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About Udupi



Udupi a land of ethereal beauty, sandwiched between the verdant mountains of the western ghats on the east and the vast, tranquil Arabian Sea on the west.

The hospitality, love, affection and concern of the people of this land creates very homely atmosphere for the people who visit here from different places. Udupi, the cultural and spiritual capital of Karnataka is the seat of education, banking and healthcare. Known as the temple town, Udupi was carved out from Dakshina  Kannada district. Consisting of three taluks Udupi, Kundapura and Karkala, Udupi  is the most sacred land where the proponent of Dwaitha Philosophy Sri Madhwacharya was born and spread the messages of Dwaitha philosophy. The place is the land of Lord Krishna, the centre of attraction here.

Sri Krishna Temple Udupi is the popular name in religious world. Udupi acquired nation-wide fame, when it was turned into a unique seat of Vedantic learning in the 13th century under the leadership of Sri Madhvacharya. Apart from his contributions to Vedantic philosophy, Sri Madhva founded the famous Krishna Temple of Udupi and made it the fountain-head of a new devotional movement, which eventually spread all over the country.

Apart from this, Udupi is house to 50+ temples and you can talk to our travel desk for special tours and poojas.

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