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Kaup also called as Kapu is a small and beautiful town and an ideal tourist destination located at a distance of 12 Km south from Udupi in Coastal Karnataka.
The main attraction of Kaup is beach which has a Light house. The Light House at Kaup is constructed in 1901 and 27.12 m above the base. The Light House at Kaup is open for public between 4 PM and 6 PM and the panoramic view offered is superb.
Kaup Beach is one of the popular beaches of Coastal Karnataka where many tourists and students of this place enjoy the beauty of the nature, the long stretches of golden beaches and the cool sea breeze. The best time to visit Kaup beach is either during sunrise or sunset.
Kaup also has three temples dedicated to Goddess Mariamma and an old fort in ruin condition.
Kaup is a perfect holiday spot to enjoy with your family and friends. If you are passing on the national highway via Kaup, it is recommended that you visit Kaup Beach to get yourself refreshed.
A travel to Coastal Karnataka is incomplete without a visit to Kaup.
Places to visit around Kaup:
Udupi: Udupi, district headquarters is located at a distance of 12 Km from Kaup. The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is the main attraction of Udupi.
Pajaka: A holy place, Pajaka is located at a distance of 12.3 Km from this village. Pajaka is the birthplace of Madhwacharya.
Manipal: One of the popular towns of Karnataka and well known for education centers, Manipal is just 19 Km from Kaup.
Distance from Kaup:
Bangalore: 392 Km
Mysore: 294 Km
Mangalore: 42 Km
Shimoga: 194 Km
Chikmagalur: 172 Km
Karwar: 228 Km
Kundapur: 50 Km
Hebri: 54 Km
Karkala: 40 Km
Agumbe: 73 Km
Sringeri: 91 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Udupi
Road: Kaup well connected by road network. It lies on National Highway NH-17. Direct buses are available from Udupi and Mangalore.
Route map to reach Kaup:
From Bangalore: via Nelamangala - Hassan - Sakaleshpura - Mangalore - Mulki
From Mysore: via Hunsur - Kushalanagar - Madikeri - Sulya - Puttur - Mangalore - Mulki
From Mangalore: via Surathkal - Mulki (NH-17)
From Udupi: 12 Km towards Mangalore on National Highway NH-17
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