Karnataka, India

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Everything you need to know about Karnataka

Karnataka, a diverse and culturally rich state in southern India, is known for its ancient heritage, lush landscapes, and modern cities. It is bordered by Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.

The history of Karnataka is steeped in ancient civilization and dynastic rule. It was once home to powerful empires like the Cholas, Hoysalas, and the Vijayanagara Empire. The state has preserved its historical legacy through magnificent structures like the Hampi ruins and the Halebidu Temple.

Karnataka's culture is a blend of tradition and modernity. The people of Karnataka, known as Kannadigas, take pride in their diverse customs and art forms. The state celebrates a plethora of festivals, with the Mysuru Dasara and the Ugadi Festival being major attractions.

Karnataka boasts a variety of tourist attractions. The historic city of Bengaluru, also known as the Silicon Valley of India, is a hub of technology and innovation. The enchanting Coorg and the serene Chikmagalur offer lush greenery and coffee plantations. The ancient temples of Badami and the scenic beaches of Gokarna are must-visit destinations.

Karnataka is renowned for its rich culinary heritage. The diverse cuisine includes mouthwatering dishes like Bisi Bele Bath, Mysore Pak, and the delectable Dosa.

Common QNA about Karnataka:

  • What are the major cities in Karnataka?
    Some of the major cities in Karnataka include Bengaluru, Mysuru, and Hubli-Dharwad.
  • What are the famous wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka?
    Karnataka is home to wildlife sanctuaries like the Bandipur National Park, the Nagarhole National Park, and the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • What are the major industries in Karnataka?
    Karnataka's economy is driven by industries like information technology, biotechnology, and manufacturing.
  • What is the best time to visit Karnataka?
    The months from October to February offer pleasant weather, making it the best time to explore Karnataka's historical sites and natural beauty.

Top rated places in Karnataka
Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace

Mysuru, Karnataka
Historical place Tourist attraction
Orion Mall

Orion Mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall Cafe
Phoenix Marketcity

Phoenix Marketcity

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall Donut shop
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Botanical garden Garden Tourist attraction
Mantri Square Mall

Mantri Square Mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR)

Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR)

Bengaluru, Karnataka
International airport Airport
Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Park
Nexus Mall Koramangala

Nexus Mall Koramangala

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Bannerghatta Zoo

Bannerghatta Zoo

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Zoo
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Mysuru, Karnataka
Zoo Tourist attraction
ISKCON temple Bangalore

ISKCON temple Bangalore

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Hindu temple Tourist attraction
Brindavana Gardens

Brindavana Gardens

Krishnarajasagara, Karnataka
Garden Tourist attraction
Bengaluru Palace

Bengaluru Palace

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Historical place museum Historical landmark Tourist attraction
BLR Domestic Lounge

BLR Domestic Lounge

Gangamuthanahalli, Karnataka
Lounge
Royal Meenakshi Mall

Royal Meenakshi Mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Nexus Shantiniketan Mall

Nexus Shantiniketan Mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall Amphitheater Concert hall Fine dining restaurant Grocery store Movie theater
Lokaranjan Aqua World Underwater Zoo

Lokaranjan Aqua World Underwater Zoo

Mysuru, Karnataka
Aquarium Museum Tourist attraction
VR Bengaluru

VR Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Dharmasthala, Karnataka
Hindu temple Place of worship
Garuda mall

Garuda mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
UB City

UB City

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Elements Mall

Elements Mall

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall
Sand Museum Mysuru

Sand Museum Mysuru

Mysuru, Karnataka
Art museum Tourism development corporation Tourist attraction
Nandi Hills Karnataka

Nandi Hills Karnataka

Nandi Hills, Karnataka
Tourist attraction Nature preserve
Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital

Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Eye care center Doctor
Toit Brewpub

Toit Brewpub $

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Brewpub American restaurant Bar Italian restaurant Pizza restaurant Pub
Bangalore Central

Bangalore Central

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Shopping mall Department store
Empire Restaurant - Kunigal

Empire Restaurant - Kunigal $$

Kunigal, Karnataka
Restaurant Chinese restaurant Indian restaurant Seafood restaurant South Indian restaurant
Vidyarthi Bhavan

Vidyarthi Bhavan $$

Bengaluru, Karnataka
South Indian restaurant Breakfast restaurant Restaurant Vegetarian restaurant