VISITING PLACES IN DAKSHINA KANNADA DISTRICT

          Dakshina Kannada is a coastal district in Karnataka state with Mangalore as district Headquarters. Dakshina Kannada was earlier known as South Canara (South Kanara). Dakshina Kannada can be said as land of culture, tradition and rituals. The people of Dakshina Kannada worship Lord subrahmanya, serpent god and they perform rituals like Nagaradhane. According to Legend, The district was reclaimed by Parashurama from sea. Dakshina Kannada is well known for popular folk art 'Yakshagana' (a fabulous costumed dance drama form). The languages spoken in Dakshina Kannada are Tulu, Kannada and Konkani.

Details of the Historical/ Religious Places:

Mangala Devi Temple, Mangalore

Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangalore

Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Temple, Mangalore

Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple

Kukke Subrahmanya Temple

Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple

Sri Karinjeshwara Temple, Karinje, Bantval Taluk

St. Aloysius Church - Hampankatta

Ullal Darga

1000 Pillar Shrine - Moodbidri

Venoor - Gommateshwara

Sultan Batheri - Boloor

Jamalabad Fort - Belthangady

TOURIST PLACES:

Kadri Hill Park

Pilikula Nisargadhama

Summer Sands Beach Resort

Panambur Beach

Tannerbaavi Beach