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Chennakesava Temple (Belur)
Ranked #1 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #2 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #3 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #4 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #5 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #6 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Historic Sites
This 1912 structure is one of the largest palaces in the country and contains art from around the world.
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Vijayanagar (Hampi)
Ranked #7 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Ancient Ruins
A vast area of 14th and 15th-century palaces and temples that was once the wealthy capital of a huge Hindu empire.
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Ranked #8 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: This UNESCO World Heritage site includes Virupaksha Temple, Sangameshvara Temple, Mallikarjuna Temple, Kashivisvanatha... more » Owner description: This UNESCO World Heritage site includes Virupaksha Temple, Sangameshvara Temple, Mallikarjuna Temple, Kashivisvanatha Temple, Kadasiddhesvara and Jambulingeswara' temples, Galganatha temple, Jain Temple, Papanatha temple and Museum of the Plains and Sculpture gallery. « less
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Ranked #9 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
This was the 12th-century capital of the Hoysalas.
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Ranked #10 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves; Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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Tibetian Monastery (Kushalnagar)
Ranked #11 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
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Ranked #12 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Flight 4 Fantasy (Bangalore)
Ranked #13 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Flight 4 Fantasy for the first time in India lets you fulfill your dream to Fly. Wondered how a pilot flies a plane? Wanted... more » Owner description: Flight 4 Fantasy for the first time in India lets you fulfill your dream to Fly. Wondered how a pilot flies a plane? Wanted to peep inside a cockpit? Dreamt of flying a plane? You can now take control and be the Pilot of an aircraft. We let you take off and land at more than 20,000 Airports around the world. Our experienced Instructors will guide you through your Flight Experience and our simulators will keep you at the edge of your seats. The Boeing 737 cockpit is complete with realistic controls, stunning High definition surround visuals, in-flight announcements and more. Thrilling and exciting 4D Fighter jets with 3D visuals and a 3-axis movement allow you to undertake several missions. Practice take-offs and landing, search for enemy locations, do air-to-air combat or try your hands at air-to-air refueling. Our Boeing experiences commences from Rs. 1,400 Onwards. The minimum age for Boeing simulator is 13 years and for Fighter Simulators is 8 years. You can now book your experience online at our website. « less
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Ranked #14 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #15 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Wonderla Holidays Private Limited owns two amusement park in the brand name of Wonderla in Bangalore & Kochin. These parks... more » Owner description: Wonderla Holidays Private Limited owns two amusement park in the brand name of Wonderla in Bangalore & Kochin. These parks has been set up with International standards and has been attracted more than 13 million people. Both the parks have secured ISO 14001 (environment friendly) & OHSAS 18001 (Safety & Helathy) certification from BVQI, France. Wonderla parks use Reverse Osmosis treated water in the pool and the temperature of the water maintained @ 28 degree celcius. The rides at the park caters to people of all age and follows the system of pay once and enjoy unlimited rides. « less
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Gol Gumbaz (Bijapur)
Ranked #16 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #17 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Zoos
This 19th-century zoo is famous for breeding some rare animals in captivity.
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Ranked #18 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #19 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Mullayanagiri (Chikamagalur)
Ranked #20 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #21 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Kodachadri (Kollur)
Ranked #22 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #23 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #24 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Virupaksha Temple (Pattadakal)
Ranked #25 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites
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Matanga Hill (Hampi)
Ranked #26 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #27 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #28 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Welcome to The Art of Living International Centre! Situated on the top of the Panchagiri Hills, 36km southwest of Bangalore,... more » Owner description: Welcome to The Art of Living International Centre! Situated on the top of the Panchagiri Hills, 36km southwest of Bangalore, near Udipalya village, the campus is an ideal location for reflection and rejuvenation. Started in 1986 and spread over 65 acres, the campus has an abundance of flowering foliage spread along winding footpaths, a peaceful lake and the exquisitely beautiful Vishalakshi Mantap, the central meditation hall. Satsangs, held every evening, are gatherings where different minds unite through music, meditation, and wisdom to experience an elevated state of consciousness. Through Seva (voluntary service) one can experience the humble satisfaction of doing selfless work here, from serving food in the kitchen to keeping the premises clean to working in the various departments that focus on various projects and the ashram's upkeep. The Vishalakshi Mantap, named after 'Amma', Sri Sri's mother, is the main Meditation Hall in the form of a fully blossomed 1000 petal lotus. Its reflective dome that mirrors the sun during the day is lit up at night to a synchronized change of colored lights. The dome and golden spire that can be viewed from all parts of the sprawling campus grounds play the role of a compass - lending a sense of navigation to the spiritual seeker. Courses are held in various rooms at different levels of the mantap and satsangs are held on the main level. Each level opens onto a gallery. Following a circular design, the levels provide an excellent view of the campus grounds and the open grounds and hills in the distance. Built on a smaller scale, is the Sumeru Mantap in the more secluded, old ashram campus. When the campus was newly set up, and there was a much smaller gathering of people, satsangs were held here. It is a circular 3 tiered gallery with a garden in the center and the sky for a roof, dominated by a large densely foliaged banyan tree in the center. The Radha Kund gardens recapture the mystical garden of Vrindavan, replete with a pair of elephants, a pair of geese, a deer, some rabbits and a number of exotic birds! This is an excellent place to observe various birds as they sweep over the lake - and a good place to unwind, reflect and take stock of one's life. From the gardens one can hear the Sanskrit chantings of the boys at the Gurukul nearby. The seven year training program at the Gurukul teaches students how to conduct temple rituals. The course syllabus also includes study of the Veda, Agama, Sanskrit, Astrology, Yoga, music, Sculpture, Epics and scriptures. The Goshala, home to over 250 cows, is an important project undertaken to preserve the native breed of Indian cows. The cows enjoy human company and visitors receive great pleasure brushing and petting the cows. For those who wish to simply relax, The Sri Sri Ayurveda Panchakarma (Wellness Spa) offers the ideal retreat for body and mind. Apart from the super ambience and food, one can select from a number of rejuvenating therapy packages the spa offers. On campus is a very popular, vibrant eatery, The Vishala Cafe that serves Indian and Continental fast food. It is here that youngsters like to meet, relax, exchange ideas, play the piano or eat a filling meal while reading from the selection of books displayed at the cafe. An array of shops are also present on campus - two Divine shops (selling music and books), The Divine Services (a provision store), Madhurya (traditional artefacts, gifts), Sri Kriti (a boutique that sells hand made products by rural women and traditional craftmen) and Sri Sri Agriculture with its fresh produce of fruits and vegetables grown on campus. The Bangalore Campus makes for a truly self-contained retreat - your home away from home! « less
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Ranked #29 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
Owner description: Visvesvaraya is fun for children and adults. It houses a treasure trove of machines and artifacts related to science and... more » Owner description: Visvesvaraya is fun for children and adults. It houses a treasure trove of machines and artifacts related to science and technology. Its interactive exhibits make this a great place for children to develop a love for science and to demystify facts. « less
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Ranked #30 of 830 attractions in Karnataka
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: BadAzz Combat Academy teaches Krav Maga Israeli Self Defense designed by the Israeli Military taught by a instructor who does... more » Owner description: BadAzz Combat Academy teaches Krav Maga Israeli Self Defense designed by the Israeli Military taught by a instructor who does not believe in just making Krav Maga a business but his aim is to touch people lives and make them believe in authentic hardcore ethical training. « less
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