Capital of the state of Karnataka (India), formerly known Bendakalooru, Bangalore It is considered as "The City of Cooked Beans".
Her true charm lies in the way she has elegantly mixed her British temporary headquarters past with her present status of being one of the most cosmopolitan and progressive cities of the South of Asia. Today it is the "home" of some of the most important high-tech industries in India.
Places to visit in Bangalore
In the city limits we can find Vidhana Soudha. This is the largest official building in the country. Its large gardens are open to the public, but we will need permission to visit them.
In the same area we will find the Cubbon Park. It occupies almost 1.5 square km. Inside it we will find the Central State Library.
Through the central area of the city, where the City Market we will find the Summer Palace of the Sultan Tipu and the Hyder Ali Fortress, which is currently a museum with military objects from previous times. Also near the market we will find the most impressive mosque, Jama Masjid.
If what you are looking for is something more spiritual, you cannot miss: the Bull Temple, famous for its monolithic statue of a Nandi, the temple of the International Society for Krishna Knowledge (ISKCON), and The Church of the Child Jesus in Viveknagar, where devotees of any belief flock.
If what you prefer is to go purchasesDon't worry, you can find in their shopping malls (they are their most recent attraction) from the latest designer clothes, exquisite silks and traditional crafts in Commercial Street and Brigade Road.
Journey Through India: Bangalore | CNBC International (November 2023)