The 4th Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW 2017)

Getting Around Bengaluru


Buses in Bengaluru are economical and usually frequent. Metro service is also available in some locations. Auto-rickshaws and taxis are available in every nook and corner of the city. Most of them are metered and they do have their own packages for visitors. Taxis in Bengaluru are a convenient way to travel, can choose UBER or OLA which are available at doorstep through booking on smartphone app.

Metro service locations (For more info :- http://english.bmrc.co.in)

Bengaluru Metro Map. Credits:- Indian Railways



To download Ola App :- https://www.olacabs.com/mobile. Also available on google play store

To download UBER app :- Available on google play store

Landmarks and places of interest around Bengaluru

Official Tourism booklet available here. 

Lal-bhag is one of the main tourist attractions in Bengaluru. It covers more than 1000 species of flora and fauna , an area of 240 acre. One of the most attractive features here is the Glass House. Lalbagh serves as a venue to the famous flower show organised two times a year, in the months of January and August, as an addition to the celebrations of Republic and Independence Days.

Cubbon Park is one of the prominent parks of Bengaluru, the Cubbon Park with about 300 acres area, claims to be the green zone of the city. Replete with landscaped gardens, blooming flowers and tall shady trees, the garden provides a fresh breath to its visitors. Well equipped with long and wide jogging tracks, walking lanes and comfortable benches, this is the first place visited by Bengaluruans in the morning and after a tiresome day in the evening.

Lalbag. Credits:- www.amazingindiablog.in

The huge lung spaces in Cubbon Park. Credits:- www.thebetterindia.com

 

Vidhana Soudha is a perfect representation of Dravidian architecture. The most striking feature are its granite pillars in the façade and imposing stairs that climb up the porch. The entire structure is embellished with carved bases, designs on columns, mouldings, kapotha cornices, groundwork, chaithya arches etc.

Bengaluru Palace: Built by the Wodeyar dynasty rulers in the year 1887, Bengaluru Palace is known for its Tudor architecture and woodwork. It is said the Windsor Palace of England fascinated King Chamaraja Wodeyar so much that he decided to duplicate it in Bengaluru. His ceaseless desire created a magnificent palace based on a wooden structure and has the most visually surprising carvings and colourful paintings. With passing time the palace was turned into a museum which venues various cultural programs, exhibitions and concerts for art lovers.

Vidhana Soudha. Credits:- www.wikipedia.org

Bengaluru Palace. Credits:- www.mapsofindia.com

 

Bannerghatta National Park

Credits:- www.indiator.com

 

Wonderla Amusement Park: The park features a wide variety of attractions including some rides, water rides, a musical fountain and laser shows, a virtual reality show. Wonderla Bengaluru has a full-fledged dance floor with a twist: electronically controlled rain showers.

HAL Aerospace Museum is India's first aerospace museum located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises, in Bengaluru. Established in 2001.

Holyplaces - Iskcon temple, Jammu Masjid, St. Mary's Basilica

Shopping Centers - Commercial street, Brigade road, UB City, Garuda Mall, Mantri Square

Wonderla. Image credits:- www.Hellotravel.com

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. Credits:- www.padmanabhpadiyar.com

HAL Aerospace Museum. Credits:- www.sahapedia.org

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Credits:- www.tripadvisor.in


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