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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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St Mary’s Basilica Church

St Mary’s Basilica Church Welcome to the famous St. Mary’s Basilica Church in Shivajinagar, heart of the Cantonment Area of Bangalore East, Karnataka, India. The Church is situated opposite the Russel Market Square, the must shoppe for those who lived in the Cantonment Era. The basilica was built in 1818, just as a small chapel […]

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Resorts near Chikmagalur: Jhari

Jhari is one of the finest resorts near Chikmagalur that is etched in breath taking natural locale. Jhari weaves magic through an intermingling of blissful greenery and cool waters. Jhari: An Experience in Majestic Beauty to Rejuvenate the Soul Set against a picture perfect backdrop of scenic beauty, Jhari is a perfect place to revitalize […]

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Sector Wise MoU signed during Global Investors Meet 2010, Bangalore

The Global Investors Meet (GIM) was held in Bangalore Karnataka for 2 days on June 4 and June 5, 2010. During the meet 361 MoUs [memorandum of understandings] were signed which were valued approximately Rs 450,000 crore. If all investments come as promised, Karnataka will be able to create 850,00 new jobs in sectors ranging […]

Sugar Industry in Karnataka

THE SOUTH INDIAN SUGAR MILLS ASSOCIATION (KARNATAKA) Registered under the Karnataka societies Act 1960. Regn.No. 556/95-96 “Farah Winsford”, (Ist floor), 133/6, Infantry Road, Bangalore- 560 001. Tel.Phone :+91-80-22862923 & 22862933 Fax :+91-80-22862923 Email: sisma_k@vsnl.net SUGAR FACTORIES IN KARNATAKA   SL: NO. Registered / Administrative / Head Office Factory Location Capacity Tonnes cane Crushed per day/Year […]

Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple Main Gopra

Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple

District: Chikmagalur Town: Horanadu Temple: Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple The Annapoorneshwari Temple is located in Horanadu, a small city in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple – Overview Horanadu is a lovely little place in the picturesque setting of the Western Ghats, in the Malnad region. It is famous for the ancient Annapoorneshwari Temple. […]