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Kundadri, Shimoga

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Mountain · Nature / Park
Kundadri is a hill (826 mt) with dense forests in the Western Ghats located in Shimoga District Karnataka State, India.It is 70 km from Udupi city. This hill is known for 17th century Jain temple dedicated to thirthankara and the place is known to have given shelter to Acharya Kundakunda during earlier centuries. The main deity of this temple is Parshwanatha, 23rd tirthankar. Two small ponds formed by the rock on one side of this temple provided water to earlier sages. Government of Karnataka joined hands with a philanthropist from Mumbai to construct an all-weather road to the top of the hill.
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  • After darshana of Sri Sharadamba at Sringeri, we decided to go to Kundadri hills. It's about 28km from Sringeri. Last 8 km it's tough driving as climbing steep hills and sharp U turns. Somehow I...  more »
  • Kundadri is a hill near agumbe Where a Jain Temple is situated Vehicles can go up to the top ,and have to walk a few steps heading a beautiful place from where one can view the breathtaking...  more »
  • One of the best places to go for a ride and the view is too good. Best month to visit this place is during winter. To experience a chilled weather. One can get to watch sunrise if they start early morning.
  • Excellent place. Extremely happy to visit this place. Very simple place where entire hills and mountains can be seen. There’s no one or very few people will be there. But watch out the timings. Before time you need to come back.
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