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Bangalore is the most preferred tourist destination in India that has number of forts and monuments depicting Indian culture and heritage. Enchanting Bangalore is quite a perfect destination in which one can enjoy his vacation with joy and fervor. With its tremendous surroundings, one can enjoy its amazing views covering greenery forests.

The name Bangalore covers ample of beautiful places such as Garden City, Silicon Valley of India, Pub City and a lot more. It is of the prettiest cities in India that is bestowed with the marvels of nature at its best. With a vast expansion of lovely gardens and parks, one can enjoy greenery and a salubrious climate, thus it makes Bangalore a favourite holiday spot of all age groups. Here, the visitors can enjoy its unparallel beauty and relaxation to make a memorable lifetime experience.

The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore represents a multi cultural city which is bursting with the presence of several multinational companies, Bangalore plays a significant role in the future of India. Moreover, Bangalore has developed into one of India's foremost fiscal centers which have made a prestigious image in the marketplace and other various public sector undertakings, software companies, heavy industries, telecommunications, aerospace, heavy equipment, machine tools, and defense organizations.

This city has attractive parks, cinema complexes and historical testaments; Bangalore is undoubtedly glittering with life and vigor. One can enjoy the sizzles of unique tradition along with the bustle of swift urban life. With well laid parks and gardens, tree flanked avenues, magnificent buildings and vigorous bazaars, Bangalore is quite a blending destination.



Major thriving places:
Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Vidhan Soudha, Bangalore Palace, Tipu Sultan's Palace

History

It has a legendary past that depicts our Indian ancient take which dates back to the early years of the 12th century. As a token of gratitude, the king of this town has constructed a town with the assistance of Kempe Gowda and named it as Benda Kalooru, the meaning of which is baked beans. During a hunting trip, Veera Ballalla, king of the Deccan plateau had lost his way in the deep forest and then an old lady met in the deep woods generously treated him with seared beans. There are some other historian’s stories that the name originates from the Benga or "Ven-kai" tree and renowned as most popular among the people.
After the rule of the Vijayanagara Empire, Bangalore had been ruled over by so many dynasties. In 1759, Haider Ali rose to the thrown of Mysore and Bangalore gained eminence under the rule of his son Tipu Sultan. In the fourth Anglo Mysore war, he is defeated in the year 1799. In the same year they shifted the place of resident of Mysore State to Bangalore and later in 1831, that Bangalore has been officially announced as the capital of the Mysore State. It was continued to be the same till the birth of a new state named as Karnataka.

From subsequent decades, Bangalore had shown a constant development with the advent of private companies and multi national companies. Till the end of the 20th century, this city has become the main focus centre of India’s IT revolution.

Culture
Banglore is a multi linguistic place which depicts diversity of culture that one can see in other nook and corner of India. This Silicon Valley is beautifully decorated in all festivals that are being celebrated with equal vigor and enthusiasm. It celebrates all traditional festivals like Dussera, Deepavali, Ganesh Chaturthi and Ugadi. Other festivals like Sankranthi, Eid-ul-Fitr and Christmas are also celebrated with great joy and vigor.

Bangalore is the focal point of the Kannada film industry having several concerts and classical performances of veteran artists. One of the popular places is Parallel cinema and theatre that are very much alive in the cultural area of the city. With the establishment of lots of multi national companies, the city witnesses the influence of western culture. There are a large number of twenties with pubs, discotheques that have pave way for a new culture.

Travel within city
The enchanting city provide number of means of transports to the the tourists for convince from cab services to buses and auto rickshaws.
Airport to City Center
One of the best modes of transport to reach the city from airport is Volvo buses. These are the well-maintained buses cover all the major areas of the city and are an excellent choice to make am enjoyable trip. These buses are spacious and stowing away your luggage will be no problem at all.

Taxi
The other option of transport to reach the city from airport is taxi that has minimum fare is around 150 INR. Sometimes, your hotel sends a cab to pick you from the airport.

Bus
The local bus services are quite excellent which lets you travel in and around the city. The charges of these buses are quite nominal ranging from 5 INR to 25 INR depending on the distance. The buses are called BMTC that have different types of features from regular open door buses to air conditioned Volvo buses.

Auto Rickshaw
Next to buses is auto rickshaw which is quite a low fare range of transport is Rs 17. It is one of easiest way to avoid being “taken for a ride” by any rickshaw driver. You must prefer auto rickshaws or pre-paid taxis for the night that would be the best option to travel.

Food
Well, cuisine of this place is quite delicious. It has a distinct taste from others that represents out Indian flavor. Some of the trendy saccharine dishes of Karnataka are Mysore Pak, Dharwad Peda, Chiroti, Obbattu Gokak, Kardantu and Shavige Payasa. Bangalore provides you with an wide range of hotels and restaurants where you would get South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, Thai, Japanese or the Continental varieties. It is also a perfect location for food lovers for those who have a royal taste. Some Bangalore dishes are very famous around the world like Rice Bowl in Bangalore would be the apt choice. Thus, touring to Bangalore brings an opportunity to eat South Indian meal and enjoy a lot.

Nightlife
The night life of the people in this city is quite exciting and thrilling. It is an energetic and vivacious multi-ethnic nightlife encompassing several pubs, discotheque, night bars and a lot more. One can get a golden chance to visit at some places especially parks that has beautiful fountains and lighting. Apart from the usual rocky noises and perky dancing numbers this nightclubs also offers stunning performances of world class artists.
Nightlife in Bangalore is not just about the pubs and the bars it also gives you a wonderful chance to witness enthralling performances of great classical dancers and Muscians.

Shopping
Banglore is the next place to Mumbai that has a wide range of latest variety or styles of clothes with unique designs. This metro city offers a plenty of spectacular malls, shopping arcades and plazas that gives a pleasant experience. Commercial Street, Brigade Road, Jayanagar Shopping Complex, Jayachamarajendra Road and Russel Market are the most modern centers of shopping.
Brigade Road is the main attraction for shopping in Bangalore. This place would be the perfect location whereas one can find numerous fashion boutiques in an around the city which one can not found in any other place. Therefore, Bangalore offers a delightful shopping to all with its wide variety of objects. It is also a popular town for sandalwood products.
Apart from it, it offers you aesthetic handmade articles, ornaments to unfold a magical world before the traveler.

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