Duration: 03 Days
Places to Visit : Bangalore
Day 01 : Bangalore
Arrival. Meet/transfer from airport to hotel (check in/out 12.00 hrs).
Day 02 : Bangalore
Day free at leisure.
Day 03 : Bangalore
Departure. Transfer from hotel/ Airport in time to connect flight to onward destination.
The capital of Karnataka, Bangalore is the seventh largest city in India. Acity of contradictions, at one end, the Garden City is close to nature with its numerous beautiful gardens and parks and at the other end, this Silicon Valley is at par with the latest developments of the world. Though the origin of Bangalore is ancient, the present-day city was founded in the 16th century and has since continued to be an important administrative center.
This imposing edifice built almost entirely of dressed Bangalore granite is a tribute to Temple architecture. It houses the Legislative Chambers of the state government. It is 46 meter high and one of the Bangalore's most important buildings. Mr. Kengal Hanumanthaiah the then chief minister of Mysore decided to construct the Vidhana Soudha entirely along Indian style of architecture.
The present day Lalbagh was once a small fruit orchard during the times of Hyder Ali. Later, Tipu Sultan introduced exotic trees such as Cypress, Thuja, Junipers, Grapes, Guavas, Raspberries and Strawberries and other European flora and expanded the garden. The period of John Cameron is often referred to as the 'Golden Era' of plant introductions of this royal retreat. A number of fruits, vegetables, spices, medicinal plants and aromatic plants were grown during his times.
In 1864, Lord Cubbon, the then viceroy of India, laid out 300 acres of an oasis of greenery in the heart of modern Bangalore. This beautiful park is highly popular with walkers, joggers and nature lovers for its tranquility and the natural beauty of the park complimented by the red Gothic structures of the State Central Library and the High Court. Cubbon Park houses a variety of flora along with institutions of significance like the Cheshire Dyer Memorial Hall, Ottawa Chatter, Museum, Century Club and the Press Club.
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