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'''Kundapur''' is one of the City in [[Udupi (district) | Udupi district]],  [[Coast (Karnataka) | Karavali]], known for its unique dialect of [[Kannada phrasebook|Kannada]]
 
 
'''Kundapur''' is a popular town in [[Udupi (district) | Udupi district]],  [[Coast (Karnataka) | Karavali]], known for its unique dialect of [[Kannada phrasebook|Kannada]], and great food
 
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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In Kundapur one can see Sri Kundeshwara Temple from which the name "Kundapur" has came, Sri Venkataramana Temple which is famous as Padu Tirupathi and also Kote Hanumantha Temple which is coolest river shore temple.
 
In Kundapur one can see Sri Kundeshwara Temple from which the name "Kundapur" has came, Sri Venkataramana Temple which is famous as Padu Tirupathi and also Kote Hanumantha Temple which is coolest river shore temple.
 
==Kundapura Railway Station (KUDA)==
 
 
Kundapura is one of the major railway station on Konkan Railway route. For the outside visitors/devotees this is alighting point to visit 3 important ancient temples in the region. Shree Vinayaka Temple, Anagudde (7km), Shree Mookambika Temple, Kollur (38km) & Shree Sharadamba Temple, Shringeri (less than 80km). There is no direct local bus service from Kundapura New Bus stand to the Railway station. From the New bus stand or from Shastri circle you can catch a bus to railway station and they will drop you at a a place near the railway station. From there a lonely road of about 1 to 1.5 kn takes you to the station. You can however get an auto from anywhere in Kundapura town to drop you directly at the Kundapura station, but the cost obviously will be much higher than what you pay for a bus ticket.
 
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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*'''Maravanthe beach''' ..12 Kms from Kundapur.  
 
*'''Maravanthe beach''' ..12 Kms from Kundapur.  
  
*'''Turtle Beach '''.. 14 Kms from Kundapur
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*'''Turtle Beach '''.. 14 Kms from Kundapur By Sundeep S Kamath
  
*''' Kodi Beach''' 1 Kms from Kundapur
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*''' Kodi Beach''' 1 Kms from Kundapur:- By Sundeep S Kamath
  
 
*'''SRI Siddhi vinayaka Temple''' Kumbashi.. 3 km from Kundapur.
 
*'''SRI Siddhi vinayaka Temple''' Kumbashi.. 3 km from Kundapur.
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==Do==
 
==Do==
*Visit '''Kodi beach'''. A very lovely beach with white sands and absolute privacy. Best way to reach is to catch a local bus that goes to the stop on the highway (towards Udipi) that is closest to Kodi beach(only local buses stop at this stop, express buses do not stop) and get down in the highway, cross the road and catch an auto to go to the beach. Kodi beach it's about 1.5 to 2 km inside from the highway. There is very infrequent bus service from Kundapura New bus stand to Kodi beach directly, however you may find autos both at the highway that take you from Highway to Kodi beach and at the Kodi beach which will bring you back to the highway. You will get plenty of buses in the highway going to Kundapura new bus stop.
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*Visit '''Kodi beach'''. A very lovely beach with white sands and absolute privacy.
*Visit '''Maravante beach'''. One on side of NH17 is souparnika river and on another side the sea. Catch a local bus from New Bus stand of Kundapura and ask them to drop you at Maravanthe beach. The place where the NH17 has river and sea on either side is about 1 km ahead of the bus stop.
 
 
*<do name="Watch Yakshagana" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakshagana" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">It is a popular local traditional theatrical art.</do>
 
*<do name="Watch Yakshagana" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakshagana" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">It is a popular local traditional theatrical art.</do>
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
*<buy name="Mande Haale" alt="Helmet or cap made of dried palm tree leave" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></buy>
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*<buy name="Mande Haale" alt="Helmet or cap made of dried arecabut leave" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></buy>
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==Check out for==
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*<Madla: People use this to do ''chappara'' during functions earlier days and it is made by coconut tree leaves. Now a days everybody depending on ready made shamiyana.
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*<Gorbh: Farmers use this while going to paddy field during rain. 100% leak-proof and artistically made by dried leavs with bamboo.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
*'''Hotel Nandini'''- Near To Shstry circle- Pure Veg.
 
