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Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, Bengaluru

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Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri houses the seat of the state legislature in a grand white building, as well as the Karnataka High Court in a much less imposing, red-brick building sitting just behind the state legislature. The first structure stands as the largest legislative building in India, featuring four floors and 12 massive granite columns, with the Indian national emblem topping the central dome. When you visit, look for the inscription on the front of the building: "Government's Work is God's Work." The latter structure boasts Greco-Roman style architecture and elegant Ionic porticoes at its center. Unfortunately, it's very difficult for tourists and common people to gain entrance to the buildings. To visit Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri and other attractions in Bengaluru, use our Bengaluru holiday planner.
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  • This is the Karnataka State assembly centre. This was constructed by kengal hanumanthaiah our ex chife minister.  more »
  • This classic structure stands from past 150 years. It enlightens the city. The lighting is superb in the evenings and there is also multicoloured lighting on special festivals and days after 7pm every...  more »
  • an imposing structure by day and beautiful by night, its lawns are no longer accessible to the general public unlike earlier years.  more »