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Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri

Cubbon Park, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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, Cultural
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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Santa Clarita, California
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

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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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A royal and majestic building that houses the secretariat buildings. On the itinerary of all tourists visiting Bengaluru. However, can be viewed only from outside and one is not allowed to enter inside.

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Akola, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

All visitors to Bengaluru must start their tour from these two structures. Vidhana Soudha is a piece of marvel as it is built by marble. This was the inspirational idea of the late chief minister Kengal Hanumanthiah. There are huge pillars to support the structure. Select government departments (secretariat) are housed here. There are various idols of great personalities. There... More 

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Surat, India
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I had a glimpse of it from the road for around 10 minutes.The entire building is very British...You would have a real feel of how politicians work in the area. The big stature of Gandhi Bapu in the middle is very appealing.One is not allowed to enter inside the buiding.so one can view it from outside only. But worth a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Vidhana Soudha remains the icon of Bangalore, it is a magnificent view indeed. The present metro work, makes the place awkward, but the view of white Soudha and red High Court on two sides of road is amazing. Do not forget to walk in the Cubbon park nearby.

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Manipal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Must see place when in Bangalore, Its in the heart of the City. One of the most beautiful Government Secretariat I have seen my life. This was constructed in the early 80/90s. There's another annexure next to this giant structure constructed during the then Chief Minister Hon. S.M. Krishna's time. This again is a marvel of architecture. I went there... More 

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we used to go and sped time in our older days(12 years ago) it was nice to gather around this place sice the bangalore court is just opposite to this and also a park near by..these days the roads are little polluted thoug we are able to take some nice pictures. Required special permission to enter inside and have a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

From far the whole building has a nice architecture. Vidhana Soudha is the State Assembly and as such we are not allowed to go and see. We could only stop over by the roadside to take some pictures

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Solapur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very Grand and Great Buildings but alas One has to look it from road as common people are not allowed to enter.Even there is no place to park car nearby

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Incredibly amazing giant building created as per the Indian architecture. This is situated near by Cubbon park and unfortunately tourist not allowed to entered to the building. Very nice to see in the night.

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