Tourist Places near Bangalore (Karnataka) – ATTARA KACHERI

The Karnataka High Court (Attara Kacheri) is situated in Bangalore. It is a breathtaking red ”brick and stone building and employs the Greco-Roman (neo-classical) architecture style. It has two stories and overlooks the Vidhan Sabha, Karnataka’s legislature seat. Its construction was supervised by Mudaliar and completed by 1868. Earlier named as Old Public Offices and now named as Attara Kacheri, meaning eighteen departments. It is so named as these 18 departments of the revenue and general secretariat of the Mysore Government were transferred here from the Tipu Sultan summer palace.

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