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Bangalore aka Bengaluru:

Bangalore is officially known as Bengaluru, is a megacity of South India, Capital City of Karnataka State is located at 12.97°N 77.56°E and covers an area over 742 Square Kilometers. And it is situated over 949 meters above sea level. At 962 meters (3,156 ft) Doddabettahalli in North Bangalore is the highest natural point of Bangalore city, is known as Garudadri Giri hill houses Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, watch the video here. Due to a lot of Gardens, lakes, and green space enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. Bangalore has emerged as India’s highest-ranked city at No. 83 in a new index of the world’s 113 cities in terms of economic and social inclusivity.

Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace

History of Bangalore / Bengaluru

  • Nageshwara Temple and Panchalingeshwara Temple shrines in Panchalingeshwara Temple Complex in Begur, is located in Bangalore, dates back to Western Ganga Dynasty Kings Nitimarga aka Ereganga Neetimarga (843-870 CE) and Eriyappa Nitimarga II aka Ereganga Neetimarga II(907-921 CE). This temple complex houses an inscription in the Halegannada language (Old Kannada), dated 890 CE, which describes a “Bengaluru war” (modern Bangalore city) discovered by the epigraphist R. Narasimhachar and the inscription recorded in “Epigraphia Carnatica” (Vol 10 supplementary). And This remains the earliest evidence of the existence of a place called Bengaluru.
  • Fifty-eight kilometers Towards North West of this Begur, a village by name Maane is formerly known as Manyapura, was the capital of Western Ganga Dynasty old ruins of Kapileshwara temple, which is 1200 years old reveals how old as a place Bengaluru was.
  • Vasantha Vallabharaya Temple, located in Vasanthapura sthala Purana (Legend of Vasanthapura), says, Rishi Mandavya built the shrine, and Bengaluru then was known by the name “Kalyanpuri.” This Purana belongs to the prehistoric period.
  • Sri Dharmeshwara Temple, located at Ivara Kandapura near Hesaraghatta, dates back to the year 1100 CE.  Inscriptions in Tamil reveals it is a Chola temple.
  • The pre-historic site at Chikkajala, about 24 km north of Bengaluru, some cist burials found believed to be more than 3000 years old.
  • Peninsular Gneiss at Lalbagh, a Geographical Monument of India, is one of the oldest rock formations on Earth, estimated 2500 to 3000 million years old.
  •  Vrishabhavathi River origins somewhere in present-day Malleshwaram in the heart of Bengaluru City gives an idea that this place had habitable Conditions because of earlier all towns, temples, and capitals of Kingdoms where built on the banks of Rivers or Sea.
  • Modern Bengaluru founded by Kempe Gowda I (1510 CE – 1570 CE), he had built a mud fort in the year 1537 CE,
  • Kempe Gowda II ( elder son of Kempe Gowda I) built four watchtowers along with four directions in the following locations: Ulsoor Watchtower, Lalbagh Watchtower, Mekhri circle Watchtower, and Kempambudhi lake Watchtower.

Nicknames of Bengaluru/Bangalore:

  • The Garden City of India, Bengaluru, has more than 500 gardens and parks. Lalbagh Botanical garden, Cubbon park, officially called Sri Chamarajendra Park, Hesaraghatta Grassland, Bannerghatta Biological Park, The Botanical Garden Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra are spanning over 250 acres. Garden in every locality, Tree-lined Streets truly makes Bangalore a Garden City.
  • Silicon Valley of India; Bengaluru is home to headquarters of Infotech companies.
  • Science city of India; Bangalore gets this name due to immense development in the fields of science and technology.
  • Lake city of India; Bangalore is home to More than 190 lakes which are home around 180 species of bird.
  • Bengaluru is also known as “Electronic City” and “Space City.”

Bangalore/Bengaluru Transportation & Connectivity:

Bangalore well connected by Air, Railway, and by Road.

  1. Kempegowda International Airport, an international airport serving Bangalore 5th busiest Airport in India.  Codes (IATA: BLR, ICAO: VOBL).
  2. Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Bengaluru is the central Railway Junction; Station Code is KSR. Yelahanka Junction (YNK), Yeshwanthpur Junction (YPR), Krishnarajapuram (KJM), and Bangalore Cantonment (BNC) are also major Railway stations where Trains origins and terminates.
  3. Kempegowda Bus Station, aka Majestic Bus Station, Interstate Bus Station Buses from and to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
  4. Mysore Road Satellite Bus Station, Interstate Bus Station Buses coming from, and to Mysore, Madikeri, and Kerala.
  5. Shantinagar Bus Station Interstate Bus Station from and to Tamilnadu and Pondicherry.
  6. Basaveshwara Satellite Bus Terminal, Peenya.
  7. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, a government of Karnataka agency, operates Buses ( Public transport) all over Bengaluru.
  8. Namma Metro aka Bengaluru Metro, operational metro in Bangalore.
  9. All types of Cars, Coaches, Tempo Traveller, Buses, Mini Buses for Hire, Contact 8431671363 24/7 Service.

