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Sri Kundeshwara Temple:
Built by Alupa king Kundavarma, SriKundeshwara Temple is the main attractions of Kundapura Town. The temple lies in the vicinity of the Panchagangavali River.

Pete Venkateshwara Temple:
Apart from Kundeshwara Temple, Kundapura also house Pete Venkateshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara.

Basrur:
Basrur ia an historical place and houses many historical structures and temples. The main attraction of Basrur is Shree Mahatobar Mahalingeshwara Temple and Sri Mahalasa Narayani temple.

Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple:
Anegudde is famous for Sri Vinayaka Temple. This is very old temple. The place gets its name as Anegudde because Lord Ganapathi is located on a small hillock.

Kodi Beach:
Kodi Beach is a wonderful beach located at a distance of 4 Km from Kundapura.

Maravanthe:
Maravanthe is a picturesque beach destination located on Natioanl Highway NH-17 between Kundapur and Byndoor.

Kollur Mookambika Temple:
Kollur is one of the important pilgrim centers of Karnataka stat. A temple dedicated to Goddess Mookambika is the main attraction of Kollur. The idol of Goddess was installed by Sri Adi Shankara.

Shankaranarayana:
The place is considered as one of the Seven holy places created by Lord Parashurama. Shankarakarayana is one of the rare temples where we can see the confluence of Lord Shiva (Shankara) and Lord Vishnu (Narayana).

Maranakatte:
Maranakatte is located about 16 Km from Kundapura on the way towards Kollur. It is believed that Goddess Mookambika performed a Marana homa after killing demon Mookasura at this place and hence the name Maranakatte. The main attraction of this place is attractive temple dedicated to Lord Brahmalingeshwara.

Udupi Sri Krishna Matha:
Udupi sri Krishana Matha is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to god Krishna located in the town of Udupi in Karnataka, India.

The matha area resembles a living ashram ,a holy place for daily devotion and living. Surrounding the Sri Krishna Matha are several temples, the most ancient being made of basic wood and stone of 1,500 years origin.

The Krishna Matha was founded by the Vaishnavite saint Shri Madhwacharya in the 13th century. He was the founder of the Dvaitaschool of Vedanta. It is believed that Madhwacharya found the idol of SriKrishna in a large ball of gopichandana.

As told by Sri Madhwacharya in his TANTRASARA SANGRAHA the Idol is placed Pashimabhimukha. All the other idols in other Ashta mutts are facing Western side as well. Once Kanakadasa, a pious worshiper and devotee of Lord Krishna, was staying in a makeshift hermitage in front of Krishna mutt. There was an earthquake in the night and the outer temple wall cracked such a way that there was a wide enough opening for Kanakadasa to have darshana of the idol.

Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna:
Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a Hindu temple located in Gokarna, a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre in Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. A Pranalinga (Pranalinga is defined as “the reality of God which can be apprehended by the mind. also known as Atmalinga or Shiva Linga is deified in the temple, which is facing the city beach of the Arabian Sea in Gokarna. The Shiva Linga has a hoary legend. It is said to bestow immense blessings to devotees who even glimpse it.

The temple is considered as pious as the Shiva temple at Varanasi or Kashi in North India on the banks of the Ganges River and hence is known as the Dakshin Kasi (South Kasi).

The temple built in Dravidian architectural style, with granite stones, has the Atmalinga enshrined in it on a "squareSaligrama Peetha" (pedestal). It has a small hole at its centre from where devotees can see the top of the Atmalinga. The deity, a carved stone image of Lord Shiva, is also deified here in a standing position and has two arms, and is said to be 1500 years old.

Murudeshwar:
Murudeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India.  Murudeshwar is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. Famous for the world's second-tallest Shiva statue, the town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also famous for the Murudeshwar Temple.

Statue of Lord Shiva: A huge towering statue of Lord Shiva, visible from great distances, is present in the temple complex. It is the second highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. The tallest Shiva statue is in Nepal known as the(Kailashnath Mahadev Statue). The statue is 123 feet (37 m) in height and took about two years to build. The statue was built by Shivamoggas Kashinath and several other sculptors, financed by businessman and philanthropist R.N. Shetty, at a cost of approximately 50 million Rs. The idol is designed such that it gets the sunlight directly and thus appears sparkling. Originally, the statue had four arms and was adorned in gold paint. However, large wind gusts blew one arm off  (the one that held a small drum), and rain dissolved the paint.

Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls:
Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Located in Sagara taluk, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi.

It is located on the Shimoga and Uttara Kannada district border.

Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after theNohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya.

Change in Water flow Before the onset of monsoon season, when there is not much water in the Linganmakki dam, the Jog Falls are a pair of thin streams of water trickling down the cliff, as the water collected in the dam is exclusively for generation of electricity; during monsoons local rain water is the source of water to the falls.