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Historical Places of Bangalore


Posted Date: 20-Nov-2009  Last Updated:   Category: Tourist Attractions    
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This article describes about the historical places to visit in Bangalore. Read to know about the Lalbagh Gardens, Cubbon Park, Aquarium, Government Museum, Vidhana Soudha, Racecourse, Venkatappa Art Gallery, The Bull temple and Tipu's Summer Palace.



Here are some of the places you must see when you are in Bangalore, Garden city of India, silicon city. A place where you find more number of software professionals, and working people, travellers all the time. Bangalore is known for its cosmopolitan culture. Bangalore now known as Bengaluru, has more number of two wheelers in the world, strange but its true, and infact growing day by day. This is the best resource what you can find on Internet about this beautiful city.

Lalbagh Gardens: H.Ali (Haider) created the garden while Tipu Sultan added trees and plants for other countries. Lalbagh Garden has over 1800 species of medicinal, tropical, sub tropical and floral plants. Kempe Gowda tower, one of the four, is located in this garden. Flower shows are organized here on Republic Day & Independence Day every year.

Cubbon Park: located in the cantonment of Bangalore. The Museums and High Court State Library are located here along with Fountains, Bandstand and Statues.

Aquarium: is situated on Kasturba Gandhi Road and known for an excellent fresh water collection.

Government Museum: It is established in the year 1886 and one of the oldest museums in India. This museum has nearly 18 galleries comprising of antique jewelry, textiles, coins, art, Neolithic finds from various civilizations and miniature paintings.

Vidhana Soudha: It is in the northern boundary of the cubbon park. It is the resident of the Secretariat and State Legislature.

Racecourse: Racing been arranged almost all year round, mainly May to June and Nov to Mar.

Venkatappa Art Gallery: Venkatappa, Hebbar, Wood Sculptor Rajaram, and many others Art been exhibits here.

Vishveswaraya Industrial & Technological Museum: This Museum has the historic steam engine of Maharatha Railways & India's first combat Aircraft.

The Bull Temple: The temple (established in 16th Century) is situated at Basavangudi in the Kempe Gowda.

Tipu's Summer Palace: It was started by Haider Ali and then completed by Tipu Sultan in the year 1789. This Palace is a 2-storied and the attractive things are the woodwork and Paintings of ceilings.

Other attractive places are “THE GANGADHARESHWARE TEMPLE (CAVE TEMPLE)”, “THE JUMMA MASJID (The oldest mosque)”, “THE DHARMARAJA TEMPLE”, “Venkataramanasvami Temple” and “Bangalore Palace”.

Regards,
Anindya(Andy)


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