Known by the name Bengaluru, Bangalore is capital city of Karnataka. Founded by Kempe Gowda the city has now become the IT hub of India and is the paramount exporter of Information technology.
Weather conditions are salubrious and pleasant throughout the year. Summer season is warm and soothing with blankets coming out during the night. Winters are pretty cool and monsoon comes with mild and sometimes with heavy down pours.
Bangalore showcases rich paradise of culture. It perfectly unravels unity in diversity with amalgamation of different cultures. Right from its traditional festivals like Karaga, Dussera, Deepavali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Makara Sankranti and Ugadi to Holi, Ramza ID, Christmas, Sri Ram Navami are celebrated with great zeal ad zest. Since Bangalore has various multinational firms, western culture has also bestowed its shades on the population. Pubs are the result of this culture. But the city does preserve its traditional values amidst modernity.
Local language of the city is Kannada with English being the common language. The city is paradise for food lovers. Its lip smacking cuisines makes everyone drive crazy. Staple food is rice and vegetable. Rava Kichadi is famous dish among Bangalorians. All types of south Indian dishes viz. Idli, vada, dosa etc are easily available in the city. One can get flavours of variety of cuisines across the globe. Street food of the city leaves your taste buds tickling by their yummy flavours.
Bangalore has in its ambience many historical places standing tall revealing their stories of riches and lavish lifestyle along with sacrifice and valour viz. Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Devanahalli Fort, Bangalore Fort, Vidhana Souda, Lal Bagh etc.
Bannerghatta National Park is world famous wild life sanctuary and is home of one of the richest natural zoological reserves. It shelters Indian Tigers and the rare species of White tigers, lions and other mammals. Umpteen numbers of tourists swarm this park all through the year. Other places like Freedom Park, Fort and Aquarium, The Forum all are really worth seeing. One can enjoy the cool breeze beside the lakes like Hesaraghatta Lake, Bellandur Lake and Hebbal Lake. The aura of holiness in the temples like ISKON, Dodda Ganeshana temple, Ranganatha Swamy temple, Nandi temple etc. enlightens the spirit of devotion in the minds of all the visitors. The recent amusement park Wonderla renders thrilling and jovial mood to all the people who come to experience the breathtaking rides.
Bangalore is the shopper’s paradise which takes pride in architecting the country’s first ever shopping mall. MG road is the famous shopping point in this city. One can fill the shopping bag with silk saris which are available in wide ranges, handicrafts, antiques, cotton fabrics, sandal wood objects, objects with impeccable wood carvings and paintings.
Accommodations are easily available in the city. Many professionals swarms this city to meet their job demands, many come as trainees in IT companies and the city has variety of stay options depending on the requirements and budget. Luxury hotels are available satisfying your hi-fi flavour of your requirements with a burden on your pockets and the budget and economical hotels provide all the basic amenities at economical price.
This spic and span city is has in its ambience lively and energetic environment which rejuvenates both your body and your mind.