Bengaluru is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife. Mysore is home to lavish temples including Mysore Palace, former seat of the region's maharajas. Hampi, once the medieval Vijayanagara empire's capital, contains ruins of Hindu temples.

Hampi

UNESCO world heritage sites

Bangalore (Bengaluru)

garden city

Mysore

city of palaces

Belur

hoysala temple complex

Bandipur

tiger population

Badami

ancient town

Hassan

temple-architectural city

Mangalore

portugese heritage

Belgaum

hills and dense forests

Gokarna

coastal city

Bijapur

adil shah dynasty architechture

Bidar

bahmani era