Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Kundapura:

1. Padukone

Must visit 3.5 /5

10 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

A nature's basket, Padukone Village is nearly 17 km away from Kundapur adorned with strings of coconut trees, Kudru and Souparnika River.

2. Trasi

Must visit 3.4 /5

10 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Located 12 km north of Kundapur, Trasi is mainly known for its beautiful beach, a beach resort and Turtle bay. The beach is one kilometer long and serves as a picnic spot.

3. Shankaranarayana

3.4 /5

18 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

One of the seven sacred places established by Lord Parshuram and an important religious hub, Shankaranarayana Temple attracts a large number of devotees.

4. Mahalasa Narayani Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Dedicated to Goddess Mahalasa Narayani, this temple is located on the banks of River Varahi and once served as the hub of trade. It is a holy place for Goud Saraswati Brahmin Community and was regularly visited by the sages of Mutts like Kashi Samsthana and Gokarna Parthaggali Mutt.

5. Uppinakudru

3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Uppinakudru or Salt Island is a place which is religiously rich and profound. Once served as the center of trading for salt and sea food, today the place is occupied with several ancient and popular temples Lord Gopala Krishna Temple being one of them.

6. Kodi Beach

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Located in the vicinity of Kundapur town, Kodi Beach is an amazing picnic spot with water on its three sides. Kodi meaning 'shore' in Kannada language, is popular as spot for swimming.

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7. Kundeswara Temple

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

One of the most sought after temple in this whole district of Udupi, Kundeswara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated nearby the Panchagangavalli River, the town is also named after this temple.

8. Anegudde Vinayaka Temple

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Lying on a hill in Kumbhashi, nearly 9 km away from Kundapur, Anegudde Vinayaka Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is believed that at this very site Sage Agasthya performed penance to attract Indira.

9. Sri Mookimba Temple

3.1 /5

30 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Sri Mookimba Temple is believed to once be the site where rishis use to perform penance. Today, located in the Kodachaadri peak Valley, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Mookimba.

10. Holy Rosary Church

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Holy Rosary Church is a beautiful building situated on the banks of River Panchagangavalli on the west side of the town. Created by Rev. Fr. Joseph Vaz in year 1681 in the honour of Our lady of Rosary.

11. Guddattu Sri Vinayaka temple

3.1 /5

14 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

Once again dedicated to Lord Ganesha, this ancient temple is lying close to the base of huge granite rock resembling an elephant in sleeping form. The idol of presiding deity Lord Ganesha is in sitting position.

12. Mekekattu Nadhikeshwara Temple

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Kundapura

An ancient temple established by sage Parshuram is located in the proximity to the town of Kundapur. The most enticing feature of the temple is its 10 feet tall wooden idols depicting the warrior uniform made probably in the memory of a war took place somewhere in 1600-1700.

FAQs on Kundapura

How can I commute within Kundapur?

Kundapur offers a plethora of tourist attractions for visitors to explore. To commute within the city is not difficult especially with a good network of buses. You can hire a taxi if you are short on time or if you are looking for a comfort ride. However, make sure you plan your trip in winters while the weather is cool and pleasant.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kundapur?

Day 1 - Reach Kundapur and check into your hotel and freshen up. Later, you can head over to the Kodi Beach. Sit on a beach, enjoy the ambience and listen to the tactile sounds of the splashing waves, breeze, and seagulls. Take a stroll towards the Maravanthe Beach to enjoy the tranquil ambience of the beach while walking on the seashore. Plump yourself in some activities like scuba diving and water surfing, banana ride and have some Konkan delicacies that are drool worthy.
Day 2 - Go for the early morning tour of the famed Kundeshwar temple followed by Anneguddu Vinayak Temple located at a driving distance of 20 minutes from each other. Relax for a while.

What are the top sightseeing places in Kundapur?

The top sightseeing places in Kundapur are Padukone, Trasi, Shankaranarayana, Mahalasa Narayani Temple, Uppinakudru, Kodi Beach.
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