Karnataka

It is believed that this town was named after Rishyashringa, who figures in the famous Indian mythological epic Ramayana as the chief priest at the sacrifice of King Dasaratha. Sringeri, where the founder of the Advaita philosophy, Adi Shankara, discovered a cobra sheltering a frog from the torrential rains, has its spiritual centre on the […]

130Km from Mangalore, amid the green canopy of the Western Ghats, lies the village of Kollur. Here, the Mookambika Temple, one of the seven most sacred spots of the coastal region, is dedicated to the goddess of emotional power and strength. The temple has a gold plated crest and copper roofs. Adi Shankaracharya, the great […]

Besides the many Jain basadis and a museum, the centerpiece of the this temple town is a 39gt. Monolith statue of Lord Bahubali. Dharmasthala, situated 65 KM east of Mangalore, Bethangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district, is a remarkable example of communal harmony and religious and cultural tolerance. The Jain Tirthankara and Lord Msnjunatha (Shiva) […]

Murudeshwar will help you rediscover your love of solitude. Seat yourself at a vantage point on a hillock and watch the relentless waves crash against the rock. Murudeshwar will woo you with its beaches, its Shiva Temple, and the tallest Shiva’s statue in India.

Bear witness to nature’s headlong tumble as the Sharavati river makes a spectacular drop of 810 ft. (253m) in four distinct cascades – known locally as Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket – to create the highest falls in Asia. The falls are at their hest during the monsoon, with arching rainbows colouring the mist. When […]

This famous temple 135 km away from Mangalore, is situated amidst lush green forest. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Mookambika-Goddess of learning. Thousands of devotees, mostly artists, aorship this goddess for prosperity and fame. The lofty green mountains and small stream Sowparnika provide an enchanting view to the visitors. A hard trek to the […]

Shimoga, orginally known as Shivamogga, is a district in the Karnataka State and the major part of Shimoga lies in the main land region of the Western Ghats. Jog Falls is a major tourist attraction in this region.

The fortress city of Srirangapattanam is located where the Cauvery River divides into two streams and curis around an island. Srirangapattanam was the capital of the princely state of Mysore for long. The famous Ranganatha Swamy temple. Built in a unique blend of the Hoysala and Vijayanagar styles, and enshrining the colossal reclining images of […]

Coorg is situated in the south west of Karnataka, boarding with Kerala. The small town of Mercara (Medikeri) is the headquarters of Coorg and 124 km west of Mysore, Mercara is located 260 km away from Bangalore, 136 km from Mangalore and 115 km from Kannur. There is a temple built by Lingaraja in 1820, […]

This famous Jain pilgrim centre, one of the oldest in India, is situated 80 km from Mysore, 52 km from Hassan and 160 km from Bangalore. The literaly meaning of Sravanabelagola is ‘naked ascetic and white pond’ and it is known as one the greatest monuments of Jain art. The colossal statue of Gomateswara with […]