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.
Perdoor is a village in the Udupi District of Karnataka, India. It comes under the Mysore Division. It is situated 20 km east of district headquarters Udupi and is 344 km away from state capital Bangalore. Perdoor is surrounded by the taluks of Karkala in the south, Kundapura in the north, and Sringeri and Tirthahalli in the east. Karje, Bommarabettu, Kukkehalli, Shivapura and Athradi are some of the neighbouring villages to Perdoor.
Places to Stay
Hotel Kini (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Hotel Udupi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards) and Hotel Kediyoor (Tariff – Rs. 700 onwards) are some of the accommodations available in and around Perdoor.
Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Hindi and English are some of the widely spoken languages in Perdoor.
Perdoor Sankranti celebrated every month and Sri Ananthapadmanabha’s birth anniversay celebrated in the month of March are some of the main celebrations in Perdoor.
Places to Interest
Sri Ananthapadmaanabha Temple (located at the centre of the village), Sri Krishna Temple (20 km away from Perdoor) and Ambalpady (23 km away from Perdoor) are some places of interest one can visit.
How to Get There
Bajpe Airport is the nearest Airport to Perdoor. It is 53 km away.
Udupi Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Perdoor. It is 18 km away from the village. The closest major railway station is Mangalore Railway Station which is at a distance of 66 km away.
There are many buses travelling between Perdoor Bus Stand and many major towns and cities. Sugama Tourists is one such bus operator that provides bus services from Bangalore to Perdoor frequently. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.