Suryanarayan Temple

posted Apr 10, 2015, 6:23 AM by ThinkClickGet Admin   [ updated Apr 12, 2015, 10:17 AM ]

Suryanarayan Temple

Suryanarayana Temple is located in Domlur on old airport road in the heart of the city. Dedicated to the Sun God, it is one of the most prominent temples in the world dedicated to Lord Suryanarayana. 

Built in typical Chola architecture in granite with a huge tower covered with various colourful figures, the Suryanarayana Temple was built by Shri Patel D. R. Krishna Reddy in 1995.

The idol of Suryanarayana is 3.25 feet in height and was brought from the Badrinath Temple along with an ornate arch. Below the deity, the idols of Kashyapa and Aditi are placed. 

Other idols seen are Brahma, Vaishnavi, Nagaraja, Ugranarasimha, Saraswati, Panchamukhi Ganesha and reclining Adi Sheshasayi. 

Though thousands of pilgrims visit the Suryanarayana Temple on a daily basis, 

The preferred time to visit is during the annual fair of Suryanarayana Swamy held on the Rathasaptami day in January. 

The 32 feet chariot is brought out only during the fair during which the pilgrims are allowed to pull the chariot. 

HAL Museum

posted Apr 10, 2015, 6:15 AM by ThinkClickGet Admin   [ updated Apr 12, 2015, 10:21 AM ]

HAL Museum

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL)Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum,the first of its kind in India was established in the year 2001 at HAL Airport Road about 10 kms. from Bengaluru City Railway Station.The Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum is spread over 4 acres of lush green land.
Heritage Centre & Aerospace MuseumThere are two major halls,one displaying the photographs that chart the growth of aviation in each decade from 1940 till date.

The second hall displays motorized cross section of models of aero engines,highlighting various functions of the engines.

Some real engines such as Garret( Dornier) Adour(Jaguar)and Orpheus ( Kiran) can be seen here.

Heritage Centre & Aerospace MuseumThe Museum is a repertoire of knowledge for the academically minded as it houses a library on Aerospace and traces the development of the industry’s exciting phases since 1940.The Museum has got the prized possession of various types of Aircraft models on static display. The newest is the Mig-21 and the interesting Canberra.

There is also an ATC Radar perched with L-band surveillance radar having a range of 200 nautical miles which rotates at a speed of 3-4 RPM,with the frequency of 1250-1350 MHZ. In addition,PSLV model and PSLV Heat shield are displayed to give a glimpse of forays made by the country in the space technology.
Heritage Centre & Aerospace MuseumThere is a true motion simulator to accentuate the user experience by giving a very realistic feel of flying fighter jets and commercial aircrafts.

Apart from this, an Orchidarium, herbal garden, children’s play area,a Souvenir shop and a sustainability development park are the added attractions in the campus.The sustainability park aims to educate visitors and students by displaying working models of solar systems, bio-gas plant and hybrid wind mills.

The Museum is open to public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days.

Entry Fee: Rs 30 per person. Aircraft Simulators have separate tickets which need to be bought at the entrance itself. The reasonable rates are displayed at the counter.

Contact:- +91-80-2231 8341

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