Postcards on Bangalore City – Post Office & Westend Hotel

A Postcard issued by Karnataka Postal Circle in 2015 featuring the Post Office Bangalore.

INDIA BLORE PC POST OFFICE
INDIA POSTCARDS -POST OFFICE BANGALORE.

Taj West End Hotel – The British build military barracks in Bangalore Cantonment in the 1800s.To cater to English Clientele a British Woman opened a boarding house with 10 beds and named it as Bronson’s West End. This one storey building was built on racecourse road, a second building was added and a third building which belonged to Grenadier Guard was taken over. In 1912 it was taken over by Spencers and in 1984 The Taj Group took over the West End. Among the Patrons have been Devika Rani, her husband S Roerich, Sir Winston Churchill, Prince Charles. David Lean’s “Passage to India ” has been shot here.

INDIA BLORE PC WESTEND HOTEL
INDIA POSTCARDS -WEST END HOTEL BANGALORE.