Bangalore, nicknamed the Garden City, was once known as a Pensioner’s Paradise. Today it is a bustling city dubbed as India’s Silicon Valley.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad
The Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad was established in 1960 with the objective of conducting art exhibitions at state and national levels. Recently an art school, Chitrakala Vidyalaya, has been established on the same campus. The galleries within the Parishad are host to excellent permanent and temporary collections.
Named in honor of Commissioner Cubbon, this park is spread over 330 acres right in the center of the city.
Tipu Sultan’s Place
Tipu Sultan’s Palace, an 18th Century structure, is made mostly out of wood with finely embellished balconies, pillars and arches.
The palace still retains the original teakwood pillars.
Tipu Sultan used to refer to this palace as ‘Abode of Happiness’.
The Lal Bagh is a well maintained botanical garden commissioned by the Hyder Ali and completed by his son Tipu Sultan.
The Glass House, modeled after London’s Crystal Palace, hosts the yearly flower show which attracts a lot of visitors to the park.