Shivajinagar, Bangalore

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Shivajinagar, Bangalore
Suburb
Night view of Commercial street
Night view of Commercial street
Shivajinagar, Bangalore is located in Bengaluru
Shivajinagar, Bangalore
Shivajinagar, Bangalore
Coordinates: 12°59′N 77°36′E / 12.99°N 77.60°E / 12.99; 77.60Coordinates: 12°59′N 77°36′E / 12.99°N 77.60°E / 12.99; 77.60
CountryIndia
StateKarnataka
MetroBangalore
Government
 • BodyBBMP
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
 • SpokenKannada, Tamil, Urdu, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Postal Index Number
560051
Lok Sabha ConstituencyBangalore Central

Shivaji Nagar is a locality in Bangalore, India. It was named after the 17th century Maratha king Shivaji Maharaj, since he spent his childhood days there[1]. Its popular for the Ramadan food mela, Christmas and St. Mary's Feast. It is an all-time favorite for street food. Shivaji Nagar contains a fairly dense population. It also has the famous Commercial Street, a great shopping hub of Bangalore.

It also has a few famous Sufi shrines located within. The most famous is the shrine of Kambal Posh which is a common tourist destination.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Raghuram, M. (23 April 2012). "'Bangalore inspired a young Chhatrapati Shivaji'". DNA India. Retrieved 31 December 2019.