Udupi is a city in the southwest Indian province of Karnataka. It’s known for its Hindu sanctuaries, including the enormous, thirteenth-century Sri Krishna Temple, which houses a statue of Lord Krishna and pulls in numerous pioneers. Nearby, the ancient Anantheshwara Temple is devoted to the god Shiva. Udupi is heavenly, verdant, and enchanted. Bolted between the foggy Western Ghats and the flawless Arabian Sea, Udupi is also called Odipu in the local language. It is well known for its temples, architecture, wooden antiquities, beaches, stone sculpture, Yakshagana – the theatre art genre and extraordinary local cuisine, which incorporates Saaru, Koddelu, Huli, Tambuli, Kosambari, Bajji, etc…
Attractions: Sri Krishna Temple, Kapu beach, Maple beach, Manipal End-point Park, St Mary’s Island, Anegudde Vinayaka Temple, Vadabhandeshwara Temple, Brahmavar, Barkur, Chaturmukha Basadi, Gomateshwara Statue.
Best Time to visit: October to February
Peak Season: November to February
How to Reach
- By Air: Mangalore Airport is the nearest airport is 60 km away from Udupi.
- By Rail: Udupi Railway Station is well connected by trains to all major cities of the country.
- By Road: Buses regularly ply from major southern cities to Udupi. Cabs or taxi also available to reach here from any major cities in Karnataka.