The forgotten clock tower of Russell market.

The forgotten clock tower of Russell market.

 

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    Russell market walk

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About The Event

Another exclusive walk in Shivajinagar which takes us to the sights and sounds around the iconic Russell market.

Everyone knows that Russell market was completed in 1927 by the British, but what not many know is the fact that there once stood an earlier market on the same spot called as the "New market". This had a central clock tower which was reused in the Russell market super structure. Was it a con job to grab government funds for a job not done or was it the fact that the tower was an architectural master piece which the builders didn't want to demolish. Join as we unravel the truth behind this with some old photos and maps in between tasting dates from all across the globe.

We also take the walkers on a few other iconic heritage monuments in close proximity.

The walk is of about 2.5 hours duration & the walk fees in 600/- INR.

To register send name & contact number to "bengalurubyfoot@gmail.com"