A Hindu temple located in the village of Subramanya in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka,Kukke Subramanyais located in the beautiful Western Ghats. The famous mountain, Kumara Parvatha, a popular hiking destination for trekkers from across South India, overlooks the temple in this village.Situated on the western slopes of the Ghats, the temple is covered with dense evergreen forests. The temple is situated on the banks of the river 'Dhara' which originates in the Kumara Mountain.
Places to Stay
There are a good number of hotels in Kukke Subramanya. Tourists visiting the place can stay at SLR Residency and Hotel Anugraha Lodgethat offers rooms starting from Rs.500 onwards.
Vishu Sankramana Utsava, Ratha Sapthami Utsava and Kukke Linga Jatra held at the temples here are very popular.The Ashlesha Bali Pooja and Sarpa Samskara – the two important Sarpa Dosha Poojas conducted at the Kukke Subramanya Temple brings in people from across South India.
Kannada is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
The Kukke Subramanya temple, located in the heart of the village and the beautiful Yadakumeri Railway tunnels (30kms) are places to see here. Kumara Parvatha next to the temple is a trekkers’ paradise.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Mangalore (115kms).
The nearest railway station is at Subrahmanya
Kukke Subramanya Bus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators Kukkeshree Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the village. Volvo bus is the most preferred choice of all travellers these days.