Bangalore the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka. Bangalore, built a mud fort and established it as a province of the Vijayanagara Empire. During the British Raj, Bangalore developed as a centre for colonial rule in South India. Bangalore is known as the "Garden City of India" [66] because of its greenery and the presence of many public parks, including the Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park. Dasara, a traditional celebratory hallmark of the old Kingdom of Mysore, is the state festival and is celebrated with great vigour. Deepavali, the "Festival of Lights", transcends demographic and religious lines and is another important festiva Bangalore is India's fourth largest FMCG and clothing and footwear market. Bangalore famus for IT. the first internet service provider in Bangalore was STPI, Bangalore which started offering internet services in early 1990s. This internet service was however restricted to corporates, till VSNL started offering dial-up internet services to the general public at the end of 1995. Currently, Bangalore has the largest number of broadband internet connections in India. Bangalore also is home to an active presence of Rock and other forms of western music. Bangalore is now also known as the Rock City of India. Bands like Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Scorpions, Deep Purple, The Rolling Stones, Sepultura, Joe Satriani, Black Eyed Peas, INXS, Uriah Heep. Sting, Michael Learns to Rock, Roger Waters, Mark Knopfler, Jethro Tull and Bryan Adams among others, have performed in the city Click Here For India Tours     Travel Destinations   Adventure Tours in India Temple Tours in India   Ayurveda and Yoga Tours Historical Tours of India   Hill Stations in India Hotels Chains in India   Beach Holidays in India Honneymoon Destinations   Fairs and Festivals in India Wildlife Sanctuaries in India   Mosques in India

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