 

List of Forest area, Botanical Gardens, Biological park, and Gardens of Bangalore: 

 

  • Lalbagh Botanical Garden.
Area 240 acres
Established Year 1760 CE
Address Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004.
Open & Close hours 6:00am – 7:00pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Rs 20.00
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 4.6 km
Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru
Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden, video
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  • Cubbon Park officially called Sri Chamarajendra Park.
Area 300 acres
Established Year 1870 CE
Address Kasturba Road, Behind High Court of Karnataka Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Open & Close hours 6:00am – 7:00pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Free
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 500 Meters
Cubbon park
Cubbon park

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Cubbon Park aka Sri Chamarajendra Park
Cubbon Park aka Sri Chamarajendra Park

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  • Bannerghatta National Park and it’s integral part, Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP).
Area 260.5 Square Kilometer
Established Year 1970 CE
Address Bannerghatta Rd, Bannerghatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083
Open & Close hours 9:30am – 5:00pm
Holiday Tuesday
Entry fees Rs 80.00
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 22.3km
Bannerghatta National Park and its integral part, Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP)
Inside Bannerghatta National Park, herds of Elephant

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Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP)
Lake inside Bannerghatta

Bugle Rock aka Kahale Bande.

Area 16 acres
Established Year 1585 CE
Address Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru,
Open & Close hours 6:00am – 7:00pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Free
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 6.9 km
Bugle Rock
Bugle Rock aka Kahale Bande

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Bugle rock aka Khalebande

 

Coles Park.

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Dodda Alada Mara (The Banyan Tree).

Area  3 acres
Established Year 1700 CE
Address Tavarekere, Uttarahalli Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562130
Open & Close hours 8:00am – 5:30pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Free
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 29.5 km
Dodda Alada Mara (The Banyan Tree)
Dodda Alada Mara (The Banyan Tree)

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Dodda Alada Mara (The Banyan Tree) (2)
Dodda Alada Mara (The Banyan Tree) (2)

Freedom Park, Bangalore.

Area 16 acres
Established Year November 2008
Address Seshadri Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560009
Open & Close hours 5-8:30 am and 4-8:00 pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Free
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 1.6 km
Freedom park, Bengaluru
Freedom park, Bengaluru

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Freedom Park, Bengaluru Vid link
Freedom Park, Bengaluru Vid link

 

Iblur Park.

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National Military Memorial and Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain.

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National Military Memorial and Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain.
National Military Memorial park

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National Military Memorial and Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain. (2)
National Military Memorial and Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain

Jawahar Bal Bhavan.

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Jayaprakash Narayan Park.

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Prani – The Pet Sanctuary.

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Turahalli Forest.

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Ranadheera Kanteerava Park ( Heritage Theme park).

Area 5 acres
Established Year 2016 CE
Address Rashtriya Vidyalaya Rd, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560041
Open & Close hours 5-9:00 am and 4-9:00 pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Nil
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 6.9 km

Sir.M. Vishweshwarayya “Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park”.

Area 1.2 acre
Established Year 1964 CE
Address 40th cross, 8th main, 5th block Jayanagar, Bangalore-560041
Open & Close hours 10:30am – 5:00pm
Holiday Sundays & Saturdays
Entry fees Nil
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 8 km

Avalahalli State Forest.

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Deemed Forest Area.

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Dog Park at Hullu Kaddi.

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Puttenahalli bird reserve (Bengaluru’s only bird sanctuary).

Area 24 acres
Established Year 2007 CE
Address Yelahanka, Bengaluru
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Puttenahalli bird reserve
Puttenahalli bird reserve

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Puttenahalli bird reserve vid link
Puttenahalli bird reserve vid link

Fairly Dense Mixed Jungle located inside GKVK.

Area 2400 acres
Established Year 12 July 1969
Address 558, 22nd A Cross Rd, Janatha Colony, Vignana Kendra, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560065
Open & Close hours 8:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday  8:30am – 12:30pm
Holiday Sunday
Entry fees Nil
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 13 km
Fairly Dense Mixed Jungle (1)
Fairly Dense Mixed Jungle (1)

 

Fairly Dense Mixed Jungle (2)
Fairly Dense Mixed Jungle (2)

Doresanipalya Forest Research Station and National Tiger Conservation Authority.

