Karnataka has been a popular destination for tourism among the states of India, by virtue of its varied geography and long history, Karnataka hosts numerous spots of interest for tourists. There is an array of ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, scenic hill ranges, forests, and beaches.

Top Tourist Destinations of Karnataka


Bengaluru is s one of the most important tourist destinations in Karnataka, also known as the “Garden City of India”

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Lalbagh Botanical Garden
  • Cubbon Park
  • Bangalore Palace
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Vidhana Soudha
  • ISKCON Temple

Hampi is referred to as the Group of Monuments, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka.

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Virupaksha Temple
  • Matanga Hill
  • Vijaya Vitthala Temple
  • Hemakuta Hill Temple
  • Stone Chariot
  • Lotus mahal
  • Archeological Ruins
  • Achyutaraya

Mysore is one of the most prominent tourist areas of India, known as the Palace City of India.

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Mysore Palace
  • Chamundeshwari Temple
  • Brindavan Gardens
  • Mysore Zoo
  • Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
  • St. Philomena’s Cathedral

Madikeri is the most popular hill station, a pleasant climate to unwind in and enjoy.

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Raja’s Seat
  • Madikeri Fort
  • Omkareshwara Temple
  • Abbey Falls
  • Raja’s Tomb
  • St Michael’s Church

The Wayanad has a wide variety of tourist attractions ranging from religious sites to natural, and historical sites.

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Banasura Sagar Dam
  • Chembra peak
  • Edakkal Caves
  • Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Soochippara Waterfall
  • Pookot Lake

Gokarna is known as one of the seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers and also has a famous beach.

– Top Tourist Attractions –

  • Om beach
  • Mahabaleshwar temple
  • Paradise beach
  • Kulde beach
  • Gokarna beach
  • Yaana caves