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With 700 years of history, Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala, Holy Land, is a well-known Hindu sacred site. In this instance, the deity is Lord Shiva, who is revered as Lord Manjunatheshwara and His Holiness Presently serving as the Dharmadhikari of Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala is Parama poojya, Padmashri Shree shree Dr. Veerendra Heggade.

As its name implies, Dharmasthala is a sacred location in the Holy Land that promotes truth, faith, communal harmony, cultural tolerance, and spiritual experiences. Everyone is shown a warm reception here, regardless of caste, creed, or social status. The pilgrimage site Dharmasthala is located in Beltangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada (South Canara) District, on the banks of the Nethravathi River.

Distances from Dharmasthal
Udupi: about 100 Km
Mangalore: about 75 Km
Subrahmanya: about 60 Km
Bangalore: 325 Km
Kundapur: 145 Km

Directions to Dharmasthala:

Numerous buses travel from all around the state of Karnataka. The Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) offers a very practical frequent bus service.

Hotels Nearby:
Sri Ganesh Residency & Restaurant
Supreme Lodge ( Supreme Center )
Hotel Adithya View
Bougainvillea Residency
Aananda Wellness And Resorts

Kollur Mookambika

Located 40 kilometers from Kundapur Town and around 140 km from Mangalore City in Karnataka is a little village known as Kollur or Kolluru. This town is well-known for the Mookambika temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site, and is located at the base of the Western Ghats.

This temple is visited by devotees from all over South India. Kollur is thought to be one of the seven pilgrimage sites that the Hindu deity Parashurama established. The Hindu goddess Parvathi, who is Shiva's wife, is honored in this temple. This is the only pilgrimage dedicated to the goddess Parvathi; the others, which were made by Parashurama, are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Subramanya, and Lord Ganesha.

Kollur Mukambika Temple's distances:
Mangalore: 129 Km
Udupi: 75 Km
Chickmagalur : 197 Km
Bangalore: 416 Km

Hotels Nearby:
Hotel Mookambika Palace
Hotel Mahalakshmi Residency
Mother Palace (Hotel Blue Rays)
Jyothis Residency
Nandanavana Hospitality And Services.

Kukke Subramanya

In the western ghats, Kukke Subramanya is situated within the Subramanya hills. In the temple, the deity worshipped within is Lord Subramanya, shown as a cobra.

Before entering the temple to receive darshan, pilgrims must cross the Kumaradhara River and bathe in it holily. The worshippers approach the idol by coming into the courtyard from behind. In the space between the portico entry and the sanctuary is a silver-covered Garuda column. The pillar is said to have been charmed and placed there to protect the worshippers from the poison fires emanating from the breath of the inner Vasuki. Worshippers go around the pillar. The outer hall, inner hall, and Sri Subrahmanya's sanctuary are located beyond the pillar. There is a pedestal in the sanctuary's middle. The idol of Sri Subrahmanya is positioned on the upper dais, followed by the idol of Vasuki and, somewhat below, the idol of Shesha. There are daily devotions to these deities.

Distances from Kukke subramanya:
Kasargod:83 Km
Madikeri: 66 Km
Mangalore: 107 Km
Dharmasthala: 72 Km

Hotels Nearby:
Hotel Dwara Kukke Subramanya
Hotel Mayura Residency
V Sadana Lodge
Shesha Kuttera - Deluxe Double Room
Vyasa Mandira

Udupi Sri Krishna Matha

Situated in Udupi, Karnataka, Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is a well-known Hindu temple devoted to Lord Krishna.This temple is well-known for the renowned Lord Krishna Temple around the globe.

Temple of Shree Krishna Out of the seven destinations of pilgrimage, Udipi is the first. Every year, thousands of devout worshippers swarm the Udupi Krishna temple in hopes of seeing Lord Krishna. The Navagraha Kitiki window, which has nine openings in it, is the only way that the Lord is worshipped at the Shree Krishna Mutt temple, making it special. The window has a beautiful silver plating and carving.In this temple, it has long been customary to worship the Lord exclusively through one window. Continue reading to learn more about the temple, its history, its rituals and pujas, and its observed festivals.

