by: prameela rai • 3
Lalbagh - Bangalore - a tour guide.
1 - Guides you to vantage points within Lalbagh.
2 - Icons on screen for things to notice. Click on the icons to more about it.
3 - No need to hire guide or read guidebook. No guide will tell you so much in detail.
4 - Simple and interactive to use.
A place is as good as its history and the stories. Seeing a place just for its beauty and looks without knowing the story can only make you appreciate it till a extent. All place look almost same, what differentiate is its story.
Would it help if you know -
1 - that lalbagh has one of the oldest rock formation on earth,
2 - one of the oldest building from the time bangalore was established in present form,
3 - there are just 2-3 trees of the time of hyder ali who established this garden,
4 - what happened to the 4 statues at the pedestal of mysore kings statue,
5 - what tree inspired pepsi to come out with limited edition soda drink in japan made from its fruit(and where you can find this tree in lalbagh),
6 - glass house is one of the most celebrated structure in lalbagh but not whole was constructed in one go, almost all was made from british material and expertise except one wing which is totally indian
7 - and many such unnoticed and unknown facts.
Now you need not remember these facts and relate it with places in lalbagh. Carry this mobile app and it will take you through all these places, pointing you to things to notice, how to move around and all you need to know about this place.
It is a simple application and we expect not much of attention span to use it while you are on go. If it looks complicated let us know and we would be happy to simplify it further, or any other changes you feel would make it more useful.