Karnataka

karnataka

Karnataka has been positioned the fourth most popular destination for tourism among the 28 states of India and 7 union territories.  Ancient sculptured temples are scattered in every corner of the state, serene beaches lining the Arabian Sea on the west, enchanting Western Ghats, deciduous forests, flora and fauna beckon tourists to Karnataka from all over the world.  Karnataka has the second highest number of nationally protected monuments in India.  Totally 752 monuments are protected by the State Directorate of Archaeology and Museums department; there are thousands more yet to be recognized by the department.

Karnataka Rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1st every year.

Karnataka shares it’s borders with Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Places of Interest in Karnataka

Waterfalls
Iruppu Falls Abbey Falls Sathodi Falls
Magod Falls Chunchankatte Falls Shivanasamudra
Chunchi Falls Muthyala Maduvu / Pearl Valley Manikyadhara Falls
Jog Falls Kalathagiri Waterfalls Sirimane Falls
Hanumangundi Waterfalls Jogi Gundi Falls Kadambi Waterfalls
Devarakolli Waterfalls Hebbe Falls Malalli Waterfalls
Hills, Rock Formations, and Hill Stations
Jenukallu Gudda Chamundi Hills Himvad Gopalswamy Betta
Biligiri Rangana Betta Nandi Hills Shiva Gange
Kunti Betta Savanadurga Devarayanadurga
Kudremukh River Sharavathi Valley View Seethalayyanagiri
Mullaiyyanagiri Baba Budangiri Hills Ramadevara Betta
Agumbe Chikkamagaluru Coorg / Madikeri
Kemmanagundi Brahmagiri Hills Kodachadri
Bird and Wild Life Sanctuaries
Nagarhole National Park Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary Bandipur National Park
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary Birding near Valley School, Bangalore Bheemeswari Fishing Camp
Sharavathi Wildlife Sanctuary Bannerghatta National Park Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari
Dubbare Elephant Camp K.Gudi Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Kokkarebellur Bird Sanctuary Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Kukkarahalli
Temples and other religious places
Yedathore Arkeswara Temple Karighatta Nimishambha
Mallur Ramapremeya/Navaneetha Krishna Chamundeswari Temple, Chamundi Hills Jwalamukhi Tripura Sundari
Chunchunkatte Rama Temple Harihareshwara Temple, Harihar Trikuteshwara Temple, Gadag
Mailara Lingeshwara Temple at Mailara Gudda Srikanteshwara Temple, Nanjangud Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Bhadravathi
Madhyaranga, Shivanasamudra Sri Ranganatha Temple, Srirangapatna Pancha Linga Temple, Begur, Bengaluru
Melukote Kodandarama Temple, Hiremagalur Mavinakere Temples
Veeranarayana Temple, Gadag Venugopala Swamy Temple, K.R.Sagara Temples of Kere Tonnur
Temples of Mysore Palace Udupi, SriKrishna Temple Sri Chennakesava Temple, Belur
Shri Kshethra Polali Ghati Subramanya Temples of Padubidiri
Kukke Subramanya Lakshmeshwar Himvad Gopalaswamy Temple
Vasantha Vallabharaya Swamy Temple, Bangalore Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple, Kumbashi Shri Shreedhara Ashrama, Varadahalli
Namdroling Monastery, Bylukoppa St. Philomena’s Church, Mysore Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Holenarasipura
Shravanabelagola Hattiangadi Vinayaka Temple Guru Narasimha Temple, Saligrama
Durgaparameshwari Temple, Sowkoor Amruteshwara Temple, Annigeri Kateelu Durga Parameshwari Temple
Annapoorneshwari Temple, Horanadu Murudeshwara Temple, Murudeshwar Idagungi Genesha Temple
Keladi Rameswara Temple Kalaseswara Temple, Kalasa Sharadamba Temple, Sringeri
Gyudmed Monastic School, Gurupura Kalahalli Bhoo Varahaswamy Temple Gunja Narasimha Temple, T.Narasipura
Kshanambika Temple, Srirangapattana Agastyeshwara Temple, T.Narasipura Sri Prasanna Nanjundeshwara Swami Devasthana, Chikkayyana chatra, Nanjanagudu
Pajaka Kshethra Durgaparameshwari Temple, Kunjarugiri Sri Kamakshi Sharada Temple, Hebbur
River, Lakes and Dams
Kukkarahalli Lake Kavadi Kere Tonnur Kere
Karanji Lake Sagarkatte Pashchimavahini, Sangama, Gosai Ghat
Balamuri and Edamuri Manchibele Dam Lingabudi Lake
Madiwala Lake, Bangalore K.R.S Dam Hessarghatta
Kali River Dubbare Elephant Camp Puttenahalli Lake, J.P.Nagar, Bangalore
Talacauvery Kabini River Bhagamandala
Kabini Dam Nagavara Lake / Lumbini Gardens Magadi Lake
Varadamoola Mekedatu Cauvery Nisargadhama
Linganamakki Dam Sharavathi River Giribettada Kere
Kunigal Dodda Kere Shetty Kere Thattekere
Palaces, Art Galleries and Museums
Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Jaganmohan Palace, Mysore Janapada Loka, Ramanagaram Lalitha Mahal Palace, Mysore
Mysore Palace Rail Museum, Mysore Jayalakshmivilas Mansion / Folklore Museum, Mysore
Botanical Gardens, Amusement and Entertainment Park
Lalbagh, Bangalore Brindavan Gardens Cubbon Park, Bangalore
Zoological Gardens, Mysore Wonder la, Bidadi, Bengaluru Planet X, Mysore
Innovative Filmcity, Bidadi Big Banyan Tree, Bangalore Regional Museum of Natural History, Mysore
Historical Places
Talakadu, Legends Hampi Bidar Fort
Srirangapatna Lakkundi Aihole
Devanahalli Badami Somnathpura
Shravanabelagola Bijapur Belur
Halebid Ikkeri Keladi
Cities, Towns and Villages
Mysore Bangalore Hubli
Hassan Harihar Gadag
Bhadravathi Belur Channapattana
Ramanagara Kurtakoti Udupi
Beaches
Rabindranath Tagore Beach, Karwar Padubidiri Beach Marvanthe Beach
Malpe Beach, Udupi Turtle Bay Beach Resort Kaup Beach

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