Karnataka is a South Indian state on the western coast of India. Earlier this state was a part of the princely kingdom of Mysore and in 1956, this independent state was curved out. Bangalore or Bengaluru is the capital of this state, which is a highly flourished city in terms of its rapid commercial and financial growth. Both vital South Indian rivers Krishna and Kaveri flow with their tributaries through this state towards the Bay of Bengal, making the soil highly fertile here. Apart from Bengaluru, the other notable cities of this state are Mysore, Mangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga and Bellary. All these cities are densely populated and house many public sector and private sector industries. It is the leading state in the field of Biotechnology among the entire nation.
Important tourist sites of Bengaluru that flourish tourism industry
Bengaluru is a highly developed city that contains Kempegowda International Airport to be connected to the rest of the world. Moreover, this city is also connected by railways and roads to the other parts of the country. Hence¸ the tourists find it very easy to travel here for spending their vacations.
- Bangalore Palace is a prime tourist attraction due to its remarkable architecture and a vast garden. Originally, it belonged to the kings of Mysore and now it is a national property. The tourists love to see the intricate wooden curving works and wonderful objects that were imported from the foreign lands.
- Lal Bagh is a huge Botanical garden that was created by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, the famous rulers of this land. There are many rare trees and plants that were imported from other countries. The ancient Lal Bagh Rock is a great tourist attraction due to its age of approximately 3000 million old. The bird lovers find plenty of rare species of birds living in this garden area and there is a large huge glasshouse.
- Bannerghatta National Park is another tourist destination of Bengaluru. Numerous animals and birds of different species live here and the tourists love to visit the Snake Park, Crocodile Farm, zoo, Children’s Park and aquarium in this vast area. Some tourists also enjoy trekking or hiking along the hilly slopes of this park.
Chunchi Falls, Wonder la Water Park, Innovative Film City and Cubbon Park are only a few other tourist attractions of Bengaluru, which earn huge revenue for this state.