Sanoor is a small village located in Karakal taluk of Udupi district in Karnataka. It name means ‘small village’ in Kannada. Sanoor comes under the Mysore division. It is situated 36 km away from district headquarters Udupi, and is 330 Km away from state capital Bangalore. Sanoor has a population of only 6,328. The main occupation of the people in Sanoor is agriculture.
Places to Stay
There are few hotels in Sanoor. Some of best accommodation near Sanoor is Kalpana Lodge (Tariff Rs. 600), Bhasker Vihar Lodging (Tariff Rs. 250 – Rs. 1500), Royal Mahal (Tariff Rs. 200).
Tulu is the main language spoken in Sanoor. Other languages include Konkani, Kannada, Beary, English and Hindi.
Ugadi, Ganesha Chaturthi, and Navratri are some of the festivals hugely celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Shiv Shrine, Nada Daiva Temple, Sri Venkataramana Temple (4 Km away from Sanoor), The Ambalpadi Devi Shrine (36 km) and Manipal Venugopal Temple (36 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sanoor is Mangalore airport. It is only 50 Km away from the village.
There are no railway stations in Sanoor. The closest major railway station is in Mangalore which is only 43 km away from the village.
There are many government and private coaches travelling daily to and from Sanoor with great frequency. Bus operators such as Vishal Travels give excellent bus services with varied options for passengers to choose from for their travel. Browse through several bus booking portals and avail of cheapest bus tickets.