A locality in the city of Bangalore, Kalasipalayam is known for being the hub of trading centres. Situated in the south-west of the capital city, it is well connected to different places in Bangalore and Karnataka with the Bangalore Mysore Highway being only 13.9 km away. This place present near the old Bangalore Fort shares its origin with Gandhinagar during 1921-1931. At present this place is well known for its best trucking services where trucks are repaired and prepared for journey forward.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kalasipalayam. Some of them are Mayura Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400) and City Towers (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Kalasipalayam is Kannada. The other languages spoken here are Konkani, Tulu, Telugu, and Kodawa.
The main festival celebrated here is Vaikuntha Ekadashi in the Venkataramanaswamy Temple in the late December or early January.
Places of Interest
Bangalore Fort Area is well known for its ‘Heritage Walks’. The Venkataramanaswamy Temple is another tourist spot. It lies at the border of Kalasipalayam and Chamarajapet near the Tipu’s Palace. It reflects typical Dravidian style. Opposite the temple stands the beautiful stone pillar supported by magnificent lion brackets.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kalasipalayam is the Bangalore International Airport (30.2 km).
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station (5 km) is nearest railway station to Kalasipalayam.
Kalasipalayam is very well connected with routes within Bangalore. There are number of busses running from local bus stops such as KR Market Bus Station, JC Road Bus Depot, Kims Hospital and many more. Ticketgoose.com offers the best ticket prices to its customers. So, go ahead and book your tickets through Ticketgoose.