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Monday, November 23, 2009

Travel Destinations Of ' Bengaluru' India

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Kempe Gowda was the founder of Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka state. It is a major cosmopolitan city , an industrial and commercial center of India. The origin of the city is traced back to the 16th century,and about two centuries later it became the capital of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.

Bangalore is one of the most popular metropolitan cities in southern India. This garden city of India, has a climate that makes it a pleasant place all through the year. It is the seventh largest city in India. Taking a lead in the Information Technology boom in the country, Bangalore houses some of the most powerful MNC’s in the sector, its also popularly known as "Silicon Valley Of India".

Bangalore is the core center for India's software industry. Plan and design of the city is perfect making Bangalore an attracting place to see. The trees laid on both the sides of the roads, well maintained parks, lined avenues, gardens and lakes and the rich greenery surrounding the city make it a heaven. Though thousands of industries are there and are coming up in the name of IT, Bangalore still remains the same with its old unspoiled beauty.

Bengaluru is a travelers destination and has a host of interesting places that a traveler must visit when in Bengaluru. The city has heritage, open spaces, trendy markets, pubs and amusement parks that can keep a traveler engaged in the city.

Bengalore has a fine blend of architectural landmarks, temple complexes, palaces, and open spaces, which are in perfect harmony with the vibrant ambiance of the city. No trip to Bengaluru is complete without visiting Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park and Bangalore Palace.

For excursions, Bangalore offers you quite excellent spots like the gigantic banyan tree, the Banerghatta National Park, the scenic Nandi Hills, the thrilling Mekadatu etc.

The city is also a veritable paradise for shoppers and offers some of the most exquisite and exotic variety of silks and handicraft items. The city also has an uncanny reputation of having a very high number of pubs, cocktail lounges and restaurants in the country.

The cuisines of Bangalore are known worldwide for their delicious taste. You can select from a wide variety of food items, from the traditional South Indian style to the exotic. You can try the simple but excellent fare offered at the several "idli" shops, and the numerous bakeries. For a hearty meal, the city is home to several restaurants serving anything from continental to Chinese cuisine. Roadside vendors, tea stalls, South Indian, North Indian, Chinese and Western fast food are all very popular in the city. Udupi restaurants are very popular and serve predominantly vegetarian, regional cuisine.

In each of its tourist destinations, there are a large number of budget hotels in Karnataka to suit every one's budget and taste.

If you were looking for world-class luxury, hotels in Karnataka would offer you a range of choices, whereas in the rather value-for-money category, there is no dearth of hotels in Karnataka.

List of hotels in bengaluru :

The Oberoi : 39, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore

Taj West End : Race Course Road, Bangalore

The Leela Kempinski : 23, Airport Road, Bangalore

Le Meridien
: No. 28, Sankey Road, Bangalore

Taj Residency : 41/3 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore

ITC Windsor Sheraton & Towers
: No. 25, Golf Course Road, Bangalore