Know other nuances about Bangalore and Bangaloreans

To know Bangalore better, it is essential to know about its climate, cuisine and its people. A peep into this would further enhance our stay in Bangalore.

Bangalore is located at the height of 949 metres above sea level. It has a salubrious climate throughout the year. Bangaloreans never feel the heat and dust like other Indian cities. It is like city in an air conditioned city. The climate can be described as dry tropical savannah type of climate.

Temperate levels are 36°C in summer and 20°C minimum in winter. Even when temperature levels are as its maximum Bangalore is considered as one of the coolest cities in India. Monsoon appears from July to September and rainfalls are generally witnessed between 4 and 7 p.m. The greenery of the city takes a new turn. The roads and streets lined with trees are in full bloom in spring after the winter.

Cuisine of Karnataka is a varied mix. There are many types of cuisines like Malnad, Coorg, Mysore, Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada styles. The most common foods of Karnataka that has gained popularity world over are Mysore Dosa, Bisi Bele Baath, and Mysore Pak and Dharwad peda.

Bangaloreans love for food is so evident from the large number of hotels, restaurants and chaat centres across the city. The number of hotels are only increasing day by day with the only difference that they cater to different cuisines like continental, Chinese, North Indian and Bengali. An older native Bangalorean would be much satisfied with snacks like idli, dosa and vada along with some coffee.

The people of Karnataka are known to be kind, friendly and sociable. They are ardent lovers of their land its history and the language. An average Bangalorean is no different. People of Bangalore speak more than two languages other their mother tongue Kannada. This is because of the enormous influx of people from all over India into Bangalore city. It is interesting to note that some parts of Bangalore have become a mini Tamil Nadu or a small West Bengal for that matter.

So enjoy your visit, stay at Bangalore and learn the nuances of Kannada culture.

Go Back