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5 Hindu Temples to explore in Dakshina Kannada

Dakshina Kannada

Dakshina Kannada, sheltered by the estern Ghats on the east and surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west.

Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple
Kadri Sri Manjunatha TempleKadri Temple Rd, Vasanth Vihar, Kadri, Mangalore, Karnataka 575002, India

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.

Kudroli Shree Bhagavathi Temple
Kudroli Shree Bhagavathi TempleKudroli, Kodailbail, Mangalore, Karnataka 575003, India

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.

Kukke Shri Subrahmanya Temple
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya TempleRd, Subramanya, Karnataka 574238, India

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.

Mahathobara Shree Mangaladevi Temple
Mahathobara Shree Mangaladevi TempleMangaladevi Road, Bolar, Mangala Nagar, Mangalore, Karnataka 575001, India

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.

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.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Dakshina Kannada