Bangalore, the Garden City of India
Bangalore, now Bengaluru is also known as the Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore is loved for its pleasant weather, lakes, beautiful parks and for its close reach to some amazing destinations - Mysore, Coorg, Bandipur, Hampi, Belur, Ooty, Chikmagalur, you get the idea! There is so much to explore, no wonder Bangalore is popular amongst the young professionals.
When in Bangalore, you can choose to experience the city in many different ways. With the legacy of Tipu Sultan, there are many stories that any history lover will enjoy. The Bangalore Palace and Tipu's Summer fort are top attractions in the city. For a nature lover, a walk through the Cubbon Park is a must. You may opt even take a Cubbon Park Guided walking tour to understand the significance and history of this beautiful park. Bangalore is also famous for its temples, loved by many travellers for the history and the south-India style of architecture. There are some temple tours that one can take to really get to know the stories that each of the temples might have to offer. All of this can be done in a day on a private or a group tour even.
Bangalore is also renowned for its breweries, eateries, some upmarket coffee and Chai cafes as well as some local Chai & Filter Coffee. Bangalore has a young city vibe to it and the same is quite evident in the streets and popular market areas.
The rapid growth for the city of Bangalore has come with a cost. It has reshaped many things including, from the shortage of water to rising temperatures to the congested roads. un-controlled real estate development sometimes at the cost of natural resources. Away from the commercial area, the residential areas and older neighbourhoods are serene. Most with walkways shaded with tall tree canopy and greenery at most places. A walk through the 296-acre Cubbon Park or the Lalbagh botanical gardens, and you'll understand why Bangalore is called the Garden City of India.