Housing the State Legislature and the Secretariat, the Vidhana Soudha undoubtedly ranks among the most famous landmarks of the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The building complex is spread over a land of 60 acres and this white building brings to the world the excellence of the Dravidian architecture. Built in 1956, this magnificent building has a rectangular edifice with two chambers – the Legislative Assembly Chamber and the Legislative Council Chamber.
The edifice of the Vidhana Soudha is some 7000 feet long, 350 feet wide and 150 feet tall while the central dome has the diameter of 60 feet and is propped up by 8 tall pillar. The grand stairs are perhaps the biggest attraction of the entire complex having 45 steps in total. It’s a structure that is a fine fusion of Dravidian, British and Indo-Islamic architecture.
For visitors to Bangalore, the Vidhana Soudha is a must-watch building for its sheer majesty and architectural grandeur. The entire building is made with Bangalore granite which was excavated from the region nearby. Every Sunday evening, the building is lit up and its get bathed in milky glean of unrivalled variety. So, don’t miss visiting this amazing building whenever you happen to be in Bangalore.