Charismatic Karnataka, the land of royal grandeur and oriental glory, is studded with architectural marvels, ancient sculptures, endless beaches, looming hill stations, pristine forests, and excellent game reserves. Kaveri, Tungabhadra, and Krishna, the three great rivers of the South, originate from the verdant ghats.

A changing pageant of cultures, customs, lifestyles, and religions has left its mark on this land. Its attractions are varied and diverting. Belur, Halebidu, and Hampi are known for their magnificent temples adorned with miniature carvings and are masterpieces to be marveled at. On the other hand, there are gigantic structures like the sculpture of the Jain sage Gomateswara at Sravanabelagola and the majestic Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur. In sharp contrast with the simplicity of the countryside are the grand palaces and beautiful gardens befitting this princely State and the splendor of festivals like Dassara. Karnataka is also a good base for adventure enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. It is a treasure trove of Exquisite handicrafts made in metal, stone, sandalwood, rosewood, and ivory. Moreover, it is equally famous for silks and scented oils.

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