Anantheshwara and Chandramouleshwara temple

Why to visit?
  • Customary to visit this ancient temples of Udupi before entering the famous Krishna Temple
  • Most ancient temple of Udupi dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  • Legend has it that Acharya Madhwa’s father served here as the temple priest
  • When he shifted to the holy Pajaka kshetra, he carried a replica of Lord Ananthapadmanabha’s idol with him and installed it at Pajaka where it is worshipped to this day.
  • The temple sanctuary bears the shape of the back of the elephant (Gajaprshta).
  • Visit Sri Chandramouleshwara temple nearby whose architecture dates back to 7th -8th century.
 
Location:
  • Adjacent to Shree Krishan Temple, Udupi
 
Timings:
  • 6 am - 6 pm (All days of the week)
 
Entrance Fees:
  • FREE Entry
 
Restaurants Nearby:
  • Local eateries
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