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4 towers of historical significance

Kempegowda, the founder of Bangalore city, built 4 towers to signify the outer boundaries of the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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In search of the four towers of Kempegowda, A walk past in the four Kempegowda towers.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Kempegowda, the founder of Bangalore city, built 4 towers to signify the outer boundaries of the city. Now, with the city having expanded well beyond the towers, they are little more than small monuments. Of the four, the one at Lalbagh is well-known, the others...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 January 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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kasanadivenkatesha
Reviewed 23 June 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Priyanshu09
Reviewed 1 March 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank HiteshAdventure
Reviewed 19 February 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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 17 January 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.

Date of experience: March 2016
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