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Things to do in Karnataka

One has many interesting things to do when in the state of Karnataka. The rich culture and art of Karnataka offers some good places to see like the rock cut temples and buildings of the ancient period, Nagarhole and Bandipur wildlife sanctuaries, Coorg Hills, temples in Udupi, and beaches in Gokarna. Other important places to visit are the capital city, Bangalore, Mysore, Srirangapatnam, Halebid and Belur, Sravanabelagola, and Hampi.

One can shop for the black metallic bidriware, the sweet smelling perfumes ‘ittra’, rosewood, and sandalwood. Lacquer ware, ceramics, trinkets, durries, and fabrics can also be purchased. Adventure enthusiasts will enjoy trekking, angling, boat rides, kayaking, camping, and rock climbing. Ideal sites for these outdoor activities are scattered all across Karnataka. Various regional festivals, along with Dussehra and Diwali are celebrated in the state.

Sightseeing in Karnataka

Karnataka’s best places to visit are basically quite neatly distributed between the northern and southern extremes of the state.

Shopping in Karnataka

If you are wondering what to buy in Karnataka, you will be amazed at the assorted variety of things to buy here.

Activities in Karnataka

Various adventure activities in Karnataka that you can enjoy are angling, boat rides, camping, and kayaking, among others.

Festivals & Events in Karnataka

Ugadi, Kali Poldu, Mysore Dasara, Kambala, Banashankari Devi Fair, Sri Vithappa Fair, Yellamma Devi Fair are some of the prominent festivals in Karnataka that are celebrated with lots of enthusiasm.


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