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Attractions to explore near Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy TempleSri Kshetra Dharmasthala, Dakshina Kannada, Daramasthala, Karnataka 574216, India

An 800-year-old temple. The principle deities and protective gods are from both Hinduism and Jainism. The temple is considered unique since it belongs to the Shaiva sect of Hinduism. The priests are Madhwa Brahmins, who are from the Vaishnava sect, and the administration is run by a Jain family called the Pergades.

Nearby Attractions

Manjusha car Museum0.44 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Museum with a unique collection of objects, antiques, paintings, art crafts, temple chariots, vintage, and classic cars. The museum is located to the south of the famous Lord Manjunatha temple.

Bandaje Falls17.69 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Formed by a tributary of the Netravathi river, it falls from a rocky cliff and is about 200 feet tall. About ten kilometers of hiking is required to get near to this falls.

Kudremukh Peak33.38 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

The second highest peak in Karnataka. Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (in Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.

Adhishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple Horanadu36.51 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Situated on the banks of river Bhadra, surrounded by forest, this temple is dedicated to the goddess Annapoorneshwari. It is believed that the sage Agastya in 8th century established the icon of the goddess here.

Kukke Shri Subrahmanya Temple40.83 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Kukke Subramanya is located amidst hills of Subramanya in western ghats. Lord Subramanya is the deity worshiped in the form of a Cobra in the temple.

Manjarabad Fort41.11 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

The fort is at an elevation of 988m above from the sea level built in 1792 by Tippu Sulthan. This fort is a pack of so many mysterious histories.

Bisle Ghat41.89 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Bisle Ghat is the best picturesque destination of Karnataka and is rewarded as 'heaven on the earth'.

Pushpagiri46.45 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

A mountain peak in Kodagu district surrounded by Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. Well known for trekking. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.

Gomateshwara Statue49.43 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

42 feet high monolith statue of Bahubali situated in the Udupi city of Karnatakaon and a rough hillock called Bahubali Betta in Karkala. It is one of the five monoliths of Gomateshwara in Karnataka.

Pilikula Biological Park51.93 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

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A major zoo with an area of 150 acres. It houses a variety of animals in spacious enclosures and has botanical gardens and boating.

Manasa Amusement & Water Park52.57 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

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A small water park featuring colorful slides, swimming pools & aquatic playgrounds.

Pilikula Nisarga Dhama52.57 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

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An integrated theme park with a wide variety of features. Presently includes a Biological Park, Arboretum, a Science Centre, a Lake Park with Boating Centre, a Water Amusement Park and a Golf Course.

Sirimane Waterfalls53.25 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Cascading waterfalls & pools in dense forest surrounding with a height of about 40 feet. It is possible to get right to the bottom of the falls and enjoy the force. This is very safe place to swim & play in the water.

Mandalpatti Peak56.89 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

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Part of Pushpagiri reserve forest, Mandalpatti Peak is a mist covered peak accessible only by vehicles capable of off roading or by hike. The grassland laden peak offers great views of the valleys and the hills below. Mandalpatti is also known as ‘Mugilu-Peth’ or ‘Mugilu-Pete’ in local language. It means Market of Cloud, a very apt name for the place.

Beluru Sri Chennakeshava Temple57.10 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

One of the oldest temples in Hassan district. An architectural wonder which has been built in the 12th century by the Hoysala ruler.

Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple57.36 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

A spectacular temple of Lord Manjunatha on the Kadri hills. It is said to be built during the 10th or 11th century and was converted to a complete stone structure during the 14th century. The bronze (panchaloha) idol of Lokeshwar, about 5 feet high present in the temple is considered as the oldest of the South Indian temples. It has an inscription dated 968 A.D, engraved on the pedestal.

Netravati Railway Bridge58.11 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Built across the river Netravati, it is 830 meters in length and connects Mangalore city with its southern suburbs.

Mullayanagiri58.37 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Mullayanagiri peak is located in the Baba budhan giri range of western ghats. It serves as the highest peak between Nilgiris and the Himalayas offering its visitors a relaxed environment.

Koodlu Waterfall58.61 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Waterfalls located inside a jungle. Feaures a stream of water that drops 300 ft. into a shallow pool. adventure and trekking lovers can explore this place in detail.

St. Aloysius Chapel58.62 KMs away from Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple

Built by Jesuit Missionaries in 1880 and its interiors painted by the Italian Jesuit Antonio Moscheni in 1899. The interior of the chapel is decorated with paintings that cover almost all of the walls, which is unusual in chapels in India. The paintings are preserved by the trust of the arts and cultural heritage which maintains and restores all historic artifacts.