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Belthangady is the taluk headquarters and one of the important places of Dakshina Kannada district. Belthangady is located at a distance of 63 Km from Mangalore.
The entire Belthangady taluk is covered by the forest and presence of the Western Ghats enhances the scenic beauty makes this place as one of the important tourist destinations. The place looks more beautiful during monsoon season, from June to September.
Alasangadi, Bylangadi, Belthangady are the important places having historical significance.
Important Tourist places to visit in Belthangady Taluk
Dharmasthala: Dharmasthala is one of the important pilgrim centres for Hindus. The main attraction of this place is a temple dedicated to Manjunathaswamy (Lord Shiva). Other attractions of this place include a temple dedicated to Ammanavaru and Annappa Swamy. Shrines built for the Dharma Devatas (Kumaraswamy, Kalarahu, Kalarkayi and Kanyakumari) at Bidinade Betta.
Sri Rama Temple, Kanyadi
Sri Janardhana Swamy Temple, Ujire
Sri Venkataramana Temple, Laila, Belthangady: Venkataramana Temple is a beautiful temple situated in a picturesque location at Laila village in Belthangady. The main attraction of this temple is the presiding deity of Lord Venkatramana Swamy along with Shridevi and Bhoodevi.
Kuthyaru Somanatheshwara Temple, Belthangady
Charmadi Ghat: Charmadi Ghat is a unique place as it is a rich biodiversity spot with a variety of rare medicinal plants and rare animal species in the world. But for a nature lover, this Ghat is just a package of unlimited natural beauty.
Panchalingeshwara Temple, Charmadi
Surya Sadashivarudra Temple, Nada: Sadashivarudra Temple is one of the important temples of Belthangady taluk. The Sadashivarudra Temple is located in beautiful surroundings at a distance of 6 Km from Ujire in Nada village.
Gomateshwara or Bhagawan Bahubali statue at Venur
Shishileshwara Temple at Shishila
Sri Durga Parameshwari Temple, Montetadka, Shibaje
Surya Narayana Temple and Sri Venu Gopal Krishna Temple, Naravi
Southadka Vana Mahaganapathi Temple, Kokkada
Bandaje falls: a trekking spot
Chandkur Temple, Belthangady
Kajooru Dargah Sharif, Kajooru
Kolli Sri Durgadevi Temple: is one of the oldest temples of Beltangady taluk in Dakshina Kannada district. The Kolli Durgadevi temple is located on the banks of River Nethravathi at a distance of 0.5 km from Kajoor Hayath-ul-Auliya Dargah Sharief.
Educational Institutions at Belthangady
Belthangady is not only popular for the tourist destination but it also houses many reputed educational institutions. Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatha College in Ujire is the only college in India located in a village to be ranked 'A' by NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council).
Distance from Belthangady:
Bangalore: 313 Km
Mysore: 247 Km
Mangalore: 63 Km
Dharmasthala: 16 Km
Puttur: 37 Km
Sullia: 71 Km
Bantwal: 34 Km
Mulki: 68 Km
Kottigehara: 44 Km
Ujire: 6 Km
Kateel: 58 Km
Bajpe: 61 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe
Nearest Railway Station: Mangalore
Road: Belthangady is well connected by road network. Direct buses are available from Mangalore, Bangalore, Chikmagalur and Dharmasthala.
Route map to reach Belthangady: (Driving Directions)
From Bangalore: via Nelamangala - Hassan - Sakaleshpura - Dharmasthala - Ujire
From Mysore: via Holenarasipura - Hassan - Sakaleshpura - Dharmasthala - Ujire
From Mangalore: via Bantwal - Guruvayanakere
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