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Hampi Bazaar. Photographer Bryce Edwards

Hampi Bazaar – A Quaint Marketplace

Hampi Bazaar is a unique attraction of Hampi. Located in front of the Virupaksha Temple, the Hampi Bazaar is a well-known market place that spreads for more than one kilometer. The road passing through the market has series of old pavilions on both sides. The place used to be a thriving market during the days […]

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Deepavali

Deepavali or Diwali is the festival of diyas or deepas (lights). This five day festival marks the Demon Narkasura killed by Lord Krishna, has been  celebrated across the country and all over the world by Hindus. It is also called Kaumudi Deepam or Dipalika. The Festival Of Lights is the most celebrated Hindu festival. It […]

Hazara Rama Temple, Hampi: A story Carved in Stone

Hazara Rama Temple in Hampi is an important shrine in Hampi. This small but beautiful temple is located at the center of the royal area. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a hindu deity. It was once the private temple of the kings and the royal family of Vijayanagara. The temple is famous for […]

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Guest Line Hotels & Resorts

Resort Overview The Ramee Guestline Hotel Attibele in Bangalore is a business hotel surrounded by 5.5 acres of beautiful lawns and gardens, including a golf course. The Ramee Guestline Club is equipped with extensive recreational and sports facilities and it provides every necessary amenity to corporate and leisure travelers. The amenities provided include tour assistance, […]

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Bhadra Dam

Bhadra dam is built on the river Bhadra, which is a tributary of the River Tungabhadra. It is situated in Chikmagalur town in Karnataka. Irrigation and irrigation storage are one of the best benefits that are enjoyed through this dam. It also provides power to towns and villages nearby.  It was commissioned in 1965. QUICK […]

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SM Krishna

The Iron Man of Karnataka – SM Krishna

The son of Mr. Mallaiah and born in the village of Somanahalli of the Mandya district, SM Krishna did his Bachelor of Arts from Maharaja’s College in Mysore, eventually going on to get a degree in law from the University Law College. He graduated from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, after having achieved a […]

Kempe Gowda, founder of Bangalore. Image source: Wikipedia

The People Friendly Ruler – Kempe Gowda

Kempe Gowda was a chieftain who ruled over most parts of Karnataka for the better part of the 16th century. History credits him with being a just and humane ruler and he is also widely accepted by historians as being the founder of Bangalore. His Early Years Kempe Gowda I was born in 1513 in […]

Dodda Ganesha temple in Basavangudi, Bangalore

Famous Ganesha Temples

Few well known Ganesha temples are listed below. If you are aware of any which needs to be listed here, please let us know. Bangalore Power Ganesha The wealthiest & politically the most sought after Ganesha in Bangalore. This is the only temple that has a diamond armour and diamond kirita (headgear), which can be […]