Historical Monuments in Bangalore

Heritage and culture have always flown freely in the veins of Bangalore along with contemporary significance. The historical monuments of Bangalore unfold a whole new world of historical, cultural, architectural, political, traditional and religious legacy and past of Karnataka. The forts and palaces manifest professionally competent town planning and the wonderful architecture at the time of some of the earliest dynasties in India.

Historical monuments of Bangalore speaking of its heritage include
Attara Kacheri / High Court
Bangalore Palace
Bull Temple
Infant Jesus Church
Kempe Gowda Towers
Mayo Hall
Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall
Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace
Vidhana Soudha
Visvesvaraya Museum

Historical Places Of Bangalore
Lalbagh Gardens: Haider Ali created the garden while Tipu Sultan added trees and plants for other countries. Lalbagh Garden has over 1800 species of medicinal, tropical, sub tropical and floral plants. Kempe Gowda tower, one of the four, is located in this garden. Flower shows are organized here on Republic Day & Independence Day every year.

Cubbon Park: located in the cantonment of Bangalore. The Museums and High Court State Library are located here along with Fountains, Bandstand and Statues.

Aquarium: is situated on Kasturba Gandhi Road and known for an excellent fresh water collection.

Government Museum: It is established in the year 1886 and one of the oldest museums in India. This museum has nearly 18 galleries comprising of antique jewelry, textiles, coins, art, Neolithic finds from various civilizations and miniature paintings.

Vidhana Soudha: It is in the northern boundary of the cubbon park. It is the resident of the Secretariat and State Legislature.

Racecourse: Racing been arranged almost all year round, mainly May to June and Nov to Mar.

Venkatappa Art Gallery: Venkatappa, Hebbar, Wood Sculptor Rajaram, and many others Art been exhibits here.

Vishveswaraya Industrial & Technological Museum: This Museum has the historic steam engine of Maharatha Railways & India's first combat Aircraft.

The Bull Temple: The temple (established in 16th Century) is situated at Basavangudi in the Kempe Gowda.

Tipu's Summer Palace: It was started by Haider Ali and then completed by Tipu Sultan in the year 1789. This Palace is a 2-storied and the attractive things are the woodwork and Paintings of ceilings.