Imposingly nestled amidst the renowned archaeological and heritage sites in India, Bangalore is also appraised for being the largest IT exporter in India. Today the city not only exhibits the medieval era but the presence of myriad multinational companies have turned Bangalore to be dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India that also encircles the eminent historical sites nestled within the state border. Amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the distance from Badami to Bangalore is approximately 510kms whereas from Hampi to Bangalore is 350kms by road. The distance from Badami to Hampi is approximately 150kms. The capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore also encircles the popular sites of Hospet, Hubli, Mysore, Belur and Halebid. The distance from Hospet to Bangalore is approximately 330kms, from Hubli to Bangalore is 400kms, from Mysore to Bangalore is 140kms, from Belur to Bangalore is 220kms and from Halebid to Bangalore en route Hassan is 210kms. The Bandipur National Park en route Mysore is approximately 220kms. Nonetheless Bangalore can also be reached by road from the nearby tourist destinations like Goa, Mangalore, Coorg and Ooty. The distance from Mangalore to Bangalore by road
is approximately 350kms whereas from Madikeri it is 250kms. From Goa to Bangalore if one prefers to drive, the distance is approximately 600kms en route National Highway 4. Drive from Ooty to Bangalore is approximately 270 kms en route Mysore. Thus Bangalore is having a good network of spic and span highways that connects the city with other cities in India.
If one is opting to reach Bangalore by train
then he is having two terminals as his choices. The Bangalore Railway Station and the Yeshvantpur Railway Station are the two major railway stations that connect Bangalore to rest of India. From Yeshvantpur Railway Station one need to hire or book a cab to Bangalore, this will take approximately 30-40 minutes.
Wherever you are, the Bangalore International Airport connects you to all other major international cities and all the major cities in India. Domestic flights to Bangalore frequently plies between Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Goa. There are scheduled flights from Port Blair to Bangalore