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City Guide

Places of Interest

Bangalore is the IT capital – Silicon City of India and is also the Garden City. Today as a large city and growing metropolis, Bangalore is home to many of the most well-recognized colleges and research institutions in India. Bangalore is a major economic and cultural hub and the second fastest growing major metropolis in India.

Seasons:
There are four main seasons that are characterized by different climatic conditions. Locates at an altitude of 920m(3,021 ft.), Bangalore boasts Delightful weather throughout the year. The average temperature in the warmest month of April registers to 27.1degree centigrade while in the coldest month of January, it is 20.48 degree centigrade. Evenings are cool and pleasant throughout the year.

seasons :

  • Winters: January-February. A cool and dry season
  • Summers: March-May. A hot and dry season.
  • Monsoon: June-September. Mainly rainy season. October-December is a subsidiary rainy season.
  • Rainfall: 87cm (annual average). Southwest and Northeast monsoon.

Places of attraction :

  • Bangalore International Airport
  • Vidhana Soudha
  • High Court
  • U B City
  • Lalbagh
  • Cubbon Park
  • ISKON
  • Bangalore Palace
  • Bull Temple Basavanagudi
  • Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • Big Banyan Tree
  • Wonderla Resort
  • Bangalore International Exhibition Centre
  • Nehru Planetorium
  • Infant Jesus Church
  • Darga Tavakkal
  • Nandi Hills
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Commercial Street

The city abounds in picturesque parks and gardens and other scenic spots. The extensive stretch of green land of Cubbon Park and the enchanting botanical gardens with Glass-House of Lal-Bagh, both situated right in the middle of the metropolis, lend all the charming grandeur to the city. About 20 Km from the city is situated the Bannerghatta National Park. It is a dry decidious forest which has abundant variety of trees like Neem, Sandal,Tamarind,Jalari. This park is inhabited by the Asian Elephants, leopards,Sloth Bears,Chital, Sambar,Monitor Lizards,Pangolin,Vipers, Cobras,Macaques,Porcupines,Mongoose, etc and lot of bird species are also to be found in this park. Moreover the best time to visit the park is between September and October

Bangalore boasts of some of the oldest, and most beautiful temples in the country. The Venkataramanaswamy Temple is a 300 year old temple. Another impressive temple is the Gavi Gangadhareswara temple, an unusual cave temple. It has been designed in such a manner so that the rays of the sun pass between the horns of a Nandi Bull placed outside the temple, and thereby, illuminate the image of Lord Shiva.

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