42 Places to visit in Karnataka | Tourist places in Karnataka

Top tourist places to visit in Karnataka

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Places to visit in Karnataka:

1. Coorg

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Located amidst imposing mountains with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers, an affluent hill station in Karnataka.

2. Gokarna

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With its pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town.

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3. Bangalore

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Having evolved gradually from being the Garden city to the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru is India's third largest city, being the most livable city in India.

4. Hampi

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Hampi, the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ancient temples, forts, palaces and other monuments here.

5. Mysore

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The third largest city in Karnataka, Mysore has a royal history, a rich and regal heritage and an important center of art and culture.

6. Badami

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Located in a valley of rugged red sandstone, surrounding the Agastya Lake, Badami is an archaeological delight owing to its beautifully crafted sandstone cave temples, fortresses and carvings.

7. Chikmagalur

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The coffee land of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is famous for its beautiful hills and views, along with its aromatic coffee.

8. Kabini

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Once a private hunting are for the British, this famous wildlife destination has a rich variety of flora and fauna making it a gorgeous tourist spot.

9. Jog Falls

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The highest waterfall of India, these magnificent falls are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka, the spellbinding view of which gives everyone a memorable experience.

10. Murudeshwar

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With its major attraction as the huge Shiva temple, Murudeshwar is a religious site which also serves as the connecting point for popular scuba diving destination Netrani.

11. Bandipur National Park

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Established as a tiger reserve in the year 1974, Bandipur National Park is well known for its breathtaking natural beauty.

12. Udupi

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Most famous for its South Indian restaurants all over the country, Udupi is a coastal town with carefully carved temples, architecturally splendid buildings, laidback beaches and unexplored forests.

13. Shravanabelagola

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Located near Bengaluru, Sravanbelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage center with a 17 m tall sculpture of Lord Gomateswara called Bahubali statue as its prime attraction.

14. Pattadakal

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Famous for its temples and other world heritage sites depicting a fusion architectural style, Pattadakkal is a town close to Aihole and Badami.

15. Devbagh

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Pristine blue water, picture perfect backdrop of beautiful mountains and lush green belt of casuarinas trees blend together perfectly to give you a destination not to be missed i.e. Devbagh.

16. Nagarhole

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Green is one word to describe Nagarhole, which is host to Nagarhole national park, celebrated as one of the best wildlife parks and Bandipur bird sanctuary.

17. Halebidu

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Famous for its exhibits of Hoysala architecture, Halebidu is a ruined city with a glorious past with a strikingly beautiful collection of temples, shrines and sculptures.

18. Dandeli

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Bestowed with the lush green forests and laying on the banks of the Kali river, Dandeli is truly a fascinating mix of wildlife, scenic beauty and adventure sports.

19. Bijapur

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Famous for its historical heritage, Bijapur is a tourist destination that takes one back to the days gone by from the royal era.

20. Kudremukh

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With the promise of a picturesque view of a mountain in the shape of a horse face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty.

21. Nandi Hills

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Small mounds near Bengaluru, Nandi hills serve as a great trekking destination and a weekend getaway for people in the metro.

22. Kemmanagundi

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This hill station is a perfect summer retreat for those looking for a spectacular time amongst the beauty of nature.

23. Shivagange

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Shivagange, a hillock situated 56 km from Bangalore, is a combination of temples and scenic beauty that makes it both a pilgrimage as well as an adventure spot.

24. Maravanthe

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Maravanthe is beautiful beach town with white sand spread miles and miles along the coast fetches the beach a nickname of Virgin Beach.

25. Mangalore

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The port city of Mangalore is well known for its tall swaying coconut palms, temples and pristine beaches.

26. Savandurga

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Situated 60 kms to the west of Bangalore, Savandurga, considered to be one of the largest single rock formation in the whole of Asia.

27. Chikballapur

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Located about 57km from Bangalore, Chikballapur is a place close to Nandi Hills, Vivekanand falls and many other small small attractions making it a good one day getaway from Bangalore.

28. Srirangapatna

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Located near Mysore, Srirangapatna is a religious city with cultural and historic importance, famous for its Ranganatha temple.

29. Shimoga (Shivamogga)

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With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms.

30. Honnemaradu

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Honnemardu is a small cozy village, by the Honnemardu Reservoir. The deserted village is like a live amusement park, just without any boundaries.

31. Anthargange

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Anthargange at an altitude of 1712 meters from sea level with its rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantation forest are one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration enthusiasts.

32. Kotagiri

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Kotagiri is a smallest and oldest hill station, nestled in the lap of Nilgiri Hills bounded by surroundings that exhibits peace and tranquility.

33. Karwar

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Karwar with its gorgeous scenic beauty, religious and historical sites is a great vacation spot.

34. Bheemeshwari

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This small town near Bangalore city is a perfect getaway for a nature lover and in its seclusion is a good break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

35. Dubare

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Famous for its elephant camp, this lush green forest area is famous for its sheer untamed beauty.

36. Dharmasthala

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A famous pilgrim location for the Shaiva, Vaishnava and Jaina communities, Dharmasthala is a perfect place to understand the Indian cultural heritage.

37. Nrityagram

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Nrityagram is a dance village is located near Hesarghatta in Bangalore rural district. The village was conceptualized by the well known Odissi dancer Protima Bedi.

38. Sringeri

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Known for numerous historical temples, Sringeri is a town on the banks of river Tunga in the Chikmagalur village.

39. Aihole

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Well known as the temple complex of Karnataka and home to about 100 temples, this city is a popular tourist destination.

40. BR Hills

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The Biligiriranga hills, or the BR Hill as they are better known, provide for a picturesque tourist spot with a wonderful floral diversity and a vast variety of fauna as well.

41. Bidar

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Situated in the state of Karnataka, Bidar is a city with great historic significance, tinted in the shade of past and glorified with rich culture and heritage

42. Hassan

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Hassan is located 187kms from Bangalore, lying in the Malnad and Maidan districts of Karnataka and is often referred to as the temple -architecture capital of Karnataka.

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