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Bangalore City Sights and Landmarks Guide, India

Bangalore, which was recently given the name of Bengaluru, is the third largest city of India and lies in the state of Karnataka. Bangalore is famous in India by many names like ‘Silicon Valley of India’ or ‘Garden City of India’.  Above all this Bangalore is also one of the most talked about tourist spots within Karnataka.

Lal Bagh is the famous botanical garden of Bangalore which was created by Hyder Ali. This garden is built in a manner that it surrounds the towers which was built by Kempe Gowda I, the ruler of Vijayanagara Empire. Similarly another famous park of Bangalore is the Cubbon Park.

Forum Mall is the very famous mall in Bangalore which houses shops which sell shoes to fast food shops. The mall is said to house shops which would be spread over an area of 650000 square feet. It has 11 screens run by PVR and a food court which was named The Transit Lounge as it has the design of an airport’s Transit Lounge.

Another major tourist attraction is the Bangalore Palace which looks like Windsor Castle of England. Although Bangalore Palace is not that huge in size when compared to Windsor Castle but still it attracts tourists due to its unique design.

Vidhana Soudha is the Legislature of Bangalore and it is designed in such a style that it attracts many tourists on daily basis. Vidhana Soudha is the mixture of Rajasthani Jharokha, Indo-Saracenic, and Dravidian cultures. Sometimes Vidhana Soudha is also called as Neo - Dravidian. Then one can visit the High Court of Karnataka which is located in the proximity of Vidhana Soudha. It is built of red bricks and features the Greco-Roman architectural style.

International Society for Krishna Consciousness Temple (also called as ISKCON Temple) is the very famous Krishna temple of Bangalore which is the most visited place by the Hindu devotees. This Krishna Temple has been designed in a manner that it reflects modern technology and the belief of various devotees all at one place.

Lastly, Bangalore houses the Electronics City which is actually an Industrial Park that is spread over an area of around 330 acres. It is the hub of around 100 It industries and this is the real Silicon Valley of India.

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