Area 90 acres
Established Year 1974 CE
Address Sahyadri Layout, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076
Open & Close hours  5-9:00am and 4-6:30pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Nil
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 13.3 km

Jarkabandi State Forest aka Jarakabande Kaval (JB Kaval) Closed for Public.

Area 494 acres
Established Year 1901 CE
Address Jalahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560015
Open & Close hours Closed for Public
Holiday Closed for Public
Entry fees Closed for Public
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 16.9 km

Cariappa memorial park, 2020 updated, now closed for Public.

Area 22 acres
Established Year 1996 CE
Address Cubbon Rd, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Open & Close hours Closed for General public
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Closed for Public
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 2.2 km

Jarakabande Kaval Butterfly Garden.

Area 2 acres
Established Year
Address 74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur, Via Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064
Open & Close hours 8:00am – 10:00am
Holiday Prior Registration is Required
Entry fees Rs 300.00
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 18 km

Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden, LEAD Botanical Garden University of Agricultural sciences Botanical Garden.

Please note This Botanical Garden strictly for research and educational purpose. Visit the garden is allowed with permission obtained from the garden office.

Area 1200 acres
Established Year 12 July 1969
Address Gandhi Krishi, Vignana Kendra, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560065
Open & Close hours 8:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday  8:30am – 12:30pm
Holiday Sunday
Entry fees Nil
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 13 km
Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden
Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden

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Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden Video
Mahatma Gandhi Botanical Garden Video

 

Hennur Bamboo Forest.

Area
Established Year
Address Mitganahalli, Bellahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562149
Open & Close hours 6:00am – 4:00pm
Holiday Nil
Entry fees Free
Distance from Vidhana Soudha 28.5 km

 

Lakes, Reservoirs, water bodies, and Rivers of Bangalore: 

  1. Agara lake.
  2. Akshayanagar Kere.
  3. Allalasandra Lake.
  4. Amruthahalli Lake.
  5. Arkavathi River.
  6. Begur lake.
  7. Bellandur Lake.
  8. Benniganahalli Lake.
  9. Chelekere lake.
  10. Chikkabanavara lake.
  11. Chinnappanahalli Lake Park.
  12. Dandiganahalli Dam.
  13. Devasandra Lake.
  14. Doddabommasandra lake aka Kempa Sarovara.
  15. Doddagubbi Lake.
  16. Doddanekundi Lake.
  17. Gangadhar Kere.
  18. Hebbal Lake.
  19. Heggondahalli Lake.
  20. Hesaraghatta Lake and grasslands.
  21. Horamavu Agara lake.
  22. Hosakerehalli Lake.
  23. Hulimangala lake.
  24. ISRO Layout Lake.
  25. Jakkur Lake.
  26. Jaraganahalli lake.
  27. Jigani Lake.
  28. Kaggadasapura Lake.
  29. Kalena Agrahara lake.
  30. Kalkere Lake.
  31. Kammasandra lakes.
  32. Kempambudhi Lake.
  33. Kothanur Lake.
  34. KR Puram Lake.
  35. Lalbagh Lake.
  36. Madiwala Lake.
  37. Manchanabele Dam.
  38. Maragondanahalli Lake.
  39. Mathikere Lake.
  40. Medahalli Lake.
  41. Munnekolala lake.
  42. Nagavara Lake.
  43. Narasipura lake.
  44. Puttenahalli Lake, JP Nagar.
  45. Puttenahalli Lake, Yelahanka.
  46. Rachenahalli Lake
  47. Rayasandra Lake
  48. Sankey Tank lake.
  49. Sarakki lake.
  50. Seegehalli Lake.
  51. Singasandra Lake.
  52. Srirampura Lake.
  53. Thattekere Lake.
  54. Thippagondanahalli Reservoir.
  55. Thirumenahalli Lake
  56. Ulsoor Lake.
  57. Varthur Kere
  58. Vengaihnakere.
  59. Vibhutipura Lake.
  60. Vitta Sandra Lake
  61. Yelahanka Lake.
  62. Yele Mallappa Shetty Lake.
Museums, Art Gallery, Performance Theatres, Yoga centers of Bangalore: 
  1. Bangalore Aquarium, aka Government Aquarium.
  2. Crimson Art Gallery
  3. Government Museum, Bangalore.
  4. HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum.
  5. HMT Museum
  6. Indian Music Experience.
  7. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.
  8. Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath.
  9. Kempegowda Museum.
  10. National Gallery of Modern Art.
  11. NIMHANS Brain Museum.
  12. Parsi Fire Temple.
  13. Rangoli Metro Art Center.
  14. Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall (STATE CENTRAL LIBRARY).
  15. Venkatappa Art Gallery.
  16. Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum.
  17. Chowdiah Memorial Hall.

