Nowhere else can you find such a wonderful collection of monuments and structures as in Karnataka. Unique in its own diverse ways, every place tells a story that is spellbinding and mesmerising. No wonder, Karnataka has been called the "Cradle of Stone Architecture" in India.
The magnificent Hampi and Pattadakal, both world heritage sites can be explored here. The exquisite temples at belur, halebid and somnathpur, the cave temples at Belur, Halebid and Somnathpur, the cave temples of Badami, Aihole and the stately forts, domes and minarets of Bijapur are a lasting testimony to Karnataka's rich history and cultural affluence.
Karnataka has very rich folkloric traditions which have been kept alive for centuries. Every part and community of karnataka created and enjoyed the folk music and dance suitable for society. Folk dance in karnataka reflects the rural culture and traditions of the kannadigas. These were many ritual dance, devotional dance, historical dance and rural entertainment dance appeared as traditional way of life.
"Welcome to Karnataka, the world of Heritage"