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.
Mydukur is a mandal in Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh. It belongs to Rayalaseema region. It is called the junction of Rayalaseema, since it links the roads connecting the holy cities Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Srisailam and the state capital of Hyderabad. Mydukur was founded due to Madhavaraya Swamy temple. It was earlier called Madhavakuru.Mydukur is located 36 kms towards north from the district head quarters Kadapa and 347 kms from the state capital Hyderabad.
Places to stay
There are several hotels to choose from. Some of famous hotels are Manasa Hotel, Rajamatha Hotel and Srinivasa Hotel.
All annual religious festivals are celebrated with great fervor here.
The official language of Mydukur is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
There are many places of religious worship to be visited near Mydukur. Some of them are Madhavaraya swamy Temple, Sri Sai Baba Temple and Kodandarama Swamy temple. The nearby tourist destinations are Cuddapah (34 kms), Puttaparthi (167 kms) , Horsley Hills ( 162 kms) , Nellore ( 157 kms) and Kurnool (166kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Mydukur is the Tirupati airport (150 kms).
Nellore Railway station is nearest major railway station (154 kms) to Mydukur.
Mydukur APSRTC bus station, Vannipenta APSRTC bus station, Duvvur APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Mydukur .APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include CGR Travels, Gajjala Travels, Jagan Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Reddy Express, Sri Saiyana Travels. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.