KNOW KARNATAKA

Karnataka with all its richness in culture and traditional grandeur is one of the fastest growing States in terms of industries and facilities. It includes everything that attracts the tourists the wildlife sanctuaries, bird sanctuaries, hill stations, beach resorts, the world famous Brindavan Gardens, Gol Gumbaz with its whispering gallery at Bijapur, the Jog falls and other water falls etc. It is nature tourist's paradise. The state's long and colourful history, and the many forts, temples, mosques, and churches make Karnataka a great place to explore. Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka. It is famous for its craftsmanship in sandalwood and rosewood.

GLIMPSE OF KARNATAKA

Area 1,91,791 Sq. km.
Capital Bangalore
District 20
Languages Spoken Kannada, English, Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Tulu, Konkani, Coorgi, Hindi.
Best Time to Visit September to February

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Karnataka, called as Karunadu (elevated land) in ancient times. After having been subjected to a number of administrations during the British rule, Karnataka became a single state in 1956. The whole Karnataka came under the control of the British in the beginning of the 19th century. The new state was named as new Mysore. The state of Karnataka became a state of the Indian Union in 1973.

HOW TO REACH

By ROAD:
The well-maintained bus-routes and stands in Karnataka allow people to travel to Karnataka by road.

By AIR :
There are many flights catering to national and international places.

By RAIL:
Railways connect karnataka to all the major cities such as Bangalore, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bombay, Kolkata, Cochin, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Mysore, Madras, Nagpur, Trivandrum and Goa.

DESTINATIONS

Badami, Bangalore, Bijapur, Chikmagalur, Gulbarga, Hampi, Hassan, Karwar, Madikeri, Mangalore, Mysore

GUEST ACCOMMODATION

  • BANGALORE
  • Luxury
  • ITC Windsor
    Leela Palace
    Park
    The Oberoi
    Taj Westend
  • First
  • Le Meridien
    Taj Residency
    Taj Gateway
    Grand Ashok
  • Budget
  • Le Meridien
    Taj Residency
    Taj Gateway
    Grand Ashok
  • MYSORE
  • Heritage
  • Lalita Mahal Place
  • First
  • Quality inn Southern Star Ramanshree
  • Budget
  • Hotel Sandesh
  • BADAMI
  • Budget
  • Badami Court
  • MANGALORE
  • First
  • Hotel Manjarun
  • Budget
  • Nalapad Residency
  • HASSAN
  • Hassan Ashok
    Southern Star