Places to Visit Near Sringeri

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Places to Visit Near Sringeri

Here is the list of 15 Places to Visit Near Sringeri

1. Dharmasthala, Karnataka - The land of Charity

Dharmasthala, Karnataka - The land of Charity
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Known For : Dharmasthala Temple Bahubali Statue Netravathi River Barrage

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Popularly known as the Land of Charity, Dharmasthala is a beautiful temple town with a blend of heritage, culture and religion.
Situated on the banks of Nethravathi river in Karnataka, it's popularly known as a pilgrim site for the Shaiva, Vaishnava and Jaina communities. Dharmasthala Temple is a major tourist attraction which hosts 'Lakshadeepa' - a festival of lights that takes place in November - December. Another prime attraction here is the Bahubali statue, carved out of a single stone and 39 ft high.

Distance from Sringeri: 102 km

Best Time: October to March

8 Dharmasthala Attractions

2. Horanadu, Karnataka - The Holy Abode of Devi Annapoorna

Horanadu, Karnataka - The Holy Abode of Devi Annapoorna
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Known For : Annapoorneshwari Temple Kalaseshwara Temple

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Known for the revered Annapoorneeshwari Temple, Horanadu is a holy town located in Malnad, Karnataka. Carpeted with green paddy fields and accompanied by a hilly backdrop, this region lies at an altitude of 2726 feet. With pristine natural beauty, Horanadu is also famous for its extensive collection of dry fruits, namely cashew nuts and almonds. The town of Horanadu being agriculture centric is rich in tea, coffee and spice plantations. One can purchase these in bulk at much cheaper rates than those found in cities.

Distance from Sringeri: 44 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

2 Horanadu Attractions

3. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka

Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka
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Known For : Jog Falls Dabbe Falls Kodachadri

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With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms. Steeped in rich heritage and culture, this main city of Shimoga District derives its name from the words 'Shiv-Mukha' implying 'Face of Lord Shiva'. Packed with several marvels of nature in form of picturesque landscape, gorgeous waterfalls, mystical temples and lush green surroundings, its raw beauty will leave you absolutely enchanted. Blessed with swaying palms and verdant paddy fields, the place has earned itself a nickname of rice bowl as well as the bread basket of Karnataka.

Distance from Sringeri: 95 km

Best Time: July to December

36 Shimoga Attractions

4. Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The coffee land of Karnataka

Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The coffee land of Karnataka
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Known For : Kudremukh National Park Mullayanagiri Baba Budangiri

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Famously known as the ‘Coffee Land of Karnataka’, Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range in Karnataka and stands at an altitude of 3400 feet. If you love the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the mornings, you are going to love Chikmagalur, which has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering in the air. Famous for its tall mountains, lush green forests and its tranquil environment (apart from its coffee production), Chikmagalur is a very popular tourist destination and is a quaint getaway from the busy life of the city.

Distance from Sringeri: 86 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Chikmagalur Attractions

5. Sirsi, Gokarna

Sirsi, Gokarna

If you wish to visit a place that is a commercial yet tranquil, Sirsi is the ultimate destination for a getaway. Providing with the best of both worlds, this city lies in the Uttar Kannada district in the state of Karnataka. This city circumscribed with dense forests and waterfalls provides the travelers with many picturesque spots where they can unwind and relax. Sirsi is a part of the Western Ghats replete in flora and fauna, rich in religious places and home to spices and vanilla plantation. Situated at an elevation of 1936 ft, the weather in Sirsi is pleasant.

Distance from Sringeri: 199 km

6. Murudeshwar, Karnataka - Home to the World's Second Tallest Shiva Statue

Murudeshwar, Karnataka - Home to the World's Second Tallest Shiva Statue
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Known For : Murudeshwar Temple Netrani Island Murudeshwar Beach

Murudeshwar is home to the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva (123 ft) in the world. With the shimmering Arabian Sea on three sides and the magnificent Western Ghats imposing their presence on this town, it is a favourite picnic spot for the folks from Kerala and Karnataka. The beaches and the adventure activities around Netrani island are significant attractions for the tourists.

Distance from Sringeri: 151 km

Best Time: October to May

8 Murudeshwar Attractions

7. Kundapur, Karnataka - A town with a Unique dialect of Kannada

Kundapur, Karnataka - A town with a Unique dialect of Kannada
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Known For : Padukone Trasi Shankaranarayana

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Culturally rich, a treasure trove of mesmerizing nature and environ of spirituality define this temple town best. It is known for its unique dialect in Kannada and amazing cuisine. Lying on the western coast of Karnataka, the town is flanked by water bodies on three sides, i.e. Panchgangavalli River in the north, Kalaghar River in the east and Arabian sea and picturesque Kodi backwaters in the west.

