Bull temple layout Heritage walk

Bull temple layout Heritage walk
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$30
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

This 3-hour curated walk lets you explore one of Bangalore's first extensions called as  Basavanagudi which is more than 120 years old.  Learn more about the history of Bangalore after the rule of it's founder, the king Kempe Gowda.  On this walk  you get to explore a few temples, some parks and also the local market. Included is a traditional South Indian breakfast/snack at an iconic restaurant in this neighborhood.

Kempe Gowda founded the city in 1537, but when the old town was bursting at its seams, the city was expanded and new layouts came up beyond the old Pettah [town fort]. On this walk you get to learn about the Urban planning which was involved in making the new layouts attractive to the people who shifted here. 

The guide will give you a detailed description of the layoutas well as the many legends and tales of valor which helped form the Big Bull temple [Basavanagudi] layout. After a hearty breakfast head-out to explore the famous Bull temple, a park and a bustling flower market. In between the sight seeing  you also get to indulge in some window shopping too. But the highlight of this tour has to be a glimpse of the culture and some old professions which are still being practiced in this part of Bangalore. You get to take in not only the sights & sounds of this neighborhood but also know about its rich culture and food.
This walk is conducted by native Bangaloreans with years of extensive research, travel and publications on this subject, some of which is exclusive.

This 3-hour curated walk lets you explore one of Bangalore's first extensions called as  Basavanagudi which is more than 120 years old.  Learn more about the history of Bangalore after the rule of it's founder, the king Kempe Gowda.  On this walk  you get to explore a few temples, some parks and also the local market. Included is a traditional South Indian breakfast/snack at an iconic restaurant in this neighborhood.