Kanvatirtha Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Kanvatirtha Beach
Beach with a large natural pool spreading along its side.
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Kanwatheertha Beach (also known as Kanvatirtha/ Batpady Beach) is the northern most beach of Kerala's coast in the district of Kasaragod. Located 30 km away from Kasaragod town and 3 km from Manjeshwar, this beach, like many of the other beaches of Kasaragod district is relatively unexplored.
The large pool formation
The large, natural swimming pool like formation at the beach called as the Kanawa Theertha is the major attraction here. The pool is void of harsh waves from the sea. However, we are not sure if its alright to swim in the pool/ beach as the available information is limited. If you plan to do so, please check with the locals and make sure that it is safe to swim.
Views at the beach
The beach is bordered by coconut trees giving it a lush green cover. The beach(around 4 km in length) offering panoramic view of the Arabian Sea, with its sands basked in the sun and coconut trees dancing in its edges is a treat for the eyes. The beach is fairly clean and tidy owing to the fact that there are few visitors yearly.
Getting to Kanwatheertha Beach
Kanwatheertha Beach is located near to Manjeshwar (3km), the border town in Kasaragod District of Kerala State in Southern India. Manjeshwar is situated near the border of Kerala and Karnataka States and is accessible from Kasaragod Town (28km) by buses. The nearest major railway station too is at Kasaragod.
Attractions Near Kanvatirtha Beach
Netravati Railway Bridge
10.29km from Kanvatirtha Beach
Built across the river Netravati, it is 830 meters in length and connects Mangalore city with its southern suburbs.
Mahathobara Shree Mangaladevi Temple
11.58km from Kanvatirtha Beach
The city of Mangalore is named after the presiding deity, Mangaladevi. The temple is built in Kerala style architecture, with most of its structure made of wood.
14.05km from Kanvatirtha Beach
The Light House Hill garden has a garden besides the light house, from where the tourists can enjoy a marvelous view of the sea with moving boats and ships adding on to its serene beauty. One can see the beautiful sea view, sunset view and also the sailing ships and boats on the sea.
St. Aloysius Chapel
14.26km from Kanvatirtha Beach
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.
Kudroli Shree Bhagavathi Temple
14.64km from Kanvatirtha Beach
The Kudroli Bhagavathi Temple is on a two-acre scenic plot in the coronary heart of Mangalore in Karnataka. It is near Hampankatta. The temple is extra than thousand years old. The four renovated temple complexes had been built via Karnataka and Kerala artisans using black granite and wooden carvings.
Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple
15.42km from Kanvatirtha Beach
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.