Dharmasthala and Kukke Subramanya, the best way is to proceed from Hassan district. From Hassan, they have to come to Sakaleshpur which 35 Kms and then to a place called Gundya which 55 Kms from Sakaleshpur. From Gundya, Kukke Subramanya is 25 Kms. Lord Subramanya temple is a well known temple in the entire country. The Pooja called Sarpa Sanskaram is famous in this temple. To proceed to Dharmasthala, people have to come back to Gundya and proceed towards Uppinangadi. Before reaching Uppinangadi at 7 Kms milestone, people have to take right diversion and Dharmasthala is 20 Kms from this place. Dharmasthala is famous for Lord Manjunatha temple. Lodge facility is available at the temple premises. Food is served free. From Dharmasthala, people can proceed towards a place called Kateel which famous for Durga Parameswari temple. From Kateel, Mangalore is only 20 Kms away. From Dharmasthala, people can even go to Horanadu which is 102 Kms.
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