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International Conference on Future Libraries: 14

Sightseeing

Sightseeing


        

Vidhana Soudha
This is one of the most important structures in Bangalore. The 46-metre tall imposing building comprises 300 rooms, each of which reflects the impressive Dravidian style of architecture. Housing 22 departments of the Government of Karnataka, Vidhan Soudha also happens to be one of the one of the largest legislative buildings and is a must-see tourist attraction in Bangalore.

        

Bannerghatta National Park
Situated in the middle of the forests in the valley of the famous Champakadhama hills, the Bannerghatta National Park, a rich natural zoological reserve, works towards conservation of wildlife and promotes responsible wildlife tourism. It comprises a zoo, safari, butterfly park and rescue center that carries out conservation and rehabilitation of orphaned animals. The animals of the park are provided with an ambience that allows them to live in harmony with nature.

        

Cubbon Park
This beautiful park showcases more than 6,000 species of trees and plants, along with famous statues and well-planned avenues spread out over an area of 300 acres. Cubbon Park is frequented by nature lovers as well as those who wish to explore the magnificent landscaping and architecture of this park situated right in the heart of Bangalore city.

        

Lal Bagh
Lal Bagh is the most famous tourist attraction in Bangalore and is spread out over 240 acres. The botanical garden was built in the 18th century during the reign of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. This enchanting garden has preserved some of the rarest species of flora and fauna and also houses a lake and a glasshouse. Flower shows held at Lal Bagh is something you wouldn’t want to miss out on!

        

Bangalore Palace
A scenic palace which bears striking resemblance to England’s Windsor Castle, Bangalore Palace is a scenic tourist hotspot with a majestic castle-like structure set amidst lush green environs. The huge palace grounds are used for organizing various types of events and musical shows, most of which include rock concerts. While you are here, don’t miss the immaculately designed interiors of the palace filled with magnificent paintings and stained glass windows. Photography is allowed within the premises so capture some of the greatness in your lens!

        

Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills or Nandi betta (Anglicised forms include Nandidurg and Nandydoorg) is an ancient hill fortress in southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state. It is 10 km from Chickballapur town and approximately 60 km from the city of Bengaluru. The hills are nestled near the town of Nandi. In traditional belief, the hills are the origin of the Arkavathy river.[1]