3 Viewpoints to explore in Dakshina Kannada
Dakshina Kannada, sheltered by the estern Ghats on the east and surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west.
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.