Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) is one of India’s most cosmopolitan cities. Known for its year-round pleasant weather, Bengaluru is also referred to as ‘India’s Silicon Valley’ with its teeming start-ups, a vibrant entrepreneurial scene and as a home to many Indian and global tech firms. Fittingly, the city has a great dining and pub culture with diversity in cuisines complemented by local delicacies of the state (Karnataka) and some of the most savoury South Indian and regional dishes.
Also known as the Garden City, Bengaluru is home to many parks, gardens as well as lakes. Allison+Partners’ in Bengaluru is located in Prestige Shantiniketan Whitefield, known for its tech parks, theatres, art galleries, jazz clubs and more!
Do take out time to visit the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, one of India’s oldest green, soak in some history by checking out the Bangalore Palace built in the 1800s for the family of the then ruling family. Check out some shops, bars and restaurants at the city’s landmark UB Mall and maybe do some local silk shopping on Commercial Street.