Travel to Karnataka is a land of fragrance - fragrance of enchanting perfume of sandal and agarbathis, the aroma of fresh roasted coffee beans, the head fragrance of the Mysore Malligi and thousands of roses blossoming. The Kannada-speaking state of Karnataka formerly known as Mysore, has a finely balanced mix of natural attractions and superb historic architecture.
Karnataka is known for its ancient and medieval heritage, which is still reflected in the South Indian temple architecture. The central and southern area of the state is known for its medieval architecture withsouth India beaches,temples south India liberal influences from Islamic architectural styles. Shravanabelgola is an important Jain pilgrimage centre, visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Karnataka offers you a lot in terms of tourist attractions such as landscaped gardens, the world famous Jog falls, the Mysore Palace, the stone temples located in Belur, the beaches in Malpe and Karwar and a lot more.
Enjoy the fairs and festivals of Karnataka that celebrate life in all its infinite variety. Most of them are exclusive to the state and reverberate with colour and gaiety. Every hamlet and village, every town and city has its own calendar of events to be celebrated.