Distances from Udupi:
Mangalore:86 Km
Hassan: 170 Km
Chikmagalur : 125 Km
Mysore: 266 Km

Hotels Near By:
Meenakshi Inn
Hotel Sri Krishna Residency
Udupi Inn ️
Vyavahar Lodge Udupi
Hotel Udupi Residency


Around 165 kilometers away from Mangalore on the National Highway lies Murudeshwar, located in the Bhatkal taluk of the Uttara Kannada district. The site is popular with pilgrims and visitors. This charming location is sandwiched between Bhatkal and Honnavara. Situated between the Arabian Sea and the undulating Western Ghats, this location is a well-liked picnic area. Most likely the best and most well-liked beach, temple, eateries, guest rooms, motels, and lovely garden in coastal Karnataka.

The Shiva temple, which is the primary draw of Murudeshwar, is a hallowed site with some exquisite sculptures and relics that date back several centuries (Threthayuga). It is said that when Ravana (the demon king of Lanka) threw the cloth covering the Atmalinga at Gokarna while lifting it, the temple, which resembles a Shiva Linga, burst. After a convoluted series of circumstances, Lord Shiva proclaimed Murudeshwara to be one of his five sacred sites.

Distances from Murdeshwar:
Bhatkal:16 Km
Karwar: 120 Km
Udupi: 100 Km
Mangalore: 156 Km

Hotels Near By:
Dhenu Atithya
Amani Beach Homestay
Murdeshwar Beach Residency
Murudeshwara Ocean Edge Beach Resort
Coral Beach Shack & Coral Seafront Cottage

Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatha Kshethra

The Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple is only three kilometers from Mangalore's downtown. A manifestation of Lord Shiva, Lord Gokarnanatheshwara is the subject of the exquisite temple located at Kudroli. It is thought that during Tipu Sultan's reign, this area served as grazing land for horses. Thus, the term "Kudre" (horse) "vali," which eventually evolved into "kudroli."

In 1912, the social reformer and saint Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatha Kshetra was founded by his holiness Narayana Guru. The temple was refurbished in 1991 and is now in the Chola style. The previous temple construction was built in the Kerala style.

Distances from Gokarnatha Kshetra:
Bangalore :295 Km
Chickmagalur: 86 Km
Mysore: 257 Km
Karwar: 397 Km

Hotels Near By:
VITS Select Kudro Destinn
Hotel Sai Palace Navaratna
The Sea View
Hotel Poonja International
AJ Grand Hotel

Kadri Manjunatheshwara

Situated atop the Kadri hills near Mangalore, the Kadri Manjunatha Temple is a renowned and historic temple. The temple was reportedly constructed in the tenth century and transformed into a fully stone building in the fourteenth century.

The nine-tank Kadri Manjunatha temple is situated at the base of Kadri's tallest hill in Mangalore.

Dedicated to Lord Manjunatha, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, this temple is situated on the Kadri hills. Among the temples in south India, the idol of Lord Manjunatha is the oldest. Lord Manjunatha's idol is fashioned of bronze. Lord Ganesh, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Durgaparmeshwari, Lord Shasta, Vyasa Muni, and Gomukha Ganpathi are among the sub-deities.

The main pilgrim attractions of Kadri are the temple, the seven sacred ponds, Jogi Mutt and caves of Pandavas.

Distances from Gokarnatha Kshetra:
Bangalore :295 Km
Chickmagalur: 86 Km
Mysore: 257 Km
Karwar: 397 Km

Hotels Near By:
Hotel Plaza Heights
Premier Inn Lodge
Woodlands Hotel
Hotel Nandhini
Hotel Suman Residency

Kateel Durga Parameshwari

In the Dakshina Kannada district, Kateel, often referred to as Kateelu, is a temple town 29 kilometers from Mangalore city. This hallowed location is encircled by picturesque landscapes and lush vegetation.

