Find Tourist Places in Karnataka
There are over 300 tourist attractions in Karnataka. This is 7% of all tourist attractions listed in India. Top cities in Karnataka with popular tourist destinations are Bengaluru, Mysuru, Bandipur, Dandeli and Jog Falls. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and zoos. Then there is also museums listed in Karnataka. You may find a list of all categories of Karnataka attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Karnataka of that type.
The state of Karnataka is located in India’s southwestern region. Originally called the 'State of Mysore', the state was founded in 1956 and has Bengaluru city as its capital. Krishna and Kaveri are the two principal rivers of the state. 'Kannada' is the official language of the state and has been in use for thousands of years.
Indian Classical Music is broadly divided into two forms: the Hindustani Music and the Carnatic Music. Karnataka is the birthplace of Carnatic Music. The Western Ghats are an important geographical landmark in the state which houses as many as 25 wildlife sanctuaries and 5 national parks! The Bannerghatta National Park, the Bandipur National Park, and the Nagarhole National Park are important tourist destinations.
Hampi is an ancient wonder. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi is known for its ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire - one of South India's most powerful ruling dynasties. The Cave temples of Badami represent the Badami-Chalukyan style of architecture and are famous the world over. The Hoysala temples of Somnathpur, Belur, and Halebid are a wonder carved in soapstone! The monolithic statue of Gomteshwar Bahubali in Shravanabelagola is the tallest sculpted monolith in the world! The Jog falls are India's tallest waterfalls - a spectacular natural wonder that mesmerizes visitors!
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Karnataka
Visit the top tourist attractions in Karnataka. Click on a tourist attraction bellow to find the detailed information.
- Mysore Palace, Mysuru
- Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru
- Mysore Zoo, Mysuru
- Wonderla Amusement Park, Bengaluru
- Bandipur National Park, Bandipur
- Dandeli National Park, Dandeli
- Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru
- Jog Falls, Jog Falls
- Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bengaluru
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum, Bengaluru
Search Tourist Attractions by City
There are 84 cities in Karnataka with tourist attractions. Browse through the cities in the following section to explore Karnataka tourist attractions. To filter out a specific city from the list, you may type in a portion of the city name in the following search box.Find a City:
- Bannerughatta Kaval
- Bennur B
- Channadevi Agrahara
- Doddamannugudde Forest
- Jog Falls
- Ragihalli State Forest
- Thevara Koppa
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Find in Karnataka
We have listed tourist places of Karnataka in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Karnataka attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (29)
- Theme Parks (17)
- Water Parks (14)
- Museums (106)
- Arts Museums (70)
- History Museums (9)
- Natural History Museums (12)
- Science Museums (12)
- Nature Attractions (160)
- Beaches (16)
- Parks (128)
- Waterfalls (9)
- Campgrounds (4)
- Zoos (14)
- Landmarks (22)