Places to Visit in Bangalore

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Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is a city with pleasant climate all the year round. This city is full of life and energy, and has people from all cultures residing here. Also known as ‘Silicon Valley of India’ and ‘Garden City of India’, Bangalore is a wonderful blend of past and present. It has many lakes, parks, gardens, monuments, museums and much more to visit.

Here is a list of some of the most famous tourist places in Bangalore.

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

The Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is built on 240 acres of land. It was constructed in 1760 by Hyder Ali as a private retreat for himself. Later, it was completed by his son Tipu Sultan, who gave it the name of “Lal Bagh” because of its blooming red roses. This garden has a rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical trees and plants. It has the famous ‘Lal Bagh Rock’ that is believed to date back to 3000 million years and a glasshouse that was built in 1889 inspired by the ‘Crystal Palace’ in London. This garden accommodates more than 1000 varieties of flowers, and holds an exhibition of the rarest of flowers and hybrid vegetables on Independence Day and Republic Day.

Cubbon Park

Located in the middle of the Central Administrative area of Bangalore, and set on a 300 acre area, Cubbon Park is also known as the ‘Lung’ of the city. This park was created in 1884, by Major General Richard Sankey and was named after the then Commissioner of Bangalore, Sir Mark Cubbon. The park has a large number of exotic plants and trees, both ornamental and flowering, in over 96 species. It is a popular place for walkers, joggers and nature lovers. The park is well-maintained by the Department of Horticulture of the State of Karnataka. ‘Bal Bhavan’ within the park is a great place for the kids to enjoy. It also sports an aquarium with many varieties of exotic and ornamental fish.

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Bangalore Palace

The Bangalore Palace, located near Mekhri Circle and Cantonment Railway station, is spread over an area of 430 acres. It was first owned by Reverend J Garret who was the principal of the Bangalore Central High School. Later, it was acquired by the King Chamarajendra Wodeyar in 1873. It is inspired by the ‘Windsor Castle’ and is built in Tudor and Scottish Gothic styles. It has towers, arches and turrets enclosed by beautiful gardens. The wooden structure of the palace, with its intricate carvings in the interiors as well as on the exteriors is just royal. This palace apart from being a tourist attraction, also holds important events and cultural programs.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Yet another palace, this monument was originally built by Chikkadeva Raya in mud. Just like the Lal Bagh garden, this was also reconstructed by Hyder Ali and then completed by Tipu Sultan in 1791. This palace has pillars, arches and balconies, all made in teakwood, with beautiful floral patterns on the walls. It has a museum that showcases Tipu Sultan’s achievements and his administration. This palace also has a Ganesha Temple built within.

Other attractions

Lakes: Ulsoor, Hesaraghatta, Nagavara, Hebbal, Kempanbudi and Bellandur lakes.

Wildlife: Bannerghatta National Park, Butterfly Park and Bangalore Aquarium.

Other attractions: Wonderla, Innovative Film City and Fun World

Shopping: Brigade Road, Commercial Street, MG Road and Chickpet.

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4 Important Things a Landlord Would Always Want To Know Before Choosing a Tenant

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Know what’s expected of you and your landlord in order to get the best out of you being a tenant. In the world of renting the relationship between the tenant and the landlord is considered to be the trickiest one. But the reality here is that landlords generally want things that would be the best for their investment property, and which would again mean that they want you, their beloved tenant and know that there a few things important before you spend the rest of your life under their roof.flats sale deals in sarjapur road bangalore

Everyone would win when you read your lease: This sounds so simple and basic, but would never believe how many people have actually read the lease. When you first have a glance it’s the never ending list of paragraphs which is again jumbled, especially if your home or apartment is managed by a property manager or some large company. And within all these pages the tenants would only learn what you are expecting from them but would also know what he has been expecting from them. Knowing your rights, rules and regulation would help you avoid the issues before they actually turn out to be a problem for you.

Landlords would never want you to be charged with the late fees or returned check fees: Think that the landlords would love to receive all those late fees from you along with the other charges. No they don’t. All they want is that you are not late each month and bounce checks so that they could charge you with some extra fees. So no matter how much they would be receiving because of the inability of managing your finances, it’s never worth the hassle of chasing you down with the overdue rents and the bounced rates. The bottom line here is that they would charge you if you do not pay the due rent and fees making them evict you at some point of time.

