Bengaluru formerly known as Bangalore is the capital city of the state of Karnataka, India. Bengaluru is also know as the Garden City of India and as the Silicon Valley of India. Bengaluru third most populated in India and 18th most populated city in the world. Bengaluru is well known as the IT (information technology sector) hub of India and it is amongst the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world. Bengaluru is the first city in India to receive hydro-electric power and also where the multiplexes were first introduced. Bengaluru is also a major centre of Indian classical music and dance.
Bengaluru has a tropical savanna climate, but usually enjoys a more moderate climate throughout the year.
Bengaluru tourist attractions are its parks: Cubbon Park, Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Cariappa Memorial Park, Bal Bhavan, Bannerghatta National Park.
Museum: State Archaeological Museum, Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum, Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium, National Gallery of Modern Art, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain.
Heritage Monuments & Structures: Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore Palace, Tippu Sultan's Palace, Attara Kacheri, Sehadri Iyer Memorial Hall, Bangalore Gandhi Bhavan, Bangalore Bal Bhavan.
Religious Places: The Bull Temple, ISKCON Temple, Gavi Gangadeshwara Cave Temple, Shiva Temple, Dodda Ganesha Temple, Raagi Gudda Sri Prasanna Anjenaya Swami Temple, Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, St. Mary's Basilica, Holy Trinity Church, Infant Jesus Church, Jamia Masjid.
Aquarium: Bangalore Aquarium.
Lakes: Ulsoor Lake, Sankey tank, Madiwala Lake, Lalbagh lake, Hebbal Lake, Varthur Lake.
Recreational Places: Innovative Film City, Amoeba.
Many five star nightclubs, Pubsand discothèque are open till early hours of the morning for party goers.
Bengaluru has many shows of films, drama and performing art conducted in numerous theaters and multiplexes through out the city.
Throughout Bengaluru there are plenty of places for shopper's delight with bargain buys, exclusive boutiques, ethnic markets, mini bazaars and many Malls.
Bengaluru cuisine: Bengaluru gave rest of India the Udipi restaurants. There are many Udipi restaurants in Bengaluru and many other multi-cuisine restaurants for taste lovers.
Bengaluru has best of International hotel chains and budget hotels to choose your accommodation from.
Bengaluru’s local transport is only by road, one can choose from buses, auto-rickshaws & Taxis.