|Travel to Karnataka|
Bengaluru Travel Map
Bengaluru Metro Map
Bangalore Road Map
Bengaluru Railway Map
Bengaluru or Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and one of the most prominent cities of India. It has a population of 8,443,675 (2011 census) and ranks as the third biggest city in the nation in terms of population and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in the country. Bengaluru is referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India" as it is India's leading Information Technology exporter. It is also referred by other nicknames such as 'City of Gardens', and 'Pub Capital of India'.
The city is home to a number of scenic parks, movie theater complexes, boulevards, and famous memorials and edifices. The city features an exciting nightlife with a host of exotic pubs.
When you are visiting the city, it is necessary that you carry a Bengaluru City Map which would enable you to get all the necessary information about the Silicon Valley of India.
Tourist Attractions in Bengaluru:
There are many tourist places in the city which have been highlighted in this map and they include the following:
- Yelahanka Satellite Township
- Madivala Tank
- BTM Layout
- Bull Temple
- Biotechnical Garden
- St Andrew's Church
- Lal Bagh Gardens
- Bengaluru International Airport (Kempegowda International Airport)
- Golf Course of Bangalore
- Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace
- Bangalore Palace
- Cubbon Park
- Varthur Kere
- Mayo Hall
- Vidhana Soudha
- Venkatappa Art Gallery
- Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
- Bangalore Museum
- Karnataka High Court
Places to Visit near Bengaluru:
- Bannerghatta National Park
- Wonder La
- Muthyala Maduvu
- Ranganatha Swamy Temple
- Shivaganga Hill
- Janapada Loka
- Nandi Hills or Nandidurga
Best Time to Visit:
The weather of Bengaluru is truly enjoyable and as a result the city attracts thousands of travelers round the year. However, the highest tourist inflow is seen during months between September and February.
How to Reach Bengaluru:
The city is well-connected by flights from Delhi, Mumbai and many other important cities of the country as well as abroad. It takes 45 minutes to reach the airport from the main city.
There are two important railway stations in the city - Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeswantpur Junction. Trains are available on regular basis from both the railway stations. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation has set up Namma Metro, an intra-city rail network.
Buses ranging from air-conditioned, Volvo to sleeper coaches are available for Bengaluru from Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Coimbatore and Mangalore. Some buses are also run by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation.
A First in Country: Bengaluru Get its Own Logo
Bengaluru became the first city in India to get its own logo, joining the leagues of world-class cities like London, New York, Melbourne, Paris and more. The logo depicts city's name only, with BE, the first two letters, and U, the last letter in red. The colour can be changed to green, yellow or red depending on the occasion. The eye-catching logo was revealed at the 'Namma Bengaluru Habba' fest to the cheering audience.
Karnataka's tourism minister, Priyank Kharge said the logo will boost the city's identity and will fetch economic gains.
|Tehsil/Taluk||Four Taluks: Bangalore - East, West, South, and Anekal|
|Area||741 sq km|
|Population as per 2011||8443675|
|Official Languages||Kannada and English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Transport||Air, Rail, Road|
|Food and Cuisine||South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, Street Food|
|Religions||Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam|
|Festivals||Bangalore Karaga, Kadalekaye Parishe, Makara Sankranthi, Gowri Habba, Ganesh Chaturthi, Krishna Janam Ashtami, Dussehra, Deepavali, Mahashivratri, Ugadi, Varamahalakshmi|
|Monuments||Vidhan Soudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Attara Kacheri (High Court), Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, Bangalore Palace|
|Places of interest||Lal Bagh, Bangalore palace, Attara Kacheri, Government Museum, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bannerghatta National Park, Butterfly Park, Bull Temple, St. Mary's Basilica, Shivanasamudra Falls, Mysore, Ulsoor Lake, ISKCON temple complex, Someshwara Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Cubbon Park, and many more|
|Markets||Brigade Road ,Commercial Street, M.G. Road, Residency Road, Sampige Road, Malleswaram Marathahalli Main Road , Jayanagar Shopping Complex, Gandhi Bazaar, Chickpet, KR Market/City Market, Gandhi Bazaar, N R Colony, Banashankari, Malleswaram, Jayanagar, JP Nagar Shivajinagar, Bangalore Central, Cosmos Mall, Garuda Mall, Garuda Swagath Mall, Gopalan Mall, Leela Galleria, Lido Mall, Mantri Square, Royal Meenakshi Mall, Sigma Mall, The Collection, The Forum, Value Mall|
|Hotels||The Leela Palace Bangalore, Ramada Encore Domlur Bangalore, Citadines Richmond Bangalore, The Elanza Hotel, Mango Hotels, Bangalore - Koramangala, Elmas Hotel, Mango Hotels, and many more|
|Industries||Information Technology (IT), Aerospace and Aviation industries, Manufacturing Industries, Space technology, Electronics City, industrial park, Research and Development (R&D), electronics and software production|
|University/College||University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, R.V. College of Engineering, PES Institute of Technology, BMS College of Engineering, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology and Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering|
|Notable people||K.C. Reddy - Former Chief Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda - Former Prime Minister, Siddaramaiah - Former Deputy Chief Minister, Kuvempu - poet, Jnanpith awardee, Masti Venkatesh Iyengar - Jnanpith awardee, T. P. Kailasam - Kannada writer, playwright; Sir M. Visvesvarayya - engineer and statesman, Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan - astrophysicist, former Chairman of ISRO, member of Rajya Sabha.|
Last Updated on : September 26, 2022