The Vidhana Soudha building is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka. It is located in central Bangalore not far from MG road and Cubbon park. Completed in 1956, it is built in granite and incorporates elements of Indo-Saracenic, Rajasthani Jharokha and Dravidian styles. It has a total area of 50000 sqm. Next to Vidhana Soudha lies the Vikasa Soudha building which was erected to house numerous government and legislative offices for which there was not sufficient space in Vidhana Soudha. Opposite Vidhana Soudha lies the red brick building of the Karnataka High Court, which is also known as Attara Kacheri.

01 Vidhana Soudha granite building 02 Vidhana Soudha granite building 03 Vidhana Soudha granite building 04 Vidhana Soudha granite building
05 Vidhana Soudha granite building 06 Vidhana Soudha granite building 07 Statue of Jawaharlal Nehru 08 Vidhana Soudha granite building 09 Vidhana Soudha granite building
10 Vikasa Soudha building 11 Vikasa Soudha building 12 Vikasa Soudha building 13 Vikasa Soudha building
14 Attara Kacheri Karnataka High Court 15 Attara Kacheri Karnataka High Court
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