India’s southern region has many marvels that are worth witnessing. One state which can give you a taste of everything that is amazing about south India is Karnataka. From ancient temples to diverse wildlife and vast farmlands to spectacular beaches, this state has them all. Karnataka is home to some of India’s finest tourist attractions like Hampi, Gokarna and the glorious Bandipur National Park. Its capital city Bangalore is the IT hub of the country. It lies in stark contrast with the amazing hills and valleys surrounding it that make for excellent weekend getaways. So some of the places in Karnataka are quite famous, there are others which are not so well-explored. No matter which part of Karnataka you are in, there is something amazing for you to witness. Here are some stunning Karnataka images which not only show you popular attractions but also those that you may never have heard of. Also Read - Not 14 Days, People Coming From Maharashtra Must Undergo 21-Day Quarantine in Karnataka

Trekking at Kudremukh in Karnataka

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Hebbe falls in Chikmagalur, Karnataka: Beautiful waterfalls in Bhadra tiger reserve forest

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Archaeological survey of India protected Sri Veeranarayana temple at Belavadi, Karnataka

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Performers walking in the streets of Mysore during procession at Dasara

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People watching the Dussehra festival parade with men riding on decorated elephant with umbrella at Mysore Maharaja’s Palace

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Chikmagalur is a hill station in Karnataka, a mountain range in the Western Ghats with rails through forests and grasslands, tea and coffee estates that lead up to Mullayanagiri Peak

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View of Bengaluru Palace

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View of the carving-rich stone walls of ancient Hoysaleswara temple in Halebidu, Karnataka

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Chikmalaglur at its best

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Bidar Fort in Karnataka

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Old Vittala temple in Hampi, Karnataka

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St. Anne’s Church in Coorg, Karnataka

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Shravanabelagola Pond – Channarayapatna, Hassan district, Karnataka

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View from Hemakuta hill sunset point with ancient ruins in Hampi, Karnataka

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View of Kodagu (Coorg) from Raja’s Seat in Madikeri, Karnataka

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Bharachukki and Gaganachukki Waterfall in Karnataka

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Karnataka State Library (Public Library) and its evergreen gardens in Bangalore

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St. Mary’s Island, also known as Coconut Island, is an island in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Malpe in Udupi, Karnataka. It is worth visiting for its distinctive geological formation of columnar basaltic lava.

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View from the top of Nandi Hills, near Bangalore, Karnataka

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Ancient ruins of Hampi Bazaar in Hampi, Karnataka

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Stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) at Bandipur in Karnataka

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Beautiful scene of the rocky beach of Someshwar in Mangalore, Karnataka

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Few other states can match up to Karnataka’s grandeur! What do you think?