• Capital Benguluru
    Official Language Kannada

    Mysore is home to lavish temples including Mysore Palace, former seat of the region’s maharajas. Hampi, once the medieval Vijayanagara empire’s capital, contains ruins of Hindu temples, elephant stables and a stone chariot. The common languages spoken are Urdu, Telugu, Marathi, Tulu, Konkani, and Kodava Takk. The important cities in Karnataka apart from Bangalore are Mysore, Hubli, Dharwad, Mangalore, Bellary, Belgaum, Gulbarga, and Raichur.

    What is Captivating?

    Karnataka has a pride of position in the Indian subcontinent with rich cultural and tradition spanning centuries, the state has been blesses by mother nature with enormous wealth in terms of water, land and mineral resources. Bangalore the garden city has been in the thick of the industrial revolution since republic and now is the IT capital of India. Mysore reflects the tradition of Karnataka. Mangalore offers one of the scenic beaches in India. Bellary and Hubli are known for its wonderful medieval architecture.

  • Karnataka has India’s leading institutions in the primary and secondary school education segment and has also got a lot of state run institutions too in this space. There are world renowned institutions in the graduate and post graduate studies like the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, Visveswaraya technology university. There are also a large number of private deemed universities and colleges offering quality education in the technical, arts and science stream. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of health sciences in the most famous institution offering education in medical sciences.

  • The cuisine of Karnataka includes many vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines. Some typical dishes include:

    • Bisi bele bath
    • Jolada rotti
    • Chapati
    • Ragi rotti
    • Akki rotti
    • Saaru
    • Idli-vada Sambar
    • Vangi Bath
    • Khara Bath
    • Kesari Bath
    • Benne dose
    • Neer Dose
    • Ragi mudde
    • Paddu/ Gundpongl
    • Koli saaru (chicken curry- Kannada Style)
    • MaamsaSaaru (Mutton Curry - Kannada style)
    • Uppittu

  • Bagalkot
    Belgaum (Belagavi)
    Vijayapura (Bijapur)
    Dharwad
    Gadag
    Haveri
    Uttara Kannada
    Bengaluru Urban
    Bengaluru Rural
    Chikkaballapur
    Chitradurga
    Davanagere
    Kolar
    Ramanagara
    Shimoga (Shivamogga)
    Tumakuru
    Ballari
    Bidar
    Gulbarga (Kalaburagi)
    Koppal
    Raichur
    Yadgir
    Chamarajanagar
    Chikkamagaluru
    Dakshina Kannada
    Hassan
    Kodagu
    Mandya
    Mysuru
    Udupi
    Gulbarga
    Dharwad
  • Most Popular Places in Karnataka:

    • Cubbon Park
    • Lal Bagh Gardens, Kudremukh National Park
    • Mysore zoo
    • Iruppu Falls
    • Mullayanagiri
    • Abbey Falls
    • Mudabidiri
    • Vidhana Soudha, Government Museum and many more

     

  • Karnataka is home to 

    • Kannadigas
    • Tuluvas
    • Kodavas
    • Konkanis.    

    The traditional folk arts cover the entire gamut of:

    • Music
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Yakshagana-a classical folk play, Veeragase, Kamsale and Dollu Kunitha - popular dance forms
    • Bharatanatya – another traditional dance form

     

    • Kempegowda International Airport
    • HAL Airport
    • Jakkur Aerodrome
    • Yelahanka Air Force Station
    • Belgaum Airport
    • Bellary Airport
    • Bidar Airport
    • Hubli Airport
    • Mangalore International Airport
    • Mysore Airport