Trips and Itineraries for Moodbidri
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286 Kms from Moodbidri
Best time to visit - January,February,March,April,May,June,October,November,December
Bangalore or Bengaluru, also known as the Silicon valley of India, will greet you with dreamy weather, Carnatic fusion melodies, a signature breakfast of masala dosa and filter coffee, and notorious traffic. Visit classic attractions such as the Bangalore castle known for its Tudor-style architecture and Tipu Sultan’s summer palace that dates back to the 17th century. To get your art fix, you could head to the fascinating Venkatappa Art Gallery. One of the more popular things to do in Bangalore is to take a walk through the green spaces of the 19th century old Cubbon Park, that were once the reason why Bangalore was known as the Garden City. Bangalore also serves as a comfortable cohabitation of tradition and modernisation that can be seen throughout the places to visit in the city, with throngs of vibrant Kannada temples coexisting with budding start-ups. Travel to Bangalore for the lively cafes, quirky shops and a fascinating contemporary culture. Vidhana Soudha, the Neo-Dravidian granite palace is also must visit places for the architecture aficionados. Tourists can head to the much revered Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR), for authentic south Indian food and Toit’s, the brick-walled microbrewery for a cold beer.
Moodabidri which is 34 km from Mangaluru city. Often referred as 'Jaina Kashi', Moodabidri was as the centre of Jain religion, culture, art and architecture in 14th and 16th century. There are 18 Jain basadis (Jain temples) in this region but Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani Basadi (Crest Jewel of three worlds) is the largest, finest and most ornate temple amongst them. It is also called 'Thousand Pillars Temple'. You can visit Venur Bahubali statue or Karkala Bahubali statue which is within 20 km from Moodabidri. Alternatively, you can also go to Dharmasthala, where you can visit the famous Dharmasthala Temple and Bahubali statue. 3 out of 5 Bahubali status in Karnataka are in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts. Dharmasthala Temple is an 800 years old temple where Manjunatha (Shiva) is the main deity. It is also known for Anna dana (free food/prasad). The average flow of pilgrims is about 10,000 every day.