a land of Royal Grandeur and Oriental Glory, is the eighth largest state in India, both in
area and population. The state is situated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau and
has a 287 km long coastline on the west where it abuts the Arabian Sea. It was formerly
known as Mysore but on 1st November 1973 the name
Mysore was changed to Karnataka. Karnataka-a land with abounding scenic beauty
and charm, is well known for lovely garden cities, ornate temples and historical
monuments. A changing pageant of cultures, customs, life-styles has left its mark on this
land, making it a fascinating blend of colours.Today, this industrially developed State is
famous for its handicrafts made of metal, stone, sandlwood, 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.
Famous for : Silk fabrics, Ivory
handicrafts and Sandalwood.