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The forgotten clock tower of Russell market. A Walk

November 21, 2016

The forgotten clock tower of Russell market. A Walk
organized by Bengaluru by Foot

Another exclusive walk in Shivajinagar which takes you 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 masterpiece which the builders didn’t want to demolish. Join and unravel the truth behind this with some old photos and maps in between tasting dates from all across the globe.

You also get to meet some wrestlers & pay respects at a Church, a Temple and the Tomb of a Sufi saint on this walk.

Also included are a visit to an iconic bakery and a South Indian restaurant in this area.

1.Cost of this walk is INR 600/- with 25% off for senior citizens above 60 years & children between 9-16 years.
2. The organizers need a minimum of 4 people [who have made payment in advance] to conduct a walk. Bengaluru by foot reserve the right to cancel the walk if there are less than 4 walkers.
3. Advance payment is taken for all walks and tours by Bengalur by Foot.
4. Once you buy the tickets, You will intimated about the starting point of the walk.
5. In case you buy the ticket but are unable to attend the walk, You can be accommodated on a similar walk over the next three months.
6. In case the organizers are unable to conduct this walk, they will refund the entire amount paid in advance by the walkers.

Tickets for this walk available online on Eventshigh:

Walk at Russell Market on Saturday | 26th November 2016 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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