The state of Karnataka enjoys an ideal location with the Western Ghats on the east and cool blue waters of the Arabian Sea on the west. The state is endowed with the wealth of monuments, which give it the title 'Cradle of stone architecture'. Visit the cave temples of Badami and Aihole, domes and minarets of Bijapur and the World Heritage Center at Pattadakal on your tour to Karnataka.
Palace architecture in Karnataka is a tradition responsible for the birth of some of the historical wonders of past. Palace of Mysore or monuments of Hampi and temples of Hoysala time - all of them follows the best traditions in south Indian architecture. Visit Karnataka and explore the fascinating world of its palaces, their architecture, and their opulence. The state of Karnataka has a charming contrast, with the most magnificent monuments, temples, palaces and beaches in the country.
The city of Mysore is one of the major cities of Karnataka. Its grand and imposing palaces, majestic temples, gardens are very popular amongst the visitors. Until Independence it was the seat of the Maharajas of Mysore, a princely state covering about a third of present Karnataka. On your tour to Mysore you can visit the Mysore Palace or the Amba Vilas Palace.