Essential Bangalore Travel Guide

Major Attractions in Bangalore

Bangalore Aquarium: The Bangalore Aquarium is a diamond shaped building and was opened in 1973 and is the second largest aquarium in India. The aquarium houses different types of fishes.

Bangalore Palace: The Bangalore Palace was built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar depicting the Tudor-style. Windsor Castle was the brainchild, behind the construction of this Palace. The construction has fortified towers and its interiors are elegant carved of wood. The palace is complete with Gothic windows, battlements and turrets.

Bannerghatta National Park: The Bannerghatta National Park is 22 kms from the city and offers a large variety of fauna. Crocodiles, picnic corner, pets corner and serpentarium with lion's safari are among the many attractions in the park.

Bull Temple: The Bull Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore. It is located in Basavanagudi. The temple is dedicated to Nandi, the bull, which is the mount of Lord Shiva. Nandi, the awesome monolithic deity attracts devotees from all parts of the world. The statute is 4.5 metres tall and six meters long and is carved out of a single granite rock. The statute is older than the temple in which it is housed.
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