Top Places to Visit in Karnataka

Top places to visit in Karnataka are Bangalore, Coorg, Hampi, Gokarna, Jog Falls and many more.

Updated: September 29, 2019

Top places to visit in Karnataka are Bangalore, Coorg, Hampi, Gokarna, Jog Falls and many more.

Bangalore:

Bengaluru, the Garden city of India is the third largest and one of the most livable cities in India. It is known as the Garden city of India because of Cubbon Park that spread over an area of 300-acre and the botanical gardens of Lalbagh. It has gradually evolved from being the Garden City to the Silicon Valley of India because of unprecedented growth of IT in Bangalore.

Coorg:

Coorg, the popular coffee producing hill station is popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. Set against the backdrop of the Western Ghats and bordering the Deccan Plateau, Coorg is a popular destination among travelers. Officially known as Kodagu, it is the most affluent hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery with forest covered hills, spice and coffee plantations. The centre point is Madikeri with all transportation for getting around starting from here.
Virajpet, Kushalnagar, Gonikoppal, Pollibetta, and Somwarpet are some of the towns here to explore and experience the beautiful concept of 'homestays' to make your experience more memorable.

Hampi:

Hampi, the city of ruins, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River.. Situated in the shadowed depth of hills and valleys in the state of Karnataka, this place is a historical delight for travelers. It is surrounded by 500 ancient monuments, beautiful temples, bustling street markets, bastions, treasury building and captivating remains of Vijayanagar Empire. Hampi is an open museum with 100+ locations to explore and a way to see the city from the perspective of its history. The city is surrounded by boulders of different sizes, and you can climb to the top of them with a little effort to get a stunning view of the entire city and the geography.

Gokarna:

Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town in Karnataka with its pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes. Gokarna that is situated on the coast of Karwar is a small town in Karnataka. Primarily it is known for its beaches and temples. Gokarna can be different things to different people. You can visit Gokarna in search of sanctity and salvation or for respite and relaxation. It is full of coconut and palm trees, the ocean and clean sands.
Om beach is a wonderful beach located in the town of Gokarna that derives its name from its shape. Shaped like the symbol 'Om', this beach offers a number of adventure sports including speedboats and surfing to the visitors. Visitors can even enjoy boating here. The view of this beach during sunset is mesmerizing.

Jog Falls:

Jog Falls are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka. This is the second-highest plunge waterfall of India that is located on the border of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts of Karnataka. Also known as Gerosappa Falls or the Joga Falls, these falls are one of the most important attractions in all of South India. Second only to the Nohkalikai Falls of Meghalaya, Jog falls drops about a huge 253 m or 850 ft. in a single fall.

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