About The Silicon Valley of India: Bangalore


Bangalore Palace
Bangalore Palace

Geographical History and Climate

In November 2006, the name of the 1000 year old city, Bangalore which is geographically known as the Silicon Valley of India, was changed, and now the city is officially known as ‘Bengaluru’ meaning ‘Hero-Stone’ reflecting the virtues of a warrior. Look out for the best airfares to explore this historic, yet modern city.

Located in the southeast of the South Indian state of Karnataka, the city of Bangalore has a flat topology. The only river that flows through the city is River Vrishabhavathi, a small tributary of River Arkavathi.

Owing to the tropical savanna climate, the city experiences wet and dry seasons with hot summer which is occasionally moderated by thunderstorms. Moderate rainfall occurs during the months of August and September. Mild winter prevails during January. The climate is suitable for tourists who keep on visiting the city all the year-round. Flights to Bangalore are available from major cities across the globe and you’ll find it convenient to reach here whenever you desire.

Places and Shopping

Though Bangalore is not a typical tourist spot, yet it is selected by tourists looking for ‘even in odds’. Updated classical views reflecting in old lovely bungalows, parks, places worthy of religious veneration, traditional markets are found on one hand, while on the other you’ll find modernized status of living that includes fashionable shopping malls, pubs, and new architectural wonders. Besides bewitching temples and churches, Vidhana Soudha, Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Maharajas of Mysore Palace, and the summer retreat of Tipu Sultan are some of the classically wonderful architectural instances. Don’t forget to visit the delightful Ulsoor Lake and Sankey Tank Lake in the city. Bannerghatta National Park and Lalbagh Botanical Garden illustrate some fascinating features enriching your tour to Bangalore. Cheap flights to Bangalore are available and you should book your air tickets in advance to get the best flight deals available.

Shopping for sandalwood carvings and silk sarees, electronic goods and vehicles in Bangalore provides a wide range of options for shoppers. Take out some time to explore Flights to Bangalore offering cheap plane fares.

Sports and Events

When in Bangalore, experience the pulsating sportive spirit in the city, which includes hiking up the hills, hill climbing, camping, cave exploration, Radio Control Car racing and other adventure activities.

Book cheap tickets to Bangalore and enjoy the traditional Peanut fair, annual exhibition-cum-sale of paintings and a 5-day event, and Aero India, a defence exhibition showcasing fighter jets from around the world.

Food and Stay

The restaurants in Bangalore provide an across-the-board assortment of delicious and Mouth watering cuisine that includes South Indian food, Parsi food, Thai and French dishes, tandoori, biryani delicious kebab dishes, Chinese and Western fast food. There are plenty of hotels with spacious rooms and all kind of modern amenities including body treatments, massage (room-service), facials suiting your budget and choice.

Road and Air Transportation

Apart from much popular three-wheeled auto-rickshaws, City Taxis are generally available only on call. Air-conditioned luxury buses run by BMTC connecting airport and different places inside and outside the city and South Western Railways strengthen the city’s transport network. Bengaluru International Airport, located in Devanahalli, handles international airlines connecting more than half a hundred destination across the globe. Avail Flights to Bangalore and visit this incredible city.

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