Panambur is a town situated in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Panambur comes from 'Panam' which denotes ‘money’ and 'Ur' which denotes a ‘place’ in Tulu. Home to numerous industries, Panambur has the Gurupur River running to its south. The region is known for a beautiful beach at Tanniru Bhavi. Panambur witnesses high rainfall due to its proximity to the sea.
Places to Stay
Panambur has good accommodation options. Some of the hotels in Panambur are Hotel Hindustan (Tariff – Rs 900) and Saptagiri Hotel (Tariff – Rs 500) among others.
The official language of Panambur is Kannada. The other languages spoken in Panambur include English and Hindi.
Onam in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some popular tourist spots in and around Panambur are Nandaneshwara Temple, Panambur Beach, Mangalore (14 km from Panambur) among numerous others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Panambur is Mangalore Airport, which is 14 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Panambur is the Surathkal junction.
Panambur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Belgaum, Bangalore and other cities across Karnataka. Other than state run buses, private operators such as Ganesh Tourists and Ideal Travels also ply this route. Ticketgoose.com’s bus booking online service is the best way to buy your bus tickets.