Places To Visit
A magnificent post independence structure incorporating the traditional
feature of architecture, the Vidhan Soudha is located in Cubbon Park. This
is an imposing granite structure with a total plinth area of over 5,00,000
sq.ft and houses the secretariat, the state legislature and several
In the heart of the city is the Cubbon Park. This beautiful 300 acre park
built by Lieutenant General Sir Mark Cubbon in 1864 has public library and
the museum. The Vidhan Soudha and many Greco-colonial style buildings of the
British era like the Public Library and the High Court are located here.
St Mary's Cathedral
Built by French missionary in 1882 AD it is a grand Basillica with an
impressive tower and typically gothic pointed arches.
Established in 1896, the Government Museum has on display ancient weapons,
stone carvings, pottery, painting and relics of the 5000-year-old Mohenjo -
Tipu's Summer Palace
One of Tipu's summer retreats - was begun by Hyder Ali and completed by
Tipu Sultan. It is an elegant two storey wooden structure with ornate
pillars, balconies, arches and a well-maintained garden.
The Fort And Tipu Sultan's Palace
Built initially in 1537 by Kempe Gowda as a crude mud structure, it was
rebuilt by Hyder Ali in 1761. Near the fort is Tipu's palace, begum by Hyder
Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan in 1791. It resembles Daria Daulat Palace
Accomodation in Bangalore
Taj West End