it has all the features of a great tourist destination.
Beautiful beaches adorn the coastal line to the midst of the state with lush mountains, valleys and landscapes of farmlands.
Karnataka, true to its tagline is one state that accumulates many worlds in itself.
The Malayalis, the Tamils, Konkanis, Kanadas, even the Muslims and Christians have made Karnataka their home with there culture beautifully merging with that of the state.
It has the second highest number of protected monuments in India,
Hampi being one which houses the maximum of them,
Hampi was the capital of Vijayanagar- 14th century empire and now has the ruins of numerous palaces, forts, caves and monuments.
Apart from history, Karnataka is also popular for its Nature's bounty and Wildlife.
It has 5 National Parks and over 25 wildlife sanctuaries of which Bandipur and Nagarhole National parks are most famous.
The world's largest monolith structure is in Karnataka in Sharavanbelagola,
the statue of Lord Gomteshwar sees tens of thousands of pilgrims during Mahamastakabhisheka festival.
Karnataka has also been emerging as a healthcare tourism spot because of many approved health systems and therapy centers being opened in the states.
Kemmanagundi, located in the district of Chikmagalur in the Baba Budan
The village of Kemmanagundi is also known as KR Hills, named after the Wodeyar ruler, Krishnaraje Wodeyar IV.