By virtue of its varied geography and long history, Karnataka hosts numerous spots of interest for tourists. There is an array of ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, scenic hill ranges, forests and beaches. Karnataka has been ranked as the fourth most popular destination for tourism among the states of India.

Heritage & Culture

Heritage & Culture

Karnataka as a state is home to some of the most intricate and detailed heritage and culture etched on stones or in history books. It is home to world heritage sites like Hampi, Aihole and Pattadakkal and a number of nationally protected monuments.Cultures preserved over the years are even seen today in the form of festivals and rituals that have been preserved.

 

 

 

Hill Stations and Coastline

Hill Stations and Coastlines

Karnataka is home to some of the most breathtaking hill stations and beaches. Hill stations located on the western ghats offer travellers a variety of choices and experiences. Right from being a romantic destination to an adventure seekers delight.

The coastal line of the state stretches for more than 300 kms. Dotted with virgin and untapped tourism potential it promises to be the best alternative to other beach destinations in the country which are crowded and expensive.

Monuments

Monuments

Karnataka has a very rich heritage that the state can boast off. With the second largest number of protected monuments second only to Uttar Pradesh and also UNESCO protected monuments, the state is a history book waiting to be read by all the history buffs.