Kateel is home to this temple, which honors Goddess Durga Parameshwari, popularly referred to as Bhramari. The sacred shrine is located in the center of the Nandini River. Every day, thousands of worshippers flock to the Sri Durga Parameshwari temple in Kateel to beg the goddess Durga Parameshwari's blessings.

Distances from Kateel Temple:
Mangalore : 29 Km
Udupi : 45 Km
Dharmasthala : 75 Km
Moodbidri : 22 Km

Hotels Near By:
Soundarya Palace
Hotel Ganga Sagar
Hotel Dwaraka Boarding & Lodging Kinnigoli
Reshma Lodge - Deluxe Double Room With Balcony
Pintos Farm Stay - Resort In Mangalore

Horanadu Annapoorneshwari

Horanadu is situated in the stunning Western Ghats region of Karnataka. Situated amidst dense forests and valleys, Horanadu is situated 100 kilometers to the southwest of Chikmagalur.

The ancient Goddess Annapoorneshwari temple at Horanadu has been repaired and renamed the Adi-Shaktyatmaka Shree Annapoorneshwari. Horanadu is a site with wonderful natural landscape. The single image shows the Goddess Annapoorneshwari holding Shanku, Chakra, Sri Chakra, and Devi Gayathri in her four hands while standing atop a peeta.

"Feeding one and all" is the meaning of the name "Annapoorneshwari". This temple is special in that it offers food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and a place to sleep on the premises to all visitors. The current Dharmakartaru of the Annapoorneshwari temple is Shri Bheemeshwara Joshi.

Distances from Horanadu:
Mangalore: 125 Kms Chikmagalur: 100 Km (District head quarters)
Sringeri: 75 Km
Bangalore: 330 Km

Directions to Horanadu:

Horanadu has excellent road access, and daily KSRTC and private buses travel there from a number of locations. Where to lodge:

Temple Trust offers lodging and boarding services. There are lodging options at temple guest homes. Devotees can sleep at the temple premises and store their bags and luggage in the luggage area if there are no accommodations available.

Hotels Near By:
Padmambika Lodge Horanadu
Shree Matha Residency
Padmashree Lodge Horanadu
Padmashree Lodge Horanadu
Sri Durgamba Comforts


The Shringeri Sharadamba Temple is situated in the Karnataka district of Chikmagalur, in the town of Shringeri.

When Sri Shankaracharya founded the Sharada Peetham Matha here, he also erected the Sharadamba temple at Shringeri. Situated in the Malnad district, this temple is stunning. Situated beside the Tunga River is the town of Shringeri. It is a well-known pilgrimage site that holds great significance for Shankaracharya's adherents.

Distances from Shringeri Temple:
Mangalore:132 Km
Coorg:224 Km
Chickmagalur: 86 Km
Mysore: 257 Km
Karwar: 397 Km

Hotels Near Me:
Hotel Sharada Comforts
Hotel Sringeri Residency
Shubhodaya Lodge , Sringeri
Hosamane Farm Inn
Kalkuli Comforts


Located in Mangalore city at a location known as Bolara lies the renowned Mangaladevi temple. The temple is located roughly three kilometers outside of Mangalore's downtown. The mythological "Mangaladevi" is the source of the city of Mangalore's name. People hold strong beliefs in the Goddess, who is said to have blessed the city and is responsible for its upkeep.

the temple constructed in the tenth century as a memorial to the princess of Malabar Mangale. As Shakti, the Goddess Mangale is revered. The nine days of Navaratri (October) are dedicated to celebrating the event.

Distances from Mangaladevi temple:
Bangalore :295 Km
Chickmagalur: 86 Km
Mysore: 257 Km
Karwar: 397 Km

Hotels Near By:
Grand Plaza Hotel
Hotel Mangalore International
Hotel Residency Park
Hotel Roopa
Hotel Vasant Mahal

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