30 Rare Photos of Old Bangalore captured before IT revolution shows how far the city has grown

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It was a time when Bengaluru was Bangalore and undoubtedly the heaven on earth. The entire image of the city was on a different scale and today’s Bengaluru is nowhere in comparison to the beauty of old Bengaluru. Everything was cool and calm with no traffic grievances and absolutely no much chaos. As the city grew and embraced the IT revolution, there was a drastic change in the way the city was contemplated at. In this context, let us take a look at the album of rare photos of Old Bangalore captured before IT revolution.

Vintage Era of the city – Rare Photos of Old Bangalore

#1 Avenue Road 100 years ago

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#2 A look at Old Brigade Road

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#3 Bellnadur Lake in those times

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#4 BRV Talkies is today’s Golden Palm Army Canteen located at the entrance of Central street

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#5 The Great Chinnaswamy Stadium

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#6 Vintage Commercial Street

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#7 Glass House at Lalbagh Garden in 1890s

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#8 Halasuru / Ulsoor tank in 1902

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#9 The Shopping Hub of Bengaluru, Jayanagar Shopping Complex

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#10 Archaic JC Nagar

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#11 Time Honored Malleswaram Circle

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#12 Mayo Hall in 1878

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Image Credits – Kishore M N

#13 Classic MG Road in Black and White

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#14 Age-old Halasuru / Ulsoor Road

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#15 Nostalgic Oriental Building

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#16 Race Course in an Old Hat

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#17 Old fangled Russell Market

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#18 Someshwara Temple (today’s Ulsoor) in 1890

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#19 Passe` St Jospeh College

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#20 The Vrishabahavathi River and today’s Kengeri Mori in 1965

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Vrishabhavathi flows through Bengaluru and at one time it was so pristine that it was used by the famous Gaali Anjaneya temple. Over the period of time, it got so polluted that it became unfit even for the domestic use. Continue Reading – 9 Mystic Facts and Secrets about Bangalore

#21 Town Hall captured in Black and White

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#22 Victoria Jubilee Hospital in 1890s

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#23 Foodie’s Paradise VV Puram in those days

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#24 Jumma Masjid, Shivajinagar in 1870

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#25 Queens Circle in 1979

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#26 This is the picture of First signal installed near LIC building

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#27 Petrol Pump in 1910

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#28 The Vintage image of Shoolay Circle Police Station

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#29 One of the Rare Photos of Dr. Rajkumar

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Read: 7 Interesting Facts about Dr. Rajkumar

#30 K.R Market in 1950

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So, this was the album of rare photos of old Bangalore. We are going Nostalgic and truly missing that vintage beauty of Namma Bengaluru. What do you think about this? Please contribute your words in the comments below.

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