City Speaks: Secrets of Bangalore

Call it the ‘Garden City’ or the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India, Bangalore stands among the top 10 preferred tourist locations in the world. It is also the hub of information technology sector. This city is full of colors, shades and moods.

However, there is a lot more to the city that is not known to many. Outsiders would be curious to know the deep-dark secrets of Bangalore.
Well, here are a few secrets that could help you understand the city better.

Wonderla

An amusement park that will treat you with its 53 land and water based rides. Did you know that Wonderla is one of the two theme parks in the country to implement OHSAS 18001:2007 safety standards? There is more to this. There are about 2000 trees planted inside the park to give an essence of nature. After a long tiring week, this is the place where you ought to be. So buckle up your seats for a joyful ride.

ISKCON Temple

Looking to get a peace of mind? Walk to the ISKCON temple to soothe your senses. A temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, is build in the Dravadian style of architecture. Spread across a vast area, each idol will make you put halt and gaze at the mesmerizing images of Krishna. A 5am puja is recommended in order to get the best glimpse of the lord. This temple will make you walk past all your worries and help in regaining tranquility.

Super-woman

Don’t miss the chance to see the super-woman in Bangalore. She is none other than Prema Ramappa, the only female driver of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). Among thousands of bus drivers, she is the one with a unique attitude. Poise on her face, she drives from various routes of the city. Ambitious, focused, genuine, kind-hearted and high-spirited are the synonyms to describe Prema. She won’t feel shy to talk to you or to share her life story with you. So grab this opportunity and meet her to explore the real hero of the city.

Mango Party

Love mangoes? Come to Ranga Shankara along with your pals for a wild-like party where you can bring mangoes and sit and eat them at your own pace for free. Not having a care in the world, you can squeeze the fruit and eat it the way you like it. Remember! This summer you celebrate your love for the ‘king of fruits’ with others in the city. Because sharing is fun.

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