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Puttur Mahalingeshwara Temple
Puttur is located at a distance of 52 km from Mangalore on Mysore - Mangalore highway. Puttur is situated in a hilly region between the coast and the Western Ghats.
Puttur houses a famous temple, dedicated to Lord Mahalingeshwara an incarnation of Lord Shiva. This is an ancient temple of said to be constructed in 12th Century. A unique pond is found on the western side of the temple premises. It is believed that in olden days, Pearls were found to be growing in the Pond.
A Car festival will be held in the month of April every year and it will be celebrated for 10 days with great devotion. This car festival attracts thousands of people from different parts of the state.
Mahathobar Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple
Dakshina Kannada District
Pin code: 574201
Distance from Puttur
Sullia: 35 km
Vitla: 15 km
Mangalore: 52 km
How to get there
Nearest Airport: Mangalore
Nearest Railhead: Railway Station at Puttur is just around 1 km away from heart of the town.
Road: Puttur is well connected by roads. Puttur is situated on Mangalore - Mysore Highway.
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