Bangalore, the capital of the state of Karnataka, is a beautiful city located in the middle of southern peninsular India. With an excellent climate round the year, Bangalore is known for its lush golf courses, sprawling gardens, lakes and horse racing. More recently, Bangalore has come to be known as the Silicon Valley of India due to its success in playing host to the most successful IT companies of this world.
Bangalore Club, one of the oldest clubs in the country, in the best traditions of English country clubs, has a recorded history of over 120 years. Sir Winston Churchill was among the many distinguished members of the club.
Formerly known as the Bangalore United Services Club (BUS Club), it was originally formed for exclusive use by British troops stationed in the cantonment. At present, it is largely a civilian club. Members of the services, however, continue to enjoy special privileges.