Museums of Bangalore: Indian Musical Experience

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Watch the video here:  https://youtu.be/xuSdTK4XeoI Overview: I thought Bangalore just had 2-3 museums which are well known until a few years ago, but a little research opened up my thoughts as I discovered several museums within the city. I have decided to visit all the museums in the city and document those.  The first one on the list is the Indian Musical Experience in JP Nagar 7th phase. This beautiful museum is dedicated to the evolution and science behind different forms of music from traditional to contemporary.  As we enter the museum, in the inner courtyard, we can see a sound garden, where we can learn about the sounds created from natural things like wood, stones, and metals. We can try our hand in generating music as well. This area is well enjoyed by both adults and children. We then get inside the museum and the experience starts from the 3rd floor, where we are shown a small animated movie with different types of sound created by nature. From there we enter an interacti

Shivanasamudra: Visiting the mighty waterfalls


Overview: We did this trip long back and I thought I would pen down my experiences with my trip to Shivanasamudra falls.  We started early in the morning and set off for Shivanasamudra. The place is located between Kanakapura road and Mysore road. It can be approached via Malavalli. The route to shivanasamudra is very scenic and passes through rural Karnataka. We reached Shivanasamudra falls at around 10:30am. Shivanasamudra falls is formed by the river Cauvery and forms two waterfalls called Gaganachukki and Barachukki. First we visited the Gaganachukki falls which had good amount of water pouring down from great height forming a spectacle. We visited this place post monsoons so there was good amount of water. We sat along the pavement in front of the falls and there was fencing all around to prevent more adventurous people venturing out close to the falls.
   

After this we went to Barachukki falls which can be reached by climbing down a series of steps leading to the base of the waterfalls. Barachukki falls also made thundering noise as there was good amount of water. The clean water and the clear greenish blie colour of the water added to the beauty of the place. This place was infested with monkeys so we could not eat anything in the open. We had to pack everything and eat the stuff inside our car because of the monkey menace.
   
       
 References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivanasamudra_Falls
How to reach: Car/Bike: Take NH209 towards Kanakapura, from there continue on NH209 to Sathanur, on reaching Malavalli, continue on NH209 and turn left onto Panditahalli village and ask for directions to Shivanasamudra falls.
Food/Accommodation: Its advisable to carry home food as there are limited options on the way.
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  1. Love these falls. Brilliant captures.


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  2. hi..thanks for the post.Are you planning any holiday trip with family.i will suggest you the places br hills resort and also near by place k gudi resort..its a nice place to enjoy with family..do visit..

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