Karnataka is the eighth largest state of India and is situated on the western edge of the Deccan plateau in south India. The location of the state is such that the Western Ghats rises in the east and the cool blue waters of the Arabian Sea lie to the west. Karnataka has a 320 km long coastline with unspoilt beaches, magnificent temples, lush green gardens, exquisite palaces, and sparkling waterfalls. Karnataka takes you to the real world of adventure.
Karnataka has rightly been named the ‘Cradle of stone architecture’ – it has a profusion of monuments, including the temples of Badami and Aihole, domes and minarets of Bijapur, the World Heritage Center at Pattadakal.
Places to visit in Karnataka
The cultural heart of Karnataka, Mysore is situated about 140 km from the capital city of Bangalore. A city of natural beauty, royal aura and quaint charm it never fails to charm its visitors.
Located in the heart of Malnad and about 195 km from the capital city of Bangalore, Hassan is a picturesque, quiet and peaceful town.