The Vaishnavite pilgrimage town of Udupi (Udipi). This was the sanctum of Madhwacharya, the great Sanskrit philosopher. It is as much renowned for its chefs, cuisine, and restaurants, as it is for its Krishna Temple and various ‘maths’. Don't forget to receive your blessings from Lord Krishna at the KanakanaKindi, a small window through which Lord Krishna is believed to have given ‘darshan’ to his ardent devotee, Kanakadasa, a saint-minstrel. The colourfulParyaya Festival, when officiating priests hand over their responsibilities to other pontiffs, beckons thousands of devotees from all over the country every alternate year.
Savour the beauty that enriches the vast expanse of the city. The place is dotted with the verdant Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary. The gold plated temple of KollurMookambika incorporates both Shiva and Shakti, revered by all the Hindus of the city and across.Agumbe continues to stand as an inspiration for writers, filmmakers and tourists with its natural charms.
Nearest airport to Udupi is located in Mangalore, which is at a distance of nearly 54 km from here.
Udupi is well connected with all major cities on the Konkan Railway line.
Udupi is well connected to major cities in India
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