Being 'Bangalored' is the latest addition to the English lexicon - an American tribute to this Karnataka city's growing global technological prominence. Thanks to the number of American jobs that are now headed towards Bharatvarsh, specifically Bangalore, the high-tech city is the playground of many global companies. Bangalore's runaway success is evident in the growing cluster of chrome and steel office complexes, swanky malls and shopping arcades. Add to that a salubrious climate, extensive green cover and an easygoing lifestyle, and you have India's most progressive city.
Bangalore is a city in transition. Colonial-era buildings are mirrored in the chrome and glass highrises that are sprouting up all around. It is not only a great place to do business but also to shop. Or, just walk around the city's parks among the splendid pinks of cassias, the purple majesty of jacarandas and the flaming gulmohars.
Bangalore has a zest that is infectious with vitality and vibrancy. A pub culture has sprung up and young software professionals elbow for space in the numerous pubs and eating places in the evenings. The fifth largest city in India today sustains an enviable momentum of industrial and commercial growth. It is, simply, a city hard to resist.
Vidhan Sabha: This imposing edifice built almost entirely of dressed Bangalore granite is a tribute to temple architecture. Housing the Legislative Chambers of the state government, this 46 meter high seat of the government is Bangalore's best known landmark. This is one of Bangalore's most important buildings
Lal Bagh - The Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore is of royal origin and was started initially as a private garden in an area of 40 acres by Hyder Ali, one of the most famous rulers of old Mysore in 1760. Initially designed in Mughal style,on the model of an extensive garden at Sira in Tumkur near Bangalore, this garden was further developed by Hyder Ali’s son Tipu Sultan and subsequently by the British and Indian doyens of hortuculture.
The Bull Temple: Has been built by Kempegowda in the 16th century AD. The gray granite sacred bull Nandi, is the main attraction after which the temple has been named. The sacred bull has been carved out of a single granite block and measures 4.57 m in height and 6.10 m in length.