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Udupi Tourist Guide – Famous as Land of Lord in South India

Udupi Tourist Guide – Famous as Land of Lord in South India

Udupi Tourist Guide – Famous as Land of Lord in South India
  • Package Prices
    Staring from Rs 6999/- including 2 nights/3 days Udupi hotel stay and full Udupi site seeing and excursions
  • Location: Karnataka,India -576101
  • Altitude: 39 m
  • Longitude: 13.3409° N, 74.7421° E
  • Latitude: 13.3409° N, 74.7421° E
  • Nearest Airport: Mangalore Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Konkan Railway network
  • How to reach: By Flight: Mangalore is very nearest airport to reach Udupi. It is well connected with all the major and famous cities By Bus: Udupi buses are available from nearest city of south and from major cities of Tamil Nadu By Train: This city is well connected with rail network which make your journey comfortable and easy. Konkan Railway network is the main railway which connects the city with many other cities and states
  • Season to Visit: Best time to visit in the month of October when the climate became pleasant and you were able to enjoy tirth or holiday

About Udupi Udupi is a popular pilgrimage centre and tourist spo

Udupi Tourist Guide - Famous as Land of Lord in South India

 

Udupi Tourist Guide: Overview

Udupi also known as Odipu in Tulu, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. Udupi district is located in the coastal region of Western Ghats about 60 km from Mangalore. It is the administrative headquarters of Udupi District. Udupi is notable for the Krishna Temple and lends its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. This cuisine was developed by Shivalli Madhwa Brahmins who cooked food for Lord Krishna, and at Krishna Matha in Udupi, the food is provided free. Udupi is known for the Krishna Mutt (Temple of Lord Krishna). Udupi is also world famous for its world class cuisine.

 

What is unique in Udupi and why?

Udupi is famous pilgrimage center of Karnataka state.  It is notable for the Krishna Temple which is one of the most famous temples in India, also referred to as the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple.  It is one of the seven Mukti Sthalas or the seven temples in Karnataka. There is also a ‘Matha’ or a place for priests. The idol is decorated with precious jewels and is a sight to behold. Another unique feature of the Udupi Shri Krishna Temple is that you will not be able to see the deity through the main door but there is a meshed window behind the temple, through which you can see the Lord.

 

About Udupi

Udupi is a popular pilgrimage centre and tourist spot. Udupi is famous for the Lord Krishna temple located here. Udupi is also world famous for its world class cuisine. Udupi's contribution to World is 'Masala Dosa'. Tulu, Konkani, Kannada and Beary languages are spoken here. Most of the hotel owners in Karnataka are from Udupi.Temples of Udupi District in the Karnataka state are popular for the temple festivals and rituals. The Udupi district was created in August 1997. The three northern taluks, Udupi, Kundapur and Karkal, were separated from Dakshina Kannada District to form Udupi district. Udupi is a famous pilgrimage, particularly for Asta Math, i.e. eight Matts and Sri Krishna Temple. Udupi is also one of oldest religious educational centers.

 

 Krishna Mutt :  Udupi is known for the Krishna Mutt (Temple of Lord Krishna). The Krishna Mutt was founded by the Shri Madhvacharya , a Vaishnavite saint in the 13th century. The Ashta Mathas (set of 8 religious organizations manage the temple administration,  and the daily sevas. According to legned, the statue of Sri Krishna in the famous temple here is believed to have turned around to give darshana to the kuruba devotee, Kanakadasa , who was not allowed to enter the temple because Kanakadasa belonged to a different caste. Each of the Ashta Mathas performs temple management activities for two years on rotation.

 

FAQ - What is where...?

 

What to buy and shop in "Udupi

Spices, wooden handicrafts and ethnic earthenware

 

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Udupi"

Udupi Royale Market

 

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Udupi"

Dress Land

 

Where to have best food in "Udupi"

Woodlands Restaurants

 

Where to stay in "Udupi"

 

Udupi offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Package: Paradise Lagoon - TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Samanvay Boutique Hotel - TA Rank (5.0) – Certificate of Excellence

 

 

Where to drink in "Udupi"

ZEAL -The Roof Top

 

Best Bars in "Udupi"

Eye of the Tiger

 

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Udupi"

Konark Vegetarian Restaurant

 

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