Karnataka, the ‘lofty land’ is bounded by Andhra Pradesh in the east, Maharashtra in the north and Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the south. Garden city Bangalore, Jog Falls, the beaches of Kanwar and Malpe, Golgumbuz in Bijapur, the stone temples of Belur and Halebid, Mysore Palace, the list is endless. Raging waters of Thungabhadra. Endless stretches of Hampi where battles raged, emperors roared and chariots breathed fire, beaches that appear like a dream out of nowhere. Cool hill stations that emerge out of mists like a perfect picture, stubborn rocks that await dauntless climbers, deep corridors of the tropical forests that invite wild wanderers. Dancers who set the night on fire and the chants at dawn that reverberate deep in your soul. Karnataka is an ancient land with a history of over 1,500 years. Here, you can delve into centuries old architectural marvels, walk through famed monuments, get mesmerized by imposing world heritage structures, explore ancient rock-cut caves, experience breathtaking natural beauty, listen to spiritual chants, wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee with wildlife surrounding you or feel the tranquility of endless beaches.Everything in Karnataka is an intense experience. Enjoy the diversity and rich heritage of Karnataka.
Bangalore is the capital city of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. It is also known as the Garden City because of its many beautiful gardens and parks. Though the origin of Bangalore is ancient, the present-day city was founded in the 16th century and has since continued to be an important administrative center. Due to the high concentration of IT industry, it also called the Silicon Valley of India. Karnataka is situated on the western edge of the Deccan plateau. It has an area of 191,791 sq km. Bangalore, nicknamed as the Silicon Valley of India, is the Capital of this southern state. Karnataka has a written history of more than 2000 years. Apart from it being subjected to the rule of the Nandas, Mauryas, and the Satavahanas, Karnataka came to have indigenous dynasties like the Kadambas of Banavasi and the Gangas from the middle of the middle of the 4th century AD. The Chalukyas, the Rashtrakutas and others also once ruled over it.