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Shambhavi River

Shambhavi River


Shambavi is name of the river which flows in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state, India. Mulki town is south of river Shambavi. The river flows westwards to join the Arabian sea. Bappanadu Durga temple is situated near the river.
Mulki is a panchayat town in Dakshina Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is in the bank of Shambhavi River, earlier it was known as Moolikapur, turned to Mulki. Small beautiful town with the different religion people. It is 10 km north of Suratkal. Karnad is a locality within Mulki. Famous Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty hails from Mulki place called Anchikatte.

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Address:Shambavi is name of the river which flows in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state
District:Dakshina Kannada district
Nearest City:Mulki
Best time to visit: Humid through out the year


The city has a tropical climate and lies on the path of the Arabian Sea branch of the South-West monsoons. Its moderate to gusty winds during day time and gentle winds at night.[48] The topography of the city ranges from plain to undulating, with several hills, valleys and flat areas within the city.



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☀ Sri Durga Parameshwari Temple, Bappanadu in NH-17 (from Mangalore 30 km - From Udupi 30 km)- famous for Dolu. The Temple known as Bappandadu Temple, Constructed originally by Bappa Byari A Muslim Devotee. The temple covers the nearby 9 Villages. The Temple car is second largest in the coastal area. Nine days beautiful festival will be celebrated in the month of April every year.
☀ Sri Venkataramana Temple, Mulki
☀ Sri Hari Hara Temple, Karnad
☀ Sri Hanuman Temple, Mulki
☀ Sri Vishwanatha Temple, Punaroor
☀ Hejamadi beach

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Nearest Railway Station:The nearby ones are, at Mangalore (60 minutes journey by bus) or Udupi(90 minutes by bus). At Mangalore there are 2 railway stations, namely, Mangalore Central and mangalore Junction(popularly known as kankanady railway station).
Mangalore Junction Railway Station (Kankanadi Railway Station) is situated 5 km east of Mangalore. It is under the administration of the Southern Railways. Netravathi Express, Gandhidham Express and Mangala Lakshadweep Express are the main trains that pass through the station. Code: KNKD Reservation enquiry: Dial local line 1361 (IVRS)
Mangalore Central Railway Station (Mangalore Railway Station)is about 1 km from the heart of Mangalore. Malabar Express, Mangalore Mail, Parasuram Express and Matsyagandha Express pass through this station. Going north, the main station next to Mangalore is at Udupi and traveling south Kasargod Railway Station is the nearest main station Just a few minutes walk from the railway station is the Mangalore Bus terminus. Railway Station Code: MAQ
Udupi Railway Station is managed by the Konkan Railways. It is located about 2 km from Udupi town and is on the Thiruvananthapuram-Mumbai rail route. Direct trains are available to Mumbai, Delhi, Rajkot and Ahmedabad. Traveling north, Kundapura Railway Station is the nearest main station.
Nearest Airport:Mangalore
Road Transport:From Mangalore via Bus

Nearest Visiting places:

☀ Moodabidri
☀ Suratkal
☀ Kinnigoli
☀ Udupi
☀ Kateel
☀ Mangalore

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Moodbidri is a small town with enough accoommodation facilities for visitors. Hotel rooms are available (with A/C and Non- A/C) at Pancharathna International,Padival's Restaurant,Hotel Kadal ,Nishmitha Plaza, Navami Comforts, Pandit resorts'. All these hotels are situated very near to the main bus stand.For jain visitors,Moodbidri Jain Math has a bunch of good rooms at nominal rent.

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