Pet Stains would cost you much more than what you generally think: We do love our cats or dogs and thankfully we do have apartments who love them to. And the big shock comes when the tenant moves out and is hit with one big repair bill. And the only reason behind this would be the big stains on the carpet and wall to wall which would actually seem to be pretty small to you. Pet urine is something that generally seeps deep into carpeting and padding below. Your landlord would never be able to rent his apartment or house again unless and until he would get them repaired and unfortunately most of the time these things would have to be replaced. So whether you have a carpet or hardwood you deposit would turn out to be a sweet memory if your little Fido has too many accidents done.

Your deposit is not the last month’s rent: Many tenants generally assume that their deposit could be used as the last month’s rent. It’s a security damage deposit something that is completely separate. So refusing to pay your last month’s rent by offering your deposit could actually cost you far more than that of the rent payment. You could be slapped with a notice of eviction and the late rent charges. This would potentially again dig your credit, destroying the ability to use the reference of your new apartment and open you up with a legal action.

These were just a few and there are a lot more things to go. So what would you like to add to the list above, do leave your comments below.

Author bio:

Seema Mohta a good property consultant will give your good insight on Flats in Sarjapur Road, bangalore India and drive you the right decisions and save money.

Delhi experiences a rise in demand for affordable homes within Rs 30 lakh

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Here are some of the regions in Delhi real estate sector where you can find flat under the range of Rs 30 lakh.

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Regardless of the fact that Delhi does not have much space for new projects and the property price are quite high, the demand for houses is still growing. And this demand is specifically for affordable homes within the range of Rs 30 lakh. Because this is the range which is easily affordable by the middle-income group who constitutes the majority of potential home buyers. But due to infrastructure developments like Delhi Metro, several flyovers, malls and other aspects the price of real estate in Delhi has experienced a substantial growth. Still, there are some of the regions in Delhi, that are well developed and offers affordable properties.

Chattarpur: Being located in South Delhi, Chattarpur is a well-developed location, offering good connectivity to Gurgaon and to other parts of Delhi through various modes of transportation. The major advantage is the presence of metro that makes travelling easy to various parts of the city. Also, it is at a close proximity to important locations like Mehrauli, Sultanpur, Andheria Mor, Saket, Lado Sarai among others. This region has regular electricity and water supply and provides easy access to Qutub Minar and other monuments in Mehrauli. Delhi’s Chattarpur offers affordable housing options with a 2 BHK flat price starting from Rs 20 lakh.

Uttam Nagar: This location is among the preferred locations in Delhi real estate sector that offers a varied range of properties for rent and buying purpose. The pricing of properties in Uttam Nagar is reasonable as the a 500 to 700 square feet flat comes within the range of Rs 30 lakh. Gurgaon is 25 km away from Uttam Nagar and the Indira Gandhi Internationa Airport is at a distance of 15 km. It is also equipped with metro facility with Uttam Nagar West Metro Station as well as with other important modes of transportation like autorickshaws and cycle rickshaws.

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Aya Nagar: It is located very close to the Delhi-Gurgaon Border. Aya Nagar is located on the Mehrauli Gurgaon Road and is at a distance of just 3 to 6 km from the commercial hub of Gurgaon. Udyog Vihar Phase I, II, II is also at a distance of 5 to 10 km. Aya Nagar is an ideal destination for the employees working in Gurgaon as commuting is very easy with the help of Delhi metro. The nearest metro station is Arjan Garh metro station. Additionally, the locality is well developed with social infrastructure and basic amenities that includes hospitals, banks, schools, market and other provisions.

Mahavir Enclave: It is another well-developed area in west Delhi that offers good property options in affordable price range. It is well connected with locations like Janak Puri, Rohini, Dwarka, Paschim Vihar among other places. The 2 BHK flat price in this location of Delhi starts from Rs 20 to 25 lakhs in this area. Also, the region comprises of all social provisions such as schools, markets, hospitals etc. All the essential transport modes are easily available in this region that includes buses, autos as well as cycle rickshaws. The Palam Railway Station is at a close proximity from Mahavir Enclave.

