Historical and Heritage

Aihole

Aihole also referred to as Aivalli, Ahivolal or Aryapura, is a historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments in north K..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Amrutesvara Temple

The Amruteshvara temple also spelt "Amrutesvara" or "Amruteshwara", is located in the village of Amruthapura, 67 km north of Chikmagalur town in the C..

Historical and Heritage

Avani | Ramalingeshwara

Avani is known for the Sita temple situated on a hill. This temple is one of the few temples dedicated to Sitadevi in India. There is a belief that th..

Historical and Heritage

Badami | Vatapi

It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples. It is located in a ravine at ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Banavasi

Banavasi is an ancient temple town in Uttara Kannada, Karnataka. Banavasi was the ancient capital of the Kannada empire Kadamba who ruled entire Uttar..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple

The original temple in the complex, identified as one of the oldest temples of Karnataka, dates back to the early 9th century. The earliest inscriptio..

Historical and Heritage

Bidar Fort

Sultan Alla-Ud Din Bahman of the Bahmanid Dynasty shifted his capital from Gulbarga to Bidar in 1427 and built his fort along with a number of Islamic..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Chennakeshava Temple

Chennakesava is a form of the Hindu god Vishnu. The temple is dedicated to Vishnu and has been an active Hindu temple since its founding. It is revere..

Historical and Heritage, Nature and Scenic, Pilgrimage

Hampi

Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India. It became the ce..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Hoysaleswara Temple | Halebidu Temple

Hoysaleswara temple, also referred simply as the Halebidu temple, is a 12th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is the largest monument in Hal..

Adventure/Trekking, Historical and Heritage, Nature and Scenic

Jamalabad Fort

The fort was built by Tipu Sultan in 1794 and named after his mother, Jamalabee. He decided to build a fort there, as he was impressed by the massive ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Lakkundi

Lakkundi, is full of ruined temples like Mallikarjuna, Virabhadra, Manikeshwara, Nanneshwara, Lakshminarayana, Someshwara, Nilakanteshwara and many mo..

Historical and Heritage

Madhugiri Fort

Madhugiri Fort lies in Madhugiri which is in the Tumkur district in the State of Karnataka. Madhugiri is a single hill and the second largest monolith..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Melukote | Melkote

The place is also known as Thirunarayanapuram. It is built on rocky hills, known as Yadugiri, Yaadavagiri and Yadushailadeepa, overlooking the Cauvery..

Historical and Heritage

Mirjan Fort

Mirjan Fort is a beautiful fort located in the village of Mirjan on the west coast of the Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka. The Mirjan Fort has r..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Mookambika Temple

Mookambika is Shakthi devi, the supreme mother goddess in Hinduism. She is worshipped in three different forms such as Maha Kali (goddess of power) ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Murdeshwar

Murdeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Murdeshwar is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. ..

Historical and Heritage, Nature and Scenic

Mysore Zoo | Jayachamarajendra Zoological Gardens

It is a 157-acre (64 ha) zoo located near the palace in Mysore, India. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in India, and is home to a ..

Adventure/Trekking, Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills or Nandi betta is an ancient hill fortress in southern India, it is 10 km from Chickballapur town and approximately 60 km from the city of..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Pattadakal

UNESCO has described Pattadakal as "a harmonious blend of architectural forms from northern and southern India" and an illustration of "eclectic art" ..