Nanjangud is a temple town located on the banks of River Kapila in Mysore district. Sri Nanjundeshwara Temple at Nanjangud is one of the ancient temples of Karnataka. The original Nanjundeshwara temple is said to be of Ganga period.
Narahari Parvatha Sadashiva Temple is located at a distance of 28 km from Mangalore in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. Narahari Parvatha is surrounded by panoramic scenes and fascinating greeneries.
The Nellitheertha Somanatheshwara Cave temple is one of the sacred places in Dakshina Kannada district. It is believed that Jabali Maharshi (Sage) use to perform penance in the cave to appease Goddess Durga Parameshwari.
Padubidri is located in coastal district, Udupi on National Highway 17. Padubidri is also known as Padubidre or Paddedra in Tulu language. Padubidri was once the power center of chiefs known as Ballalas.
Sri Panchalingeshwara temple is the largest as well as oldest temples of Dakshina Kannada district. The temple is located in Vittla or Vittal region comprising of 16 villages, Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.
Polali Rajarajeshwari temple is located at Polali in Kariyangala Village of Bantwal Taluk. Polali, an important seat of Shakti worship is located at a distance of 30 km from Mangalore and situated about 200 yards from the Phalguni River.
Puttur Mahalingeshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Mahalingeshwara. 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.
Shasthavu Bhootanatheshwara Temple is one of the most ancient temples of Karnataka. The Shasthavu Bhootanatheshwara Temple is located in a place called Mijar village near Moodbidri in Dakshina Kannada district.
Sri Sharavu Sharabeshwara - Sri Mahaganapathy Kshetra is one of famous ancient temples located in the heart of Mangalore city. Lord Sharabeshwara and Lord Mahaganapathy are the chief deities of the temple.
The history of Shishileshwara temple dates back to 700 years. This place is also referred as Matsya Theertha. The Mahashir (in Tulu 'Peruvelu') fish is found in huge numbers in the Kapila river. The other attractions of this place are two rocks, 'Huli Kallu'.
Sigandur is a beautiful place and small village surrounded by green and backwaters of River Sharavathi. The main attraction is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Chowdeshwari which is called as Sigandur Chowdeshwari Temple.
Southadka (a.k.a Sowthadka) is a pilgrimage centre located at a distance of 3 km from Kokkada in Belthangadi Taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. Southadka Mahaganapathi kshetra is surrounded by panoramic scenes and fascinating greeneries.
Sringeri is a picturesque town in the heart of the Malnad with rich vegetation and pleasant climate. Sringeri is a taluk and pilgrimage centre located in the banks of Holy River Tunga in Chickmagalur district of Karnataka state.
Talakad is also known as Talakadu in Kannada language. Talakad is located at a distance of 50 km from Mysore and 130 km from Bangalore. It is located on the left bank of the river Kaveri, where the river makes a sharp bend.
The Krishna temple at Udupi was founded in 13th century by famous Vaishnavite saint Sri Madhvacharya. The daily sevas (offerings to the Lord) and the administration of Krishna Mutt are managed by the Eight Mutts also referred as Ashta Mathas.
Varadahalli, also called as Varadpur is well known for a famous Mutt (Ashram) called Sridhara Swami Mutt. It is famous for the Samadhi of His Holiness Sri Sridhara Swami one of the great saints of 20th century.
The Virupaksha Temple is the most important center of pilgrimage in Hampi moreover is considered one of the most sacred over the centuries. This is completely intact in the middle of the ruins and even now used for worship.
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