Eclectic doesn’t begin to describe Kitschiidi’s collection. Feed your Bollywood obsession with Sholay coasters or finally find the perfect gift for your niece on her 7th birthday. The store-managers have personalised shopping experience with an adjoined café space that often hosts artisans from around the country.
This is a small town in the Mandal Region of the Anantapur District and is considered as the holy abode of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Veerabhadra due to the presence of temples dedicated to them. The most famous out of all is the Veerbhadra Temple. This temple was built by brothers Viranna and Virupanna and is dedicated tp Veerbhadra. The temple is in the Vijayanagara style of architecture. The rock chain, Vastu Purush, hanging pillar, Padmini lace lady, Durga Padam and the Lepakshi sari designs are the main features of this beautiful temple. The lovely paintings on the ceiling depicts scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata and were made using natural pigments. The Siva's Granite bull or Nandi is another attraction of Lepakshi. The bull wears pretty jewellery and also has a Nagalinga carved out just beside it.
The Renaissance Gallerie in Bangalore brings the finest art pieces from India to a audience in love with art. This Gallerie was opened in 1993 and is one of the most successful and state of the art galleries is India. It has a very firm identity and has a deep relationship with its clients and art lovers. The principle objective of the museum is to offer best quality art at an affordable price to its clients. The clients of this museum come from a different economical backgrounds starting from Bollywood stars, Businessmen, to normal employed people. The Museum gained huge popularity in the mid-90s, when it started its exhibition with a small music recital & dance performance and guest appearances with the intention of making art shows equally interesting for art enthusiasts and hobbyists alike. The Museum also hosts charity events over the years like Set a Child Free, Rendezvous, Qismat and Art Extravaganza.
Paradise Shopping Centre
A part of the South India Shopping Mall, this is a restaurant which is famous for its Hyderabadi Biryani and kebabs. Paradise has now become like a brand name and people refre it to Paradise biryani rather than biryani from Paradise Restaurant. The quality and quantity are both more than awesome and the taste of the juicy kebabs are simply to die for. It is a little down from the mark during the peak hours but then this happens when you have to manage such a huge place. Dine in and take away are both available.
Very close to the remarkable monuments of the Charminar, Mecca Masjid as well as the Chowmahalla Palace, this is also known as the Choodi Market. This is because it is the main bangle market of the city and that laad means the laquer which is used in the making of bangles. These bangles are afterwards studded with artificial and sometimes semi- precious stones as well. The main other things sold here are zari sarees, silver ware, kalamkari items, wedding items, nirmal, bidriware, borcade, velvet and other gold and silver embroidered fabrics. The scenario here is just of old wooden buildings and burkha clad women haggling and bargaining. The shops are small and some have clean, soft cotton mattresses for customers to feel comfortable inside.
This is the best market in the whole state and is full of colors. This is otherwise nothing but a local market where you can get farm fresh fruits, vegetables, tea and rangoli powder colors. The colors are decoratively exhibited in a way that it looks no less than a rainbow.
Selling art articles for homes and home articles with art on them, Kynkyny is one of the most popular art stores in Bangalore. Like me you can go there just to interact with the patient staff who not only explain the painting to you and help you find one within a particular price range but also pack the paintings in a convenient manner in case you’re travelling. Often displaying work from upcoming as well as well-established artists, this gallery never disappoints when you’re hunting for that perfect painting to wake up to or that perfect bed to sleep on.
This is the largest mall in Bangalore, laid over an area of 13 acres and in the heart of the city. This is a project of the UB Group headed by Vijay Mallya and is built on the road named after the former business tycoon, Vitthal mallya. This is a joint projject of the UB Group with the Prestige Group. The mall houses outlets of almost all national and foreign luxury brands and it is thus a shopaholic's drug. They also have some good food outlets on the top level of the mall to serve your hunger after you have done a lot of window shopping as well. This is thus, not just a place to enter and fill your bags with, but you can also hangout with your friends here.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat
This is an art gallery in Bangalore and is mainly known for the regular exhibitions and public events held here. The main aim of this place is to make people more aware of the art and culture of South India, especially Karnataka. A part of this has been carved into an art college with the same name and this is now a very prominent school of art in the world of contemporary and traditional painting. The Chitra Shante is the annual festival of art and culture organized by the Parishath authorities.
This is a pub situated on the very famous MG Road in Bangalore. They are mainly known for their good Continental Cuisine. Their décor, the music inside, the DJ playing and the ambience is all very enjoyable and the staff make sure everything is kept consistently up to the mark. Apart from the Continental cuisine, the drinks served by them is also quite popular. Be it a birthday bash or just a party, this place will never disappoint you.