Tourist Places in Karnataka

Places to Visit in Karnataka


Karnataka is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Hyderabad. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Karnataka is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Karnataka. There are 904 tourist places in Karnataka, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Karnataka can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Karnataka for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Karnataka Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Karnataka, browse through photos & pictures, explore Karnataka using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Karnataka, which are great places to visit, are Lakkundi, Kethapayya Narayan Temple, Kudalasangama, Almatti Dam, Ibrahim Rauza, Malik-e-Maidan, Jama Masjid, Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple, Magod Falls, Shivanasamudra. Karnataka can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Karnataka Tourist Places

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Lakes, Bangalore
  • Type: Lake
99%
voted as clean
Lakes, Bangalore
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
66 Ratings & 19 Reviews
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Brigade Road, Bangalore
  • Type: Street
67%
voted as clean
Brigade Road, Bangalore
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
439 Ratings & 209 Reviews
Brigade Road is among the best places for shopping in the city. Located at the intersection of Residency Road and MG Road, the street has numerous shops and retail outlets of global brands as well standalone shops. Tourists can also find pubs, discotheques and clubs along the... Read More »
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Commercial Street, Bangalore
  • Type: Street
82%
voted as clean
Commercial Street, Bangalore
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
88 Ratings & 59 Reviews
Commercial Street is a must visit destination if you visit Bangalore. It is a part of the most important shopping area of the city that is spread over an area of 6 km from the state assembly building (Vidhan Saudha). It is the ideal place to get your shopping done - as you can... Read More »
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Mangalore, Surathkal
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Mangalore, Surathkal
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Mangalore, the main port city of Karnataka, is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats. The city has beautiful beaches, mountain ranges, forests and green fields. Venoor, Subramanya, Udupi Kollur, Moodabidri, Dharmasthala and Karkala are some of the popular places... Read More »
"A clean natural beach"Jul 28, 2015
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Siddapur, Virajpet
  • Type: Village
Siddapur, Virajpet
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Siddapur, situated in a coffee growing region near the Kaveri River, is a small village. This village is famous for the Burude Falls and the Dubare Forest Reserve. The Dubare Forest Reserve is a training camp for elephants. Read More »
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Mysore, Somnathpur
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
99%
voted as clean
Mysore, Somnathpur
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
14 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Mysore is one of the popular destinations frequented by tourists visiting Somnathpur. Mysore was the capital city of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom ruled by Wodeyar Dynasty.  Mysore, located at a distance of 36 km from Somnathpur, offers a plethora of tourist attractions... Read More »
"Marvellous Architecture"Aug 23, 2015 "Intricate sculpture"Aug 12, 2015
Channarayapatna, Sravanabelagola
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Channarayapatna, Sravanabelagola
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Channarayapatna town is located at a distance of about 14 km from Sravanabelagola. The town is situated on the Mangalore-Bangalore National Highway 48. It is believed that the town was named after the chieftain, Channigaraya. The Chennakesava temple, Kote Ganapati Devasthana... Read More »
"Beautiful and sacred"2 months ago
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Virajpet, Tadiandamol
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Virajpet, Tadiandamol
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Virajpet is a taluk in the Kodagu District, which is famous for its coffee estates. St. Anne's Church is one of the famous attractions of this taluk. This church was constructed in 1792 in the European and Gothic architectural styles. Reconstructed in 1868, this church... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Pura, Koppal
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Pura, located in the Kushtagi taluk, is known for an old Someshwara temple. This temple is also famous for a huge fair held during the month of Shravan. Read More »
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Jog Falls, Shimoga
  • Type: Water Fall
63%
voted as clean
Jog Falls, Shimoga
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
45 Ratings & 36 Reviews
Situated at a distance of about 100 km from Shimoga town, Jog Falls is one of the main attractions of Shimoga. It is the highest untiered waterfall in India located in Sagara, created by River Sharavathi. Known also as Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi, Jog... Read More »
"A strict no in Summers"1 month ago "Wonderful place"2 months ago
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Madikeri, Talacauvery
  • Type: Hill
91%
voted as clean
Madikeri, Talacauvery
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
84 Ratings & 68 Reviews
Madikeri is a major destination of tourists visiting Talacauvery (Talakaveri), situated at a distance of about 48 km away at an altitude of 1525 m above the sea level. Madikeri hill station was named as Muddurajakeri, after its founder Muddu Raja, the prince of the Haleri... Read More »
"An umbrella of Madikeri"3 months ago "Must see place"3 months ago
Ullal, Mangalore
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Ullal, Mangalore
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Ullal, located on the shore of the Arabian Sea, is a sea-town that was once the capital of the Tulu Kingdom. Attractions of the town include Someshwara Temple, Queen Abbakka's Fort at Ranipura and Seyyad Madani Dargah. In memory of the Muslim saint Syed Muhamed Shareef Madani... Read More »
Siddaganga Mutt, Bangalore
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
voted as clean
Siddaganga Mutt, Bangalore
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Sree Siddaganga Mutt is located in Tumkur on the Bangalore-Pune highway. The Mutt, started in the 15th century, has a recorded history of about 600 years and is a pioneer of education in the region. The Sree Siddaganga Education Society and Gurukula, is engaged in the... Read More »
"Temple is popular"2 months ago "Getaway from Bangalore"Jul 1, 2015
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Mysore Palace, Mysore
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
87%
voted as clean
Mysore Palace, Mysore
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
691 Ratings & 495 Reviews
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace), known also as the Main Palace, is one among the major attractions of Mysore. Mysore Palace, situated in the heart of the city, mirrors the bygone era. The Mysore Palace of today is the fourth palace constructed on the same site. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Village
Padukone, Kundapur
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Padukone is a village located about 17 km north of Kundapur.  This village is surrounded by the Souparnika River, coconut trees and kudru. Read More »
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58%
voted as clean
Nisargadhama Forest, Coorg
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
4.8 / 7 1
123 Ratings & 85 Reviews
"Not upto the hype"4 weeks ago "Nature trail"1 month ago
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Lal Bagh, Bangalore
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
82%
voted as clean
Lal Bagh, Bangalore
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
325 Ratings & 218 Reviews
Lal Bagh, one of the main attractions of Bangalore, was commissioned in the year 1760 by Hyder Ali and was completed by his successor Tipu Sultan. Spread over an area of 240 acres, the garden attained status of a Government Botanical Garden in 1856. Situated in the southern... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Ganjam, Mandya
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings
Ganjam has mortal remains of Tipu Sultan as well as his father Hyder Ali and his mother Fatima. This place has ebony doors laid with ivory and tiger stripes on the walls. Read More »
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Tipu Sultan Palace, Bangalore
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
71%
voted as clean
Tipu Sultan Palace, Bangalore
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
42 Ratings & 27 Reviews
Tipu Sultan Palace, built between 1781 and 1791, is identical to the Daria Daulat which is another palace of Tipu Sultan. Emperor referred to it as the 'Rash-e-Jannat', meaning abode of happiness and envy of heaven. Commissioned by Hyder Ali, the construction was... Read More »
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Guttahalli, Kolar
  • Type: Village
Guttahalli, Kolar
Rank 21
Ranked 21 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Guttahalli village, around 15 km away from the Kolar Gold Fields, is famous for the Lakshmi-Venkateshwara temple, often called the Bangaru Tirupati and the Golden Tirupati. Read More »
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