PLACES TO SEEVidhana Soudha
A magnificent post independence structure incorporating the traditional feature of architecture, the Vidhan Soudha is located in Cubbon Park. This is an imposing granite structure with a total plinth area of over 5,00,000 sq.ft and houses the secretariat, the state legislature and several government offices. The huge carved doors of the cabinet are made of pure sandalwood.
heart of the city is the Cubbon Park. This beautiful 300 acre park built
by Lieutenant General Sir Mark Cubbon in 1864 has public library and the
museum. The Vidhan Soudha and many Greco-colonial style buildings of the
British era like the Public Library and the High Court are located here.
Tipu's Summer Palace
One of Tipu's summer retreats - was begun by Hyder Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan. It is an elegant two story wooden structure with ornate pillars, balconies, arches and a well-maintained garden.
The ISKCON Temple was built recently by the International Society for Krishan Consciousness. As you climb the granite steps you will encounter three small shrines before the main temple. The three idols of Lord Krishna in the main shrine are made of brass.
The Fort and Tipu Sultan's Palace
Durgah Of Hazrat Tawakkal Mastan Shah Suharawardi
Gangadhareswara Cave Temple
Built by Kempe Gowda, this temple with four remarkable monolithic pillars, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It also has a rare idol of Agni, God of fire
At Basavanagudi is one of the oldest temple, typical of the Dravidian style of architecture. Built by Kempe Gowda, the Nandi, the sacred bull, carved out of a single boulder, is 6.1 meter long and 4.6 meter high.
Oldest Mosque built Mughal Killedar, was damaged by cannon fire during the Mysore war and renovated in 1836.
St Mary's Cathedral
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