Hampi, bounded by the Tungabhadra river on one side and hills on the other three sides, was the former capital of the Vijayanagara (City of Victory) Empire.
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List of travel related articles on India. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
The hotel is located northwest of the city center, close to the Bharat Cancer Hospital and on the way to the large Infosys (software company) campus.
Mysore, the second largest city in Karnataka, is famous for Mysore Silk Sarees, Mysore Pak, and the festivities that take place during Dashera.
The guidebooks had said that Hassan is just another industrial town with no charm of its own. They weren’t kidding! It’s a sad little town with dusty streets, congested markets and pot-holed roads.
Shravanabelagola, one of the main Jain pilgrim centers, is located in the midst of the Vindhyagiri and Chandragiri hills.
Halebidu, capital of the Hoysala Empire during the 12th century, is home to one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture in the ornate Hoysaleswara temple.
Belur, which was once the capital of the Hoysala Empire, is home to the Chennakesava Temple Complex.
Bangalore, nicknamed the Garden City, was once known as a Pensioner’s Paradise. Today it is a bustling city dubbed as India’s Silicon Valley.
Sani is where the Stod Valley broadens into the central plain of Zanskar. The Sani Gompa belongs to the Drukpa Kargyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.