Thursday, April 22, 2004

Bangalore Trivia 1: This was a lake once

The Karnataka Golf Course, off Airport Road, stands on the Challaghatta Lake. The Bangalore Bus Stand or the Subhash Nagar Bus Stand popularly known as the Majestic Bus Stand stands on the Dharmambudhi Tank built by Kempegowda. The National Games Complex in Ejipura stands on the Koramangala Lake. The Kanteerava Sports Complex once used to be the Sampangi Lake. The host of concrete edifices that lie between Queen's Circle and Cantonment Railway Station like the Guru Nanak Bhavan, Badminton Stadium etc have been developed over what was once Miller's Tank.


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