Inexpensive and Innovative Small House Interior Design Ideas

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Here are a few innovative yet inexpensive small house interior design ideas that you can try for your pad.

1. Mirror Effect

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An old trick used by showrooms and stores to make the space look larger, you too can employ it to make your home appear bigger. This is best used in your bedroom as you can install a full length mirror which won’t look too inappropriate. However, mirrors and beds are a combination that Vaastu tenets don’t recommend hence you should avoid positioning the mirror in a way that it faces your bed. You could also install a pair of drapes by its side to pull over. You can pick a piece with an ornate wooden frame or one with silver accents as these are highly popular.

2. Less is more

Do not try stuffing too many things in your home. The more space you block with furniture and decorative items, the more congested your home will look. The flow natural light and fresh air shall be obstructed and you may bump into furniture every now and then. Therefore, use fewer items which can be put to multiple uses in order to keep the look minimal and attractive.

3. Light Colours Work Best

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Every interior designer would vouch for the use of light colours in confined spaces. Light reflects off the wall and makes the place seem brighter and bigger. Colours like white, lime yellow and sky blue reflect light well. You can also add a white coloured sofa, wicker table and ottoman to your living room for lending a brighter appearance.

4. Curtain Partitions

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Erecting a wall to partition your home will make the rooms look smaller and confined. Instead, you can hang drapes in light materials like polyester with subtle prints on them to create an effect of partition. Install a curtain rod with minimal embellishments on it and hang a curtain in purple, brown or grey with floral prints on it or trellis on it. A printed curtain would look stunning against the monochrome backgrounds and work like a textured wall.

  1. Wall Shelves
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Make the most of caveats in your walls to store book cases, shelves and cabinets so that they do not take up additional carpet area in any room. You can push them into the space so that they appear as if they are a part of the wall itself. Choose designs that complement the colours of your walls or ones that perfectly blend in. You can opt for cabinets and cases that have lots of shelves and hooks to contain the maximum numbers of knickknacks.

Tourist places in Chail – A Paradise for Honeymooners

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Hi guys, I’m going to share here about my Chali trip in Shimla on this summer vacation which is located at the altitude of 2,150 meters, Chail is mainly known as a paradise for honeymooners or couples. Its popularity shoots from the fact that it is an-all weather traveller endpoint. We were five colleague friends and planned to visit Chali, Shimla. We had decided to visit Chali because we had never visited Chali before. We went there by bus from Delhi which bus goes to direct Shimla from Delhi. After that we boarded another bus from Chali which runs from Shimla to Chali, It was around 40 km from Shimla and it took two hours to reach there. Moreover, we had booked “Hotel Chail Residency” in advance for one night and two days. Hotel was so beautiful and their services were remarkable.

Information about Chail, Himachal Pradesh

Chail was built as the summer capital – Being surrounded by thick cover of dense, majestic, soaring deodars; it is just 45 km away and most significantly from Shimla the capital of Himachal Pradesh, the hill of Chail, decidedly higher than the then British well-ordered Shimla. It had made a thought-provoking story. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the Maharaja of Patiala, built Chail, when he was displaced from Shimla and decided to create his own summer capital, which was Chail.

Places to visit near Chali, Shimla

This picturesque hill station, located amidst scented forests of chir pine and titanic deodars, is built among three hills station. The palace on the Rajgarh Hill Station – The Residency Snow View that was occupied by the British residents on Pandhewa Hill and on the third existence the Sadh Tiba hill. Overlooking Satluj Valley, Shimla and Kasauli are also visible at night from here which is pretty well.

Indeed! Chail, a tiny village very close to Shimla city, was a piece of heaven. It was perfect surrounded by splendid deodar forests and also in close locality of Shimla. Moreover the hill of Chail at 2226 meters was somewhat higher than British-controlled Shimla, this definitely fulfilled the ego of the King and he started developing Chail according to his own needs. This small village also claims of the world’s highest cricket ground that had been built by the Maharaja himself who was great supporter of the game.

