Things you never knew about Bangalore

Bangalore, the “Silicon Valley of India” is a mix of cultures. Once not the very popular city is now a metropolis with all MNC’s on its land. It offers the contemporary lifestyle that perfectly blends with the cultural values and traditions to give an outcome of a Rich India. This city not just houses the residents from its own state but has residents from all over the country and even outside it.

There are many attractions of this beautiful city apart from being the big IT giant. The food and the nearby outstations for a family outing is the other thing that makes this city an awesome place to live. There are many unique apartments for sale in Bangalore apart from these hidden facts.

Plaza Theater

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It is one of its kind of theater in India for promoting the budding talents in the field of acting. This Plaza theater is one of the oldest theater that founded its roots in 1936 on M.G. Road. The founders stole the inspiration from the theaters of Great Britain before constructing this heritage culture in India. It has a wooden flooring and was mostly used by English soldiers for ball dancing and watching Hollywood movies. There are many flats for sale in Bangalore near to this plaza that is gaining importance.

The experiment of Rava Idli

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It is said that world war II, India was facing some crisis for rice and therefore was not able to provide idlis in the required amount. That is when MTR, the well-known food chain, came up with this idea of making idlis with semolina which later became the famous breakfast of Rava Idli.

Double Decker buses in Bangalore

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Everyone posses this fantasy to sit on the top floor of the double-decker bus. Many who are the old residents in Bangalore must have experienced this fantasy as Bangalore was the first to run such kinds of the bus on the streets in 1980’s.

Cave Temple in Bangalore

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The Hulimavu Cave Temple is one of the famous cave temples in Bangalore which surely many of you are not aware of. It is located in Hulimavu in Bannerghatta road, near to BGS National Public School. The cave temple was not constructed from bricks and mortars rather a rock was cut to make this divine temple. The main attraction of this temple is the granite pillars. Two of the pillars represent the sun and the moon and the other two pillars Trishul and Dumru, the significant possessions of Lord Shiva.

Bugle Rock

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The bugle rock was once used to be the watch tower of Bangalore as it used to display the panoramic views of Bangalore. This rock is a monolithic rock said to be 3000 million years old situated in the Basavanagudi area of Bangalore. Most of the rocks on the Bugle Rock, that is situated adjacently to the Bull Temple are hollow from inside which were once used to light lamps.

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