Namma Bengaluru

Let’s start at the beginning- a story recounts that the 12th century Hoysala king Veera Ballala II while on a hunting expedition, lost his way in the forest. Tired and hungry, he came across a poor old woman who served him boiled beans. The grateful king named the place “benda-kaal-uru” (literally, “town of boiled beans”), which eventually evolved into “Bengaluru”. The name changed over the years but the hospitality did not!

Bengaluru or Bangalore, the third largest city in India is located in the south of India and the capital of the state of Karnataka. It is also known as the “Silicon Valley of India” because of its role as the nation’s leading information technology exporter. Located at a height of over 3,000 feet (914.4 m) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. The city is amongst the top ten preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.

Bengaluru is an amalgamation of a rich cultural past and rapid modernization. The Old city retains more than a hint of its glorious past in the forts and palaces from the 16th century with their splendid architecture and sprawling “maidans”. The New city is famous for its impressive modern buildings which house the technology giants, the numerous high quality educational institutions that attract students from all over, the well laid out connectivity within the city & to the outside world, the thriving night life and the excellent shopping. These qualities make it a magnificent place to visit, a delightful city to live in as well and a gateway to the rest of India.

Bengaluru Temperature and Precipitation

Temperature Precipitation
Months Normal Warmest Coldest
January 21.3°C 27.3°C 15.1°C
February 23.6°C 30.1°C 17.0°C
March 26.1°C 32.7°C 19.5°C
April 28.0°C 34.2°C 21.8°C
May 27.4°C 33.2°C 21.4°C
June 24.6°C 29.2°C 20.1°C
July 23.9°C 28.1°C 19.7°C
August 23.5°C 27.4°C 19.5°C
September 23.9°C 28.2°C 19.6°C
October 23.7°C 28.0°C 19.3°C
November 22.2°C 27.0°C 17.5°C
December 21.1°C 26.2°C 16.0°C

Karnataka’s manifold attractions will have you missing just one thing – TIME!! Game sanctuaries at Bandipur, Nagarhole & Dandeli, hill stations like Nandi Hills, Kemmannagundi & Mercara, beach resorts like Karwar, Ullal, Malpe & Maravanthe, Brindavan Gardens at KRsagar, the monolithic statue of Gommateshwara at Sharavanabelagola, GolGumbaz with its whispering gallery at Bijapur, the Jog falls ,the list of tourist attractions is endless.

The temples at Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal in Bijapurdistricthave great significance for all lovers of art. The temples of Halebedu, Belur and Somanathapura are great architectural achievements – the like of which are rarely seen in any part of the world.