Mallikarjuna Temple is located at Kasargod town, Kasargod district, Kerala.The annual festival in the temple falls in the month of March and it attracts huge crowds. The festival lasts for five days. Legend says that the idol of Lord Shiva was adorned by Arjuna.The annual fiveday festival makes the temple courtyard colourfulday and nightwith pompous pageantry and cultural programmes. The concluding evening is set apart for the popular dance Yakshagana a performance that goes on till daybreak. he time for celebrating the Mallikarjuna Temple is in the month of March.This festival in Kasargod attracts a large crowd who come from near and far to be a part of this auspicious occasion.It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and follows the legend that says that the idol of Shiva was adorned by Arjuna.

Location info:

Address: Kasargod town, Kasargod District, Kerala, India.
District: Kasargod District
Nearest City: Kanhangad, kudlu, Mangalore and Thiruvallam
Best time to visit: March.


Interesting things to do:

You can watch in the Yakshagana.

Interesting things to Visit:

Bekal fort:

Bekal fort, the largest and the best-preserved fort in Kerala, lies in Pallikere, and its 16 Kms south of Kasaragod on the national highway at the northern tip of the state. The fort, a circular imposing structure of laterite rising 130 ft. above sea level, stands on a 35 acre headland that runs into the Arabian sea.

Bekal Hole Aqua Park:

Bekal Hole Aqua Park is located near Valiyaparamba in Bekal. It is the perfect place water sport freaks who wish to chill out amidst an array of unique water sports.

Bekal Beach:

Bekal is a beach destination of the future. It has long palm-fringed beaches and a rocky headland topped by the huge Bekal fort. This beach is being developed a resort. But for now, you can still savour the touch of history as you view the serene Lakshadweep Sea from the tall observation towers of the fort's once huge cannon emplacements. Bekal Beach is situated at the northern tip of Kerala, Bekal is a beach destination of the future. It has long palm-fringed beaches and a rocky headland topped by the huge Bekal fort.

Hosdurg Beach:

Located 12 kms south of Bekal is the Hosdurg beach. It is home to the many marvelous forts in Kasargode District. The Hosdurg Fort built by the Ikkeri Nayaks in mid-16th century draws the closest attention of the visitors.

Kappil Beach:

The secluded Kappil Beach is loacted 6 kms to the north of Bekal. The long stretch is wide and clean enough for swimming and beach walking. The beach has the massive rock, the Kodi Cliff, which act as a resting place for the visitors.

Valiyaparamba Backwaters:

Valiyaparamba is a backwater draw out situated in the district of Kasargod of Kerala. Circulated by 4 rivers flecked by quit number of small islands, Valiyaparamba is incredibly growing as an excellent backwater resort which grants captivating boat cruises. Valiyaparamba, a piece of land dissevered from the solid ground is a significant and notable fishing centre. The Valiyaparamba is just some few kilometers away from Bekal, where it just takes little hour's of ride to reach the place.

Chandragiri River:

Chandragiri River is Located in Southeast of Kasaragod town on the banks of the Chandragiri river, Kasaragod district, north Kerala.The river originates in a village called Koinadu of Kodagu district in Karnataka state. Chandragiri fort lies three km south of Kasargod town.

Madhur Sreemad Anantheswara Vinayaka Temple:

The madhur Sreemad Anantheswara Temple is located 8 kilometers northeast of Kasaragod town on the banks of the Madhuvahini River. The main attractions in the temple are its unique three-tiered dome, copper-plated roofing and a cloistered court rises. This temple is dedicated to Mahaganapathi. The idol here made of alluvial soil. This idol was later installed in the temple and thats how the Madhur Mahalingeswara Temple (dedicated to Lord Siva) became Madhur Mahaganapathi Temple. It is one of the most important Ganapathy temples in South India. People from all over South India throng in to the temple during the time of festivals happen here. The temple offers Veda classes to young students.

Mapilathody Jama Masjid:

This masjid is very old and run by Ansarul Islam Committee. The reconstruction in the year 2005.

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Police Station:

Bekal police station
Bekal, Kerala.

Police Station
Puttur, Dakshina Kannada

Police Station
Ullal, Dakshina Kannada

Police Station
Bantwal, Karnataka.

Kadri Police Station
Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada

Nearest Hospital:

Malik Deenar Charitable Hospital
Kasaragod, Kasaragod

Government Hospital
Kasaragod, Kasaragod

AJ Hospital
Kuntikana, Bejai, Mangalore
Karnataka 575004
0824 2225533.

EK Nayanar Memorial Co-Operative Hospital
Chengala, Kasaragod

Government Hospital
Kasaragod, Kerala.

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