Vidhana Soudha

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Overview

The Vidhana Soudha located in Bengaluru. Vidhana Soudha counts amongst the most impressive as well as the most magnificent buildings in the Bangalore city.  It is mainly famous for housing the Legislative Chambers of the state government. The three hundred rooms of Vidhan Soudha accommodate approximately twenty-two departments of the state government.
 
Built in the year 1956, Vidhana Soudha of Bangalore boasts of exquisite Dravidian architecture. It was built under the then chief minister of Karnataka, Mr. Kengal Hanumanthaiah, as a tribute to Indian temple architecture. The building is rectangular in shape measuring 700 feet north-south and 350 feet east-west, with two inner open quadrangles on either side of the central wing measuring about 230 feet by 230 feet each. The northern wings with a ground and three upper floors is 63 feet 6 inches high, while the southern wing with a cellar floor, a ground floor, and three upper floors is 73 feet 6 inches high from the ground level. The Central Wing with a Banquet Hall on the ground floor and the Legislative Assembly Chamber above is 112 feet high.Marvel of neo-Dravidian architecture and one of the most imposing building not only in Bangalore but in India. One of the interesting feature of this building in grand stairs in its front. The grand stairs has a flight of forty-five steps 204 feet wide 70 feet deep giving a direct access to the foyer of first floor leading to an Assembly Chamber. The architecture of the building is based on Dravidian style, comprising richly carved bases and capitals for pillars, deep friezes, kapotha cornices, chaithya arches, heavy pediments domical finials, etc; At the same time, the construction has been on modern designs, making use of the present-day materials like steel, reinforced cement concrete glass, plastic, etc.
 
The Legislative Assembly Chamber measures 125 feet by 132 feet and 40. feet high and is located in the first floor of the central wingand has a seating accommodation for 268 Members, with provision for future expansion to accommodate about 100 more Members by readjustment of the seating arrangements.
 
The Legislative Council Chamber is located in the first floor of the southern wing. It measures 100 feet by 78 feet high and has a seating capacity of 88 members.
 
How to Reach,
 
Road: Bangalore city is connected via major national highways which connects various other cities to it. Buses from neighboring state run on regular bases to Bangalore and Bangalore bus stand also runs various buses to major cities of South India.
 
Nearest Railway Station: Bangaluru City Jn
 
Nearest Airport: Bengaluru International Airport

Location

Country
India
State
Karnataka
City
Bangalore
Location
Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi
Address
Vidhana Soudha, Dr Ambedkar Rd, Sampangi Ramnagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
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Nearest Bus Terminal
Dr Ambedkar Rd, Sampangi Ramnagar
Nearest Railway Station
Bangalore City Jn (SBC)
Nearest Airport
Bengaluru International Airport
IN
latitude : 13.197899820 longitude :77.706298830
Corporation : Bangalore
GPS Code : VOBL
Open Year
1956
Height
46 m
Architect
Dravidian architecture
Visiting Hours
Morning to Evening

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