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Puttur is a city in Dakshina Kannada, a coastal region of the Indian province of Karnataka.

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The name puttur is said to be derived from muttoor(u as in put, not but) - muttu + ooru. Muttu translates to pearl, ooru to town/city. Legend has it that pearls used to grow in the Temple Tank.

Nearest big place is Mangalore. Frequent public transport buses are available from Mangalore. There is direct deluxe buses available in night from state capital Bangalore. Local train service from - to Mangalore are as under ( 50 km)

Starting station Departure time (Appx) Arriving station Arrival time (Appx)

Mangalore 0615 hrs Puttur 0740 hrs

Puttur 0815 hrs Mangalore 0940 Hrs

Mangalore 1030 hrs Puttur 1145 hrs -To Subrahmanya

Puttur 1400 hrs Mangalore 1520 hrs

Puttur 1940 hrs Mangalore 2055 hrs BANGALORE TRAIN Bangalore City 2035 hrs Puttur 0625 hrs

Puttur 0627 hrs Mangalore 0805 hrs (above train)

Mangalore 1945 hrs Puttur 2050 hrs -To Bangalore

Puttur 2052 hrs Bangalore city 0650 hrs (above train)

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The mode of conveyance inside town is by auto (3 wheeler). Point to point service are available from bus stand to Nehru Nagar, Bus Stand to Darbhe-Maril etc..

See[edit][add listing]

Mahalingeshwara temple.,Lakshmi Venkatramana Temple,

  • campco factory. chocolate factory  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Bendru Theertha: This place is roughly around 15kms away from the city. Its one of the rarest places where you can find hot water spring.

Buy[edit][add listing]

arecanut (supari), a little bit of pepper.

Eat[edit][add listing]

1.Hotel Hari Prasad (with three hotels in Bolwar, Dharbe & Near Mahalingeshwar Temple) A nice hotel in the centre of city. 2.shivakeerthi hotel

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Hotels are available in main road.

  • Hotel Super Tower, (Opposite KSRTC Bus Stand), [1].  edit

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Connecting buses are available to Kasaragod, Badiadka, Perla from 08:00 hrs upto 06:00 PM. Buses are available to Mysore, Bangalore. Frequent trips are available to Mangalore