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Udupi

Udupi Krishna TempleUdupi a land of ethereal beauty, sandwiched between the verdant mountains of the western ghats on the east and the vast, tranquil Arabian Sea on the west. This new district, carved out of the erstwhile Dakshina Kannada, which was more aptly called "Parashurama Srishti", encapsulates the vast cultural heritage. Udupi is well known for its religious fervour and vividity of diverse cultural heritage. Udupi, known elsewhere as a Temple City is the headquarters of the district, known world over to the millions of connoisseurs of food as the birth place of Udupi Hotels. It never ceases to enchant visitors from length and breadth of the country and the world over. It is best known as the seat of Madhwa renaissance, founded by the sage Madhwacharya, outcome of which are Ashtamathas, located in the famous Car Street, surrounding the Sri Krishna Temple. 

UdupiUdupi provides enough vividity to those who want to go on religious pilgrimage. Academically Udupi is the beehive of activity, with MAHE the world renowned International University with professional Colleges situated few kilometers away at Manipal. Now, that the district is in its infancy, it is all set for all round development with the commencement of administrative machinery, namely Offices of the DC, SP, Zilla Panchayath and various other functionaries. The district born in year 1997 is already tipped to be a model for our country in the years to come.

RELIGIOUS RENDEZVOUZ

swagatha gopuraThe Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, which is synonymous with the name Udupi, is situated in the Car Street, the hub of religious activity. This is surrounded by the Eight  Matts, founded by the disciples of The great sage Sri Madhwacharya. Also present in car street are the representatives of Centuries old Shiva sect. The temples of Sri Anantheshwara and Sri Chandramoulishwara are thronged by thousands of devotees. An interesting point to be noted is that Udupi is divinely protected by temples situated all around Sri Mahisha Mardhini Temple Kadiyali, Sri Indrani Devi Temple. Indrali, Sri Durga Temple Kunjalugiri, Sri Vishnumoorthy Temple Kannerpady, Sri Mahakali Temple Ambalpady.

Tourist Places in Udupi

 Udupi Railway

Down The Memory Lane

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