Karnataka, the land of royal Grandeur and Oriental glory is situated on the western edge of Deccan plateau and has a 287 km. long coastline
on the west where `it abuts the Arabian sea. It was formally known as Mysore but on 1st November 1973, the name was changed to Karnataka.
The state is endowed with immense scenic beauty and charm and is well known for lovely garden cities, ornament temple and historical monuments.
A changing pageant cultures, customs lifestyle and religions have left his mark on this land, making it a fascinating blend of colors.
The history of the state goes back to the days of Emperor Asoka; afterwards, it became the seat to the three great empires-the Kadambas, the
Hoysalas and the vijayanagar rulers. Each of them has left their imprints in the architecture and sculpture. In the sharp contrast with the
simplicity of the country side are the grand places and beautiful garden befitting the princely state and the splendour of festival like
Dussehra. Today, this industrially developed state is famous for its handicraft made of metal, stone, sandalwood, rosewood, ivory and silk
the exotic sandalwood oil from Karnataka is famous all over the world. A visit to Karnataka can be an unforgettable experience.