Sri Kshetra Manjuguni is one of the popular pilgrim centers located in the Uttara Kannada (North Canara) district of Karnataka state. This place is located at a distance of 28 km from Sirsi and 35km from Kumata. The temple here is dedicated to Lord Venkataramana and Goddess Padmavathi. Devotees believe that, Manjuguni is called as Tirupati of karnataka.

The temple is situated in western ghat belt, popularly known as Sahyadri hills. During winter, this place is covered by thick fog (in Kannada: Manju) and hence it is called by the name "Manjuguni". The temple of Lord Venkatramana is a huge complex built in Vijayanagara Style.

According to "Sri Venkatesha Mahatmya" the founder of this temple is " Sri Tirumala Yogi" a saint.

Here you can see the " Sri Chakrateertha" small lake (Pushkarani).

"Manjuguni Rathotsava" is one of the biggest Rathotsava in Uttara Kannada District.

Route Map:

From Sirsi you have to go in "Sirsi- Kumata" State Highway up-to 23 km, you will get "Koorse Cross". From that cross you have to take right deviation and go in that road up-to 5km you will get "Manjuguni."

Direct Buses available form Sirsi.

Distances from Manjuguni:
1. Kumta: 35 Kms
2. Sirsi: 28 Kms
3. Gokarna: 55 Kms
4. Idagunji: 74 Kms
5. Murdeshwara: 90 Kms
6. Jog Falls: 65 Kms
7. Hubli: 130 Kms
8. Panjim (Goa): 195 Kms
9. Mangalore: 250 Kms

Nearest Rail station:
1. Kumta
2. Hubli

Nearest Airport:
1. Panjim
2. Mangalore

Where to stay:
It is suggested to stay at Sirsi or Kumta.

Postal Address:
Shri Venkataramana Temple
Shri Kshetra Manjuguni
Sirsi, Uttara Kannada District
Karnataka, INDIA
Pin-code: 581 315

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Lord Sri Venkatramana Temple





















Lord Sri Venkatramana

Goddess Padmavathi

Saint Sri Tirumalayogi







Bhootharajaru

Garuda











Sri Chakrateertha





God Sri Dasa Maruthi













Photos & Information: Shriharsha.B.S- Banavasi & Sachin Shet- Sirsi

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  2. Good effort in giving valuable information. If possible please add how to reach from Bangalore which is convinient and shorter distance

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