Karnataka High CourtCurrently Closed
- Address: High Court Buildings, Near Cubbon Park, Opp Vidhana Soudha, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-8022954864
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Court
Built during the colonial times, the Karnataka High Court in Bangalore makes one nostalgic of the British past in India. This is a typical colonial building built with red bricks known as Attara Kacheri. Located in front of Vidhana Soudha, which is the seat of the legislature of Karnataka, this building is of extreme importance and value. The history of the Karnataka High Court can be traced back to the year 1884 when the Chief Court of Mysore was created with three judges and was designated as the highest court of appeal, reference and revision in the State of Mysore, the earlier name of Karnataka. Do have a look at this building to get transported in an another era altogether.
- Entry is free.
- By Bus: Vidhana Soudha Bus Stop
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2.29% of people who visit Bengaluru include Karnataka High Court in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
80% of people start their Karnataka High Court visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Karnataka High Court
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court building is known as Attara Kacheri, literally translates to 18 departments. In 1701, Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar created 18 administrative dept, known as kacheris, influenced by Aurangazeb’s style of governance which was followed by Tipu & by the British. After Tipu Sultan death in 1799, the administration shifted from Tipu’s Palace at Srirangapatnam to Mysore. In 1862, Bowring, who succeeded Lord Cubbon, wished to relocate the public offices to Meade’s park (Cubbon Park) as Bangalore was nearer to the Madras presidency. The Attara Kacheri building was designed by Sankey, Chief Engineer of the Mysore govt. The construction was supervised by Arcot Narayanswamy Mudaliar & it was completed in 1869. Public offices like the revenue, secretariat & the judiciary occupied this building. Mysore High Court was established in 1864. In 1956, after the legislature was shifted to the Vidhana Soudha, Mysore High Court occupied the entire Attara Kacheri building. In 1973, when the state’s name changed, the court was also renamed as High Court of Karnataka An annexe was built on the NE corner in 1917 & an extension in 1995 The court halls are housed in the newer building while the judges office are in the old. Former Chief Justice Cyriac Joseph’s idea of a museum in the High Court took wing in November 2006. This museum houses an original print of the Indian constitution & an ancient Ansonia Clock (American clock produced between 1850 - 1929) & several other artefacts
It is the High Court of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka. The High Court functions out of a red brick building known as Attara Kacheri. It is in front of Vidhana Soudha, which is the seat of the legislature of Karnataka. There are lot of parking structure.
The Karnataka High Court is the High Court of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka. The High Court functions out of a red brick building known as Attara Kacheri. It is in front of Vidhana Soudha, which is the seat of the legislature of Karnataka.The Karnataka High Court is currently functional in Bangalore, Hubli-Dharwad and Gulbarga. Established:1884 Country: India Location:Principle Seat- Bangalore, Karnataka Circuit Benches- Dharwad & Gulbarga Composition method: Presidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state. Authorized by Constitution of India Decisions are appealed to: Supreme Court of India Judge term length: Till 62 years of age No. of positions: 62 Website: karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in Chief Justice CurrentlyJustice: Dinesh Maheshwari Since12 February 2018
A delight to stroll around this area which houses the legal institutions! Surrounding areas are also filled with many wonderful architecture. It was definitely an experience n the sights were enriching. Thumbs up!
Nice atmosphere. This is one of the finest Architectural marvel of Banglore.