Best Tourist Attractions In Udupi In 2023, Karnataka

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Gopika VC

Udupi has several locations to visit, mostly religious sites, but also leisure spots and you can eat at some of the city's most famous eateries.

St. Mary's Island, in the Arabian Sea 4 miles off the coast of Karnataka, is a geological wonder with some of the country's best beaches.

St. Mary’s Island


The Krishna idol here is reportedly the most beautiful. Lord Krishna as a child (Balakrishna). The interesting idol is seen through the Navagraha Kitiki, a 9-holed window.

Sri Krishna Temple


Kaup (Kapu) beach is located between Mangalore and Udupi. The 1901 lighthouse is open from 5:30 AM to 5:30 AM daily.

Kaup Beach


Malpe beach will please beach bums. It's one of the best beaches in Karnataka, yet it's largely unknown.

Malpe Beach


The Daria Bahadurgad Island lies in Malpe. In Malpe Thousands of tourists visit Malpe's islands each year. The island has Fort Daria Bahadurgad.

Daria Bahadurgad Fort


Three-sided Kodi Bengre Beach attracts beachgoers. Delta Beach is a'sangama' site where the Suvarna River empties into the Arabian Sea, forming a delta.

Kodi Beach


Karkala's statue of Gomateshwara or Lord Bahubali is 40.5 km from Udupi. Udupi, a 300-year Jain territory, has many Jain monuments.



If you want peace and quiet at the beach, visit Mattu Beach near Udupi. 10 miles from Udupi, this secluded beach is off NH66.

Mattu Beach


Chaturmukha Basadi is a 16th-century Jain temple in Karkala, Karnataka. Chaturmukha basadi is on a higher field between coconut and paddy crops.

Chaturmukha Basadi


Achakanya Falls is close to Aralsuruli and about 4 km from Ambutheertha. It is also about 89 km from Udupi.

Achakanya Falls


Mookambika Temple worships Aadiprakarshakti, who embodies the energies of 3 goddesses, Saraswati, Mahakali, and Maha Lakshmi.

Mookambika Temple


This 150-foot waterfall flows through lush woodland towards the Western Ghats. The waterfall's splendour requires moderate hiking.

Kudlu Theertha Falls