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  Places of  Tourist Interest .............. In D.K. & Udupi Districts (Outside Mangalore Taluk)  

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Venoor is about 19kms from Belthangady and about 69 Km. from Mangalore.  The chief objects of interest here are the colossal monolithic status of Gommata of 38 feet in height and a few basadis. This Gommata statue was set up in 1604 AD by Veera Thimanna Aiila IV. 

Udupi Sri Krishna Temple 

Udupi is a divine shrine in the coastal region of Western Ghats. Situated about 60 kms from Mangalore, it is a fairly large and upcoming town that was sanctum of Madhvacharya, the great Sanskrit Philosopher. The famous temple here, has a fascinating idol of Lord Krishna that is richly adorned with jewels. It is the center for education, social and religious activities in the district of South Canara. It is known for the famous Sri Krishna temple. The reasons for its fame are the statue of Sri Krishna installed by the great saint Sri Madhvacharya and the penance and influence of Sri Vaadiraja yathivarenya. Another attraction of this temple is the 'Kanakana Kindi' -a small window through which Krishna is believed to have given darshan to his ardent devotee, Kanakadasa.  More... 

Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple 

Situated on the banks of River Nandini, amidst beautiful surroundings, is the spiritual energy center of South Kanara district. Goddess Durga is  the loving and caring mother of the people of South Kanara. Surrounded by lush green fields and beautiful hills, Kateel has become a famous pilgrimage and a tourist center over the years. 

Kateel is located 30KMs North of Mangalore. Traveling to Kateel in the winding roads amidst green hills and valleys is a very pleasant and memorable experience. Thousands of devotees visit Kateel daily to seek the blessing of goddess Durga. More... 

Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple


Situated on the banks of river Nethravathi and surrounded by the lush green forests and hills of Malnad, Dharmasthala is known for it's beautiful surroundings and Sri Manjunathaswamy Temple. In Dharmasthala, charity is a way of life, extended to all without discrimination. Sri Dharmasthala which is one of the sacred places in South India and is a famous pilgrim centre. It is situated in the village of Dharmasthala, in Beltangady Taluk of South Kanara district about 75 kms from Mangalore. More... 

Maravanthe Beach:  


This scenic beauty is situated 105 Km. away from Mangalore, this is a unique place where the arabian sea and the river is separated by a narrow road. 

Thousand Pillars Basadi:  Situated at Moodabidri - 40 Km. from Mangalore. 

Light House:  at Kaup Beach - 50 Km. from Mangalore. 

Gomateshware/Chatrumukha Basadi:  at Karkal - 52 Km. from Mangalore. 

St. Mary's Island:  at Malpe - 65 Km. from Mangalore. 

Anantomy Museum/Hasthna Shilpa:  at Manipal - 65 Km. from Mangalore. 

Jamalabad Gada:  60 Km. from Mangalore. 

Shree Mookambika Devi Temple:  at Kollur - 140 Km. from Mangalore.


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