Bangalore - Land of Black Diamond OR Space City OR Garden City of India OR Science city of India

Bangalore Travel Guide

Bangalore, commonly known as Bangluru, is a fast emerging IT city the world that has gained immense popularity within a very short span of time. In other words, Bangalore, the capital city of the southern Indian state of Karnataka, is really a vibrant city also known for a number of major attractions that are globally renowned. Moreover, it is also the seventh largest city in India that is known as the Garden City because of its many beautiful gardens and parks. Every year, not only IT professionals, but travel enthusiasts also come to explore city for its attractions from all parts of the world. And they also prefer to stay in the city for some more days. Wide spread roads, vibrant night life and high-rise IT companies stand the city apart from the crowd.

Despite the fact that the origin of Bangalore is antique the contemporary city was founded in the 16th century and has since continued to be an important administrative center. Because of the high concentration of IT industry, it also called the Silicon Valley of India. There are a number of good hotels in Bangalore like the Ashoka Hotel in Bangalore that make your stay in the Garden city comfortable.

Legend has it that the city is named after an old woman, who lived in this area and offered a humble meal of boiled beans to a lost Hoysala ruler. The origin of the present-day city of Bangalore can be traced to the early 16th century, when Kempegowda, a local chief, built a small mud fort here. Bangalore gained prominence in the 18th century, when it became an important fort city, under Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan of Mysore. This area witnessed the struggle between Tipu Sultan and the British. The British defeated Tipu Sultan and took over Bangalore city. In 1831, the British made it the regional administrative city and established a big cantonment here.

The city is also well connected with major cities of the world that has gained immense popularity within a very short span of time as a major attraction globally. In addition to this, the city is known for world-class convention centers, hotels, restaurants, conference facilities and the list goes on.

Government of Karnataka also spends a considerable amount of money to promote the city at world level apart from the IT hub. However, the city is also known as the silicon valley of India. No doubt, the city has also become one of the hot favorite cities to stay in the state of Karnataka.

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