Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru (Kannada) is the capital of the Indian State of Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden City and was once called a Pensioner’s Paradise. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India’s third most populous city. Situated at a height of 949 meters (3113 ft.) above the sea level, the city is blessed with salubrious climate throughout the year. Till the beginning of nineties, most of the homes in Bangalore didn’t need fans. In summer while the rest of India wilted in the heat, Bangaloreans would snuggle under warm blankets at night. The city has dry tropical savannah type of climate. The rains are very frequent and the summers are warm. Winters are cold. But no weather goes to its extreme. One can visit the city any time of the year and enjoy the pleasant climate.. When in Bangalore, one can choose to take a long, stroll through the greenery of Cubbon Park, shop in many modern malls or street side markets or hop into one of the several acclaimed craft breweries in the city for a cold and refreshing drink. Bangalore had come to be renowned for its eateries, street food corners, quirky cafes, coffee roasters and pubs dotting every corner of the city, serving cuisines from all over the world. Brunches, buffets, burgers, rooftop cafes, late-night eats – Bangalore has it all. There are a huge number of beautifully decorated parks in the city that are ideal for going on a morning stroll or a jog. One walk through the 300-acre Cubbon Park, or the botanical gardens of Lalbagh, and you’ll know precisely why Bangalore is so famously called India’s ‘Garden City’.