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Sullia (also spelt as Sulya) is a beautiful small town and taluk headquarters in Dakshina Kannada district. Sullia is surrounded by evergreen mountains of Western Ghats range and it is located at a distance of 89 Km from Mangalore, the district headquarters.
Sullia geographically located in Western Ghats and it is surrounded by Greem Mountains which makes the place as perfect destination of trekkers. Kumara Parvatha, Bisle Ghat, Bantamale, Patti Gudde, Sampaje Ghat and Koli Kamale are ideal place for trekking. These places also contain a variety of landscapes with small and large waterfalls.
Sullia taluk is also an ideal place for Pilgrimage. Sullia is dotted with few pilgrim centers.
Places to see in and around Sullia:
Kumara Parvatha: Kumara Parvatha is one of the trekking paradises of Karnataka. It is located near Kukke Subrahmanya Temple.
Kukke Subrahmanya Temple: Kukke Subrahmanya is one of the major temples of Karnataka state. Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped in the form of Serpant. The temple attracts many people from Karnataka and other parts of the country. Kukke Subrahmanya is located at a distance of 41 Km from Sullia.
Kumaradhara River: Kumaradhara River is one of the sacred rivers of Karnataka. The river takes its birth in Coorg district and flows via Kukke Subrahmanya and joins River Nethravathi at Uppinangady before flowing to the Arabian Sea. Pilgrims going to Kukke Subrahmanya temple takes a holy dip before they go on to the temple to have darshan
Somanatheshwara Temple: Somanatheshwara Temple is situated in Agrahara near Kukke Subrahmanya. This is an ancient temple and Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Somanatheshwara.
Thodikana: Thodikana is a beautiful village situated in the foothills of Western Ghats and located at a distance of 12 Km from Sullia. The main attraction of Thodikana is a temple dedicated to Lord Mallikarjuna and Meenugundi.
Devaragundi Waterfalls: A Devaragundi waterfall is one of the most tourists visited falls in Dakshina Kannada district and it is located at a distance of 1.5 Km from Thodikana.
Distance from Sullia
Mangalore: 89 Km
Bangalore: 307 Km (via Mysore-Madikeri)
Bangalore: 320 Km (via Hassan-Sakaleshpura)
Mysore: 170 Km
Madikeri: 53 Km
Kushalanagara: 83 Km
Somwarpete: 91 Km
Puttur: 36 Km
Gundya: 61 Km
Uppinangadi: 51 Km
Bantwal: 64 Km
Dharmasthala: 73 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Subrahmanya Road or Puttur
Road: Sullia is well connected by road network.
Route map to reach Sullia: (Driving Directions)
From Bangalore: via Mandya - Mysore - Hunsur - Kushalanagar - Madikeri
From Mysore: via Hunsur - Kushalanagar - Madikeri
From Mangalore: via BC Road - Mani - Puttur
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