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

Lost temples of Karnataka: Shivalaya, Arasikere


Overview: A wonderful temple dedicated to Shiva known as 'Shivalaya' is present on the Chikkatirupathi road in Arsikere. Its a Hoysala temple dating back to the 13th century. An unusual feature of this temple is a dome shaped hall which was probably used for discussions. The intricate carvings on the walls are typical Hoysala style.
         

References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsikere
How to reach: By Car: We started from Bangalore taking the Bangalore-Mangalore road, before Bellur Cross, watch out for a sign board indicating Turuvekere. Turn left and reach Turuvekere. From there proceed towards Aralaguppe, from there, take the forest road which leads to Arsikere. From there Haranahalli is around 8kms. After Haranahalli, we proceeded towards Javagal.
Food/Accommodation: Accommodation is available in Arsikere. So plan to reach Arsikere by evening to make the night stay.
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  1. This is new for me. Thank you for the details.

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  2. this historical place states our history as well as present...
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  3. The pictures speak, I'll be planning a trip to this place soon. Thanks for sharing this.
    I keep following your travelogue, though I hardly comment. Thank you! :)

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  4. Nice find.. But I think going to Arasikere via Hassan is quicker because of the NH48!

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  5. I am from this place ............ It looks nice .. but hype for this temple is not so....

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