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Situated right at the junction of Queen's Road and Kasturba Road, Queen's Park is a small yet beautiful garden with numerous seats lined up under the shady trees. The bushes are well-pruned and the garden too is well-maintained, while green grass borders the spotless path used by the walkers. The center of attraction of the Queen's park is the monumental Queen Victoria's statue, all imposing in her regal Victorian ensemble. This park is located just near the Government Aquarium near Cubbon Park, and is a pleasant respite amidst Bengaluru's urban chaos.
An amalgamation of a restaurant, bar, and nightclub, Sanctum Club is an all-out fun-zone. Its exquisite interiors, replete with fabulous mood lighting, warm colors and elegant upholstery, sets the tone for an enjoyable outing. An elegant restaurant and bar by day, come nightfall this place transforms into a buzzing nightclub. Featuring a number of exciting events, along with an extraordinary lineup of DJs and electing collections of drinks and small plate dishes, there isn't much here that you won't enjoy.
St Mark's Cathedral is one of the oldest in the city and has its origins dating way back to 1812. The structure is completely and spotlessly white, with a circular dome perched atop the main body. This cathedral is believed to be modeled after the St Paul's Cathedral built in the 17 century. Like the facade, the interiors too are white, and the dome when viewed from inside the church, is heavily decorated with exquisite white and gold work. Near the altar there are arrangements for the choir singers in the form of wooden stands. Truly a living church, St Mark's frequently holds charity events for the needy in terms of medical aid, collection drives and visits to old age homes. The cathedral is close to Cubbon Park and the bustling M.G Road area, however when one steps within these premises, the soothing silence does much to put ones mind at tranquil.
Bengaluru is home to about forty beautiful churches. The Hudson Memorial Church is the largest Protestant church of the city which was built in the year 1904 in gratitude to the great services of Reverend Josiah Hudson, who worked tirelessly in India for about thirty-two years. This resplendent structure has an impressive architecture with a firm tower and intricately decorated stained glass windows. It is also customary here to remove your shoes before a service begins.
Mahatma Gandhi Park, popularly known as the M. G. Park is a pretty oasis in the midst of the city's humdrum. Be greeted by none other than the lifelike statue of the 'Father of our nation,' known worldwide as Mahatma Gandhi.This park is well maintained, flawlessly pruned and clean to the hilt. The seats overlook the green lawns, and this sight allows for a tranquil atmosphere while sinking in the quiet environs. This is a nice option to take a breather after exploring the length and breadth of the busy M. G. Road in Bengaluru city.