A trip to the gorgeous city of Amsterdam would definitely be on everyone’s bucket list, courtesy its world-famous canals. Cycling along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals and enjoying a glimpse of the clear blue waters is just magical right! Well, soon you wouldn’t have to travel all the way to Amsterdam for beautiful canals. Bangalore is all set to get canals that shall give you Amsterdam feels. Bangalore canals will soon get walking and cycling tracks around the edges of the canals. So now you can get your own slice of Amsterdam in Namma Bengaluru!
Canals In Bangalore To Get Amsterdam-Like Makeover
Bangaloreans! Get ready to walk along canals that have green pathways. According to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa ‘s latest plans, 400 km long canals of Bangalore will be converted into green pathways. Bangalore canals will get pedestrian and bicycle pathways along the canals. It will organically link the urban parts of the city with more natural elements. Interestingly, satellite images of Venice showed clear canals thanks to the lockdown.
Walking & Cycling Paths Along The Edges Of Bangalore Canals
Yediyurappa revealed to media houses “In the first stage, work along the historic Rajakaluve (primary canal), from Dharmambudhi Lake (where the Kempegowda bus stand is currently located) to Bellandur Lake, will be taken up, besides the construction of a 36 km-long walking and cycling path, showcasing the city’s cultural and social facets.”
But converting sewage-filled canals into green pathways isn’t an easy task. Officials will use wider portions of the canals for walking and bicycle tracks. So, it will take some time. But then again, all good things come to those who are patient. Well, Bangaloreans we bet you can’t wait to have a slice of Amsterdam in Bangalore. Clearwater canals, green parks, wide walking and cycling tracks is the future. After all, Bangalore stands true to its name, the Garden City. Meanwhile, take a virtual tour around Bangalore’s most happening shopping destination, Brigade road.