Bangalore or Bengaluru is the capital city of the Indian state of Karnataka. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India’s third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration.
Bangalore is well known as the hub of India’s information technology sector. The city is amongst the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world. Bangalore continued to be a cantonment of the British and a major city of the Princely State of Mysore which existed as a nominally sovereign entity of the British Raj.
Following the independence of India in 1947, Bangalore became the capital of Mysore state, and remained capital when the new Indian state of Karnataka was formed in 1956.
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is a popular weekend getaway near Bangalore. This ancient hill fortress is famous for trekking. This place derives its name from the stunning statue of Nandi (the bull) at the doorstep of Yoganandeeshwara Temple.
You can view the beautiful sunrise from the hilltop and also visit other places like Muddenahalli and Amrita sarovar.
One of the most spectacular places to visit in Bangalore, the unexplored Anthargange is a beautiful hill range. This place has a lot of caves formed by rocks.
This is an ideal place for thrill seekers as you can go for a trek, try rock climbing and caving. This place is perfect for those interested in spelunking as the rock formations have formed several caves worth exploring.
The winter season brings in a chilly weather as the temperature drops down to 12°. It is considered the best time to visit the place as the weather remains cool.
Visit attractions like Lal Bagh, Commercial Street, Seshadari Iyer Memorial Hall, International Tech Park and Cubbon Park.