Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular travel destination in South India. Also called Mysore, the city was earlier the capital of the Wodeyar rulers. The Wodeyar rulers were great patrons of art and culture, which you can see in the rich heritage of the city. Besides its numerous palaces and royal buildings, Mysore city is also known for proximity to several other places of interest such as Srirangapatna, Krishna Raj Sagra Dam and Sivasamudram falls. In addition to its numerous attractions, The Mysore city is also known for sandalwood products and the Dasra festival (Navaratri) held every year.
The capital city of Karnataka is also known as the Garden City because of its many beautiful gardens and parks along with pink cassias, golden acacias and jacarandas, which bloom throughout the city. From its comfortable perch of 3,250. This metropolitan city has a lot to offer in terms of tourist attractions like the Cubbon Park, Visvesvaraya Technological & Industrial Museum, Tipu Sultan Fort, Venkataramanaswamy temple & the Someshwara temple etc.
Hospet, the site where the great Vijaya NagaraKingdom was situated lies about 13 km from Hampi in the state of Karnataka, India. Many of the travelers, who come to Hospet, are here to visit th World heritage site of Hampi. Hampi is among the most visited site in entire karnataka. Hampi is the second largest World Heritage Site. Hampi was once the capital of the last great hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagara. The main attractions in Hampi are Vithala Temple, Hazara Rama Temple, Ugra Narasimha and Stone Chariot.
Badami is the epitome of KarnatakaĂ˘€™s love towards art and architecture. This north Karnataka site is known for its beautifully carved cave temples, artificial lake, museums and rock-cut into the cliff face of a red sanstone hill of 6th & 7th century, This village is located at the beginning of a ravine in the midest of red sandstone hills in northern Karnataka, Badami is an excellent tour option in case you like to explore the remains of the distant past in the form of caves, temples and forts, other monuments and ruins that remind you of the grandeur, lifestyle and ways of the past. Badami was at one time the capital of the Chalukyas.
Situated at a distance of 194 kms from Bangalore, Hassan is tranquil little town in the South India State of Karnataka. This quiet picturesque town is an ideal base to visit Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebid. Hassan has recently become a tourist destination for its unique style of architecture.
Also known as Ă˘€śThe Scotland of IndiaĂ˘€ť Coorg or Kodagu (originally called Kodaimalenadu) meansĂ˘€™Dense forest on steep hillĂ˘€™. Misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation, orange groves, undulating streets and breathtaking views are what make Madikeri an unforgettable holiday destination. The region is scattered with hamlets, villages and townships surrounded by coffee plantations, orange groves interspersed with cardamom and pepper plants and dense forests. Cauvery, a major river of South India orginates from the Brahmagiri hill in Kodagu.