Tourist Spot in Karnataka near Bangalore

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Mysore is a gorgeous traveler destination, considered as the city of palaces. The another name of Mysore is Mysuru. The city is popular for its arts and culture. Wodeyar rulers were the past rulers of Mysore and they were great supporters of art and culture. Other popular attractions of this place include Mysore Palace (shown in figure), Sivasamudram falls, Srirangapatna Town (The capital of Mysore during Tipu Reign) and Krishna Raj Sagra dam.

Hampi is a popular tourist destination in Karnataka, which is situated at about 74 kilometers away from Bellary city. The main attraction of this Hampi village is the remains of Vijayanagar kingdom can be found which extend over an area of 26 square kilometers. It is one of the most attractive old places in South India. The best time to visit Hampi is from October to March. It is a successful tourist center. October to March is the best time to plan a trip to Hampi. The area of Hampi is protected by the river Tungabhadra towards north and by rocky granite stones on remaining directions. There is a mystic fineness to the shells of Hampi yet after the kingdom of Krishna - Devaraya collapsed in the 14th century.

Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka. The city is popularly called as the silicon valley of india, since it is a hub of many software companies. The city is also popular for other companies including electronics, aircraft, and machine tools. The district is located at about thousand meters above the ocean level. The founder of this beautiful city is Kempe Gowda. He discovered and named it in the early 16th century. In the 18th century, this capital city was under the rule of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.

Coorg otherwise called as Kodagu is a gorgeous place situated in the south western part of Karnataka. There are several peaks in the place including Brahmagiri, Kote Betta, Soma Male and the Pushpagiri. The main attraction of this location includes its natural beauty, culture and the variety food.

Nagarhole National Park is one among the most popular national park in India. It is located near Coorg and is spread over 247 square-miles of forest and is a home for elephants, barking deers, bears and tigers. This Park was opened to public in 1955. People can visit this park and can settle at Forest Department guest house. The green forest of Nagarhole National Park is eye-catching for travelers.