Distance from Sringeri: 89 km

Best Time: October to Apr

12 Kundapura Attractions

8. Maravanthe, Karnataka

Maravanthe, Karnataka
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Known For : Padukone Village Kodachadri Maravanthe Beach

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Maravanthe is a getaway which can be best described as nature's basket full of mesmerizing picturesque views. A beautiful beach town with white sand spread miles and miles along the coast fetches the beach a nickname of Virgin Beach. The sunset sets the whole place tinted in the shade of sepia just out of a painter's canvas. Studded with several places of excursion, the town is adorned with a stark backdrop of Kodachadri Hills, while Arabian Sea bounds it from one side and Sauparnika River on the other side.

Distance from Sringeri: 111 km

Best Time: October to March

10 Maravanthe Attractions

9. Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The coffee land of Karnataka

Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The coffee land of Karnataka
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Known For : Kudremukh National Park Mullayanagiri Baba Budangiri

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Famously known as the ‘Coffee Land of Karnataka’, Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range in Karnataka and stands at an altitude of 3400 feet. If you love the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the mornings, you are going to love Chikmagalur, which has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering in the air. Famous for its tall mountains, lush green forests and its tranquil environment (apart from its coffee production), Chikmagalur is a very popular tourist destination and is a quaint getaway from the busy life of the city.

Distance from Sringeri: 86 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Chikmagalur Attractions

10. Kudremukh, Karnataka - Close to the Nature's Face

Kudremukh, Karnataka - Close to the Nature's Face
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Known For : Kudremukh Trek Kudremukh National Park Hanuman Gundi Falls

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With the promise of a picturesque view of a mountain in the shape of a horse face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty. A popular hill-station among the Bangalore crowd, Kudremukh is actually a hill range in the Chikmagalurdistrict of Karnataka. With its rolling meadows, grasslands and dense forests, this place is a bio-diversity hotspot. Kudremukh is an enchanting place to visit, still retaining much of its natural beauty despite persistent threats from various sources to its ecology.

Best Time: October to May

10 Kudremukh Attractions

11. Hassan, Karnataka

Hassan, Karnataka
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Known For : Hoysala Temples at Mosale Shettihalli Church Bhagwan Bahubali Statue

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Known as the temple-architecture capital of Karnataka, Hassan is located 187 km from Bangalore lying in the Malnad and Maidan districts of Karnataka. The district headquarters of Hassan district in Karnataka, it derives its name from the presiding deity Goddess Hassanamba which in Kanada language mean 'Smiling mother'. The town of ancient structures and monuments, Hassan saw its development as a major seat of Hoysala Empire that ruled major parts of South India.

Distance from Sringeri: 139 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

22 Hassan Attractions

12. Halebidu, Karnataka - A glorious sparkling ruin

Halebidu, Karnataka - A glorious sparkling ruin
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Known For : Belur Hoysaleswara Temple Yagachi Dam

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Halebid (or Halebidu) is a city located in the Hassan district of Karnataka state. Formerly known as Dwarasamudra, Halebid is a city with adorned with a beautiful collection of temples, shrines and sculptures. It is also known as the Gem of Indian architecture owing to its sterling Hoysala architecture, its magnificent temple complexes and some stunning Jain sites. Once the majestic capital of the Hoysala empire, the city is in ruins now.

Distance from Sringeri: 116 km

Best Time: October to March

9 Halebidu Attractions

13. Karkala, Karnataka - The town of Black Stones

Karkala, Karnataka - The town of Black Stones
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Known For : Chaturmukha Basadi Statue of Bahubali (Gomateshwara) Ramasamudra Lake

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Karkala is a quaint small town in the Udupi district of Karnataka. With great historical significance, it is blessed with several ancient temples and Jain basadis. Deriving its name from the word 'karikal' meaning 'black stone' it has an abundance of black granite in the area. The town also serves as an important religious centre for Jains and Hindus and has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Distance from Sringeri: 58 km

Best Time: September to March

10 Karkala Attractions

14. Kasargod, Kerala

Kasargod, Kerala
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Known For : Ranipuram Malom Wildlife Sanctuary Ananthapura Lake temple

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Kasargod is a small coastal town in Northern Pary of Kerala displaying a delightful blend of various religions, culture and bounty of nature. Blessed with majestic forts, lofty hills, beautiful offbeat backwaters, temples and pristine beaches, the town oozes charm and tranquillity from every aspect. It is gaining popularity among people from nearby cities owing to the presence of luxury resorts.

Distance from Sringeri: 169 km

Best Time: September to January

29 Kasargod Attractions

15. Moodabidri, Karnataka.

Moodabidri, Karnataka.

Moodabidri is a small town and Taluk in the Dakshina Kannada District; between Udupi and Bangalore. It's a beautiful and scenic place. There are famous Jain pilgrimage sites such as the Thousand Pillar Temple and Chatarmukha Basadi. It has 2 surf clubs as well. There's a homestay at Soans Farms; where one can spend a peaceful time with the lush nursery and fruit trees. One can shop for stuff like shawls, showpieces, spices etc. There's a famous Catholic Church nearby; known for its beautiful architecture.

Best time: December to May. 

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