Karnataka Tourism

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Karnataka

Karnataka is also known for "One State, Many Worlds". It is 3rd most popular tourist state & 6th largest state in the country. 
Karnataka can be expanded into 4 geographical regions, From Belgaum in the North Karnataka, the Hill Stations, Coastal Karnataka and Bangalore in the South Karnataka. Bengaluru is the capital of the Karnataka and It's also known as the "Silicon Valley of India". 

It Has 507 of the 3600 centrally protected monuments, which is second highest number in India. so it is also famous for monuments.  In Sharavanbelagola in Karnataka, The world's largest monolith structure are there, the statue of Lord Gomteshwar sees tens of thousands of pilgrims during Mahamastakabhisheka festival. It is a great tourist destination and has beautiful beaches adorn the coastal line to the midst of the state with lush mountains, valleys and landscapes of farmlands.  

About wildlife in Karnataka, It has 5 National Parks and over 25 wildlife sanctuaries, In which famous are Brahmgiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Bannerghatta National Park, Peacock Sanctuary, Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary and Nagarhole National Parks are most famous.  Animals that can be spotted there are Black Panthers, Bengal Tigers, Lion-tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Malabar Giant Squirrel. It is famous for bird watching along with 300 plus various species of birds, reptiles and butterflies.  

Bengaluru, Coorg, Mysore, Hampi are the top popular destinations in Karnataka. Bengaluru is famous for startups and IT companies. Coorg is famous for for its coffee plantations. Mysore is famous for the Mysore Palace & its silk weaving industry. Hampi is famous for the ruins of Vijayanagara Empire and Chikmagalur, a hill station in the Malnad region of Karnataka.

Great things?

Karnataka is developed as forerunner in the Information Technology Hub in the country. Tourists come here for wildlife exploration, rejuvenation, bird watching, western ghats  and eco-tourism. Other people come for business also.

Not so Great?

Due to lack of well-placed public transport system, travelling within the state can be quite a hassle.

Culture of Karnataka

Karnataka is very famous for its culture. It has all combination of The Malayalis, the Tamils, Konkanis, Kanada, Marathi, even the Muslims and Christians in Karnataka their home with their culture beautifully merging with that of the state. The majority people are Hindus, then Muslims and Christians. The language are Kannada though Konkani, Tamil, Urdu, Malayali and Hindi are widely spoken in this state. Their primary occupation is agriculture, like most middle-class people, in Karnataka too people usually have jobs rather than their own business which is why the middle-class culture imitates. Due to Bangalore developing into a commercial city and Karwar the port city now has the second Indian Navy Base. 

There are 6 popular festivals of Karnataka like Ganesha Chaturthi, Ugadi, Hampi Festival, Gowri Festival, Karaga, Pattadakal Dance Festival, Mahamastakabhisheka (Shravanabelagola), Kambala Festival.

Local Food of Karnataka

In Karnataka, most common food is rice, pulses and rotis made of wheat/jowar along with rich, spiced curries etc. It has vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The famous local food are Idli, Masala Dosa, Vada sambhar, Bisi Bele bath, Vangi bath, Akki roti etc. The Masala Dosas & variety of idlis, Rava Dosas and Medu Vada all are part of the Udupi cuisine famous in the state.  
In sweet dishes, Sambhar and rice for the Sweet Tooth, Dharwad's Peda, Mysore Pak, Sajjige and Holige are famous. 

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Posted By: Jaggu 2020-11-06 21:15:54

It's really super place for monuments.

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