Tourist places of Karnataka

Karnataka, the land of Royal Grandeur and Oriental glory, is situated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau and has a 287-kilometer long coastline on the west where it abuts the Arabian Sea. The state is endowed with immense scenic beauty and charm and is well known for lovely garden cities, ornate temples, and historical monuments. A changing pageant of culture, customs, lifestyles, and religions has left its mark on this land, making it a fascinating blend of colors.

Thousands of tourists visit Karnataka not only from many Indian states but also from other countries. Its modern city, its seaside beaches and its ancient temples and Bangalore with incredible nightlife and large shopping malls have much to offer travelers.

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Here is a list of the most popular tourist destinations of Karnataka:

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Tourist places of Karnataka

Tourist places of Karnataka
Mysore Palace


Mysore and Bengaluru Palace-Bengaluru is the capital city of Karnataka at the same time Mysore is known as the cultural capital of Karnataka. A trip to these two palaces is going to give you a thrilling feeling. You think you’re on a time machine. You have reached the era of kings and queens, and therefore, you cannot afford to miss visiting these two sites in Karnataka.


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Tourist places of Karnataka
Durga Temple Aihole

Pattadakal and Aihole Monument-Pattadakal is situated on the west bank of the Malaprabha River in Bagalkot district and Aihole is 6 km. away from Pattadakkal. The monuments in both locations are magnificent specimens of Chalukya inscriptions, architecture, art and sculpture and attract tourists from near and far.

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Cave Temple Badami




Badami and Hampi- Badami, the early capital of Chalukya kingdom and Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire are two amazing Karnataka tourist places that you must include in your Karnataka tour. Hampi ruins are famous all over the world as they form an integral part of the rich Indian culture. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

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Chikkamagalur and Coorg- These two hill stations located in the Western Ghats provide green valleys, tall mountains, serene environment, and delicious coffee. So, Chikkamagalur and Coorg are famous summer retreats in Karnataka.

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Tourist places of Karnataka
Belur Chennakeshava Temple


Halebidu and Belur Temple– Helebidu and Belur form important Karnataka tourist destinations due to their temples. Hoysaleswara Temple in Halebidu and Chennakeshava Temple in Belur are two magnificent specimens of rich Hoysala architecture.


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Mullayanagiri and Kudremukh– Kudramukh mountain ranges are available in Chikmagalur. The highest peak of Karnataka Mulayagagiri is one of the best attractions in Karnataka.

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Tourist places in Karnataka
Jog Falls




Shivasamudram and Jog Falls – Iridescent waterfalls add to the charm of any state. You will find two magnificent waterfalls in Karnataka, namely, Jog falls and Shivasamudram Falls. Jog Falls is one of the famous and highest waterfalls in India.

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Karwar and Gokarna Beach- These two beautiful beaches are among the best tourist destinations in Karnataka. These two beautiful beaches provide picturesque places to relax and enjoy seafood.

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Bandipur and Nagarhole National Park- Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole National Park are the two most important protected areas for wildlife in the state of Karnataka. They are home to a wide range of birds, animals, and endangered species.

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Bijapur Tomb and Bidar Fort – Karnataka has many twin sites for lovers of ruins. The hill town of Bidar is famous for its religious, architectural and historical sites. Bijapur is another city adorned with tombs, forts and other historical monuments.

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