Karnataka is a state in the South-Western India, with the capital city being Bangalore, a high-tech hub known for its shopping and lifestyle. It is the seventh largest Indian state by area.
During your visit to Karnataka, a must see attraction is the city of Mysore, the third largest city in the state of Karnataka, is famous for its opulent palaces. The city is known for its heritage structures and palaces, the most famous of them being the Mysore Palace. One of the very famous sweet dish Mysore Pak comes from Mysore. Another UNESCO World Heritage Site is Hampi, an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple and several other monuments belonging to the old city. Another sacred places of visit is the ISCKON temple in Bangalore. It is one of the largest ISCKON temples in the World, standing on the Hare Krishna Hill, a seven-acre hillock in Rajajinagar. Apart from other temples and monasteries you can also visit the Art of Living International centre in Bangalore, which will give you a sense of peace and tranquility. If you are a nature lover, you cannot miss Coorg. One of the most affluent hill stations with breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush green forests. The cuisines of Karnataka gives you a lot of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, being one of the oldest cuisines in the world. Some typical dishes include Bisi bele bath, Jolada rotti, Chapati, Ragi rotti, Akki rotti, Saaru, Idli-vada Sambar and much more.
The best time to visit Karnataka is between the months of November and April.