Water sports is something that gives a water sports lover an opportunity to make a rapid splash at the watery depths of Karnataka. When it comes to water sports, Karnataka beach resorts and sports clubs are full of it. If it's the thrills of scuba diving, coracling, surfing, canoeing, kayaking or windsurfing you are looking for, check out the places below. Many tourist agencies and state departments conduct courses in water sports. The major Water Sport sites in Karnataka are well equipped with excellent quality su... read more
Adventure seekers are always in a hunt of a thrilling sport that can satiate their quest for fun. For all such people, Parasailing is the ultimate sport. Parasailing is taken up by enthusiasts who love to fly as a free bird. It is mainly done over water bodies and over open land spaces as well. Wind plays the most important role in parasailing. The direction and speed of wind decides the intensity of parasailing.
How Is Parasailing Done?
It is one of the aero sport activities where a long rope, hooked to a harnes... read more
Horse safari in Bangalore is a unique experience and unlocks mesmerizing vistas to explore. Bangalore has a wide scope for Horse Safaris and the attraction for it shows no signs of wearing off. The stalwart horses take you to the regions where you can enjoy camping, bonfires etc. Horse Safari in Bangalore provides you opportunities to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the ethnic life and culture of the place and discover the historical royal wonders that were created in the days gone by. On your trip you can come ac... read more
Are you thinking of spending these holidays exploring you daring? Then you should head to Bangalore to experience the adventurous sport of Paragliding. Paragliding in Bangalore is truly an enriching experience that will rejuvenate you thoroughly and offer you a sense of adventure. Apart from Paragliding, you can also experience Para-jumping and Hang-gliding. It is truly joyous to soar above the world and Paragliding is the activity where you get the closest to being a bird.
Vidhana Soudha was built in 1956 in Dravidian architecture. It is one of the most imposing buildings not only in Bangalore but also in India. Housing the Legislative Chambers of the state government, this 46-meter high seat of the government is Bangalore's best-known landmark. It houses 22 departments and 300 rooms.
Kempe Gowda II constructed Ulsoor Lake during the second half of the second century. This 1.5 sq. km lake is dotted with islands, extending over an area of 125 acres. The picturesque lake is located on the Northeastern fringes of the city and is an ideal place for boating and shopping. A Ganesh festival is organised in August / September. It is a major tourist attraction with a boat club, where one can hire out cruises with stops at some of the tiny islands that dot the lake. A place of prominence in the early year... read more
The palace was first a mud-brick defence built by Kempegowda in 1537. Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan later rebuilt it 1791. The two-storied structure (replica of the a Daria Daulat in Srirangapat- nam) served as Tipu's summer retreat, which he endearingly called lask-e-jannat (the envy of heaven). An inscription on the wooden screen describes the palace as the 'abode of happiness', almost mocking the ruins that surround it. Though the palace still has elegant teak pillars, most of the painted decorations have be... read more
St. Marks Cathedral was founded in 1808 and was completed in 1812. Bishop of Calcutta consecrated this Cathedral in 1816. This Cathedral is a beautiful colonial structure having a graceful dome over a semicircular chancel that transports the visitor almost immediately into tranquility. Roman archers along the walls are the features of the Cathedral. It has one of the best-maintained external bells and is also amongst the youngest. This cathedral was modeled along the lines of the 17th -century St Pauls Cathedral. T... read more
A small chapel was the original structure built by Abbe Dubois, French missionary. This chapel is right opposite the Russel Market Square. The interior is remarkable, with stained glass windows and multiple columns with a rich Corinthian capital supporting the stately arches. Many devotees dressed in orange, gather here to celebrate St Mary's Feast in September every year. A papal order from Pope John Paul VI gave the church the status of a Basilica in 1973. If you seek the Mother Mary's blessings then visit the ch... read more
The Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, laid out by Hyder Ali is located on the southern fringes of the city. It holds a number of flower shows, especially during the Republic Day (26th January). They have over 1000 species of flora. The Glass House, modeled on London's Crystal Palace, is the center of attraction. Hyder Ali laid out these famous botanical gardens and his son added horticultural wealth to them by importing trees and plants from several countries. This is a beautiful 2400-acre park. Of all the good that Hyde... read more