Top 10 Places To Visit in Karnataka, India

Bangalore Garden City - places to visit in karnataka

Karnataka the south Indian state owe a special place. The attractions of the state offer people a wonderful experience of holiday and people can explore numerous glorious monuments, ancient ruins, and mind blowing natural attractions. Apart from witnessing these entire amazing attractions one can taste the lip smacking Karnataka cuisine along with the Udipi dishes.

Karnataka’s Best Vacation Spots

#1. Mysore

The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysore is a classic destination which is loaded with tourist attractions. The Mysore Palace is one splendid construction which is to be seen along with the Brindavan Gardens, Chandeshwari Temple, Railway Museum, and Karanji Lake in the spectacular city Mysore. Shop for the soft Mysore silk, sandalwood and a few more in the streets.

places to visit in karnataka
Mysore Palace at night

#2. Murudeshwar

A perfect destination of Karnataka which one can happily visit with family and kids as this place has a lot to explore. Murudeshwar has a beach and is even a pilgrimage center dedicated to Lord Shiva. Exploring the scenic beauty of the picturesque location and the statues of Shiva are much impressive in the location.

Murudeshwar Temple - places to visit in karnataka
Murudeshwar Temple

#3. Hampi

Hampi is a heritage site which stands as ancient ruins revealing the glory and charm of the Vijayanagara dynasty and rulers. Built on Thebans of the river Tungabhadra travelers can see the architectural brilliance and taste of the Vijayanagara rulers. Vittala Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Hazara Rama Temple and a few more are to be seen in the region.

hampi - places to visit in karnataka
Hampi

#4. Jog Falls

Jog Falls are the second highest plunge waterfall in India and are created by Sharavathi River. Reaching the falls from Hubli is easy as this is one nearest destination and travelling in monsoon is actually a great experience as the scenic beauty of the locations allures every traveler.

#5. Sringeri

Situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra Sringeri is a world famous pilgrimage place and the temple is dedicated to goddess Sharada. Established by Sri Adi Sankaracharya this matha is a one must visit destination of Karnataka.

#6. Udipi 

The most popular place Udipi of Karnataka is a spiritual destination which is dedicated to lord Krishna. The place owes a great significance and the Udipi cuisine is world famous and one must taste the Masala Dosa specially prepared here.

#7. Shravanabelagola 

The Jain pilgrimage place which is popular throughout the world because of the huge statue of Gommateswara. Nearby to Bangalore this wonderful destination if a major thirtha or place to people who follow Jainism. The 58 feet tall statue of Gommateshwara grabs the attention of people worldwide and the ceremony organized for every twelve years is much spectacular.  

#8. Coorg 

Kodagu or Coorg is an alluring destination of Karnataka located in the Western Ghats. The whole region is loaded with natural attractions and the ambience allures travelers. Apart from the alluring natural attractions the region even has several Buddhist monasteries that are worth of visiting during a holiday.

#9. Halebeedu and Belur

The Hoysaleswara Temple constructed by Hoysalas rulers is a great place. The group of temples here stands as a major attractions and the Chennakesava Temple dedicated to the Lord Vishnu is to be witnessed.

#10. Bangalore

The capital of Karnataka and the Silicon Valley of India Bangalore is a place that is to be explored as the whole region is loaded with wonders. There are several alluring sites that are to be seen and there are numerous historical sites, modern constructions and many more in the garden city.

Bangalore Garden City - places to visit in karnataka
Bangalore Garden City

Explore the wonderful state Karnataka which welcomes travelers to see the natural attractions, modern constructions, spiritual destinations architectural wonders and ancient ruins finally offering a memorable holiday.

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