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Bengaluru, erstwhile Bangalore, is a bustling metropolis in the South of India. A key stop over for tourist, if they were visiting the Southern Indian State of Karnataka, Bengaluru, over a period of time emerged as a premier IT destination in India. Very soon, it was regarded as the “Silicon Valley” of India. The IT boom made Bengaluru the City that it is today. It’s a crazy concoction of traffic, creaking infrastructure, state-of-the-art IT parks, and a well-known tourist destination, and not to forget, some great weather.  The City is also well-known for its gardens and the numerous varied options with regards to dining, shopping, and entertainment.

On this page, we have offered a cross-section of tips that will definitely benefit somebody who is planning to visit Bengaluru either from a tourist point of view or somebody who is shifting to the City.

Bengaluru – Facts about the City

» It’s the Capital of Karnataka
» It has an area of 2190 square Kilometers
» Also, known as the Garden City of India
» Its is situated at a height of 920m above sea level
» Some of the main languages spoken are Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and English
» The literacy rate of the City is around 86%

Some of the main tourist attractions of the City include the palace of Tipu Sultan, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, The Vidhan Soudha, Ulsoor Lake, and the Vishveshvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, amongst various other landmarks.

Best Time to Visit Bengaluru

If you are a tourist; the best time to visit Bengaluru would be in the winter that is between October and February. However, the City experiences a moderate climate throughout the year, on account of which you can visit the City any time that is convenient for you. Neither is the City hot during the summers or very cold during the winters.

It must be noted that if you are looking at the peak tourist season, then it begins during October and continues onwards till February. After February, begins the off-season. The prices of accommodation in Bengaluru during the peak tourist season might be more than the rates charged during the off-season.

Bengaluru Map

The map of the City, given below will introduce to you the various areas of the City. It will give you a fair idea of the location of the various gardens, historical monuments, markets, and the IT district of the City. If you are looking for some nightlife hotspots or location of the some the famous restaurants, then you just have to look into the map. You can buy customized maps of Bengaluru at various stores, either bookshops or the bus terminus or railways station. With a map of the City in your hand, you won’t get lost and will save valuable time in terms of searching for the direction to a particular location. Click here to access the map of Bengaluru