Bangalore, also called Bengaluru, is called famously known as Garden city of India. It is the capital of Karnataka. Being the fifth largest metropolis in India, the city is surrounded by the green landscape and for its location in the heart of the Indian peninsular; the city hardly experiences the extreme climate. Though one can see the splendid marks of the past, Bangalore has easily mingled with the modern society. The city is also called as the “Silicon Valley of India” as it is the hub of Information Technology.
Located in the southern part of India, Bangalore has a lot of places for sightseeing which shows its rich southern ethnic culture and the luxurious Bangalore hotels give a fine gateway for the tourist. Reaching the “Garden city” is very easy as National and International airport are both located only 45km away from the main city and apart from flights, train, buses and taxis are frequently available. The hotels of Bangalore can be easily found as it’s of abundance, giving the tourist a range of hotels depending upon a person’s necessity and suitability.
Places to visit
Though Bangalore is famous for its pleasant climate throughout the year yet from the month of September to February is best to visit, which coincides the festival season and ideal time to roam the city, keeping some winter clothes as nights might be chilly at times. Apart from the famous temples like the Bull temple, the Maha Bodhi Society temple, ISKON Hare Krishna temple, Maruthi Mandir, Shiva temple and Venkatarama Swami temple, Sri Ramakrishna Ashram and famous churches like Holy Trinity Church, St. Mary’s Basilica and St. Francis Xavier’s cathedral; there are also sightseeing places like Vidhana Soudha, Visaka Soudha,Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Bangalore Palace, Lalbagh Garden - famous for Lalbagh Flower show and The Great Baniyan Tree – famous as a picnic spot and Ulusoor Lake and Sankey Tank and Bannerghatta National Park.
Tourist can also indulge themselves in Climbing/Bouldering, Kayaking, Go- karting, Hill climbing, Camping and Cave exploration. Shopping is also tourists favourite thing to do as it variety of option from beautiful traditional and modern clothing to various electronic good. Bangalore is also famous for Sandalwood, so Sandalwood carving item and the authentic southern silk saris are also famous tourist attraction