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Interesting Facts and Major Attractions Highlighting the Beauty of Bangalore City

Jan. 1, 2022
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Bangalore is located in Southern India and is one of the largest in south India. Bangalore's other neighboring metropolises are Chennai and Hyderabad.?

 

If you live in Bangalore or want to move there or visit the city, you should feel proud. Because Bangalore has some interesting facts and awesome Bangalore tourist places on its own.

 

Without further ado, let's dive in.

Interesting Facts about Bangalore City

 

 

1. A City With the Highest Altitude

 

Bangalore is the largest city with a high altitude, at 3000 feet above sea level. Other major cities, such as Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata, are closer to the sea level in nature.

 

2. Religious Diversity

 

Bangalore comprises 1000 temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches, three Gurudwaras, two Buddhist viharas, and even a fire temple, making it a perfect place for people of all religions.

 

3. Mud fort - The Foundation of Bangalore City

 

The mud fort built by the then-ruler Kempe Gowda provided a foundation for modern Bangalore.

 

4. Capital City

 

Bangalore city is rightfully claimed to be the capital State of Karnataka. It hosts a variety of company headquarters and is an IT hub dedicated to enhancing the future of India.

 

5. Silicon Valley of India

 

Due to its enormous growth in the IT sector and startups, Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India.

 

6. Home to Great Companies

 

Some of India's most well-known companies have their headquarters in Bangalore, including Wipro, ISRO, Infosys, and HAL.

 

7. Fastest growing city in Asia

 

Many experts believe that Bangalore would be the fastest developing metropolis in Asia and India between 2020 and 2024. 

 

8. Home to Renowned Institutes

 

Bangalore is home to many of India's 'greatest' educational institutions. Among these are the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), the Indian Institute of Management (IIM Bangalore), Christ University, and others.

 

9. Aerospace center

 

Bangalore is not only home to many IT firms, but also to several aerospace companies such as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and National Aerospace Laboratories.

 

10. Home to the Kannada film industry

 

Bangalore is the seat of Kannada cinema, India's booming film industry. Several famous movies that depict enhancements in cinematic technology and expertise have come from this 'wonderful' industry.

 

11. Garden City of India

 

Bangalore is called the Garden City of India because of its old trees, lovely lakes, green parks, magnificent flowers, and pleasant climate.

 

12. Highest number of broadband connections in India 

 

 With many IT companies and tech-savvy citizens, Bangalore city has the largest, number of broadband connections in India.

 

13. Free WiFi

 

Bangalore is the first city in India to provide free WiFi to its residents.

 

14. First Electric Street Lamp

 

Bangalore was the first city in Asia to have electric lights installed in its streets.

 

15. Rava Idly

 

Rava Idli, a delicious breakfast dish in south India, was invented by the Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) of Bangalore

 

The Major Tourist Attractions in Bangalore

 

 Apart from these fascinating facts, Bangalore enjoys a variety of tourist attractions to attract people of all ages. Bangalore's climate, tasty dishes, shopping centers, party culture, and so on have all aroused the interest of guests from all over the world.

  

Lal Bagh Botanical garden

 

Lal bagh

 

When visiting Bangalore, one of the best places in Bangalore to visit is Lal Bagh Botanical Garden. You might think that a botanical garden isn't worth seeing for tourism, but once you go, you'll realize otherwise. Hundreds of different plants and trees can be found in the 240-acre green garden. Some of the trees here are hundreds of years old. This garden's glasshouse is a beautiful sight. Ultimately, this is a place that can treat your eyes while also rejuvenating your mind.

 

Commercial Street

 

Commerical

 

It's not just one street; there are several. This shopping center has everything you need, from spices to jewelry to handmade items to the 'finest' fabrics. Instead of returning empty-handed from Bangalore, consider paying a visit to Commercial Street.

 

Vidhana Soudha

 

Vidhana Soudha

 

The landmark of Bangalore is Vidhana Soudha, India's largest state legislative building. This location is worth seeing for its architectural brilliance. It is situated in Cubbon Park, surrounded by grass and trees, pleasant for morning and evening walks.

 

Bangalore cuisine

 

Cuisine

 

Bangalore city has many mouthwatering dishes on its own, as well as a variety of dishes with different flavors. The best dishes to try in Bangalore restaurants are

 

1.Rava idli

2.Obbattu

3.Bangalore Bun

4.Dosa

5.Bisi bele bath

6.Dhonnai Biryani

 

Party Hubs

Bangalore has a great party culture due to a large number of IT employees and students from all over the country who reside here. Bangalore has a lot of places to dance and get rid of the stress in your head.

 

Chinnaswamy Stadium

 

Chinnaswamy Stadium

 

We Indians love cricket, and we greatly enjoy high-scoring matches. And the Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium is the best place to watch exciting matches because it is designed for high-scoring encounters. Some of the best knocks have been played on this batting-friendly pitch, including Rohit Sharma's first ODI double century against Australia.

The home of the team Royal Challengers Bangalore, led by modern-day great Virat Kohli, and featuring iconic star AB Devilliers, Chinnaswamy stadium is the best place to watch these legends play together.

 

Key Takeaway

Bangalore is a fun-filled city with people from all over the country living here. The towering IT buildings provide numerous job opportunities and a pleasant climate along with green nature makes the city a perfect place to live. 

Yes, the green city of India is also the IT capital of the country. 


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