Mahalingeshwara Temple, Puttur
Posted: Monday, August 18th, 2008 | Views: 8725
Holy place [Temple]  -   Puttur
52 kms from Mangalore City
How to reach:  By KSRTC and Private buses from Mangalore to Puttur
Address: Mahathobar Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple
Puttur,
Karnataka, INDIA
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Puttur is located at a distance of 52 km from Mangalore on Mysore - Mangalore highway. Puttur is situated in a hilly region between the coast and the Western Ghats.

Puttur houses a famous temple, dedicated to Lord Mahalingeshwara an incarnation of Lord Shiva. This is an ancient temple of said to be constructed in 12th Century. A unique pond is found on the western side of the temple premises. It is believed that in olden days, Pearls were found to be growing in the Pond.

A Car festival will be held in the month of April every year and it will be celebrated for 10 days with great devotion. This car festival attracts thousands of people from different parts of the state.

Special occations:
During the month of April the car festival is celebrated for 10 days with much gaiety and fervor.
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