Places of Interest

Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala

Distance from Kukke Subrahmanya - 53 Kms

Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, the land of righteousness and piety, is one of South India's most renowned religious landmarks with a history as old as 800 years. Lord Manjunatheshwara, the chief deity of the spiritual abode, has taken the form of a Shivalinga and made immaculate, the temple town of Dharmasthala since and forever. Lord Manjunatheshwara, is being worshipped in a very unusual yet exceptionally inordinate manner in Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala, as this Shaiva temple is beseeched by Vaishnava priests and administered by Jain descendants.

"Dharmasthala", the abode of dharma, is the quintessence of humanity and faith. As the name suggests, the word dharma in its truest sense means righteousness, it is the embodiment of the world's most divine emotions in spite of one’s caste, creed or religion. Lakshadeepa, the festival of lights, is the annual festival of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala in November–December.

For more details visit

Shree Rama Kshetra

Distance from Kukke Subrahmanya - 56 Kms

Shree Rama Kshetra is noteworthy for its scenic beauty. The Western ghats majestically overlook the wooded scenery in which the temple complex is located.

For more details visit

Maha Ganapathi Kshetra, Southadka

Distance from Kukke Subrahmanya - 40 Kms

The uniqueness of the place is that Lord Maha Ganapathi is out in the open field without a "Garbha Gudi" and temple structure. The temple is decorated with lot of Bells mainly, off ered by worshippers who have special wishes.

Adi Subrahmanya

This shrine is situated next to the Subrahmanya Temple, featuring anthills that are worshipped as Vasuki and Adishesha. Along with being a religious attraction this place also provides respite from the hustle and bustle of the city with its mountain streams and lush green surroundings.

Bisle Ghat

Distance from Kukke Subrahmanya - 24 Kms

Bisle Ghat is a picturesque location situated between Sakleshpura and Kukke Subrahmanya. About 5 Kms from Bisle village is the Bisle View Point. From here you can see the mountain ranges of 3 districts: Kumara Parvatha of Dakshina Kannada district, Pushpagiri and Dodda Betta of Kodagu district and Patta Betta and Enni Kallu of Hassan district.

Kumara Parvatha Trekking

Kumara Parvatha Trek - 14 Kms (Each way)

The Kumara Parvatha trek unfurls scenic landscapes. Gear up for a tiring trek and get ready to take a mix of both moderate and diffi cult trails. The best months to trek here are between Oct to Jan and Jun to Sept.

Please follow the safety rules and regulations as prescribed by your trekking operator.

Mallalli Water Falls

Distance from Kukke Subrahmanya - 49 Kms

Located in the foothills of Pushpagiri, around 25 Kms from Somwarpet. Here Kumaradhara River falls from over 200 feet. The view from here is spectacular with lush green mountains around and steep valleys.