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Tourist Information - Bangalore

Location

This capital city of Karnataka lies in the Deccan Plateau in the southeastern part of Karnataka.

Climate

Summer - 21 °C - 33 °C OR 69.8 °F - 91.4 °F
Peak Summer Months - February to May
Winter - 15 °C - 25 °C OR 59 °F - 77 °F
Peak Winter Months - December to February
Monsoon - 86 cm from July to September. It also receives the North East monsoon showers in November and December.

Best time to visit

Is between October to February

Tourist offices

Karnataka Department of Tourism

1st Floor,'F' Block,
Cauvery Bhavan,
K.G.Road
Tel. +91-80-2215489

Govt. of India Tourist Office

KSFC Building,
48,Church Street
Tel. +91-80-558517

Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation

10/4, Mitra Towers,
Kasturba Road,
Tel: +91-80-2212901, +91-80-2212902, +91-80-2275883, +91-80-2275869
Fax: +91-80-2238016
Travel Corporation of India
9/1, Residency Road,
Richmond Circle,
Phone +91-80-22212826

Important Telephone Numbers

Just Dial Services (Yellow Book): 91-80-23333333
Tourism Information Counter
Bangalore Airport: +91-80-5268012
Railway Station: +91-80-2870068
City Railway Station: 22874544
Railway Enquiries: 131
Railway Reservation Enquiries: 132 / 1361
Spot Taxis: 2551 0000
Taxi Control Room: 2352 3636
Call or SMS 98441-12233
Ambicare: 3323560
Central Fire Control Room (6 lines) : 2251780,86

Helplines

Accident: 103
Children: 1098
Emergency Help for entire Karnataka (Operation Sanjeevini): 1062
Janaagraha (civic amenities movement): 23330668 / 23542381
LPG (Gas) Leakage: 23349011 / 25264108
Senior Citizens: 1090
Women: 1099

Short description

Bangalore - The City with an Attitude

Bangalore or Bengaluru is one city in India where you can enjoy tradition and culture mixed with fast city life. The tree-lined avenues, the trendy yuppy crowd, a vibrant downtown, the software influx and to top it all the year-round pleasant climate are just some of the reasons for Bangalore's popularity.

nown by its many nicknames Pensioner's Paradise, The Pub City, Garden City and now recently as the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore has a lot to offer for all groups of people. So if the travel bug has caught you then give into it and explore Bangalore and be one with its hip and happening crowd. Get Ready to be Banga-allured.

Trivia

Bangalore is the first city in Asia to get electricity in 1906. The hydroelectric plant at Shivanasamudra supplied electricity.

Languages

Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English

 

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