Kukke Subramanya is the famous pilgrimage center in Sulia Taluk of South Karnataka. The sacred village is located on the banks of River Kumaradhara. The temple dedicated to Lord Subramaniya is the prominent attraction here. This temple is beautifully constructed on a hillock called ‘Kumara parvatha’. A holy dip in the River Kumaradhra is considered highly spiritual and devotees believe that it brings austerity and happiness. It has quite number of good temples within close proximity. Apart from its temples, the tiny village boasts its natural scenery and beautiful landscapes. The typical village life style can be observed here. The fresh air, unpolluted water, serene atmosphere and green locations are the inviting features of Kukke Subrmanya.
Places to visit
It is a most renowned temple and also a popular mutt, located on the banks of River Tunga. It is a 7th century temple, established by great Guru Sri Adi Sankaracharya. It is dedicated to Goddess Sarada Devi. Sarada Navarathri is the festival celebrated in a grand manner here.
It is the most prominent temple in Kukke Subramanya. It was built on a hill called Kumara Parvatha and devoted to Lord Subramanya. Thipooyam is the famous festival celebrated here. The divine and powerful temple located on the banks of River Kumaradhara.
It is located on the way to Subramanya temple and measures 10 meters in length. It is the marvelous cave and not to be missed.
Kumara Parvatha, Dharmasthala, Adi Subramanya, Panchami Tirthas and Bisle Ghats are other well-known spots in Kukke Subramanya.
How to reach Kukke Subramanya
Mangalore airport is at 115 km from Kukke Subramanya.
Subramanya Road Railway station is around 7 km from city center.
There are good numbers of buses available to reach Kukke Subramanya from anywhere in Karnataka.
In summer 25-40°C and in winter 15-28°C. It is best visited from October to March.