The state of Karnataka has three major natural areas, the coastal strip, the Western Ghats and Deccan plateau. It is a destination for people loving the fun, as the state provides ample opportunities for river rafting, climbing, paragliding and migrate. Karnataka is known for its universal of melodious Carnatic music, a unique form of classical music. Along with its rich culture and traditions, Karnataka, driven by the revolution, also happens to be one of the most rapidly growing of the country. Karnataka is also well known for the Agarbatti (incense sticks), work, coffee, sandalwood and silk areca nut. There are many tourist destinations in Karnataka, which are worth exploring.

The state offers various attractions of the tour. Karnataka is home to Hampi and Pattadakal, which are world heritage sites. Cascades shake - Asia the 's highest waterfall is also there in Karnataka. Around 22 percent of area of Karnataka consists of forests. A coastline of 320 km coastline and beautiful hill stations are the main attractions for eco-tourists in the state.

Some of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka are Bangalore, Mysore, Bijapur, Mangalore and Coorg. In addition to its tourist attractions, serve as inputs to many tourist attractions in Karnataka.

Karnataka, called as Karunadu (elevated land) in ancient times. The course of Karnataka of 's history and culture takes us back to prehistoric times. The discovery of the earliest period of the Stone Age in India was a hatchet in Lingasugur in Raichur district. The decrees of the rock Ashoka 's found in the state indicate that major parts of Northern Karnataka were under the Maurya.

Prominent among them were the Chalukyas, the Hoysalas and powerful Vijayanagar Empire. The Chalukyan the 's built some of the very early Hindu temples in India. Aihole turned up as a base for the dynamic creations of architects. The Hoysala the 's ruling from the 11th century XIII to chisel their way into the pages of glory by building more than 150 temples, each piece is a principal in its own way.

The amazing dexterity and fluidity of expressions at Somnathpur, Halebid and Belur open themselves to the wonder with open eyes in one 's eyes. Vijayanagar, the largest of all medieval Hindu empires and one of the greatest the world over, fostered the development of research and fine art intellectuals.

The pupil of the eye has never seen a place like it and the ear of intelligence has never been informed that there existed anything like it in the festival of Karnataka, Karnataka tour Guideworld 's what he had to say Abdur Razaaq the Persian ambassador of Krishnadevaraya 's time

Of the Vijayanagar empire with its capital at Hampi fell a victim to the invading army of the Deccan Sultan in 1565 AD as a result of this, Bijapur became the most important city in the region. This city is a land of monuments and perhaps no other city except Delhi which has so many monuments as Bijapur. Shahis the Bahmani and Bijapur Adilshahis to have a part in the history of Karnataka by their contribution to the field of art and architecture and also by their propagation of Islam in the state.

Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan of the brave son is notable figures in the history of the earth. Expanded the Mysore kingdom on an unprecedented scale and by their resistance against the British, felt good to people in the world of fame. Tipu was a great scholar and lover of literature. Searches were also many art and he made rich gifts to Hindu temples.

Karnataka is a land of mixed culture. History has seen the rise and fall of great dynasties Hoysalas of Chalukyas and the mighty rule of Vijayanagar in Karnataka. Later the Mughals in the seventeenth century and the British in the eighteenth century gave a new dimension to Karnataka in the sand culture and architecture. Mysore Aihole, Bijapur, Badami, Hampi, Pattadakal and Mangalore are some of the historical destinations in Karnataka.

Hampi, the ancient capital of the powerful empire of Vijayanagar was founded by Harihar and Bukka in 1336, but annexed by the Muslims in 1565 at the Battle of Talikota. This ancient city of Hampi was soon abandoned and left to ruin.

Once you take the road towards Bangalore Hampi pleasant in the months between October and March you reveal the beauty of Hampi ruins have to offer. A World Heritage Site you can take the pulse of the ancient dynasty that ruled the people of Vijaynagar. It is the outdoor museum's largest world 's. The ruins are located in two areas, generally designated downtown real.

Badami is another landmark destination in Karnataka for tourists who are sharp look at this ancient capital of the early Chalukya kingdom. Known for its rich history and ancient architecture, Badami has a number of monuments and rich carved caves dating from the 6tos and 7mos centuries. Has four cave temples. When you walk beyond Shiva de 's doorkeepers of the first cave of the eighteen-armed Nataraja in dance of the 81 attitudes greet him.

Hassan is a peaceful city in Karnataka. Around 194 kilometers from Bangalore, Hassan served as a base for tourists eager to visit Halebid, Belur and Shravanbelagola.

38 km from Hassan on the banks of the river are Yagachi Belur. It was the capital of the Hoysala Empire and has some beautiful temples that draw tourists to it every year. The temple of Shennakeshava it took 103 years to finish is an excellent example of Hoysala architecture. Halebid is another major tourist destinations, about 27 kms from Belur. The temple of Nandi Hoysaleswara with its magnificent entrance is a building with a wealth of sculptural details. Shravanbelagola about 51 kms southeast of Hassan, is one of the most important Jain pilgrim. high monolith of 27 M. of Lord Bahubali, the world the 'monolithic statue highest s is here.

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