Is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and at over 900m above sea level, the highest among the major large cities of India. A succession of South Indian dynasties, namely the Western Gangas, the Cholas and the Hoysalas, ruled the present region of Bangalore until 1537 CE. Following India’s independence in 1947, Bangalore became the capital of Mysore State, and remained capital when the new Indian state of Karnataka was formed in 1956

History: There is historical evidence that Bangalore dates back to at least 890A.D. The present city was founded over centuries ago by a local chieftain Kempe Gowda who envisioned that Bangalore would grow. He razed an area of thick forest in order to build a new mud fort and expanded from there. It was also called as “town of the burnt forest”. A popular anecdote relates that King Vira Ballala, the great 12th century Hoysala ruler, was separated from his companion while on hunting trip, and in search of shelter in dark forest he met and old woman who gave him shelter and served him a meal of benda kalu(boiled beans). Next morning he headed to his way back to palace with the night time adventure. Word of it spread so widely, that when a small village sprang and was called Bendalaruru – Bengaluru

Climate: Situated in the southern part of India, Bangalore has a tropical wet and dry climate. The coolest month is December where it can drop to 12 degree Celsius and hottest month if April. Septemeber, October and August usually experience rains


Air: The Bengaluru airport is the third busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic and the number of air traffic movements with a huge range of connectivity’s of flight worldwide

Road: The city also offers a good range of Bus and coach services from various parts of the city and also connect the nearby states




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