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FOUR TOWERS DEPICTING THE ERSTWHILE BOUNDARIES OF BANGALORE

The watch towers of Kempegowda depicted the boundaries of erstwhile Bangalore, 400 years ago... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
chow69
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Bhopal, India
Kempegowda tower..

Kempegowda tower is located in the lalbagh botanical garden bangalore. It's one of the attractions... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
drn85
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Kozhikode, India
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The watch towers of Kempegowda depicted the boundaries of erstwhile Bangalore, 400 years ago. However today the city has grown by leaps and bounds. I went around the watch tower of Kempegowda which is on the outside of Cubbon Park near the entrance of Kasturba...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Kempegowda tower is located in the lalbagh botanical garden bangalore. It's one of the attractions in the botanical garden. Climb the hills, reach the tower and have an awesome view of the scenary. It's nice to be there. Never miss it

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

This tower is one of the four towers constructed in 1597 by Kempegowda II to mark boundary of Banglore City. It was built on rock which is 3,000 million years old and used as a watch tower. You can see beautiful view of present city.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Bangalore, the silicon valley of India have stored more than just tech parks, gardens, and lakes. It has a glorious past and very few people are aware of that. Till now I was also not aware of the fact that Bangalore (previously Bendakaluru), as a...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

This is one of the four tower built by Kempegowda, ruler of Bangalore to mark the outer boundaries of then Bangalore. You can have a beautiful view of the present City from this place.

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

This tower has a major historical significance and background. Though not really a piece of art, but you would want to see a view of the city from here.

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Kempe Gowda built the four towers to mark the outer most boundaries of Bangalore. If you travel from the outer edges of the city to the tower , you get a sense of how much this city has grown.The tower by itself is not spectacular,but...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017

We reached this tower after a stroll in the park, but got no information about it, as there are no signs at all, just signs of neglect. We asked a local and were told it is a temple of some sort. So there.

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

This supposedly "watch tower", standing on a wide-stretch rock built to oversee Lal Bagh safety in olden days is a little resting place and attraction you shouldn't miss if you're inside anyway. Well preserved, beaming the royal stature, cool little place.

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

A break from traffic-intense Bengalore next to the Botanical Gardens. No need to take a guide that will try to extort money from you. The Hill and Gardens are free on Sunday with band playing music. Go in the morning when it is less crowded.

Thank Eric D
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