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.
Taliparamba also known as Perimchellur, is a locality in Kannur district in Kerala. It is only 14 km away from the Arabian Sea. The hanging bridge at Kuttiyeri and Kooveri is a well-known tourist attraction here besides several temples, which are worth visiting. This area is surrounded by rivers Kuppam and Valapattanam. Surrounding regions are Edakkad, Irikkur, and Payyannur. Taliparamba is 23 Km from Kannur.
Places to Stay
The budget hotels here are in Kannur (23 Km) from Taliparamba. The hotels within Rs.1,000 are Motel Araam, Pranav Beach Resort, Reema Residency Hotel, Savoy Hotel, and Arafa International Hotel.
People here speak in Malayalam and English. Hindi is also understood.
Festivals celebrated here are Vishu in April, Shivaratri and Attukal Pongala in February- March, Kottiyoor Festival in June-July and Onam in August.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist attractions around Taliparamba. They are Taliparamba Muthappan Temple (11 Km), Parassinikadavu (9 Km), Ezhimala (beach 19 km) and Payyambalam Beach (23 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Mangalore (146 km) from Taliparamba.
Payangadi railway station is the nearest (15 km) from Taliparamba.
Buses are available from Kannur. The neighbouring cities Velapuram and Palakulangara have buses that connect Taliparamba to other parts of the state. Kalpaka Travels and Golden Travels are some of the top operators that run on this route. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.