popularly known for Carnatic Music through out the World has given much more
to the World than Carnatic Music, a unique form of Classical Music patroned
by many across the continents. Karnataka with all its Richness in Culture
and Traditional Grandeur is also one of the fastest growing States in terms
of Industries and Facilities. Karnataka is also known as the Capital of
Agarbathi (Incense Sticks), Arecanut, Silk, Coffee and Sandal Wood. All this
is apart from the fact that it has been the Culture Center for hundreds of
years and its testimony stands spread across the State pulling millions of
Tourists from all parts of the World to Karnataka. Whose richness and
hospitality can only be felt and never explained better.
Hill Stations in Karnataka
» Taj Mahal
At an altitude of 1468 m above
sea level. What used to be the favorite summer getaway of Tipu Sultan, is
now a popular picnic spot with its awesome fort, sprawling lawns and two
ancient temples. A fantastic, awe-inspiring cliff fall of almost 2000 feet
is known as Tipu's Drop, the views from which are simply stupendous. The
stone fortress on the hill is of special interest to students of history.
» Kemman Gundi
Kemman Gundi is one of the
exceptionally beautiful Hill stations, and one of the best Trekking spots
amidst lush Green Forests.
Mercara is set in the heart of
exotic coffee growing country. This little hill township, is the capital
of the Coorg district, in Karnataka. Is very close to the birth place of
River Cauvery "Talacauvery".
» Biligirirangana Hills
hills hosts a wildlife camp here, run by the forest department. Right on
top of the hill, at an altitude of 5,091 feet above sea level, stands the
Biligiriranganaswamy Temple, from which the resort takes its name.
Kudremukh is the secluded
hill station, is rich in Iron ore deposits. This is one of the perfect
Trekker's trail. Kudremekh is also well linked by road to Chikmagalur,
Mangalore and Sringeri.
391 Kms. from Bangalore.
This is a small town in
the South Canara is famous for 1000 pillared Jain Shrine.
376 Kms. from Bangalore
Its an important Jain centre located in South Canara is known for a 12.8m
high monolith of Gomateshwara.
155 Kms. from Bangalore.
This is a sacred pilgrim centre known for the Vairamudi Festival held
during March - April.
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Kudremukh National Park
Nagarhole Rajiv Gandhi National Park
Bannerghatta National Park
Bilgiri Rangaswamy Temple (BRT) Wildlife Sanctuary
its shimmering silks, sandalwood and rosewood carvings, and exquisite
handicrafts, Karnataka is a shopper’s paradise. You can buy
sandalwood sculptures, agarbattis (incense sticks,) perfumes, sandalwood
oil, and other small gifts like pens, letter openers, metal lamps, wood
carvings, and inlay work. Karnataka’s rich cultural heritage is
evident in every product made by skilled, dedicated artisans who are
devoted to keeping their art alive.
Wood Carvings and Sandalwood Carvings
Bijapur Sarees Jewellery and Handlooms
North Karnataka Crafts