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Culturally rich, a treasure trove of mesmerizing nature and environ of spirituality define this temple town best. Lying on the western coast, the town is flanked by water bodies on three sides i.e. Panchgangavalli River in north, Kalaghar River in east and Arabian sea and picturesque Kodi back waters in west.
Deriving its name from Kundeshvara temple, the town of Kundapur owns a rich and glorious past. Once served as the center of power of Vijaya Nagara Dynasty, Kundapur has been a home to Rajas of Baindoor, Tipu Sultan, Portuguese in 16th century and finally the British. Also once been a major trading port especially with Middle East, today one can witness the footprints of the bygone era at every point in the town. Also a destination for nature buffs along with activities like hiking, trekking, rock climbing and boating, that can make your trip all the more memorable.
- Carrying a pair of sport shoes are a must to explore this culturally rich town.- Make sure you carry a camera to capture the mystical essence of Kundapur.- Take all necessary precautions while indulging in any sport activites and swimming.
Beaches. Adventure. Trekking and River Rafting. Closest weekend getaway from Mangalore. Kundeshwar Temple for pious tourists. A variety of Konkan Delicacies available to calm one's hunger pangs.
Hot and humid during summers. No direct flight connectivity. Monsoons are unpredictable. No adventure sports activities during monsoon due to high tides.
Great for the population of Mangalore as well as Karnataka to get away from hustle and bustle of everyday life. Ideal for group travellers, friends, family getaways and for couples. Perfect location for adventure enthusiasts, beach lovers, photo fanatics, history buffs and pilgrims as well.
Kundapur is well connected with the Konkan railway network which connects the town to rest of the cities of Karnataka as well as the nearby states. The railway head is located at a distance of 4 km... (Read More)