Kannad is the main language of Karnataka however some people also speak Hindi. Known for its information technology, Bangalore is the capital of this state. Some of the reputed industries are standing there and recruit the people from the country. Bangalore has become one of the metro cities in India. Apart from the industries touristís places also exist in Bangalore. Lalbagh Lake, agra lake and hebbal lake are famous in the city.

Mysore palace in Karnataka is an attraction for the tourists. The beautiful construction of this palace enchants the people. Hampi is beautiful town in Karnataka. Ancient carving on this monument fascinates the travelers. Every year people of this town celebrate Hampi festval. Arts and other performances are the attraction of the festival.

If you are in adventure holidays, than you can try trekking and rock climbing here. Nandi and Chamundi hills are perfect for rock climbing. Travelers can enjoy boat riding and come across the nature. Bandipur National park is a place to visit in Karnataka, which is home for tigers and leopard.

People new to this place may also enjoy shopping here. Silk sarees and other apparels made from silk are the most selling items, however Bidri work on metals are also renowned. One can see skillful artistry of the people of this state in Wooden carving, stone carving, sandalwood carving, doll making and so on.

Bharatnatyam, kuchipudi and kathak are the classical dances of Karnataka. People also perform folk dances and ritual dances. Dollu kunitha and suggi kunitha are the name of ritual dance in Karnataka.