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Karnataka Destinations

Karnataka spells allure and sedation when it comes to tourist places. This state has a lot to offer, but, is often overlooked with Tamil Nadu and Kerala being the preferred destinations for the travelers. The historical and quintessential state of Karnataka occupies a focal place in India. The geographical location of this place boasts of diverse options from touristic point of view. Locked between Kannad Coast, Western Ghats, and Deccan Plateau, the state boasts of forests, hills, temples, caves beaches, riversides, lakes, coffee estates, waterfalls, ruins, and many more interesting tourist spots. To discover the state’s real charm, acquaint yourself with these drop-dead gorgeous places to visit in Karnataka.

Bangalore
A colourful city of culture and people, Bangalore (now known as Bengaluru) is one of the popular tourist destinations to visit in Karnataka. It is also the IT Hub of the country, and people from all over the world come here for work. Full of wildlife, nature, ruins, museums, architectural wonders, and gardens, Bangalore is a treat for tourists and travelers.

Popular Tourist Destinations:
Key attractions of Bangalore are Butterfly Park of Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bangalore Palace, Lalbagh Glass Place, Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Wonder La Amusement Park, ISKCON temple, and Aerospace Museum.

How to Reach Bangalore:
Air: The airport at Bangalore connects it with all the major cities in India.
Rail: The railway station at Bangalore is the most important one. It connects Bangalore with major destinations of South India.
Road: Well maintained networks of roads connect Bangalore with major cities and important destinations of South India. Karnataka is also connected to rest of the important cities of India by road.

Mysore
The land of Coffee Plantations, Mysore is a beautiful city of Karnataka. The rich history and heritage of the city clearly resonates in its monuments, festivals, temples and palaces. Kannad, Tamil, Hindi and English are the languages spoken here. It is a state rich in fine arts – dance, music and literature.

Popular Tourist Destinations:
The opulent Maharaja palace is famous for its architectural style – Indo-Saracenic and Dravadian. All its structures are carved meticulously. It houses several unique apartments soaked in sheer rarity.
The Chamunda Hills dedicated to goddess Chamundeshwari, the symbol of power is another must visit location in Mysore.

How To Reach Mysore:
Air: Bangalore airport is the nearest airport.
Rail: Frequent trains connect the city with all the major cities of India.
Road: Regular bus services make the city easily accessible from all the major cities of the country.

Srirangapatna
An island town located in the Mandhya district of Karnataka, Srirangapatna holds immense religious, cultural and holistic significance. The town is dotted with beautiful palaces, temples and Mosques which attracts many travellers.

Popular Tourist Destinations:
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna Palace is among the must visit places in Srirangapatna. It is an architectural marvel of the 19th century. In the temple you can spot 24 different forms of Lord Vishnu.

Another must visit place is the Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace. Blessed with beauty and luxury, the Palace is a double stories structure reflecting the medieval architecture. Inspired by the Windsor Castle (one of the most beautiful castle in the world), Tipu Sultan put his heart and soul into building the palace.

How To Reach Srirangapatna:
Air: Bangalore is the nearest airport
Rail: Regular trains from Bangalore and Mysore
Road: Good network of roads connect the city with all the main cities of South India

Hassan
Famous for various archaeological sites, Hassan is a district in Karnataka. The land is dotted with wonderful architectural marvels. It was once the capital of the Hoysala Empire. The primary language spoken here is Kannada.

Popular Tourist Destinations:
Chennakesava Temple located in Belur is famous for its exquisite carvings and beautiful pillars.
Another famous temple here is the Hoysaleswara Temple. The walls of this temple are a major attraction, as they are festooned with detailed friezes and sculptures depicting scenes from the great Hindu Epics.

How To Reach:
Air: The nearest airport is Bangalore
Rail: Regular trains connect Hassan with Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore
Road: Hassan is easily accessible from Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore by road



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