Shree Mahalakshmi Devasthana or (Sri) Shri Mahalakshmi Temple is at Uchila in the Udupi district. Read on to know about the temple’s architecture and legends. For fishermen in the coastal region around Udupi and Mangaluru, the Shree Mahalakshmi Temple at Uchila is one of the most important places of worship. Dedicated to the Goddess Mahalaxmi, […]
Lying amidst the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, Udupi district was formed in August 1997. This place is located within the state of Karnataka in India. Parashurama Srishti is another name for this district. Manipal, the educational hub, which has students from India and other nations, is situated in this place. Udupi also happens to be a popular tourist destination with a number of famous temples and beaches. Kanakanakhindhi, which is a Krishna temple, attracts a number of tourists from all over. Both the pilgrims and tourists flood in for the festival called Paryaya which is held once in two years in this temple. Some of the other temples that are popular among tourists are the Chandramoulishwar Temple, the Ananteshwar Temple, and Anegudde Vinayaka Temple.
The gate to Udupi. Image courtesy Vinayaraj
Udupi is home to a number of beautiful and serene beaches which is quite popular among tourists. The Malpe beach is the most famous of all beaches in this place and happens to be a favorite spot for photographers. With the lovely St. Mary’s island as the background, this beach offers you a breath-taking sunset. Besides St. Mary’s, Udyavar Pithrodi is another island worth visiting in Udupi. Though quite unknown, beaches like Mattu, Kadike, Polipu, and Kapu located in this area are some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The best time to visit this destination is between the months of October and March.Click here to know everything about Udupi.
Some lakes have been around for longer than history books while others are an integral part of it. The Anekere Lake in the Karkala town in Udupi is a beautiful artificial water body with scenic and historical significance. It is spread over 7 acres. Back in the day, this was where the Royal elephants were […]
Taking a long walk by the sea is a calming experience for everyone. Not far from Udupi, in Kundapur, you don’t have to stop here. The Kodi Sea Walk lets you literally walk into the sea. The Kodi beach has long been considered one of the secret gems of the Udupi region. The beach marks […]
The Padubidri beach is located in the Udupi district of Karnataka. This beach lies within the small town of Padubidri, which is famous for the Dakkebali ritual held once in two years. A huge portion of the Padubidri population comprises of the Tuluva ethnic group. The National Highway 17 (NH 17) passes through this little […]
Some of the villages in Karnataka are the most picturesque. Varanga in the Udupi district is one such village. The place is best known for its Jain temples. The most prominent amongst them include the Kere Basadi and the Neminath Basadi. The temples make it a prominent stop on the Jain pilgrim circuit. Read: Top […]
Suggestive of the presence of the Tuluva tribes in Basrur, Udupi the Tuluveshwara Temple is a natural wonder. Today, the temple stands in ruins but what makes it special is how the lingam in the temple seems to be protected by the roots of the trees growing around it. Quick Facts About Shri Tuluveshwara Temple, […]
Shiroor Matha (or Shiroor Mutt) is an important pilgrimage site in south India for Hindus. This is one of the 8 mathas instituted Saint Madhvacharya, the founder of the Dvaita school of Hindu philosophy. These mathas are located in Udupi. Shiroor Matha and The Ashta Mathas of Udupi The ashta mathas were designed to promote […]
Ashta Mathas in Udupi. Know everything about the Ashta Mathas in Udupi. What are the activities to do in and around Ashta Mathas in Udupi.
Yellur, the Abode of Lord Vishweshwara, is a tiny village in Udupi. Learn more about sightseeing in and around and temples in Yellur.
Udupi Shri Krishna Matha (Mutt) is one of the landmark destinations in the beach town. Know about Darshan timing at Udupi Shri Krishna Matha.