A city in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka, Puttur is located near the Mysore-Mangalore highway. The second largest city in Mangalore district,Putturhas the largest market for arecanut in the state.Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in this city.A coastal region, Puttur is surrounded with lush green forest and several hillocks. The National Research Centre for Cashew and theCampco Factory is located in this town.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels to stay in Puttur. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Super Tower and Dinesh Bhavan Lodging that has rooms starting from Rs.600 onwards.
The annual festivals like Sankranthi, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Byari,Kodava and Malayalam are spoken here.
Places to visit
The 300 year old Juma Masjid Kallega, the Hot Spring water BendruTheertha (15kms) and Beeramale Hill (15kms) are located in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Mangalore (55kms).
Puttur has its own railway station
PutturBus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like SBT Balaji Travels and Ganesh Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.