List of Temples in Bangalore which are Ancient, Historic, Chola architecture, Vijayanagar architecture, and Ganga architecture: 

  1. Sree Devi, Sree Bhoodevi Sametha Sree Chokkanathaswamy temple.
  2. Someshwara Temple (Halasuru).
  3. Kashi Vishweshwar temple.
  4. Vasantha Vallabharaya Temple.
  5. Ananda Lingeshwara Temple.
  6. Eshwara Temple.
  7. Dharmesvara Temple.
  8. Madduramma Temple.
  9. Mukthi Natheshwara Temple.
  10. Someshwara Temple.
  11. Kalikamba Kamatheshwara Temple.
  12. Sri Parvathi Sametha Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple.
  13. Someshwara Temple.
  14. Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple.
  15. Kote Jalakanteshwara temple.
  16. Kambada Narasimha Swamy Temple.
  17. Shiva, Ganesha, Markandeya Temple.
  18. Sri Dakshinamukha Nandi Tirtha Kalyani Kshetra.
  19. Sri Kadu Malleshwara Temple.
  20. Sri Dharmeshwara Temple (Ivara Kandapura).

 

Area wise List of Pincodes of Bangalore city for better and easy commute:

Area wise Pincode is very useful in Bangalore because a lot of short forms used for many area names, and also, there are many areas with the same name.

Why area Pincode is essential in Bangalore here is an example kg halli used for both Kammagondanahalli (560015) near Jalahalli, as well as Kadugondanahalli (560045) both, are 14 km apart, thus knowing the Pincode will be very helpful. PINCODE stands for Postal Index Number used by India Post.

Area PINCODE
Dr. Ambedkar veedhi 560001
Bangalore Corporation building 560002
Malleswaram 560003
Basavanagudi 560004
Fraser Town 560005
J.C.nagar 560006
Air Force hospital 560007
HAL II stage 560008
K. g. road 560009
Rajajinagar 560010
Madhavan Park 560011
Science Institute 560012
Jalahalli 560013
Jalahalli East 560014
Jalahalli West 560015
Dooravani Nagar 560016
Vimanapura 560017
Chamarajpet 560018
Vittala Nagar 560018
Gavipuram Guttahalli 560019
Seshadripuram 560020
Gayathri Nagar 560021
Yeshwanthpur 560022
Magadi Road 560023
Anand Nagar 560024
Richmond Town 560025
Avalahalli 560026
Byatarayanapura 560026
Sampangiramnagar 560027
Tyagraj Nagar 560028
Tavarekere 560029
Adugodi 560030
H.M.T Post 560031
R T Nagar 560032
Maruthi Sevanagar 560033
Agara 560034
Carmelaram 560035
Krishnarajapuram 560036
Yemalur 560037
Indira Nagar 560038
Nayandahalli 560039
Vijayanagar 560040
Jayanagar 560041
Sivan Chetty gardens 560042
Banaswadi 560043
Vishweshwaraiah Layout 560044
Nagavara 560045
Benson Town 560046
Austin Town 560047
Mahadevapura 560048
Bhattarahalli 560049
Banashankari 560050
H.K.P. road 560051
Vasanth Nagar 560052
Balepet 560053
Mathikere 560054
Malleswaram West 560055
Bangalore Viswavidyalaya 560056
Peenya Dasarahalli 560057
Peenya II stage 560058
Rv Niketan 560059
Chudenapura 560060
Chikkalasandra 560061
Konanakunte 560062
A F station yelahanka 560063
Jakkur 560064
G.K.V.K. 560065
Whitefield 560066
Kadugodi 560067
Hongasandra 560068
Padmanabhanagar 560069
Domlur 560070
Nagarbhavi 560071
Nagasandra 560072
Kumbalgodu 560073
New Thippasandra 560074
Hulimavu 560075
Kothanur 560076
J P nagar 560077
Basaveshwara Nagar 560078
Kamakshipalya 560079
Sadashivanagar 560080
Bannerghatta 560083
Lingarajapuram 560084
Banashankari III stage 560085
Mahalakshmipuram Layout 560086
Varthur 560087
Hessarghatta 560088
Byatha 560089
Chikkabanavara 560090
Viswaneedam 560091
Kodigehalli 560092
C.V.raman Nagar 560093
Isro Anthariksha Bhavan 560094
Koramangala VI block 560095
Kanteerava Nagar 560096
Chikkabettahalli 560097
Rajarajeshwari Nagar 560098
Muthanallur 560099
Electronics City 560100
Hsr Layout 560102
Bellandur 560103
Hampinagar 560104
Anekal 562106
Attibele 562107
Bidaraguppe 562107
Chikkajala 562157

 

 

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