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The state of Karnataka, which Bengaluru is located in, is called the Silicon Valley because the new technologies develope here in the fastest way in whole India. What is more, 35% of the national software is produced here.
In the distance of fewer than forty kilometres from the city, there is a national park, which has a health centre for animals, zoo, butterfly conservatory, the place where you can see the snakes, and safari park.
Nandi Hills is located in the distance of sixty kilometres from the city centre. Here you will be able to go on a cycling or hiking trip, providing yourself with amazing views of beautiful vineyards and other.
Bengaluru is a huge agglomeration located in the southern part of India. The number of its inhabitants exceeds ten million people, and for this reason, it is classified as megacity and is the third biggest city in the country.
Bengaluru is located in the Karnataka state area, which was founded in the former kingdom of Mysore. Nature has given this place everything you can dream of – fantastic coconut palms, beaches which despite the short coastline are considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country, as well as mountains, valleys and huge arable fields. You will also see here unusual animals, especially birds. Among many beautiful species, the Indian roller is worth to mention.
Bengaluru (or Bangalore, the second version of the name) once referred to as the City of Gardens, nowadays is known as a very crucial part of the Indian Silicon Valley. It owes it to the fact that majority of the technology companies in India has its headquarters there, mainly those from the information technology area.
Nowadays, unfortunately, the name of the City of Gardens has lost its relevance, because there are not so many parks and gardens left here. Despite this, go for a walk and you will see many buildings from the Victorian era, build during the reign of the British.
Hungry? One of the most popular places is Time Traveller on Kirloskar Road, where you can try delicious Asian cuisine, especially Indian. If you are a Japanese cuisine enthusiast, we recommend you Yatala on Palace Road. If you cannot imagine a trip without a great pizza or pasta, visit Alto Vino at 8th Road 75. A slightly more elegant version can be found at Bene. They serve Italian cuisine on the fourth floor of the Sheraton Hotel.