Karnataka is a land of scenic beauty, and also a land teeming with fascinating flora and fauna. At the same time, the state has a number of forts, palaces, archeological ruins and temples, which makes it an attractive destination for tourists looking for heritage and spirituality.
Succinctly, tourist attractions in Karnataka are in plenty and that is one of the prime reasons why the tourists visit this place throughout the year. Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, acts as a gateway to touring this fascinating state. The city is known as India's Silicon Valley. However, besides IT, the city is also known for its picturesque gardens, which have earned Bangalore the sobriquet of 'The Garden City'. Mysore is another important city of the state, which is famous for its Brindavan Gardens and Mysore Palace.
From the ruins of Hampi to the cave temple at Badami to the statue of Gommateshwara, at Sravanbelagola, the heritage of Karnataka is likely to leave you spellbound with its majesty. At the same time, its sunny and serene beaches of Marwanthe, Karwar and Malpe can soothe your jaded nerves and give you a vacation of a lifetime. If you are inclined to a spiritual vacation, visit the state's numerous temples like Murudeshwara Beach Temple, Kollur Mookambika Temple, Chamundeswari Temple at Chamundi Hills and the Chennakeshava Temple among others. To explore the wild splendours of this state, visit the Bandipur National Park, where you can find tigers, leopards, chital, gaurs elephants in their wild glory. They are accompanied by the chirping of a variety of birds. Succinctly, tourist attractions in Karnaraka are many and varied, and can satisfy a galore of travel interests.
Last Updated On: 2011/09/02