An overwhelmingly charming tourist destination “Udupi” is blessed with not only nature's bounty but its various site: fabled architectural buildings, beaches, hill chains ,forests and temples such as Chandramouleshwara Temple, Anantheshwar Temple attracts lot of tourists throughout year, Here’s the list of the sites that you would not like to miss in Udupi tour .
“Shri Krishna Temple”, dedicated to Lord Krishna (one of the most ancient shrines of Krishna made of wood and stone dating back to 1,500 years) is not to be missed site in Udupi. Not only this, the feature that attracts devotees to visit here is“Shri Krishna Math” and “Navagraha Kitiki” a beautifully decorated and intricately carved window with silver and nine holes, from where the Lord is worshipped. So pay homage at the wonderful site.
Chandramouleshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva boasts of intricately sculpted wallsand pillars, four doors each facing different directions and two huge Shiva Lingamsis another site that caters lots of devotees from all over the country throughout year.
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu “Anantheshwar Temple” surrounded by eight important maths has some attractive features that contribute to its popularity, its architecture including the inner sanctum and hall and rear wooden paneldisplays a lingam that is flanked by guardians, peacocks, elephants and lotus flowers mesmerized tourist at all.
Located at a distance of 12 km from Udupi “Kaup Beach” boasts of its 100 ft. high lighthouse, ruins of an ancient fort, serene surroundings dotted with palm trees and two temples dedicated to Goddess Mariamma is a splendid site. So get ready to witness the beautiful view of sunset and engage in beach activities like building sand castle, volleyball or football.
A group of smaller islands located on the Arabian Sea off Malpe coast “St, Mary's Island” is famous for basalt rock formations (crystallized into columns and then split into vertical blocks of hexagonal shapes), abundant natural beauty and colonies of butterflies all across the island. So head down to the beautiful island for a fun filled afternoon;sure you will not regret it!
Some of the interesting places in or near Udupi that you can visit are mentioned below: Anegudde Vinayaka Temple, Kodi Beach, Kudlu Falls, Coin Museum Corp Bank, Sri Indrani Panchadurga Parameshwari Temple, Sri Brahmi Durga Parameshwari Temple, Mattu Beach, Anantha Padmanabha Temple, Guddetu Mahaganapati Temple, Uppinakudru Island, Kundeswara Temple, Shri Laxmi Venkatesha Temple, Shree Amruteshwari Temple, Someshwara Beach (Byndoor), Guddattu Shri Vinayaka Temple, Holy Rosary Church, Pajaka Kshetra, Mount Rosary church, Belkal Theertha Falls, Kudumari Falls, Daria Bahadurgad Fort, Shri Bramalingeshwara Temple, Shree Durgaparmeshwari temple and Shankaranarayana Temple.