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.
Perla is a small village in Manjeshwar of Kasaragod district in Kerala. Kasaragod, which is 28 km away, has several places of attractions for tourists. So, tourists visiting Kasargod can visit this village, which lies on the border of Kasaragod district and Dakshin Kannad district. Its nearby cities are Puttur, Kanhangad, Mangalore and Kasaragod.
Places to Stay
Peravaram does not have any hotel in its vicinity. Rajahmundry, 15 km away, offers affordable hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Ratna Palace (Tariff – Rs.683), Sri Sai Lakshmi Residency (Tariff – Rs.307), Sai Krishna River View (Tariff – Rs.324), and Brindavan Lodge (Tariff – Rs.368).
The languages spoken in Perla are Tulu, Malayalam, Konkani, Kannada and Beary Bashe.
The important festivals celebrated in Perla are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Vishu held in April-May, Onam in September, Navaratri in October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are no places of interest in Perla. Those visiting this area can visit Kasaragod, where they can relax on the beach, visit places of worship and enjoy the scenic beauty of the surroundings. A few of the places in Kasaragod are Nileshwar which is 37 km away, Manjeshwar (27 km), Kumbla (11 km), and Chandragiri Fort (7.4 km) away from Kasaragod.
How to Get There
Bajpe Airport is located 66 km away from Perla.
There is no railway station in Perla. Kabaka Puttur Railway Station, located 30 km away, is the nearest railway station from Perla.
Perla has daily buses from nearby cities and villages. Sugama Travels runs buses from Bangalore and Mangalore to Perla. Making use of bus booking online offers are the best way to save money while travelling.