51 Viewpoints in Karnataka that you should visit - With photos & details

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51 Viewpoints to explore in Karnataka

State in the south western region of India

Agasthya LakeAgasthya Lake, Badami, Karnataka 587201

A beautiful lake in the middle of Badami heritage site which has a lot of myths and history to say. This lake has an enormous stretch of water resource that has a natural stretch of origin which is a centripetal force for Badami

Anjanadri Hill TempleHanumanahalli, Karnataka 583227, India

It is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. The temple sits on a hill, you need to climb over 500 steps to reach it. The view of the old ruins of Hampi along with the paddy fields around the hill is a magnificent sight.

Ayyana kereAyyana kere, Karnataka

Ayyanakere lake is an ancient lake located at the eastern base of the Baba Budhan hills. This is the biggest lake in  Chikkamangluru district and second-largest in Karnataka.

Bandaje FallsValambra, Kishore, Kadivithwara Village, Belthangady, Karnataka 574214, India

Formed by a tributary of the Netravathi river, it falls from a rocky cliff and is about 200 feet tall. About ten kilometers of hiking is required to get near to this falls.

Belgaum FortBelgaum Fort Area, Belgaum, Karnataka 590016, India

Built by Jaya Raja. The fort has fine ramparts and a large moat, has a rich history with historical and religious monuments dated to the Adil shahi dynasty

BiligiriranganabettaBiligiriranganabetta, Karnataka, India

It is a lofty hill range in Karnataka which is well known for its flora and fauna. It is considered to be the wildlife corridor that connects the Eastern Ghats to the Western Ghats.

Bisle GhatBisle Ghat, Karnataka 573123

Bisle Ghat is the best picturesque destination of Karnataka and is rewarded as 'heaven on the earth'.

BRT Tiger ReservePunajur State Forest, Karnataka 571127, India

Situated between the western and eastern ghats. Having a wonderful ecosystem is the worthy delight of floral, faunal and cultural affluence

Chandragiri HillChandragiri Hill, Karnataka 573135

Chandragiri is one of the two hills in Shravanabelgola. The towering peaks and the breathtaking views of the whole Kathmandu Valley enchants the tourists. Covered with the lush green blanket of flora, it is a bountiful and pristine landscape.

Chunchanakatte WaterfallsChunchanakatte, Haliyur, Karnataka 571604, India

Here the Kaveri river cascades from a height of about 20 meters. The uniqueness of this place is that sound can be heard all over. There is also a temple beside this waterfall.

Dabbe FallsKunjuvalli, Kanapagaru, Karnataka 581384, India

Nestled within the lush green folds of Saravathi wildlife sanctuary, it is a storied waterfall reachable through picturesque trails.

Daroji Sloth Bear SanctuarySeetharama Tanda, Karnataka 583215, India

Created exclusively for the preservation of sloth bear which has a diversified flaura ad fauna. Trekking lovers can explore this area.

Gaganachukki Water FallsShivanasamudra, Malavalli, Karnataka 571430, India

Waterfall situated near the island town of  Shivanasamudra. This waterfall looks like a huge horsetail. It is a steep waterfall that rushes down with great velocity and provides incredible views.

Gokak FallsGokak Falls, Karnataka, India

Nothing can beat the gorgeous site of white waters gushing down rugged hills and bordering green forests resulting in a natural stream. Owing to its scenic beauty, roaring sound and unending flow of water, Gokak Falls became a celebrated tourist destination in the state of Karnataka.

Gurunanak Jhira, Guru Nanak Gate, Gurunagar, Bidar, Karnataka 585401, India

A Sikh historical shrine located in Bidar. It is located at a short distance off one edge of the plateau on which Bidar is located and there are sweeping views of the plains as you descend down the road to the present gurdwara.

Hebbe WaterfallsChikkamagaluru District, Kesavinamane, Karnataka 577131, India

One of the most exotic waterfalls in Karnataka state which is housed in the beautiful Kemmangudi hill station

Hemakuta Hill TemplesHemakuta Hill Temple, Hampi, Karnataka 583239

Cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakutta hills in Hampi. Popular viewpoint, Canvas of stones, hundreds of years old. Hemakuta hills literally means golden hillock

Iruppu Waterfalls, BrahmagiriBrahmagiri range, Kurchi, Karnataka 571250, India

The waterfall which is located in the Brahmagiri range which was a freshwater cascade. It was also known as the Lakshmana tirtha waterfalls.

ISKCON Temple BangaloreHare Krishna Hill, Chord Rd, 1st R Block, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010, India

One of the largest ISKCON temples in the World.  The temple is a huge cultural complex which  has deities of Radha and Krishna located at  a hill in Rajajinagar

Kabini DamKabini Reservoir, Karnataka, Karnataka 571114, India

Built on river Kabini, which is a major tributary of river Kaveri. The location is picturesque with lush green surroundings and the pristine river water flowing serenely towards its destination.