• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 32, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

A Study on Tourism Growth


The word “tourism” is related to tour which is derived from Latin world “Tornos”. ‘Tornos’ means a tool for describing a circle or turner’s wheel. This is a word compasses or rather a pin at the end of stretched string, used to describe a circle. History of Bangalore: Bangalore is one of the most travelled destinations in southern India, known as the garden city of India. Bangalore has many stories and legends related to it. Bangalore was founded by Kempe Gowda I, a chieftain of Vijayanagar in 1537. The four limits of this town was decided by The extent to which four carts could be pulled by their bullocks. This town he named after a village, which has called Bengaluru, a colloquialism of “Benda Kalu” which means, “boiled beans” in Kannada language. Local folklore has it that a 10th century ruler, Veera Ballala lost his way in the forest while on a hunt. Bangalore – the capital of Karnataka is one of the most liveliest and charming of all Indian cities. It is a serene and spacious city, when avenues lined with acacia and flame of the forest trees, situated at an attitude of 914 meters.


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