Karnataka is one of the well known state in India with capital of Bangalore, has a 29 district (Some of the district newly joined), Official Language is Kannada (other languages are Konkani, Kodava, Tulu, Hindi). This is the eighth largest states in India. Karnataka covers area of 191,990 sq km and is home to 52,000,000 peoples, most of them are Hindus, and other religions are Muslims, Christians, Jains and Tibetan Buddhists. This state is famous to information Technology. This state has Five National Parks, some of the main are Nagarahole National Park, Bandipur National Park and Bannerghatta National Park, and has 25 wildlife sanctuaries. Karnataka has famous Temples some of them are Udupi Krishna Temple, Keshava Temple (Somnathpura), Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Temple, Kukke Sri Subramanya Temple.
Tourism in Karnataka has the deep efforts by people and nature. Trekking in Karnataka is also one of the best interesting subject to tourists, there are many trekking places, some of them are Coorg, Kemmanagundi, Agumbe.
Karnataka is the tourists paradise both human and nature efforts here to make Karnataka as a tourist place. It's long sea shore has beautiful beaches and ports. Animal and Bird Sanctuaries, The National Parks has many kinds of wild animal like Deer's, Bison, Tigers, loins, Elephants, Blackbucks, Bear, Wild Dogs, Leopards, Water Buffaloes, and many kinds of animals in this beautiful state. Karnataka is also well known for sandal woods, ayurvedic trees, and for many kinds of trees.
Karnataka is home to best waterfalls in India, tallest waterfalls in India is Jog Falls created by sharavathi river (jumps from height of 293m.) is at Shimoga district. Shivanasamudra falls in mandya district has twin jumps (Gaganachukki and Barachukki). Coorg District has a three beautiful falls, Abbey (Abbi falls), Irupu falls (Iruppu falls), Mallali falls. Hebbe falls in Kemmannagundi, and many falls in Karnataka. Karnataka has great history in hampi, Hassan, Mysore, Bijapur, Bidar, Mangalore, Chitradurga, Belgaum, Kolar, and other districts in the state. There are hundreds of historical Temples, Churches, Darghas in Mangalore, Bellary, Badami, Bangalore, Mysore, and in some places in Karnataka.Popular Tourist Places in Karnataka Mysore
Mysore Palace is the major attraction in Mysore district. Mysore odeyars ruled in this Palace, other than Chamundeshwari Temple and Hill, Nandi Statue, St. Philomena's Church, Railway Musuem, Brindavan Garden, KRS Dam are the local sight to see.Coorg or Kodagu
Coorg (Kodagu) is the Hill station, many local sights attracting tourists in Coorg. Madikeri, Talakaveri, Irupu Falls, Tibetan Golden Temples, Thadiandamol, Nagarahole National Park is the places to see in Coorg. Major Festival in Coorg is Puttari, Kailpoldu, Kaveri Sankramana, Madikeri Dasara.Bijapur
The Dynasty of Adil Shahi's built most of the mazid, forts, and architecture in Bijapur. Golgumbaz is one of the Great Structure, this is the Second largest dome in the World and largest in India. Most of the Monuments attracting tourists from across the Globe.Hampi
Hampi is famous for Rocky Hills. This was the Capital of Vijayanagara Dynasty, it is located near hospet in Bellary Districts. Some of the Temples and Monuments situated in the bank of Thungabadra river. Large Number of Temples, Monuments, scripts located in hampi. Hampi is listed in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO..Bangalore
Bangalore is the Capital city of Karnataka, residing to over 6,000,000 peoples. This is well known for Gardens and Information Technology. Thousands of IT Companies situated here, Bangalore is one of the largest city in India. It's calling as Silicon Valley of India. Many tourists interest places situated in Bangalore.Mangalore
Mangalore is one of the largest cities in Karnataka state in India, this city is in coastal line of Arabian Sea. Some of the main goods are exporting and importing from ports of Mangalore. Churches, Temples and Beaches, Ports are the major attraction in this city. Mangalore is famous for its Sea Food and jasmine known for its unique arom