Heritage Village – The heritage village will have eight museums, which will display the traditional arts, crafts, paintings and textiles of the region. There will also be galleries depicting the life and works of cultural luminaries of the district, an arts and crafts production-cum training center a performing arts center with a well-equipped experimental theater, a recording studio to preserve video and audio tapes of the various vanishing folk art forms. It is a literary center to help literature find its cultural moorings and an elaborate documentation center. For more info and online booking visit the link
Planetarium – one can gaze at the stars from here even at daytime. This is the second planetarium in the state of Karnataka.
MAP Anatomy Museum – various kinds of collections related to the human body are preserved here.
Jomlu Teertha – on Ellu amavasya (an auspicious day in the Hindu calendar) day, people come to this place and bathe in the waterfalls. This year, more than 10,000 people bathed on the holy day. Having natural beauty, this place is a well-known picnic spot.
Varanga – a known Jain pilgrim center. One chaturmukha basadi is in the midst of a pond. There is one Jain mutt and another basadi.
Karkala GomateshwaraKarkala – Karkala situated about 35 Kms from Udupi, is the headquarters of the Karkala Taluk. About 52 kms northeast of Mangalore, Karkala is known primarily for the statue of Lord Bahubali (Gomateshwara).
Dharmasthala – Dharmasthala is perhaps the most highly revered and best-known temple town in Karnataka. Located amidst the picturesque Western Ghats on the banks of the Netravathi River, it is about 100 kms from Udupi. Devotees of all caste and creed visit this holy place well known for charity.
One day Tour – START THE TOUR FROM UDUPI
Ambalpady temple – The site of the hoary shrine of Sri Mahakali, situated in Ambalpady ward of Udupi town was originally a wood. ‘Ambalpady’ is the name of the village where the temple is located.
Pajaka has the birthplace of Sri Madhwacharya, situated seven miles southeast of Udupi Kunjaru hill, near Pajaka a famous Durga Temple on its top. This hill is also known as `Durga betta’. On its four sides are four holy teerthas or tanks created by Lord Parashurama.
Kunjaru Giri Durga temple, Kunjarugiri – located in the Udupi taluk, it is about 11 kms from Udupi. The hamlet consists of two small hills.
Barkur a hamlet of Kachur village about 16 kms to the north of Udupi, was once a renowned capital of the region. The original name of the town was Barakanur, which was later changed to Barahakanyapura (the town of twelve virgins).
Mookambika Temple, Kollur – Kollur, 76 kms from Udupi, is one of the most important places of pilgrimage on the west coast attracting pilgrims from all over India. The temple dedicated to the Divine Mother, Sri Mookambika, stands in the valley of the great Kodachadri peak.
Ottinane – The Kshitija Nature Resort, a beach, sunset point are the favourite spots for travelers here. Forest guest house provides accommodation to visitors.
Maravanthe – (Kundapura taluk), about nine kms east of Kundapura is one of the most beautiful spots of South Canara along the east coast. It is an enchanting place, where on the western side, the Arabian Sea is stretching, while on the eastern side, runs the Saurpanika River and in between them passes the west coast road.
Hattiangadi – about 8 kms to the the northeast of Kundapur, Hattiangadi is on the northern bank of the river Varahi. It is well known for its ancient ruined temples, important basadis and insrcriptions. The newly renovated Ganesha temple is a major tourist spot.
Anegudde – Kumbhashi, about nine kms to the south of Kundapur, is famous for its two temples, namely, Mahalingeshwara and Anegudde Vinayaka.
Kollur – Murudeshwara
Saligrama – Narasimha Temple, Anegudde – Vinayaka Temple, Hattiyangadi – Vinayak Temple, Kollur – Mookambika Temple, Murudeshwara – Shiva Temple, Beach, Resort, Maravatnte – Beach , Koteshwara – Koti Lingeshwara & Kota
Sringeri – Horanadu
Perdur- Anantha Padmanabha Temple, Someshwara – Maha Ganapathi Temple,Agumbe- Sunset Point, Sringeri – Sharadhambha Temple, Shankara Peetham,Horanadu – Annapoorneshwari Temple, Kalasa – Kalaseshwara, Kudermukha
Dharmastala – Subrahmanya
Dharmastala – Manjunath Temple, Park, Museum, Bahubali, Subrahmanya- Adi & Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, Southadka – Maha Ganapathi Temple
Karkala – Moodabdri
Karkala – Bhagavan Bhaubali, Varahanga, Jain Basadhi, Moodabdri – Sahasra Kambha Basadhi, Kanthavara – Kanteshwara Temple, Kodyadka – Annapoorneshwari Temple
Udupi – Sri Krishna Temple, Pajaka – Sri Madhwacharya’s Birth Place, Kunjargiri – Durgadevi Temple, Ambalpady – Mahakali Janardhan Temple, Malpe – Beach, Saint Marys Island, Balaram Temple, Kadiyali – Mahishamardini Temple, Manipal – Venugopla Swamy Temple, End Point, Ganapathi Temple, Campus, Heritage village, Planetarium
Kapu – Marikamba Temple, Light House, Padubdri – Maha Ganapathi Temple,Bappanadu – Durga Parameshwari Temple, Kateel – Durga Parameshwari Temple,Pilikula – Resort, Polali – Rajarajeshwari Temple, Mangalore – Mangala Devi Temple, Gokarnatheshwara Temple, Kadri – Park, Majunateshwara Temple, Sultan Bateri
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