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Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri

Address: Cubbon Park, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Type: Architectural buildings, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Neo-Dravidian-style Vidhana Soudha is the seat of the state...
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Type: Architectural buildings, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Neo-Dravidian-style Vidhana Soudha is the seat of the state legislature while the red Attara Kacheri houses the High Court. In 2005, an annex called the Vikas Soudha was inaugurated, designed as an exact replica of the Vidhana Soudha. Though these buildings cannot be visited, they can be viewed from the outside.
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Do visit this place and the gardens nearby. They are very well maintained, clean. Location is excellent. Avoid going to parks at late evening and nights.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This iconic building reminds the public and Hoi polloi, how roads and pavements can be in the whole of Bengaluru, if.... The building is both impressive and well lit at night.

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Kanpur, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

if you are in bangalore you would not want to miss out on vidhan soudha as it is one of the best designed government structures in the country.

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India
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Since it is the building where the folks of the state legislature work, it is off limits for the general public. It is over 50 years old and quite a sight to behold. Due to security concerns, getting inside is not allowed usually. You could talk to the security gate folks to see if things have changed in the recent... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Vidhana Soudha is the Legislature House constructed by Kempe Gowda; founder of Bangalore (Bangalore Airport is named after him as Kempe Gowda International Airport) + many roads and places are named after this Great man of Bangalore. Weekends when lights are on from around 7PM, it is worth seeing Vidhana Soudha - not sure, whether visitors are allowed inside; but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great architecture, but cannot approach due to security concerns as it houses government offices. Can click pictures using this as a backdrop. Impressive High court building across the street. Can stroll over to the Cubbon Park. Lot of METRO work going making it a little difficult to approach. Worth driving bye late evening and nights.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

its a beautiful building but one can not visit inside. To visit prior permission needed ( MLA's letter)

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If in bangalore one must visit to see the vidhan soudha and the High court opposite it. A must see architecture of the olden times. The red building of the High court is also a gud attraction.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

the construction is beautiful and the long stretch of steps looks very very nice. the evening times are nice to be there when the vendors start selling those tasty snacks...

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The archetecture on these buildings are not to be missed. It isn't worth going inside as the government is usually in session, but walking around the outside is well wrth the trip.

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