Nandavara is a settlement situated on the banks of river Nethravathi in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. Nandavara is located at a distance of 31 Km from Mangalore. Nandavara was one the capital of Nanda dynasty.
Nandavara was established on the banks of river Nethravathi by Nanda rulers. They established their kingdom here, built the forts and palaces and named this place as Nandapura. They ruled this place for many centuries. Later in course of time Nandapura became Nandavara.
Places to visit in Nandavara
Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Maruthi Temple
Sri Vinayaka Shankaranarayana Durgamba temple: Sri Vinayaka Shankaranarayana Durgamba temple is one of the major attractions of Nandavara. This is one of the old temples of Dakshina Kannada district. The temple was neglected and now it has been renovated and restored.
Distance from Nandavara
Bangalore: 326 Km
Mysore: 229 Km
Mangalore: 31 Km
Madikeri: 112 Km
Puttur: 25 Km
Sullia: 61 Km
Belthangady: 180 Km
Mulki: 50 Km
Kateel: 38 Km
Bajpe: 32 Km
Udupi: 81 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe
Nearest Railway Station: Bantwal
Road: Nandavara is well connected by the road network. The place is located at a distance of just 5 Km from Bantwal
Route map to reach Bantwal: (Driving Directions)
From Bangalore: via Nelamangala - Hassan - Sakaleshpura - Uppinangadi
From Mysore: via Hunsur - Kushalanagar - Madikeri - Sullia - Puttur
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