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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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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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