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Located in the south of India, Karnataka's state capital, Bangalore is an Indian city renowned for being considered as the Indian Silicon Valley. The city is indeed a global jurisdiction, welcoming researchers from around the world. The essential activities of this extremely dynamic field of innovation and research are computer science, biochemistry and aerospace. At the forefront of research and innovation, the city has recently been hailed as the most livable city of India, beating the country's capital. It is the third most populated city of India and was long called the Garden City, covered with many green and neat expanses. Today, the city is best known for its dynamism, active and cosmopolitan population. If you go through Bangalore, you will suffer less heat than in other Indian cities. The relatively high attitude of the city gives it a pleasant climate although hot weather is not to be ruled out in summer.
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A university and science center, Bangalore is home to one of the most renowned universities in the world, the Indian Institute of Science. More than 2,000 of the world's brightest researchers come here every year, doing research in any field. The population is therefore rather young active and international. Nicknamed the Indian Silicon Valley, the city of Bangalore is compared to the American Valley. Indeed, the city is the central hub of India's advanced technology industry. Thus, most of the largest global groups are based in Bangalore and more particularly their outsourcing business. For example, the world's largest technology companies have set up research and service units, including call centers, design and production centers. Bangalore, above all, is the atmosphere to walk in the nerve center of Indian and international high-tech industries. Without knowing it, you will cross the offices of Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM etc. The Indian Silicon Valley has also kept traces of these old industries, that is, the textile industry, but this is in line with the demands of other industries, thus forming a The most innovative textile industry ready to compete with China. For several years, Bangalore was known throughout India for being the greenest, most liberal city before -gardist of the country. Recently, these awards have led to what it is today, a leading position in global high-tech industries.
At the forefront of technology, Bangalore is also an Indian city that will amaze you with its imposing and modern architecture and its many shops, restaurants and luxurious spaces. UB City is the commercial and luxury heart of the city. Thought on the American model, this center mainly dedicated to trade and luxury consists of towers some of which go up to nineteen floors, UB tower Tower and Concorde. Located in the heart of Bangalore, this district houses the offices of the world's largest corporations, but also apartments and many luxury shops. If you take the elevator up to the nineteenth floor of the UB Tower you can enjoy sushi in an elegant restaurant with a minimalist decoration organized on two floors. floors. Most importantly, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the city of Bangalore and the Indian valleys that surround it.
The architects have also thought to respect the reputation that has earned the city its nickname of CitÃ © des Jardins for many years by installing many green spaces at the heart of this glass and modern world. . Thus, green spaces will punctuate your walk in the heart of UB City. Cubbon Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the city. Trees in bloom, small ponds surrounded by greenery and large alleyways surrounded by palm trees outline the landscape of this place which brings a real breath of fresh air to the heart of the city. city. Cubbon Park is located near the Gandhi Nagar district. The park dates back to 1864 and was thought by Sir Mark Cubbon while India was still part of the English kingdom. Later were added fountains and fountains. Stretches of lawns. The young active population crosses the heart of this nature space as early in the morning before going to the office for a jog as the weekends to enjoy the places with their family or to relax by doing Cycling and wandering. Several neo-classical buildings that depend on the Indian government are located in the park. You will also find with their large red facades the buildings of the High Court of Karnataka but also the public library of the city. Formerly Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, today the city's library and artistic structure, the building is worth a look. In front of the biliothèque is one of the wonders of the park, a vast rose garden where flowers of infinite delicacy and varied colors give the place a poetic charm. You will also find there children's gardens and museums. It is this park which has earned Bangalore its nickname of "Cité des Jardins" as it establishes the identity of the city and its beauty. In the heart of Bangalore, this park full of trees of all kinds, palms, trees in bloom, flowerbed is really the lung of this modern and dynamic city. At nightfall, the place reveals its beauty since the fountains illuminate and offer the place all its magnificience. You will come across more than 6,000 different varieties of flowers and faunas offer as well as the Archaeological Museum of the city where you can discover ancient pieces dating back to the past. Mohenjodaro period. Strolling through the heart of Bangalore's Cubbon Park can also be an opportunity to come across one of the regularly scheduled dance performances at the Dance and Music Fountain. . Every day in the morning, except Monday, two shows are presented.
