Karnataka Tours and Tourist Places in Karnataka, Best Tourist Place in Karnataka, Karnataka Tourist Spots, Karnataka Tourist Atractions, Karnataka Tourist Destinations



This fertile land of Karnataka extends from the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats to the drier region of the Deccan Plateau. It evokes the image of oldest rocks jutting out in odd shapes, forests of Malnad soaked in rain, barren stretches of Maidan, towering temples, thousands of tanks, swift flowing rivers and streams skirting their way across the region; the sweet and everlasting fragrance of sandal wood and many more.

The landscape is varied, with a beautiful coast, flatland plains and a lot of mountains. It is dotted with hill stations, beach resorts and architectural monuments, making it a great vista for tourists with every kind of interest. The people of Karnataka are known as Kannadigas, which are the Kannada speaking people. The state provides an ample of tourist destinations like Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Hampi, Gulbarga, Badami, Bijapur etc.

In northern Karnataka you will find the medieval citadels of the Deccan sultans at Bijapur, Gulbarga and Bidar, their walls enclosing mosques, audience halls and royal tombs.
Mysore is a city studded with shady avenues, well laid out gardens, fine buildings and here is the climate salubrious throughout the year. The palaces are of worth seeing here. The ancient temples of 6th 8th centuries are located at Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole, the earliest to be found in South India.

Above all, it is the great culture and tradition of Karnataka that pulls millions of tourists from all parts of the globe to experience the richness and hospitality of the Kannadigas that can only be felt when you are at anywhere in the state. So, stay awhile and discover Karnataka



Best places in Karnataka to visit:
Sl No
Place
Importance
Distance from Bangalore
1
Mysore
The Mysore Palace, Art Gallery,
Philomena's Church, KRS Dam,
Brindavan Gardens, Mysore Zoo
140 Kms
2
Sri Rangapatanna
historic place, Cauvery river, Daria Doulat Bagh museum
123 Kms
3
Horanadu
Kalasa

Famous Adishaktyatmaka Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple, Horanaadu
Shri Kalasheshwara Temple, Kalasa
330 Kms
4
Hampi
historic place of Vijayanagar empire, Tungabhadra Dam.
353 Kms
5
Agumbe
Hill station
370 Kms
6
Belur
Temple architecture
222 Kms
7
Halebid
Hoysaleswara Temple
216 Kms
8
Kolar
Gold Mines
80 Kms
9
Chikmagalur
Baba Budan Mountains, Sanctuary, Kemmanagundi, Kudremukh, Sringeri

10
Manipal
Educational institutes

11
Shravanabelagola
Pilgrim center, statue of Lord Bahubali.
146 Kms
12
Bellary
Granite Mines

13
Talakad
Bank of the river Cauvery, Vaidyeshwara Temple
132 Kms
14
Gokak
Gokak Water Falls

15
Ranganthittu
Bird sanctuary
125 Kms
16
Karkala
Gomateshwara statue

17
Naga rhole
National Park
236 Kms
18
Kollur
Sri Mookambika Temple

19
Bandipur
Forest, Sanctuary
217 Kms
20
Bhadra
Badhra Sanctuary
257 Kms
21
Hogenakal
Picnic spot
140 Kms
22
Kemmanagundi
Hill station, Height of 1434 meters
380 Kms
23
Yelemadalu
Plantations

24
Mangalore
Beaches and scenic spots
357 Kms
25
Jog
Waterfalls, Sharavathi River
378 Kms
26
Madikeri
Hill station, Abbey Falls, Talacauvery
252 Kms
27
Bijapur
Historical place, Gol Gumbaz, tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah. echo chamber
550 Kms
28
Sringeri
Pilgrim center, Sri Adi Shankaracharya peeta, River Tunga

29
Dharmasthala
Sri Manjunathaswamy Temple, Chandranatha Swamy Basadi, Statue of Shri Bhagawan Bahubali, Car Meseum, River Nethravathi.
325 Kms
30
Malpe
Beach (6 Kms from Udupi)

31
Mur udeshwar
Historical place, Sri Murudeshwar Temple, Beach

32
Gokarna
Sri Mahabaleshwara Temple, Sri Ganapati Temple, Sri Tamra Gauri Temple, Beach

33
Karwar
Sea side, Beaches, Venkatarama Temple
520 Kms
34
Aihole
Picturesque village, the cradle of Indian architecture
483 Kms
35
Kukke Subrahmanya
Sri Subrahmanya Temple, Samputa Narasimha Temple, Uma Maheshwara Temple, Adi Subrahmanya, Kashi Katte Ganapathi, River Kumaradhaara, Hosaligammana Gudi

36
Kateel
Kateel Sri Durga Parameshwari Temple, River Nandini