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interesting facts about ulsoor lake

By Malvika Kashyap

June 29, 2022

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One of the city's oldest lakes is this one. It is a terrific location to visit in Bengaluru because of this reason.

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Water is flowing in its centre and is all around, open to the sky. Ulsoor Lake is one of a select few lakes in the world with this unusual geometry.

Natural Beauty

Many people think that King Kempe Gowda built Ulsoor Lake sometime in the second century. This lake was formerly known as the "Halsur" or "Alasur" lake.


The legendary Kempe Gowda had a dream in which God Someswara appeared to him and revealed a secret treasure.


With a total area of 123.6 acres, Ulsoor Lake is Bengaluru's oldest natural attraction. The lake has increased the city's greenery and cultural heritage value.


________________________ Ulsoor Lake is the only lake in Bengaluru, which has multiple islands. ____________________


Seeing so many different kinds of butterflies and insects in one place may be intimidating, but it's interesting!


Sir Lewin Bentham Bowring, the then-Commissioner of Bangalore, built the current lake a great deal later.


We really hope you found these information about Ulsoor/Halasuru Lake to be interesting.  When you go to the lake again, be sure to remember the points from this web story.


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