Mangalore Temple Trips

Mangalore Temple tour

Temples to Visit In Mangalore BOOK NOW Temples to Visit In Mangalore Embark on a memorable temple trip in Mangalore with Mangalore Travel Corporation. Our curated tour takes you to some of the city’s most revered and architecturally stunning temples. Begin your journey at the Kadri Manjunath Temple, one of the oldest temples in Mangalore, renowned for its historical significance and serene surroundings. Next, visit the Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, a modern marvel dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its grand celebrations during Navaratri. Continue your spiritual exploration at the Mangaladevi Temple, the namesake of Mangalore, where you can experience deep-rooted traditions and a tranquil ambiance. Head to the Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, centrally located and dedicated to Lord Ganesha, perfect for seeking blessings for new beginnings. Complete your temple trip with a visit to the Ullal Dargah, an important pilgrimage site that showcases the city’s religious harmony and cultural diversity. Our comfortable transportation and knowledgeable guides ensure a hassle-free and enriching experience. Book your temple trip with Mangalore Travel Corporation today and delve into the spiritual heart of Mangalore. Mangaladevi Temple: The Mangaladevi Temple is a Hindu temple at Bolar in the city of Mangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka, situated about three km southwest of the city centre. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shakti in the form of Mangaladevi. The city of Mangalore is named after the presiding deity, Mangaladevi. The architecture of the temple is based on the typical Kerala-style temples. It is ideal to visit the temple and witness the Navaratri festival celebrations. The temple is of significant antiquity and is believed to have been built during the 9th century by Kundavarman, the most famous king of the Alupa dynasty, under the patronage of Matsyendranath. As per another legend, the temple is believed to have been built by Parashurama, one of the ten avatars of the Hindu god Vishnu and later expanded by Kundavarman. Someshwara Temple and Beach: Someshwara Beach is located near Mangalore, and it’s an ancient Shiva temple beach the temple is a tidy one. Someshwara Beach is located in Ullal at the confluence of the Netravati River and the Arabian Sea. The name ‘Someshwara Beach’ is derived from the name of Lord Somanatha, whose temple is located on the seashore dating back centuries. The beach is preferred for walking or sunbathing, as the hidden rocks and currents along this stretch of coast make this beach unsuitable for swimming. Bappanadu Durgaparameshwary Temple:  The 800-year-old Bappanadu Durga Parameshwari Temple is situated on the banks of the Shambhavi River in Mulki, Karnataka. The main deity of this temple is Goddess Shree Durgaparameshwari. The temple is said to have been built by a Muslim merchant. The eligibility of Muslims to accept the prasad of the temple is one of the special features of the Kshethra. Muslims also participate in temple festivals. Even today the prasad of the very first day of the festival is given to the house of Bappa Beary.   The temple is believed to have been built by a Muslim merchant called Bappa. The merchant once while crossing the river Shambhavi gets to see a blood-stained river and his boat stops in between. The frightened merchant looks around and to his surprise, he hears a divine voice and asks him to seek the help of Jain ruler Mulki Swantha and build a temple for her. Hence, the name of the village is called Bappanadu and the temple is famous as Bappanadu Durga Parameshwari. The Temple is also famous for its Bappanadu Dolu, a large drum featured at the entrance of the temple. The beating of the drums during the annual festival of the temple is an important factor of celebration. Bappanadu Dolu is well known for its beating all over Karnataka. A Yakshagana, “Bappanadu Kshethra Mahatme”, frequently staged by the local troupes for the last 40 years, features Bappa Beary and the story of the temple that he helped build. Kadri Manjunatha Temple: Kadri Manjunatha Temple of Sri Manjunatha is located in Kadri, Mangalore .This happens to be one of the oldest temples in India. The overall location is extremely spiritual and calm. Kadri Manjunatha Temple is one of the best examples of religious harmony, where people from two faiths, Hinduism and Buddhism worship together with the deity of Lord Shiva as Lord Manjunatha. The temple is a complete depiction of early Vijayanagara architecture dating back to the 10th and 11th centuries AD. Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple: Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Shakti located in Kateel, Karnataka. The Temple is situated on an islet formed naturally in the middle of the river Nandini. Thousands of devotees visit Kateel every day to seek blessings from goddess Durga Parameshwari. The best time to visit Kateel Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple is perhaps during the annual festival, which begins on the previous night of Mesha Sankramana day by decorating the welcome arc followed by various themes of performance. Usually, this festival comes in April and is celebrated for 8 days with unique features on each day. Famous Yakshagana artists known as ‘Kateel Mela’ hold their performances in this temple at regular intervals, it is considered one of the best Yakshagana performances around the world. Kudroli Gokarnatha Temple: The Kudroli Gokarnatha Temple, Mangalore, was built in the year 1912. It is dedicated to Gokarnanatha, a form of Lord Shiva. This temple was consecrated by Sri Narayana Guru for the Billava community. Narayana Guru with his knowledge and experience in spirituality became the ideal guide and guru for the Billavas to help them build a temple of their deity, Lord Shiva. Adhyaksha Koragappa then gave the necessary land and funds to build this temple in 1912 seeking blessings and spiritual guidance from Shri Narayana Guru The sacred Shiva Linga was brought by Shri Narayana Guru who himself consecrated it in the new temple. The Navaratri celebration of this temple is popularly called Mangalore Dasara. In addition to idols of Sharada Matha

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