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Bengaluru is well-connected to major Asian cities by most international airlines. Additional information on the airport can also be found at its official website. IISc is about 35kms from the airport. One could take either a prepaid taxi (currently, costs Rs. 750, and the counter is available near the exit of the Airport Building), or a city taxi (costs about Rs. 700, and a queue for the same is just outside the airport building). The Institute is known as "Tata Institute" to the locals and is just past Mekhri circle and on the way to Yeshwantpura (one must take a right turn at Mekhri circle). Shuttle bus service, operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), runs from the airport to various areas in Bangalore city every 15 minutes. Details of the schedule can be found here.
Bengaluru, known as the science city of India because it has numerous educational and research institutions and as garden city because of its cool climate and greenery, is a major metropolitan city. It is also an IT hub with thriving start‐up companies and major industries, public and private.