Friday, July 31, 2009

The Garden City of Bangalore

Bangalore is the residence to a large number of superb gardens and parks that simply emphasize the beauty of this city and hence it is called as the “Garden City”. Besides the numerous gardens, Bangalore also has some fine historical sites and other places of interest that are worth watching. If you are on a tour to Bangalore, make certain that you have ample time in hand because there is no end to the things to watch in Bangalore. The tourist attractions abound in this place and thus draw hordes of tourists each year by their enduring charm.

In the middle of the various tourist attractions in Bangalore, The Vidhan Soudha or the State Secretariat, which was built in the year 1954, is the focal attraction of this city. This particular building is simply a modern architectural marvel and is a fine combination of customary Dravidian and modern styles. There are many neo-classical styled government buildings that are located near the Vidhan Soudha in the Cubbon Park which is one more attraction of this town.

One of the most famous and the most significant of the tourist attractions is the The Government Museum of Bangalore that is one of oldest museums in India and also the Visvesvaraya Technological and Industrial Museum which occupy an vital place in the list of attractions of the city. Located in the southern part of the city are the Lal Bagh Botanical grounds that holds a number of flower shows. There is also the 18th-century Tipu Sultan's Fort and Palace that is an important place of tourist interest and is most attractive to the historians.

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