EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO MYSORE, BANGALORE AND COORG :
The Tagore high school, Shadnagar organizes educational tours for students every year. This year too, school has organized a study tour to Karnataka, including Bangalore,Coorg and Mysore. The actual commencement of the tour began from 15th October to 20th October, 2023. The Class 10 students ( 54 members )and teachers (4 members ) were participated for this educational tour.
The educational tour aims at the following objectives:
1) To broaden students’ horizons and Indian cultural and historical awareness.
2) To enable students to gain a deeper understanding of through academic, Industrial visits.
3) To give students an opportunity to relate their classroom learning to the real world situations.
PLACES VISITED :
VISHVESHVARAYA INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM :
Visvesvaraya Museum is fun for children and adults. It houses a treasure trove of machines and artifacts related to science and technology. Its interactive exhibits make this a great place for children to develop a love for science.
ISKCON TEMPLE :
ISKCON Temple is a revered shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna. Apart from a religious shrine, ISKCON temple is a cultural complex accommodating dedicated deities of Sri Radha Krishnachandra, Sri Krishna Balarama, Sri Nitai Gauranga, Sri Srinivasa Govinda and Sri Prahlada Narasimha. ISKCON Temple is known for its activities of engagement involving ardent devotees of Lord Krishna. The temple enrols members for life and arranges programs in their community centres for
Krishna consciousness and awareness of the Lord. The temple community also organises songs andrecitals admiring.
CHAMUNDI HILLS :
Chamundeswari temple is situated on the top of Chamundi hill which is about 3,489 ft. above sea level and located at a distance of 13 Kms. from Mysore. The temple is dedicated to Sri Chamundeswari, the titular deity of the Mysore Royal Family also described as ‘Mahishasura Mardini’for having killed the buffalo headed demon Mahishasura
MYSORE PALACE :
Ambavilas Palace, otherwise known as the Mysore Palace, is a historical palace and a royal residence at Mysore in the southern Karnataka state of India. It is the
official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty and the seat of the Kingdom of Mysore. The palace is in the centre of Mysore, and faces the Chamundi Hills eastward. Mysore is commonly described as the ‘City of Palaces’, and there are seven palaces including this one. The current structure was constructed between 1897 and 1912, after the Old Palace was burnt ablaze. Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV
and his mother Maharani Kempananjammanni Devi, commissioned the British architect Lord Henry Irwin to build a new palace. Above the 8 central arch is a sculpture of Gajalakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, prosperity, fortune, and
abundance with her elephants.
BUDDHIST GOLDEN TEMPLE :
Buddhist Golden temple at Bylakuppe is also called Namdroling Monastery stands beautifully amidst the scenic landscapes, emanating peacefulness and calmness.
The monastery is popularly known as Golden Temple owing to the golden paintings crafted on the monastery. This monastery or golden temple was established in the year of 1963. Its walls have beendecorated with intricate paintings. These colourful paintings illustrate stories of God and demons
from Tibetan Buddhist mythology. The altar of the temple is filled with flowers, candles and incense sticks. You can even spot small birds flying freely around the temple complex. What makes Golden temple even more mesmerising is the captivating landscapes around it.
TALA KAVERI :
Talakaveri is a religious site in the Coorg district of Karnataka, India. It’s the birthplace of the sacred Kaveri River. The Talakaveri temple is sacred to Hindus, especially the Kodavas, the native clan of Coorg. A small shrine with a silver Shiva linga marks the spot where the river originates. A small tank is constructed where pilgrims take bath on auspicious days
DUBARE RIVER RAFTING (COORG) :
River Rafting in Dubare: One of the very best experiences to hop onto amidst the monotonous city life would be planning a trip. It surely ensures a greater unique experience amongst grandeur furnishing bits and parts of mother nature.
BRINDAVAN GARDENS :
Brindavan Garden, It is a garden located in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built
across the river Kaveri. The work on laying out this garden was started in the year 1927 andcompleted in 1932. The garden is maintained by the Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation Department), a Government of Karnataka enterprise. It is spread across an area of 60 acres. The garden is laid out in terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees, foliage plants such as Duranta plumaria and
Euphorbia and flowering plants like Celosia, Marigold and bougainville. The
main attraction of the park is the musical fountain in which bursts of water are synchronised to the music of songs. There is also a lake within the garden with boating facilities available for visitors.
AEROSPACE MUSEUM :
HAL Aerospace Museum is India’s first aerospace museum located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises, in Bangalore. Established in 2001, the Museum is part of the HAL Heritage Centre and Aero Space Museum, and showcases the growth of the Indian aviation industry and HAL for six decades.
LAL BAGH :
Lalbagh Botanical Garden meaning The Red Garden in English, it is a
well known botanical garden in southern Bengaluru. This is the famous botanical gardens and It has a famous glass house. Lalbagh houses India’s largest collection of tropical plants, Garden has a lake, and is one of the main tourist attractions in Bengaluru. Lal Bagh is also home to a few 10 species of birds.