Sirsi is a town in Uttara Kannada (North Canara) district of Karnataka state in India (Bharat). It is one of the good tourist places in the Malnad region. This city is very famous for Shri Marikamba Temple which attracts large number of devotees from the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Arecanut (Supari) is grown in vast areas around this town. Sirsi is market for various agriculture and horticulture produce.
Sirsi town is well connected by road from different parts of Karnatak. There are daily bus services from cities of Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Dharwad, Hubbali(Hubli), Belagavi and Karwar. There is a bus service connecting Mumbai with Sirsi. Sirsi is not connected by railway network. The nearest railway station is Hubbali or Karwar. The nearest airport to Sirsi is Hubli airport which is 100 kilometre away.
Sirsi falls in Malenadu geographical region of Karnataka. There are many forests surrounding Sirsi town. Banavasi is historical place near to Sirsi at approximate distance of thirty kilometer. Banavasi houses Shri Madhukeshwara Temple. Sonde (Sode) a Hindu pilgrim centre is at distance of 20 kilometer from Sirsi town. Sirsi can be used as a base for reaching Yana which is famous for its rocks amidst dense jungles.
There are many lodges available in Sirsi. Also there are many restaurants which serve vegetarian and non vegetarian food. Few home stays are present in villages around Sirsi town. *<sleep name="Vihar Homestay" alt="" address="Hostota" directions="" phone="91-8389-249437" url="http://viharhomestay.in/" checkin="Any time" checkout="24 Hour" price="Rs. 899" lat="" long=""