Bangalore - The Capital City of Karnataka

History of Bangalore 
Once King Veeraballa of Vijayanagara lost his way in forest. He came upon a lone hut in the thick forest where he met an old woman. He is very Hungry and tired and he asked for food, The old woman gave him baked beans ('Benda Kalu' in Kannada Language). The King found this humble meal taste better than the richest fare. To commemorate this incident, he called the place "Benda Kalu Ooru" (place of baked beans). Now, Bangalore is also known as 'Garden City', 'Silicon Valley of India, and 'IT Hub of India'.

Kempe Gowda, known as the founder of Bangalore, played a very important in the shaping of the city. A feudal lord himself, he used to serve under the Vijayanagara Kings. A hunting enthusiast, Kempe Gowda once saw his dog being chased by a hare. Amused as well as impressed up this incident, he started calling Bangalore as 'Gandu bhoomi' (heroic place). He, with the help of King Achutaraya, built a mud fort in Bangalore and inside it founded the towns of Balepet, Cottonpet, and Chickpet. Later, his son got the four watchtowers erected on the boundaries of the city, visible even today.

After India gained independence in 1947, Bangalore became the capital of Karnataka. Now Bangalore is a fastest growing cosmopolitan city in Asian Continent. It is home to some of the most high tech industries in India. It is known as ‘Silicon Valley of India because of Bangalore is most popular for its IT Industry. Bangalore is also famous for some of India's premier scientific establishments. Bangalore is the ideal gateway to India and beyond for its salubrious climate, gardens and parks, natural lakes, architectural landmarks, shopping malls, business opportunities, and many more.

Bangalore Bus Station (Majestic)

Information Technology Park, Bangalore
Some of the Attractions in Bangalore

How To Reach


By Air
Bangalore International Airport is 40 km away from the heart of the city, Majestic. It costs about Rs 300 by auto rickshaw and Rs 600 by taxi. Pre paid taxi facilities are available in Airport. Bangalore airport is well connected to almost all airports in India. International flights to major foreign cities are also operated from Bangalore.
By Train
Bangalore Majestic, Bangalore Cantonment (8 km to Majestic) and Yeshwanthpur (10 km away from Majestic) are the three main stations in Bangalore. Bangalore Majestic is connected to all major cities in India.

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