Karnataka : India’s best tourism destination?

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(Karnataka map from Totalkannada)

From the rolling, cool country of Coorg to the azure blue seas around Karwar just south of Goa & Maravanthe just north of kerala, from the elephant & tiger reserves of Kabini & Nagarhole in the Nilgiris Biosphere to the historical poetry of World Heritage Sites such as Hampi & Pattadakkal, Karnataka is a state with a hell of a lot of tourism oomph. Unfortunately, the state tourism bureaucracy has managed to keep this one of India’s better-kept secrets.

In spite of which, of late, tourism has blossomed here only because of the desperate need of Bangalore‘s denizens to escape the city on weekends.

While Karnataka’s tourism future has Bangalore as its possible saviour, what about the other strong potential tourism states, such as Orissa or Madhya Pradesh?

Oh, and another thing. Talking of Kannada oomph – Aishwarya Rai & Shilpa Shetty, the 2 most-est current hotties of Bollywood & Deepika Padukone the babe-in-the-making are all from Karnataka. Coincidence or what?

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3 thoughts on “Karnataka : India’s best tourism destination?

  1. Our Country veryrich in many aspects viz. rich natural resources, cultural background, friendly people, best brain power in the world, rich heritage, temple structures beyond our imaginations etc. etc.. but poor living because of uneven distributions and greed of powerful few people, and indifferent attitude of general public, which paves the way for unscrupulous elements. People should try to know their worth and use in a best manner so that our country can become best in the world and regain the past glory.
    Ramaiah Setty
    Padmanabhanagar,
    Bangalore.
    27-06-2008

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