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Karnataka offers a multitude of tourism opportunities, living up to the promise of its brand “One State, Many Worlds”. The State’s tourism destinations encompass a wealth of tourism products across a range of themes including heritage, culture, ecotourism, spiritual, adventure, coastal, wellness, rural, and urban.The Karnataka Tourism Policy 2020-26 has highlighted the role of the State’s rich and diverse cultural heritage and history in creating tourism-driven growth for the State. There is a need to develop a robust mechanism for the provision of basic amenities and facilities at the Heritage Monuments across Karnataka and create a platform to make Karnataka’s Heritage Monuments a must-see tourism experience.This scheme is envisioned to synergize with other infrastructure development schemes of various departments and shall be implemented in collaboration with other Departments and Organisations, to ensure the provision of amenities and facilities across the Heritage Monuments in Karnataka, thereby enhancing the overall tourist experience.Successful undertaking of this Adopt a Monument scheme shall also provide an impetus for tourism-driven economic development around the Heritage Monuments of Karnataka. Detailed scheme guidelines may be downloaded from the website of the Department of Archaeology, Museums, and Heritage, Government of Karnataka

Gagan Mahal
Taj Bawdi
Taj Bawdi
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The Department of Archaeology, Museums, and Heritage (DAMH), Government of Karnataka in close collaboration with the Department of Tourism (DoT), Government of Karnataka, and relevant private and public sector entities envisages developing amenities and facilities at the Heritage Monuments of Karnataka while sustaining the efforts of DAMH to conserve, preserve and protect the Heritage Monuments. This will increase the tourism potential of the monument site by enhancing the tourist experience in a planned and phased manner.

One State. Many Worlds.


  • Conserve, preserve and protect the Heritage Monuments of Karnataka
  • Develop basic tourism infrastructure in and around Heritage Monuments of Karnataka
  • Develop basic tourism infrastructure in and around Heritage Monuments of Karnataka
  • Promote cultural and heritage values of the State and develop avenues to create awareness about the Heritage Monuments sites in the State
  • Develop and promote sustainable tourism infrastructure and ensure proper Operations and Maintenance there in
  • Generate employment opportunities and support the livelihoods of local communities around the Heritage Monument sites
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Click Here to View the Scheme Guidelines

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Adinatha Jain Basadi

Adinatha Basadi is a triple shrine temple from the 10th Century of Chalukyan style architecture

Raja Tomb

Raja’s Tomb

Raja's tomb are the site for the tombs of the Kodava Kings Veeraraja, Lingarajendra, Biddanda Bopu and his son Biddanda Somaiah

Koppal Fort

Anegundi was the earlier capital of Vijayanagara rulers and as a result a number of structures came during the period

Taj Bawdi

This monument was built by Ibrahim Adil Shah in honour of his wife Queen Taj Sultana in the year 1620

Interested applicants may find the corresponding Expression of Interest documents at e-Procurement platform of Government of Karnataka at https://www.eproc.karnataka.gov.in, and may submit their proposals through the same link.
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Chief Minister’s Invitation to Businesses and Corporates for Adopt a Monument

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Nodal Officer: The Commissioner, Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, Bengaluru-560001


Tel: +91-80-2235-2828
Tel: +91 98452 51471


Email: : commr_amh@yahoo.co.in