The city of Bangalore boasts of a number of tourist attractions. Bangalore tours would take you to regal palaces, spacious gardens, sacred pilgrimages, museums and ancient monuments.
One of the major landmarks of the city, the Bull temple attracts
tourists and devotees alike for the magnificent monolithic Bull
structure. The Kadalekayi Parishe (The Groundnut fair), which is held in
the month of November attracts large number of tourists.
Literally meaning "Eighteen offices", this impressive edifice
of red brick and stone houses the state High Court. Built in the Greco-
Roman style of architecture, Attara Kacheri building predates the
Vidhana Soudha by almost a century and was conceived by Commissioner
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangalore, the Bangalore
Palace has been built along the lines of the Windsor Castle in England
and embodies Tudor architecture. Known for the profusion of exquisite
woodwork, this stunning palace was built by Chamaraja Wodeyar, Maharaja
of Mysore in 1887.
Named after Mark Cubbon, Bangalore's longest-serving commissioner, this
beautifully laid out park spreads over 300 acres in the heart of the
city. A favorite hub of fitness freaks and the elderly population,
Cubbon Park also houses some of the most elegant buildings of the city
like the Attara Kacheri.
ISKCON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)
Constructed by the ISKCON society to commemorate the birth centennial
of its founder Sri Prabhupada, the temple complex is a synthesis of
modern technology and traditional temple architecture. Perched atop a
hillock with a panoramic beauty, ISKCON temple attracts thousands of
Construction of this magnificent palace was started by Haider Ali and
completed by Tipu Sultan in 1791. This summer retreat of Tipu, also
known as the Adobe of Peace, is a two-storied wooden structure lined
with beautifully carved pillars, arches, and balconies. Now home to a
museum displaying artifacts belonging to the Haider-Tipu regime.
This majestic structure, housing the State Legislature and the
Secretariat of Karnataka, has an imposing presence on the landscape of
Bangalore. Influenced by the Neo-Dravidian style of architecture, it is
reputed to be the largest secretariat in India. Vidhana Soudha came up
courtesy the efforts of Kengal Hanumanthaiah, Chief Minister of the then
Mysore state between 1951-1957.