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tgblog Jun 21 2014

Basavanagudi: A Heritage Locality

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Basavanagudi — an area planned by Standish Lee, a well-known British town planner — is a heritage locality that still has remnants of old English bungalows and large circles that are evident in the vicinity. Gandhi Bazaar, a famous bazaar in Bangalore, now stands on what used to be Karanji tank. This neighbourhood takes its name from Basava meaning bull and Gudi which means temple. This area was earlier called as Sunkenahalli. Famous landmarks here are the Bull Temple and Gandhi Bazaar. Basavanagudi is a favourite spot among Kannada movie and soap opera directors as it portrays old Bangalore. As […..]