Karnataka is known for its legendary waterfalls. The Jog falls in the Shimoga District is one of the most breath-taking waterfalls in Asia. This state is home to twenty one wildlife sanctuaries and five National parks where over five hundred species of birds feed and thrive. Mysore is blessed with several beaches of Gokarna, Karwar, Murdeshwara and Surathkal. It is also fames as a paradise for rock climbers. Yana in Uttara Kannada, Chitradurga Fort, Ramnagara, Shivagange in Tumkurt and Tekal in Kolar are the ideal haven for novice and seasoned rock climbers. The Utsav garden of Shiggaon in Uttar Kannada is another famous tourist spot in Karnataka.

The Kannada dynasties and the royalties of Mysore dominated Karnataka for centuries and left behind Buddhism, Jainism and Hindu monuments that have been well preserved at Aihole, Badami, Bagali, Banavasi, Belur, Chaudayyadanapura, Dambal, Gadag, Galaganatha, Gokarna, Hampi, Hangal, Halasi, Halebidu, Hooli, Kolar, Kuruvatti, Lakkundi, Lakshmeshwar, Mahakuta, Pattadakal, Sudi, Mahadeva or Itagi Temple, Mudabidri, Nanjangud, Nandi Hills, Sannati, Sringeri, Shravanabelagola, and much more. Notable monuments of monotheism design include the ones at Bidar, Bijapur, Gulbarga and Raichur. The Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur, features the second largest pre-modern dome in the world. Mysore is homes to two World heritage sites situated at Hampi and Pattadakal. Bellary is one of the famous historical places to visit where you get to enjoy a view of the forts that were engineered by Tipu Sultan as a formidable defence line.


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