Temples of Karnataka
Karnataka is a state in the south west of India and has the Arabian Sea to the West of it. Bangalore is the largest city as well as the capital of Karnataka. The official language spoken here is Kannada which is also known as the cultural language of India. The history of this place in written dates back to the time of Chandragupta Maurya and then followed by many other rulers which lasted till the rule of the Mughal Sultans and then the British East India Company. The states surrounding Karnataka are Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. The state was earlier known as the State of Mysore to be changed to present day Karnataka in the year 1973. There are a number of tourist attractions including temples, sceneic attractions, beaches, zoos and other religious places too. Some of them are the city of Bangalore which itself is one of the major tourist attractions, city of Mysore, Shravanabelgola and Belur. The other attractions also include Halebid, Coorg, Hampi, Gokarna, Pattadikal and many others.