Hyderabad Karnataka Region (HKR) consists of Kalaburagi, Yadgiri, Bidar, Raichur, Koppal and Ballari districts of Karnataka state. These districts were part of Hyderabad Nizam rule, while Bellari was under British rule before the independence. This region was administrative centre of Mouryas and Shatavahanas. KalyaniChalukyas, Rastrakootas, Kalachuris, mighty empire of Vijayanagar, Sultans of Bahamani and BaridShahis, and Nayakas of Surpuras they have ruled from this region. These dynasties have built many architecturally rich monuments which explain our grand heritage and rich tradition. The region has many pilgrim centers and lakhs of devotees visits to these holy places. The region has many Buddhist archaeological sites and most significantlyKanaganalli (near Sannati) which is the only place in the world where Emperor Asoka’s sculpture is found. It is the land which gave birth to the world’s first parliament, AnubhavaMantapa of Basavakalyana is called as spiritual parliament. Very prominent tourist destination of the region is Hampi capital city of Vijayanagar Empire. It is a UNESCO recognized world heritage site. Bidar is known for its massive fort, palaces and tombs of Bhahamani and Baridshahi rulers. It is called as medieval metropolitan. This land is known for empires, legacies and spiritualism.Hyderabad Karnataka Region (HKR) consists of Kalaburagi, Yadgiri, Bidar, Raichur, Koppal and Ballari districts of Karnataka state. These districts were part of Hyderabad Nizam rule, while Bellari was under British rule before the independence. This region was administrative centre of Mouryas and Shatavahanas. KalyaniChalukyas, Rastrakootas, Kalachuris, mighty empire of Vijayanagar, Sultans of Bahamani and BaridShahis, and Nayakas of Surpuras they have ruled from this region. These dynasties have built many architecturally rich monuments which explain our grand heritage and rich tradition. The region has many pilgrim centers and lakhs of devotees visits to these holy places. The region has many Buddhist archaeological sites and most significantlyKanaganalli (near Sannati) which is the only place in the world where Emperor Asoka’s sculpture is found. It is the land which gave birth to the world’s first parliament, AnubhavaMantapa of Basavakalyana is called as spiritual parliament. Very prominent tourist destination of the region is Hampi capital city of Vijayanagar Empire. It is a UNESCO recognized world heritage site. Bidar is known for its massive fort, palaces and tombs of Bhahamani and Baridshahi rulers. It is called as medieval metropolitan. This land is known for empires, legacies and spiritualism.

The region is blessed with immense natural beauty and rich heritage with both physical and human diversities and therefore is one of the most potential areas in respect of tourism development in Karnataka. Chandrampalli Dam, Konchavaram forest, Narayanpur Dam, Tungbhadra Dam, Bonal Bird Sanctuary (Yadgiri district), DarojiSloath bear sanctuary (Bellari district), only one of its kind in whole of south India are known for natural beauty and has lot of potential for development of eco-tourism. This region is known for art crafts such as Lambani handicraft, Kinnal dolls and Bidriware art to name a few.