Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. Popularly known as India’s ‘Silicon Valley’ for being a major IT hub of the nation, Bengaluru is also known for its parks and nightlife. Also, what adds to its glory is the fact that it is India’s second fastest growing metropolis as well as fourth highest GDP contributor of the nation.
- VIDHANA SOUDHA
Vidhana Soudha is one of the most spectacular buildings in the city of Bengaluru. It houses legislative chambers of the state government and consists of 300 rooms that accommodate approximately 22 departments of the state government. Vidhana Soudha was built in the year 1956 and is almost 46 m high. It is constructed solely out of granite and porphyry and has 4 domes on its 4 corners. The entrance of the building is graced by the four-headed Lion, which is the national emblem of India and its Cabinet room has a beautifully carved ginormous door made from sandalwood. Vidhana Soudha is accessible from all the four directions however one needs to take a prior permission from the concerned authority in order to explore its interior. We would recommend you to visit Vidhana Soudha on Sunday evenings or on public holidays from 6 PM to 8:30 PM as it is floodlit in this period.
- LALBAGH BOTANICAL GARDEN
- VISVESVARAYA INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM
- M. CHINNASWAMY STADIUM
M. Chinnasway Stadium is located in the heart of Bengaluru city amidst the Cubbon Park, Queen’s Road, Cubbon and MG Road. The stadium is four decade old and was formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) but later was rechristened in tribute to Mr. Mangalam Chinnaswamy, who had served KSCA for four decades and was the President of BCCI from 1977 to 1980. The stadium has the capacity to house 40,000 spectators and hosts international test matches, ODIs, first-class cricket matches as well as number of musical and cultural events. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is the home ground of Karnataka State Cricket Stadium as well as the Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL Franchise. It is the first cricket stadium to use solar panels for generating a bulk of electricity required to run the stadium and strongly encourages the sports fraternity to protect the environment as a part of their ‘Go Green’ initiative.
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