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Colors of Bangalore - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Vidhana Soudha Bangalore is the capital of the Karnataka state in India. This is an amazing city, featuring an abundance of greenery and parks. You will definitely enjoy the climate here, which is mild and not suffocating. But during the Indian summer, it's quite hot here, while in the winter you can freeze at night. Interesting fact that Bangalore is kindly called the Indian "Silicon Valley" due to a big number of IT-specialists living and working here. So the part of the local population has a degree and works in one of the educational centers or IT-companies in Bangalore.
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Nevertheless, locals also like to hang out and do not neglect the abundance of bars here. Residents also like to spend a lot of time outside during nice walk in one of the parks or organizing family meetings in the botanical garden of Lalbagh Garden. Another favorite hobby of the local residents is to go on a picnic to Lake Kaikondrahalli to enjoy beautiful nature, listen and observe the abundance of the exotic birds.
The best time to visit the city will be the months from September to February. Bangalore is a relatively safe city in the daytime. However, the majority of the population practically disappears from the streets shortly before midnight. Even very safe residential areas can be deserted by 11 pm. Some of the low-income neighborhoods may be unsafe as soon as it gets dark, so be careful or better do not go out from your hotel. Copyright
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Holidays and festivals in India are the important elements of the bright oriental culture with deep history. The number of religious events that take place in India alone can easily fill the festive calendar of few big countries. Many of them are dedicated to numerous Indian gods and mythical creatures, while other traditional celebrations are particular to ethnic groups. Here you will enjoy the great variety of cultural festivals, as well as modern mass entertainments that have reached the subcontinent from the West. The brightest holiday that is celebrated all over the country is the Holi festival. No wonder that such colorful event became popular and beloved all over the world. This sacred festival of spring and love paints India with all the colors of the rainbow. The wildest celebrations are held in the biggest cities and Bangalore is not an exception.
Shri Parshwa Sushil Dham - Attibele - Bangalore In March, when nature blossoms after hibernation, local people, as well as numerous tourists celebrate the Holi festival, which is dedicated to the victory of good forces over evil ones. The main attributes of the holiday are the painting powder "gulal" and its liquid equivalent, filled with miniature water cannons "pichkari". Since the morning, thousands of participants gather in the city streets, which become the fields of "colored battles." After dinner, the heat of passion subsides. Dressed in clean clothes, local people go on a visit to friends and families, taking with them traditional desserts - pies "gujia", flat cakes "puran-poli" and sweet dumplings "malpua".
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In case you are going to visit Bangalore in November, do not miss the opportunity to witness another authentic local event - Kadalekai Parishe. This annual festival, which lasts only two days, is dedicated to the first harvest of the peanuts (groundnuts). You can also join local farmers, who seek blessings and visit the Bull Temple.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Bangalore
♥   St. Mary’s Basilica, Bengaluru, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of St. Patrick, Bengaluru, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Bengaluru, 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bangalore
♥   Castle 'Anegondi Fort' , 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bangalore Fort' , 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Devanahalli Fort India' , 32.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of India

Family is in the first place for every Indian. The families are usually patriarchal; fathers, husbands and even sons are waiting for obedience from women. Women take care of children and do the housework. Often, four generations of relatives live in the same house, and sometimes family members live on the same street. Women go to the families of their husbands but continue to communicate with their own relatives. Older members of the family are surrounded by honor. Such a phenomenon, as marriages organized by parents not based on love, is still common, though such cases are becoming less in cities. The Indians who leave for other places to earn money do not forget to send some of the money to their relatives back home. In large families, husbands and wives, parents and children do not display warm affections in front of everyone: it is customary to love everyone in a family equally. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Bangalore

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