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6 Amazing spots in Karnataka

Spots in Karnataka

The spots in Karnataka are truly amazing places to visit for the tourist those who want some peace of mind and enjoy their holidays with friends and families.

Karnataka is one of the Indian State which is bordered by the Arabian sea in the west, Goa in the northwest, Maharashtra in the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Telangana to the northeast, Tamil Nadu in the south and Kerala in the southwest. Karnataka Rajyotsava also known as Karnataka Formation Day, is celebrated on 1st November every year. This was the day in 1956 all Kannada speaking regions of South India were merged together to form a State of Karnataka.

Here is the list of Amazing spot in Karnataka which you can visit:

Coorg

Coorg is the name with which masses remember this hill beauty of south which is anglicized version of the local name of the place- Kodagu. It is one of the top and cool spots in Karnataka tourism. Coorg is the largest coffee producer in India and also place with the highest rainfall in India. Madikeri is the headquarters of the district of Kodagu. The most famous Cauvery river is originated in the hills of Coorg at Talacauvery. Places like Abbey falls, Iruppu falls, Omkareshwara temple, Talacauvery are the major attractions. It has three wildlife Sanctuary- The Talacauvery, Pushpagiri and Brahmagiri Sanctuaries and One Nagarhole National park which can be visited.

Hampi

Hampi is one of the ancient village situated on the banks of Tungabhadra river in northern Karnataka. It was the capital of the Vijayanagar Dynasty during the 14th century. Hampi grew as a trade centre for cotton, spices and gemstones. It was one of the richest and largest cities in the world during the 15th and 16th centuries. After the death of krishnadevaraya, the conquered Deccan Sultanate forces destroyed Hampi. The place is a significant religious centre of the Vijayanagara empire due to the presence of the historic Virupaksha temple along with many monuments the old city. The tourist spots in Hampi is like Hemakuta hill south of the main Hampi temple which contains early ruins. Jain temples and monolithic sculpture of Lord Narasimha. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Mysore

Mysore is the second biggest city in Karnataka. It is the former capital of the Mysore Maharajas who ruled the Mysore between 1399 and 1947 also known as the City of Palaces. Mysore has many tourist attractions including palaces, museums, temples, gardens etc. The Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill, Mysore zoo are the most famous places to visit. The palaces built by the Wodeyars and the yearly celebration of Dusshera are detained of the period.

Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is situated in the southwest part of Karnataka which is also a tourism place. The fresh air which is filled with oxygen is an escape for everyone who is looking for a relaxing break from their tedious life. Coffee lovers wouldn’t be able to resist visiting Chikmagalur for long because the commercial crop is coffee beans. The Kemmanagundi hills offer a breathtaking sight of Chikmagalur. The lush green backdrop is a perfect place to click some memorable pictures. The Horanadu temple is the most important pilgrimage centre of Karnataka. The temple is dedicated to goddess Annapoorneshwari. It was established by Sage Adi Shankaracharya. Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka. This horse- faced mountain is a challenge for trekkers to reach the tip of the mountain. Chikmagalur has some small and big waterfalls among its large forest cover. Totally it is a heaven on earth.

Jog Falls

Jog Falls is located in Sagara taluk Shivmogga district, it is one of the highest dive waterfalls in India. The waterfall is a major attraction and is ranked 13th in the world by the waterfall database. The waterfall is created by the river Sharavathi dropping 253m. The Sharavathi river falls over a rocky bed about 250 yards wide and 253 m deep and the water comes down in four distinct falls known as Raja, Rani, Rover, Rocket. A narrow path from the viewpoint leads to the bottom of the falls.

Gokarna

Gokarna is one of the small temples town on the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka State. Gokarna is known as one of the seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers which is famous for tourism. The prime attraction of the centre is the Mahabaleshwar temple which house the Atmalinga. Gokarna is also known for beaches. There are totally 5 beaches named as Om, Kudle, Gokarna, Half moon, paradise. Gokarna beach is the town’s main attraction and pilgrims gather here.

Here are the Most amazing spots in Karnataka.

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