|*Bengaluru city map showing major roads, hotels, hospitals and other places of interest.|
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Bengaluru or Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and one of the most prominent cities of India. It has a population of 8,443,675 (2011 census) and ranks as the third biggest city in the nation in terms of population and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in the country. Bengaluru is referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India" as it is India's leading Information Technology exporter. It is also referred by other nicknames such as 'City of Gardens', and 'Pub Capital of India'.
The city is home to a number of scenic parks, movie theater complexes, boulevards, and famous memorials and edifices. The city features an exciting nightlife with a host of exotic pubs.
When you are visiting the city, it is necessary that you carry a Bengaluru City Map which would enable you to get all the necessary information about the Silicon Valley of India.
There are many tourist places in the city which have been highlighted in this map and they include the following:
The weather of Bengaluru is truly enjoyable and as a result the city attracts thousands of travelers round the year. However, the highest tourist inflow is seen during months between September and February.
How to Reach Bengaluru:
The city is well-connected by flights from Delhi, Mumbai and many other important cities of the country as well as abroad. It takes 45 minutes to reach the airport from the main city.
There are two important railway stations in the city - Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeswantpur Junction. Trains are available on regular basis from both the railway stations. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation has set up Namma Metro, an intra-city rail network.
Buses ranging from air-conditioned, Volvo to sleeper coaches are available for Bengaluru from Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Coimbatore and Mangalore. Some buses are also run by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation
|Tehsil/Taluk||Four Taluks: Bangalore - East, West, South, and Anekal|
|Area||741 sq km|
|Population as per 2011||8443675|
|Official Languages||Kannada and English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Transport||Air, Rail, Road|
|Food and Cuisine||South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, Street Food|
|Religions||Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam|
|Festivals||Bangalore Karaga, Kadalekaye Parishe, Makara Sankranthi, Gowri Habba, Ganesh Chaturthi, Krishna Janam Ashtami, Dussehra, Deepavali, Mahashivratri, Ugadi, Varamahalakshmi|
|Monuments||Vidhan Soudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Attara Kacheri (High Court), Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, Bangalore Palace|
|Places of interest||Lal Bagh, Bangalore palace, Attara Kacheri, Government Museum, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bannerghatta National Park, Butterfly Park, Bull Temple, St. Mary's Basilica, Shivanasamudra Falls, Mysore, Ulsoor Lake, ISKCON temple complex, Someshwara Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Cubbon Park, and many more|
|Markets||Brigade Road ,Commercial Street, M.G. Road, Residency Road, Sampige Road, Malleswaram Marathahalli Main Road , Jayanagar Shopping Complex, Gandhi Bazaar, Chickpet, KR Market/City Market, Gandhi Bazaar, N R Colony, Banashankari, Malleswaram, Jayanagar, JP Nagar Shivajinagar, Bangalore Central, Cosmos Mall, Garuda Mall, Garuda Swagath Mall, Gopalan Mall, Leela Galleria, Lido Mall, Mantri Square, Royal Meenakshi Mall, Sigma Mall, The Collection, The Forum, Value Mall|
|Hotels||The Leela Palace Bangalore, Ramada Encore Domlur Bangalore, Citadines Richmond Bangalore, The Elanza Hotel, Mango Hotels, Bangalore - Koramangala, Elmas Hotel, Mango Hotels, and many more|
|Industries||Information Technology (IT), Aerospace and Aviation industries, Manufacturing Industries, Space technology, Electronics City, industrial park, Research and Development (R&D), electronics and software production|
|University/College||University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, R.V. College of Engineering, PES Institute of Technology, BMS College of Engineering, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology and Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering|
|Notable people||K.C. Reddy - Former Chief Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda - Former Prime Minister, Siddaramaiah - Former Deputy Chief Minister, Kuvempu - poet, Jnanpith awardee, Masti Venkatesh Iyengar - Jnanpith awardee, T. P. Kailasam - Kannada writer, playwright; Sir M. Visvesvarayya - engineer and statesman, Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan - astrophysicist, former Chairman of ISRO, member of Rajya Sabha.|