Bangalore is the third-largest city in India and was voted as “the most liveable” by to a global survey of cities conducted by Mercer. It was once called “the garden city” because of its many green spaces. Now, it has become a bustling centre of India’s information technology industry and has earned the distinction of being India’s Silicon Valley.
Over the years, Bangalore has gone through changes that have made it the place it is today. Exploring the city’s history can help people understand its evolution as a technological hub and where it’s going in the future.
Bangalore having evolved gradually from being the Garden city to the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru is India's third largest city, being the most liveable city in India.
Booming with jobs for young professionals, majorly IT, Bengaluru is a truly cosmopolitan city with people from all over the country coming in, not just for jobs but in search of a better life. In 2012, Bengaluru was declared 'The most liveable city in India' according to a country-wide survey. The rise of start-up culture in Bengaluru is also drawing entrepreneurs there. The city reflects a blend of old and new - some parts with historical monuments are still kept intact and in others you can see the high-rise corporate complexes. Lined with long stretches of trees and parks, famous heritage buildings, busy markets and newly constructed buildings, Bengaluru seems to have a bit of everything for everyone.
Like any modern and growing city, Bangalore's cuisine is not identified with a single platter but a blend of cuisines derived from the diversity of cultures and livelihoods that the city sustains. Hence, the visitors can choose from across cuisines and enjoy a flattering variety of delicacies according to their own wishes and cravings.
There is a subtle dominance of South-Indian and Udupi cuisine, other than which the city's menu has countless options. One can relish local cuisines like a variety of dosas, Idli, Bisi bele Bath, Pongal, Uppittu and lots more. Other than this, one can also indulge in the rich Mughlai cuisine with mouth-watering dishes like Tandoori chicken, Sheek Kebabs, Bangalorean Biryani, Chicken Kebabs and more.