Bangalore, now known officially as Bengaluru, is the capital of the state of . Nowadays it is a large, cosmopolitan city with a large working population.

Notable Places in the Area

began in 1537 as a mud fort. The builder was Kempe Gowda I, a vassal of the Vijaynagar Empire and the founder of Bangalore. is situated 2 km southwest of Bangalore. Photo: Pavithrah, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore, India, a constituent unit of the National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, was established in memory of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. Photo: PP Yoonus, Public domain.

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, in Bangalore, India, is an example of Indo-Islamic architecture and was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. is situated 2½ km southwest of Bangalore. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

National Gallery of Modern Art is an art gallery in Bangalore.

Localities in the Area

, or Halasuru, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city of Bangalore. is situated 3½ km east of Bangalore. Photo: Dineshkannambadi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chickpete is a neighborhood in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Fraser Town, is a suburb of Bangalore Cantonment, in Bangalore North-East, spread over 4 km2. is situated 3½ km northeast of Bangalore.


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