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A wonder ride in Coracle in Hampi. Copyright Karnataka.com

Top 5 Things To Do in Hampi

The historical town of Hampi is a great place for visitors to have a glimpse of the long lost Vijayanagara Empire. The place holds great attraction for history buffs as well as for those who are interested in archaeology and architecture. However, the place is also a great destination for general visitors and tourists who […]

Monolithic Bull (Yeduru Basavanna) at east end of Virupaksha Bazaar, Hampi. Photographer Manikanteswar Madala

Yeduru Basavanna, Hampi – An Ancient Sculpture

Yeduru Basavanna or Eduru Basavanna is a huge sculpture of a monolithic bull. It is located at the east end of the Virupaksha Bazaar in Hampi. The sculpture is known and admired for its astonishing size. The simple sculpture has been standing in Hampi for more than 500 years now. It is one of the […]

Watch Tower, Lotus Mahal, Hampi. Copyright Karnataka.com

Zenana Enclosure, Hampi – Private Place for Royal Ladies

The Zenana Enclosure was a fortified and secluded area reserved for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara Empire. The Zenana Enclosure is located in the area approaching the Royal Enclosure and near the Ranga Temple. The enclosure is a sprawling compound that had tall walls surrounding it on all sides and watch towers to keep […]

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Manchinbele rappelling, Dandeli

Top 5 trekking places around Bangalore

Enjoy the pleasure of pathless jungles, rapture of lonely shores, mingle with the universe and become one with the society called Nature. Bangalore has some exquisite places that are best explored trekking. So pack your bags and let nature take you into her loving embrace. Chikmagalur Crowned by the Chandrodana range, decorated with waterfalls seeped […]

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The River Hemavathi

The river Hemavathi is a tributary of Kaveri. This river originates in the Western Ghats – Ballala Rayana Durga – in Chikmagalur. The river joins with its main tributary, Yagachi river, at Hassan, then flows on to join Cauvery near Krishnarajasagara. The river is nearly 245 km long from its place of origin to where […]

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A Designer With a Difference – Arati Monappa

Thoroughly natural and instinctive is how one can identify Arati Monappa’s designs. With an experience of more than 20 years in the business of fabric and fashion designing, Arati Monappa is the probably one of the few designers who personally ensure that their products are natural and that their creations are purely energy efficient and […]

Bellary Fort. Photographer Marc Roberts


Bellary is located at a distance 301 Kms from Bangalore. It is situated on the eastern side of Karnataka state. Bellary takes its name from the word Ballari which refers to goddess Durugamma as this goddess had manifested herself in the town. Ballari presently is the second fastest growing city in the state of Karnataka […]

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Bangalore International Academy

Bangalore International Academy is one of the finest educational institutes of the country. The school maintains an academic standard that is at par with international levels of imparting education. Bangalore International Academy is driven by the motto to foster the young minds into confident individuals with a global outlook. The school believes in instilling the […]