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.
Kulageri is a tiny village in Karnataka. Its district headquarters is Bagalkot. It is at an altitude of 573 m above sea level. It belongs to the Belgaum division. It is categorised under the Badami taluk in the Bagalkot district. Kulageri has fairly pleasant climate throughout the year. The winters in Kulagiri are pretty moderate. Ron, Nargund, Ramdurg and Navalgund are some of the cities that lie near Kulageri.
Places to Stay
There are few places where visitors can stay at in Kulageri. There are more homestays than hotels in this area. More information regarding homestays in Kulageri can be obtained in person.
The official language of Kulageri is Kannada. The other languages that are spoken here include English and Telugu.
The festival of Onam is celebrated in February and Diwali is celebrated in November with great enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
The popular tourist attractions around Kulageri are Ron (29 km from Kulageri) and Bagalkot (among others) which is 39 km from Kulageri.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Kulageri is the Hubli airport which is 99 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Kulageri is the Hubli Junction which is 95 km away.
Kulageri has a bus stand of its own with buses that connect to places nearby such as Bagalkot and Ron (among others.) These buses travel to and from Kulageri on a regular basis. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online.