Friday, September 9, 2011

Karnataka Heritage: Story of 3 Rocks

It did not strike me till the guide at Hampi told me so.
Karnataka has three types of rocks: a) Soap Stone, b) Granite, and c) Sand Stone.

Hampi (a UNESCO World Heritage) ruins are made of Granite.
The temples of Pattadakal (a UNESCO World Heritage) and the Badami Cave temples are of Sand Stone.
The temples at Belur and Halebid are made of Soap Stones.

Follow the stones and you would have covered a considerable part of Karnataka's tourism offerings.

Stumble Upon Toolbar


Anonymous said...

Rosetta Stone Outlet
Rosetta Stone V3
Rosetta Stone French
Rosetta Stone German
Rosetta Stone Greek

Anjana said...

Hmmm! I have been to Hampi but never figured that out. Ever considered an alternate career option? A travel writer perhaps?

Priya Nayak said...

Website is comprehensive as well as informative. I have enjoyed the visit. From

jaya prakash said...

Excellent way of describing, and nice are posting such a new idea is very interesting and give updates.

Microsoft Azure

My Library