This beautiful coastal town in Udupi, Karnataka, Baindur (or Byndoor) is a well-known travel destination that attracts tourists from all over. This town is famed for its scenic beauty and is tucked away in nature. The nearest airport to reach Baindur is Mangalore International Airport and railway station is Byndoor. Being well connected by road, it can also be reached comfortably by bus.
Due to the fact that it is a harbour town, Baindur holds certain historical significance as well. In early times, this town was ruled by the Jaina kings. Now, it has a mixed population of Hindus, Roman Catholics and Muslims, and most inhabitants are engaged in either farming or small time fishing to earn their bread.
Coastal Karnataka is mainly known for its tranquil beaches. Naturally, the most prominent place of interest in Baindur too, is its beach that attracts tourists with its glorious sunset and quiet environment. Apart from this, the town plays host to a number of pilgrimage centres, the most frequented ones being Sri Seneshwara Temple, the Sri Mahakali Temple, Sri Sita Ramachandra Mandira and the Holy Cross Church. Kosalli Falls and Ottinene Sunset Point are the two most alluring places in Baindur and ought to be visited. From placid beaches to renowned pilgrimage centres and extremely picturesque viewpoints, Baindur has an ocean of interesting options for travellers to make it the perfect weekend getaway.
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