Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.
Pariyaram is a lush green village in Taliparamba of Kannur district, Kerala. There are lots of trees dotting the entire vicinity of this village. The famous Pariyaram Medical College is located in this village. The Edapally-Panvel Highway passes through this region. Taliparamba is just 11 km away from Pariyaram and its capital city, Thiruvananthapuram, is 506 km away. Nearby cities that surround this village are Taliparamba, Payyannur, Kalliasseri, and Cheruthazham.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, there are no hotels available in this region. However, there are hotels in Taliparamba. Some of the good budget hotels located here are Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Motel Araam (Tariff – Rs.1,000), and Sky Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The languages spoken in Pariyaram are Malayalam and English.
The important festivals celebrated in Pariyaram are Maha Shivratri celebrated during February-March, Vishu in March-April, Onam in August-September and Christmas.
Places of Interest
There are lots of interesting places to visit around Pariyaram. Tourists love to visit the beaches here. Meenkunnu Beach is located 31 km away, Parassinikkadavu Snake Park is located within 18 km, and the famous Muthappan Temple is 28.2 km away from Pariyaram.
How to Get There
Pariyaram is 125 km away from Bajpe Airport in Mangalore.
Pariyaram does not have any railway station. Ezhimala Railway Station is the nearest railway station, located 9 km away from this village.
There are frequent and daily buses from Taliparamba and Payyannur, its two neighbouring cities. They connect Pariyaram to other cities and towns. There are AC Volvo buses from Kannur to Pariyaram and also Bangalore to Pariyaram by P K Travels. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.