Nature is at her cheerful in Chail. The splendid snowcapped Shivalik peaks, the beautiful orchards and sylvan pine valleys enclosed by Deodar forests and crisp air. The River Sutlej which takes twists and turns and the valley beneath offers a breathtaking view form the hills of Chail. Chail is really enchanting and the views for travellers.

Chail is a small homestead where the nature has showered with all its beauties, where time stands still and romance is in air as I highly recommend for coupes or honeymooners who are newly married. Everybody must visit once in the whole life.

Location: Chali is very close to Shimla just like that nearly 45kms from Shimla, this minor town is suppressed between the Shivalik hills and is scarcely seven to eight hours distance from the countrywide capital of Delhi. If you are on Chali trip, I’d like to suggest you that visit virgin mountainous heaven as the virgin mountainous heaven are truly a honeymooner’s paradise.

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Places to visit in Chail, Shimla:

1. Chail Cricket Ground:-

Chail Cricket ground is the highest cricket ground in the world

Chail cricket ground is well-known for the world’s highest cricket ground 7500 feet’s which was built during British reign. But this cricket ground was leveled by Maharaja Bhubinder Singh to build his summer capital. We took a pic of this ground at the very close distance, you can see here. The view of the ground from higher point is marvelous and highly recommended. The dimension of the ground at such great altitude and challenging milestone is a great achievement and worth all the adoration.

2. Chail Sanctuary Sadhupul

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This Sanctuary shields an area of about 10, 854.36 hectares. It is home to many species of plants and animals. Some of the plants, we had captured on my trip that was displayed in the above image. Some of the animals found there such as: Ghoral, Kakkar, Sambhar, Red Jungle Fowl & more.

3. Chail Military School

The military school is located in the house that was also built and donated by Maharaja Bhubinder Singh. They displayed an old world’s charm. It was definitely worth paying a visit. We visited in the Chali Military School and did enjoy lot. We had noticed while we are wondering entire Chali that Chail is a serene and beautiful place with mountains and trees everywhere we went. It can be a right place for trekkers. Fishing is another entertainment there for adventure lovers.

How to reach Chail?

Chail by Air: The nearest airport to Chail is 63 km away. The airport name is Jabbar Hati Airport. There are domestic airlines flying from this airport to Chandigarh, Delhi and Mumbai. For the overseas travellers – Delhi and Mumbai are well connected to reach there.

Chail by Rail: Kalka is the nearest railway station at a distance of 86 km. The next station is very close by Chandigarh at a distance of 95 km. Chandigarh is well-connected with many major cities in the country just like Delhi, Haryana.

 Chail by Road: There are local buses available for Chali that manages the distance to the neighboring cities. Anyone can reach Shimla by bus from all the major cities like Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand. There are bus services from Shimla to Chail which is at a distance of 45km on cheap bus tickets.

Places to See near Chail:-

Kufri: Kufri is well-known for the hill stations and ice peak. Kufri welcomes for family, couples and kids. It is very zigzag place. To reach Kufri point, we have to either walk or climb on horse. The roads are much muddy and stinking. Thus, if anybody wants to visit there must care of all about things.

 

Sadhupul: Halfway between Kandaghat and Chail is the tiny village of Sadhupul, and the bridge over the Ashwani stream, a popular picnic – spot.

Climate in Chail:-

As we had taken information about climate of Chali by local guys, they shared with us that since it is a sub Himalayan range, the weather is enjoyable throughout the year. Of the difference hill stations in India, this one is considered much popular because of the peacefulness and the calm environment that is perfect to relax the soul and body. The summers are exquisite in Chail. They also shared that it is best for the tourists to visit Chail in summer months from March to August when the temperature is only 26’C maximized.

Hotels in Chail

5 Star Hotels in Chail : Tarika’s Jungle Retreat

3 Star Hotels in Chail : Hotel Lions, Hotel Monaal

Heritage Hotels in Chail : The Chail Palace

Budget Hotels in Chail : Chail Inn, Hotel Chail Residency

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Chail and its nearby areas is a delight for vacationers in every season. But especially it is charming only in summer vacation, also in the winter season it is not less than paradise. Everything about this place is as picture-perfect as excellence can possibly be. The air blows crunchy here.

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