South IndiaOften called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, Bengaluru is the capital of the state of Karnataka and is India’s IT hub. One of the country’s major metropolises, the city showcases a mix of picturesque landscapes, gardens, lakes, marvels of modern and Dravidian architecture, bustling dining scenes and year-around pleasant weather. From pure silk to gold jewellery, and luxury goods to homegrown boutique products, Bangalore is also a great stopover for a shopping spree.
History & Culture
Bengaluru’s origins lie in a mud fort built by local chief Kempe Gowda in 1537. However, the city gained prominence under the rule of Tippu Sultan of Mysore. His summer palace in the city made entirely of teak wood is a crowd puller and a great example of the Indo-Islamic architectural style. Bengaluru became a major regional administrative centre after the British took over control, during which time they also established a large cantonment here. The city also... has several historical places of worship.
Airport – The city has a large international airport for direct flights located about 20 km away from the heart of the city.
Train – KSR Bengaluru City Railway Station, Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station
Road – The city is about 350 km from Chennai and 560 km from Hyderabad
Eco-friendly properties in the area
Olde Bangalore is a trip down memory lane – to the ‘Bangalore’ of yore, when waking up to the chirping birds and retiring to the sound of silence was not a luxury found rarely.
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