To leave the urban and electric atmosphere of Bangalore for a moment, you can choose to take a car, a taxi or a shuttle bus to the little corner of paradise that Nandi Hills represents. About an hour from Bangalore, this preserved area offers breathtakingly stunning scenic views. At sunrise, perched at the top of the Nandi Hills, you will see, the tip of their peaks pass clouds still low, in a vaporous landscape of absolutely dreamlike cotton. To achieve this, you will explore forests whose trees with slender trunks lost in the mist give the place a romantic and poetic dimension. Once the sky cleared, itâ € ™ s a huge valley that offers itself to your eyes. On the way, you will probably come across small monkeys passing from one tree to another. Another place very close to Bangalore offers a privileged contact with nature. is Bannerghatta National Park. This incredible biological park allows you to discover, just a few minutes from the city of lions, white tigers, elephants, birds of all kinds, with more extraordinary colors than ever before. others: peacock, partridge, quail, flycatchers, cuckoos, pic-vert, ibis, storks, thrushes, eagles, parakeets, hinds and fawns, young baby pumas, fennecs. The butterfly park is a marvel, hundreds of small colored wings are offered to you in all their poetry. Over dozens of kilometers, a lush forest hides animal species and rare fauna and flora. A beautiful river, the river Suvarnamukhi runs throughout the forest, drawing its source in the hills of the same name. Also nestle among the trees of the temples of another time, like the temple Champaka Dharna Swamy. On more than 25000 hectars spreads a rich nature of secrets to discover, secrets that will delight the greatest and the smallest.
Due to the social seats of the many multinationals that the city is home to, Bangalore is an international city. Although kanada is the official language of the city and spoken by most of its inhabitants, it is English that predominates in professional activities and in shops. In Bangalore, you will find people from all over the world, first and foremost working in this state-of-the-art city. The French community is fairly well represented. Many employees of computer companies or aeronautical companies in the city are French expatriates. As a result, the Bangalore French Alliance is a key meeting point for all Francophones in Bangalore. If you would like to find out about these appointments and the French speaking life in Bangalore, you can contact the French Can Can newsgroup and information. English and Americans are also very likely to come to practice or study in Bangalore.
According to your centers of interest, several events, events and centers of interest make the city of Bangalore rich. If you are interested in cricket, national sport number one since the English passage on Indian lands, be aware that the Bangalore Royal Challengers are one of the most highly rated teams in India and raise the people of Bangalore every time there is a meeting. Since 2008, the team is an Indian franchise. For a week in November, the kitchen is king in Bangalore since the greatest chefs of the city compete for the price of Kings of Chefs, the chief of the chiefs of the city. Itâ € ™ s the opportunity to taste even more elaborate and original dishes. This city between nature and innovative industry will amaze you with its dynamism and wealth.
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How to get there ?
To go to Bangalore, the paths are numerous. If you come from abroad, it is obviously preferable to take the plane, the roads are long. The next airport is Bangalore Airport. The other airports close to the city are all about 200 kilometers from it. If you come from abroad, it is very possible for you to have a stopover at one of the main international airports of the country and then to reach Bengalore thanks to a short internal flight. e or with the aid of the transport proposed on the spot, in this case a bus or a train. Bangalore International Airport is connected to all major cities and Indian and world capitals by frequent flights. It is about 40 kilometers from the center of Bangalore and has replaced an older airport called HAL Bangalore. Its construction is so recent and modern, you will find all the information needed for your visit to Bangalore. In the future, the airport should offer Bangalore shopping venues, but also business centers and entertainment. If you come from other cities in India you can move to Bangalore through its network of trains, shuttles and buses that run across the country. Dâ € ™ other.
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