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Traffic Jam at Marathahalli Bridge Bangalore

The Great Marathahalli Traffic Jam

The infamous traffic jam at Marathahalli under the bridge on the Ring Road on a pleasant rainy evening. Marathahalli is one of the worst places in Bangalore, a concrete jungle with perennial traffic jams, narrow roads, crowded everything, polluted air and bad infrastructure. The jam pictured below is a common everyday occurrence but people are cool about it. They will ...

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Car Procession at St.Mary's Basilica Shivajinagar

Car Procession at St.Mary’s Basilica Shivajinagar

Crowds mill around the procession car on display during the feast at St.Mary’s Basilica, Shivajinagar in Bangalore. The car contains the “idol” of Virgin Mary and the Infant Jesus. The procession is part of St.Mary’s feast held once every year. St.Mary’s Basilica is the oldest existing church in Bangalore and Karnataka, with a rich history. The church was founded in ...

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Bangalore Central Hides Behind a Rain Tree at Mayo Hall Circle

The Bangalore Central Mall on Commissariat Road at the junction with Residency Road, off MG Road, Bangalore. It hides behind a huge Albizia Saman evergreen tree which casts a shadow over the entire area. The tree is also known as “Rain Tree” in Bangalore, one of the most widely seen trees in the city and also responsible for its cool ...

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The historic Higginbothams Ltd Building on MG Road Bangalore built in 1897

The Historic Higginbothams on MG Road Bangalore

The historic Higginbothams Ltd bookstore on MG Road, Bangalore. Perhaps the oldest bookstore in Bangalore, it has been around since the days of the British Raj. HBL is housed in a building that has been around since way back in 1897, when Bangalore was a small Cantonment under the British and the road was called South Parade. The building today ...

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Picture of a Traffic Jam on Marathahalli Bridge, Bangalore

Just Another Pleasant Evening on the Marathahalli Bridge…

A traffic jam atop the new, three laned Railway over bridge in Marathahalli, Bangalore. This was a daily occurence every day until they banned left/right turns on the ORR over bridge where this jam had its origin. One would be stuck here for atleast 20-30 min every day, the jam stretching more than a kilometer on some days. But it ...

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The Inner (Intermediate) Ring Road in Bangalore. Empty on Sunday

Empty Inner Ring Road, Bangalore

The Inner Ring Road in Bangalore connecting Koramangala and Madiwala and beyond with the Old Airport Road and Indiranagar, all empty and flat out, devoid of traffic. Though named “Ring Road, there is no ring, it is just a straight stretch of road from Koramangala to Domlur and is usually chock-a-block with traffic and jams caused by vehicles coming from ...

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