km from Devarayana Durga. Namada Chilume is a natural spring of Tilaka or Nama. The Tilaka or Pundraka is a mark on the forehead with sandalwood paste or any colored vermilion as a ritual as per the Hindu culture. The spring is located at the base of the […]
The now modern city of Bangalore represents the historic era of the mighty emperor of Mysore Tipu Sultan and his gallantry. The Tipu’s Fort is situated close to the busy Krishna Rajendra city market at the intersection of Krishna Rajendra Road and Albert Victoria Road. Tipu Sultan’s palace also known as the ‘Abode of […]
Bangalore is truly called a Garden City as it houses numerous gardens, parks, and lakes. The favorable climate and topography, luscious greenery in the various parks at different parts of the city favor the name. IT is flourishing in the city, yet the city is maintaining the glory of its name. Various IT parks set […]