Karnataka is a state in South west India. Mysore was the original name and there are 30 districts in Karnataka. Karnataka has got so many lively cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. The climatic condition of the cities are mostly enjoyable for the tourists. Its neither too hot nor so chill. The people all around Karnataka are mainly educated, descent and modern. On one side, Karnataka is surrounded by Arabian Sea. It’s considered as the eighth largest state of India. The people all over Karnataka will speak Kannada. The food items of Karnataka will be bit sweeter since they add a small amount of sugar almost in every cook. It’s a nice place to live, visit and enjoy the life.
It will be addressed as either Bangalore or Bangaluru. Bangalore is well known for IT job industries and night life. The culture and the dress code of the people are modern. The climatic condition is appreciable throughout the year. It’s considered as most livable city and ranks 12th for its cleanliness in India. In an initial days it was called as Garden city which can’t be applicable for the recent days since it became a large cosmopolitan city. Major part of commercial, industrial and cultural hub take place here. Some of the tourist spots are Yelahanka Satellite Township, BTM Layout, Lal Bagh Gardens, Golf Course, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Venkatappa Art Gallery and Museum. It’s a fast developing city.
Hubli can also be called as Hubbali. In Kannada, ‘Flowering creeper’ is the literal meaning of Hubli. With the distance of 20 Kms, Hubli and Dharwad have been set up and therefore it’s known as Hubli-Dharwad or Twin City. Hubli has got its own pride since the Southern Western Railway Zone Head Quarters’ is located here. Cotton and Peanuts are growing abundantly and it’s a well remarked zone for these commodities. Hubli is a major railway junction in North Karnataka. The city is remarkable for its handloom textiles, cotton ginning and processing mills. Dharwad faces Western Ghats and hence it’s surrounded by lakes and hills. Some of the tourist spots are Nrupatunga Hil; a free polluted spot, Unkal Lake; a pictorial water sport, Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden and Neersagar; an ideal place for one day picnic.
Mysore is the second biggest city of Karnataka and the second cleanest city in India. People call the place as Garden City, the Ivory City, the City of Yoga and the City of Palaces. The people of Mysore are famous for their soft nature and helping tendency. Since the age till now, the moment when someone proclaims the term Mysore, the people those who hear will remember Mysore Maharajas since the king lived there. The original slang of Karnataka are spoken only here. Some of the tourists spots are, Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo, Chamundeshwari Temple on top of Chamundi Hills, Lalit Mahal Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Shivasamudram falls and Koorg. Mysore is attractive for sandalwood and rosewood products. There is no wonder, if tourists buy saris since it’s well known for its variety called Mysore Silk.
Bellary was the seventh largest town in Madras Presidency and one of the chief military stations in southern India. The town has a civil railway station to the east of the Bellary Fort and the cantonment railway station to the west. On behalf of two British officers who got off in the station, the places have been named as The Cowl Bazaar and the suburbs of Bruce-Pettah and Mellor-Pettah. The town has got two steam cotton presses. The mill are still running with 17,800 spindles and 520 employees. After independence, the Bellary district of Madras State was divided on a linguistic basis. While it was dividing, the people who were speaking Kannada were transferred to Mysore state which later became Karnataka state. Some of the spots for the tourists are The rocks, British colonial buildings and Bellary fort.
Most of the people those who’re living here are multi cultural, multi religious and cosmopolitan with a high quality living standards. The sea port is main to the Arabian Sea. A historic town is one of the most well known ports of south India. Mangalore is popular for coffee, cashew nuts, roof tiles, cigarettes and seafood. Kannada people used to call the city as Mangalooru. It’s a coastal city and has got a center attraction for commercial purposes. The land is picturesque with Coconut, Palms and Ashoka trees with an incredible hills and adorable streams which flows towards Arabian sea. The beaches with the ancient temples around the hills gives the tourists a perfect holiday relaxation. The major tourist attractions are the Seemanthini Bai Bejai Museum, the hillock of Light house, Someshwara beach and Tannirbavi beach. Yakshagana the folk dance of Mangalore is a chief attraction for tourists.
Belgaum was otherwise known as Venugrama which meant Bamboo Village. The city has got a contradiction by having the traditional cotton, silk weavers mill and the modern tree lined Cantonment building. Kittur in Belgaum district is a place of historical importance as of now. Marathi people call it as Belgav, Kannada people call it as Belgavi and South Karnataka people call it as Belagam. It lies near the states of Maharashtra and Goa. The town is at the foothills of the Sahyadhri range. Though the original structure are hardly remains, the old stone fort is an important spot. Sri Ramakrishna Mission Ashram is inside the fort building. Belgaum's Watchtower and Sunset Point should not be missed, if one wants to enjoy the scenic beauty. The handloom cottage industries and silk weavers are known for the designed Saris. The other viewing spots are Siddeshwar hill cave temple, Yellur Gad, Jamboti, Vajrapoha Falls and Godchinamalaki Falls.
Its well known for music, art and literature. Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rock-climbing will give an unique curiosity climbing experience. Hampi is situated on the southern bank of the river Tungabhadra. The monuments of Vijayanagara city is also known as Vidyanagara. Religious structures like Hindu and Jain temples, audience hall of the king, the throne platform and the king's balance are breath taking. Temples of this city are remarkable for their dimensions, ornamentation and carvings. The largest temple is Pampapati which was extensively renovated.
Badami was formerly known as Vatapi. The city is noted for its temples and other structural rock cuts with the backdrop of rock cliffs. The construction of the cave temples are the reflection of the image of Vishnu. There are four cave temples called Badami Caves which consists of 2000 steps opposite to the hill named Badami Fort. Among the four caves, cave III has been considered as the largest and the best since it has got 70 feet wide. Moderate Indian Style Restaurants are available in Badami Town. Banashankari Temple Festival is the Cultural Importance of the Town. There are many sightseeing places around the Badami caves. At the end of the town, one can view the green lake surrounded by a red sand stone valley which no one will expect in the small lane of the town. The museum is an initial place and the roads towards that have been created in rocks.
Coorg is in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri mountains in Karnataka. Coorg has a very moderate climate all around the year. During the months of April and May, the entire town of Coorg is fully with the fragrance of coffee blossoms. Coorg is the place which gives a perfect relaxation for one’s body and soul. Our presence in coorg will take us to the upper level of the enjoyment of the life. Coorg has four main types of vegetation. The evergreen forests are in the folds of the mountain slopes which are covered by grasslands and wild life sanctuaries. One can find the rare wild animals like flora and fauna in Pushpagiri area. Coorg has got a large number of species. Giant trees like teak and rosewood can be found in dense amount. Raja's Seat in the town of Madikeri is breathtaking since one can visualizes the green valleys and towering hills along with the sun rise and sun set. Abbi Falls is another Coorg's most popular waterfall. Elephant rides and boating are some of the other attractions.
Madikeri is a small town. The town is picturesque with a plateau on the Western Ghats. The main place at Madikeri is the fortress built on a flat topped hill. The fort stands on an elevated ground and is visible from any part of the town. Raja's Seat is built with a pleasing view of the cliffs and valleys. The golden light of the setting sun is a splendor to watch. There are two royal tombs at Madikeri. Madikeri is also known as Mercara in its earlier days. Misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation, orange groves and breathtaking views are what make Madikeri, an unforgettable holiday destination. Altogether, in and around Madikeri are highly appreciable.