 
*'''Hotel Parijatha'''- Near To Shenoy Park- Pure Veg.
 
*'''Hotel Parijatha'''- Near To Shenoy Park- Pure Veg.
*'''Hotel Sharon'''- Harsha Refreshments- Shastri Circle.- pure Veg. They make kotte kadabu in the evening around 4 pm
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*'''Hotel Sharon'''- Harshs Refreshments- Shastri Circle.- pure Veg
*''' Maiya Canteen''- Pure veg By. Kamath. Goli Baje and Sukkinunde are famous snacks that they serve.
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*''' Maiya Canteen''- Pure veg By. Kamath
*'''Hotel JK - ''' - near shastri circle- Good Food- Cool Non-veg Stuff.
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*'''Hotel JK'''- Good Food- Cool Non-veg Stuff.
*<eat name="Shetty Lunch Home" alt="Chicken ghee roast was invented here and is still the best in the country! Call one hour in advance to get it custom prepared. Also excellent ''munchy Fish'', Ghee Rice, and silver fish fried in coconut oil" address="Main Road, Near Bus Stand" directions="" phone="08254230408" url="" hours="land before 3PM for lunch" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
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*'''Hotel Shetty Lunch Home'''- For those who Love the '''''munchhy Fish''''', Chicken Ghee Roaast, Ghee Rice Chicken, Silver fish fried in coconut oil ,sundeep kamath
*<eat name="Gadbad Ice cream" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""> - served in any of ice cream parlours. It's fruit salad topped with different flavours of ice cream</eat>
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*<eat name="Gadbada Ice cream" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="charumuri" alt="mundakki upkari" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="charumuri" alt="mundakki upkari" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="kotte kadabu" alt="Rice Idli cooked inside green leaves cups" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="kotte kadabu" alt="Rice Idli cooked inside green leaves cups" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="kane meenu" alt="A kind of fish (called Lady Fish in other parts ) famous in kundapur, coocked as a masala fry or rava fry" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="kane meenu" alt="A kind of fish (called Lady Fish in other parts ) famous in kundapur, coocked as a masala fry or rava fry" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
 
*<eat name="Venkatesha Bhavan" alt="" address="" directions="center of town" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Authentic vegetarian coastal food.</eat>
 
*<eat name="Hotel kinara" alt="" address="Kodi beach" directions="It is in Kodi beach" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">It is the only hotel on beach in kundapur.. They serve on the beach and there are beach shacks also for privacy. Awesome food. U should try chicken 87 there</eat>
 
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*<drink name="Yelaneeru Bondo" alt="Tender Coconut" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
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*<drink name="Yelaneeru Boonda" alt="Tender Coconut" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
 
*<drink name="Hane Kannu" alt="Palm fruit" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
 
*<drink name="Hane Kannu" alt="Palm fruit" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
 
*<drink name="kabbina haalu" alt="Sugar cane juice" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
 
*<drink name="kabbina haalu" alt="Sugar cane juice" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
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* '''Sharon International Hotel''' which is located at the division of the road one towards Kundapur old bus stand and the other towards Bhatkal. There is one more hotel diagonally opposite to Sharon. Prices are quite reasonable and the rooms clean.
 
* '''Sharon International Hotel''' which is located at the division of the road one towards Kundapur old bus stand and the other towards Bhatkal. There is one more hotel diagonally opposite to Sharon. Prices are quite reasonable and the rooms clean.
 
* '''Savi Sagar (Boarding and Lodging)'''Near new bus stand opposite to Shetty's Lunch Home. the Hotel is on the 5th Floor of Sri Venkatarammana Arcade, clean rooms with a view of the coconut trees along the backwaters. www.savisaar.com
 
 
*<sleep name="Blue waters" alt="" address="Near new bus stand, near the court" directions="Go to the end of kundapur near the river" phone="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">It is a very decent place to stay. A bit expensive.</sleep>
 
  
  
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