Known as the Garden City, the country’s most pristine city evolved significantly when the high-tech revolution arrived and Bangalore suddenly found itself at the center of the nation’s massive computer hardware and software industries. In 90’s it changed suddenly from a small town to that of a cosmopolitan, fueled as much by its lively bar and cafe culture as by the influx of international business people, India’s high-tech hub has a high-energy buzz, with far and away the best climate of any Indian city.
Mysore is a major tourist city of Karnataka. The city was the erstwhile capital of the state and hence has played an important role in the history of the state and of South India. Today it has developed into a modern city like many other cities in the country. But this city has not lost touch with its rich historical and cultural legacy. Mysore city is a favourite tourist destination in Karnataka. Tourist from within the country and from outside come see the splendour of the city of Mysore. The city has a number of places a person can visit. There are a number of Royal buildings, gardens, waterfalls, temples, museums and modern amusement parks.
Ooty was originally know as Ootacamund which is now obscure. Ooty is situated in the Nilgiri hills, also known as The Blue Mountains. It is unknown whether this name comes from the blue smoky haze given off by the eucalyputus trees that cover the area, or because of the kurunji flower, which blooms every twelve years giving the slopes a bluish tinge. Ooty served as the summer capital of the Madras Presidency and other small kingdoms, much visited by British during the colonial days, and as today, a popular summer and weekend resort.