Capital city of the southern Indian state of Karnataka Banglore is said to be the seventh largest city across India. This place is also known to be the garden city because you will come across many different gardens and also other parks. Though the origin of this place is very old it has been seen that it was founded in the 16th century and since then it has continue to be a very important administrative centre. As there are also many IT companies around in this city it is also claimed to be the Silicon Valley of India.
Mysore was once the capital of the ancient royal Mysore province. The word Mysore has been derived from the word mahisasurana ooru, this word means town nahishasura. Mysore is a very beautiful place with magnificent palaces, mesmerizing gardens, sacred temples, shady avenues and impressive buildings. This city is very glorious as well as charming. The one visiting Mysore has not left untouched by its beauty and charm.
When you set your foot on the land of Karnataka, do visit Karwar. Karwar was a simple village located on the banks of river Kali. It is the seaside town on the banks of river Kali, which is sure to take your heart away. It was a favorite ancient site for the Arabs and Dutch, French and Portuguese.
This place finds its best descriptions in the poems of Ibn Battuta who traveled through the route which crossed Karwar. It is praised for its ambiance which fills your soul with tranquility. There are clean beaches and scenically charming locale will clasp your attention instantly. Even great Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, dedicated an entire chapter to the beauty and charms of Karwar in one of his works.
Hampy is a well known village found in the northern part of the state of Karnataka. It is often confused with the Vijayanagara Empire but its existence actually precedes the empire as well. It holds immense value for religious followers and has many attractions in the form of heritage sites that people flock to in huge numbers.
Hubli is well known industrial place in Karnataka. Hubli comes in Dharwad district. Hubli is Karnataka's commercial center. It is well known for its handloom textile. It is well known industry for processing of cotton and iron. Hubli has several cotton ginning and processing unit.
Badami is located in the north part of the state of Karnataka in one of its districts by the name of Bagalkot. The town of Badami also happens to be the capital of a taluk with the same name. The Agastya Lake is in close proximity to this town. The town has a rich history that can be traced back to the sixth century.
Bijapur's architecture is known for its amazing historical monuments which were built during the reign of Adilshah. It is strategically located approximately more than 500 kilometers from Bangalore and Mumbai each and nearer from Hyderabad.
This city came into existence in 10th – 11th centuries. It was known by the name of Vijayapura which meant the city of victory. Since it came under the Mughal influence and later conquered by them, it became popular by the name of Bijapur.