Bangalore, India, A Enormous City Famous For Technology and Religion

Bangalore, India, is an enormous city, the 3rd largest in the country, that is famous for being the technology capital of India.

Bangalore, India, A Enormous City Famous For Technology and Religion

While staying in Hosur for a few days, my host decided to take me up to Bangalore for a day so I had an opportunity to see that city. I didn’t realize how important that city was in India. It’s considered the Silicon Valley of India. I didn’t get the opportunity to see the various tech companies that it’s known for. Instead, I had my first dosa there. Oh man did I love it. I quickly started falling in love with Indian food.

Ganesha shrine on our taxi driver's dashboard
A Ganesha shrine on our taxi driver’s dashboard

I also got to see how deeply religious the people of India are. I visited areas of the city popular with Christians, Hindus, and Muslims. Unlike in the US, religion is on full display everywhere you go in India. It’s a huge part of the culture. Hindu statues decorate the city while hints of Christian and Muslim religious symbolism can also be seen.

Bangalore, India by Matthew T Rader
Bengaluru, India by Matthew T Rader
A Christian church in Bengaluru
Bangalore, India by Matthew T Rader
Bengaluru, India by Matthew T Rader
Small cars and large trucks travel side by side on small barely paved roads
Dosa by Matthew T Rader
Dosa, a delicious and popular Indian food
Bangalore, India by Matthew T Rader
Roadside construction zone with no signage in Bengaluru, India
Roadside construction zone with no signage
Bengaluru, India by Matthew T Rader
Muslim beef butchers in the Muslim area of Bengaluru, India
Muslim beef butchers in the Muslim area of the city
Bengaluru, India by Matthew T Rader
Colors and patterns of the textiles in India
Bangalore, India
Bangalore, India

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