Tipu Sultan's Fort :
This is another important tourist destination
which symbolizes the glory of emperor Tipu Sultan in the 18th century.
» Cubbon Park :
This park is located near the Vidhan Soudh
constitutes various species of trees, an aquarium with a multitude of
fishes, the City Central Library with some rare books and a children's
» Ulsoor Lake :
Ulsoor lake is located in the northeastern
part of the city. This is a picturesque lake which offers boating
facilities and is an important picnic spot.
Bangalore can be considered as a shoppers paradise where you can find
everything from clothes, jewellery to handicraft products. There are a
number of state owned and private owned emporia which are famous for its
handicraft products, silk saris, and jewellery. The most famous shopping
attractions are several emporia situated in M.G.Road, Brigade Road, K.G
Road and the Malleswaram where you can find traditional handicraft items
of sandalwood and rose wood.
Bangalore is situated in the Deccan Plateau enjoys a pleasant climate
throughout the year. The maximum temperature in summer (April - June) is
around 38 degrees C and in winter the lowest temperature is around 12
degrees C. The city experiences rains in the months June - August by the
southwestern monsoon.The best time to visit the city is in winters i.e
between October to February.
Bangalore is accessible by air, road and rail.
» Air :
Bangalore airport is 6 km from the city centre from
where regular flights operate to all the major cities of India like
Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi etc. It has direct
international flights to Muscot, Sharjah and Singapore.
» Rail :
There are regular train services which link the
city with other cities of India. The City Railway Station is the main
terminal of the City. There are a number of express trains like
Shatabdhi, Bridavan, Lalbagh connect Bangalore to Chennai.
» Road :
Bangalore has a large Bus terminal near the
railway station from where daily bus services link the city with other
major cities of India like Mysore, Chennai, Mumbai, etc.