Manipal (maṇipāl) is a university town located in the state of Karnataka in India. It is a suburb within Udupi city and is administered by Udupi City Municipality. It is located in the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of south west India, about 8 km (5.0 mi) east the Arabian Sea. From its location on a plateau, it commands a view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats range to the east.
HASTA SHILPA HERITAGE VILLAGE at Manipal, a university town in the coastal region of India’s Karnataka state, is a multi-dimensional cultural project which aims at restoration and conservation of the nation’s cultural wealth expressed in the form of traditional buildings and objects of art, craft and other artefacts of aesthetic interest, some dating several hundred years ago.
Nehru Planetarium is the name given to five planetariums in India, named after India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. These are located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune and Bangalore, plus there is a Jawahar Planetarium in Allahabad. Nehru Planetarium in Pune was the first one in Asia, established in 1954.
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Jomlu Theertha is located near Belve village about 35 km from Udupi, a small water fall about 20 feet height created by River Sita. This is second water fall of this river, first one being Kudlu Theertha. Theertha literally means holy water in Kannada language.
A Museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. The Karnataka folk museum, Bangalore, which is also known as the Janapada Loka is, situated about 53 kms from the city of Bangalore on the famous Bangalore-Mysore highway. Managed by the Karnataka Janapadha Trust, and features an impressive collection of regional cultural artefacts.
Varanga is a small village located at a distance of 26 Km from Karkala in Udupi district. This village is found on the way from Karkala to Agumbe.
Varanga is a popular pilgrim center especially for Jains. This beautiful village houses most ancient and wonderful Basadis (Jain Temples).
The main attractions of Varanga are Neminatha Basadi, Chandranatha Basadi and Kere Basadi.
Karkala is a town and the headquarters of Karkala taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Located about 380 km from Bangalore, it lies near the Western Ghats.The town was called Pandya Nagari during the period of Jain rule, and later became known as Karikallu, then Karkal and finally to Karkala.
Dharmasthala is an Indian temple town on the banks of the Nethravathi River in the Belthangadi taluk of the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It is also a panchayat village, and it is the only village in its gram panchayat.
Ambalpady is a holy place which is part of Udupi town, the land of Lord Sri Krishna. With the ancient Sri Janardana temple having Mahakali mandir by the side, Janardana pushkarani in the front, an Anjaneya temple with an idol incorporating incarnations of Mukhyaprana, and a Brandavan of Raghavendra Swamji in the surroundings, it has been growing as a religious and cultural center in the coastal belt of Karnataka.
Kunjarugiri is a village in Udupi district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located about 11 km from Udupi City, near Moodubelle. The main attraction of the village is a hill, known as Durga Betta, on which is located a temple of Durga, known to locals in the Tulu language as Kunjar Amma.
Kolluru or Kollur is a small temple-town in Kundapur Taluk in Udupi district of Karnataka state, India. It is situated about 38 km from Kundapur town And 40 km from Bhatkal town. This village lies at the foot of the Western Ghats and is famous for the Mookambika temple, a Hindu pilgrim center.