PLACES TO VISIT IN BENGALURU(BANGALORE):
Vidhana soudha : this is a largest legislature cum secretariat building in the country and it is the cities best known land mark.Vidhana soudha not onlydoes it function has a bulding and for the government but over the years ait has given its lawns and lush surroundings to many peoples and tourists, to enjoy some quit time and leisure wh.when the light comes on after 7 PM it seems like little fireflies brighten one of the most dazzling spectres of architecture.K Hanumanthiah who was thw chief minister of mysuru(Karnataka) state from 1951 to 1956,will be long remembered in the annuals of karanataka history not only for his administration and achievements but for the fact that he was the inspiration for this magnificient building.
Vikasa soudha:it is near to vidhana soudha newly constructed ,the building has eight floors,a sprawling 6.45 lakh sq.feet floor area and 120 rooms.the idea was to remove in all government departments and directorates spread over the city into one building.
High court:it is located just opposite to Vidhana soudha.the high court of the karnataka state.it was established in 1884 under the Mysuru High court Act 1884;and was known as the mysuru high curt until 1973 when the name of the state is changed.
Cubbon park:this park was constructed by lord cubbon,in 1864 over an area of 300 acre.the ravishing garden is adorned with lush green patches blossoming rows of flowers and some structural buildngs all adding to its glory .it is an idol place for relaxing and escaping from the ciaos of the city ,thronged by young, crowd, families,walkers,joggers,and nature lovers.other attraction of the park are state central library, cheshire Dyer memorial hall,tennis court,century club,press club,childrens train, is there for childrens entertainment.here another attraction is aquarium located at cubbon park on Kasturbha road,Aquarium is set up in a diamond shaped complex. The aquarium has a divergence of extrinsic fertile as well has many kinds of adorning fishes,
Opening times 10:00 to 17:00 hours.
Venkatappa Art gallery :It is near Cubbon park,a place of delight of for ART LOVERS, having about 600 paintings.this is named after a prestigious court painter SRI .k venkatappa who was born in 1887.the ground floor contains his paintings and the first floor contains the works of M.F.Hussain,Vasudev Hanumaih and other arists
Opening timings 10:00 to 17:00 hours,except on wednesdays.
Visweshwaraiah Industrial & Technoligical Museum :located on kasturabha road ,near venkatappa Art gallery .this museum is a tribute to the brilliance Sir.M.Visweshwaraiah,one of the architects of modern Karnataka.it is also houses on aeroplane and steam engine displayed in his compound .major attraction of the museum is mobile science exhibhition that travels in the city through out the year.museum is also venue for exhibhitions on electronics,motor power and the uses and the properties of wood and metal.seminars,demonstration and film shows on the scientific subject are also organized here the highlights of the museum or its galleries.engine hall,electronic technology gallery .kimber paper metals ,popular science gallery,artificial dinnosaur, and childrens science gallery .
Nehru planetarium:located sankey road. The planetarium was established in 1899 is a visual delight for children and adults.it allows to explore the fancinating word of astronomy through .the sky theatre show .this is designed to be informative anspire to explore and discover the planets and the solar system .this massive planetarium has a seating capacity of 225 peoples.
Timings:daily 2 shows at 15:00 hrs and 16:30 hours ,except on Mondays .
Indira Gandhi musical fountain :musical and colourful dancing fountain shows are held in the LRDE garden which is located opposite to Nehru planetarium.
Rajbhavan:it is the house of governor of Karnataka.
Bangalore Radio station :is located near Rajbhavan there is Gandhi bhavan near it .there is the picture gallery of the Gandjhijis life pictures from his child hood to his last day postal copies of letter written by him and also various personalities of is days can be seen.
Bangalore race course :the Bangalore race course is one of the finest in India with racing events almost all year round (may to june,nov to march,) some of the biggest field stakes in the country can be witness here .
Kempe Gowda tower:it is at Hudson circle, a 60 foot tall tower is tributed to the Bangalore founder of kempe gowda and now it is an another land mark of Bangalore .
Ravindra kalakshetra:it is near town hall it was built during the centenary year of the great poet Ravindra nath Tagore this is finest theatre for dance and drama and can accommodate an audience about 1500.
Lord shiva statue: it is the one of the biggest statue located at HAL Airport road
Ulsoor lake :this lake is centrally located over a space of 1.5 s.q kms,dotted with picture sque islands,is a good picnic spot to enjoy boat ride or swim in the pool.
Annamma devi (temple):it is the godess of Bangalore city .it is near to Kempe gowda bus stand.the dharmaya temple at nagartpet.it is very famous for ‘karaga’ festival
Sankey tank: near sadashiva nagar is a large tank in beautiful settings .it is operated by K.S.T.D.C
Chowdiah memorial hall: it is a violin shaped structure building, constructed in the memory of chowdiah, a renowned violinist .fully air conditioned multi purpose hall as a seating capacity of 1011 people.
Bangalore palace : this palace was built by Chamaraja wodeyar in tudor style inspired by Windsor castle in 1887.this palace gives an impression of a peace of England ‘s architecture in Bangalore.
Indian institute of science :founded by the Tatas , the premier science institute is the Alma mater of many famous Indian scientist the nobel prize winner.the institute has 22 branches and departments of various branches of science and collection of over 2,75,000 books .
Iskcon temple: it is located on the Hare Krishna hill near Rajaji nagar via chord road ,this temple was built at cost at around 10 million dollars .there is a main temple hall that houses the altras pf lords sri radha Krishna Chandra ,sri Krishna, Balarama, and Nitai Gouranga. One shaped can also see the golden chandelier that is shaped like an inverted lotous flower.it has worlds tallest gold plated Dwajastambha 56 feet.in height and the highest gold plated KALASHA SHIKARA .
Dr. Rajkumar Samadhi:it is situated part of Kanteerava studio. Dr. Raj kumar was a famous actor in Kannada film industry after his death his Samadhi has became another tourist attraction of Bangalore
Tippu’s fort:it is near city market .it is originally a mud and brick structure the fort and the palace were the summer residence of tippu sultan.it is a 2 storied carved wodden structure and pillars.
Bull temple: the bull temple is the one of the oldest temple in Bangalore.it was built by kempe gowda in dravadian style it is curved out of a single rock .the bull has a ion plate on his head to prevent it ,has tradition says from growing ,it is a sculputure master piece .the bull is dedicated has lord shiva s vehicle.
Lalbagh Garden: it is located opposite to Rajiv Gandhi indore stadium it is one of the greenery of the Indias most beautiful botanical Gardens it was established in 1760 by Hyder ali.laterly it was expanded by his son tippu sultan. the flower shows at glass house is held on janaury and independence day or most attractive many people visit here over the world.