Subrahmanya is a village in the Sullia tehsil of Dakshina Kannada District in Karnataka. Formally, this village was called Kukke Pattana. It is 99 km from the district headquarters Mangalore. Located in the heart of the village, the Kukke Subrahmanya Temple is a famous pilgrimage temple of South India.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels around Subrahmanya are Hotel Ganesha (Tariff – Rs. 1400 to Rs. 1600), Gahanashree Cottage (Tariff – Rs. 1400 to Rs. 1700), SLR Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600 to Rs. 3500), and Shreenikethana Lodge.
The official language here is Kannada, and Tulu is the local language.
Kukke Linga Jatra is held on Makara Sankramana every year. Car festival is celebrated in April for 10 days on Margashira Shuddha Shashti.
Places of Interest
Nearby attractions include Kukke Subramanya Temple (1 km from Subrahmanya), Kukke Linga (To the west of inner sanctum), Kumaraparvatha (15 km), Yadakumeri Railway tunnels (30 km), Kashikatte Ganapathi (0.25 km), Biladwara (0.30 km), Vanadurga Devi Temple (0.50 km), Somanatha Temple Agrahara (1.5 km), Basaveshwar Temple Kulkunda (2 km), Hari Hareshwara Temple (8 km), Bisile Beauty Spot (3 km), Mathsya Gundi (7 km), Sakleshpur (40 km), Dharmasthala (44 km), Talacauvery (44 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Subrahmanya is Mangalore (Bajpe) Airport about 120 km.
The nearest railway station is Nettana Railway Station (Subrahmanya Cross Road) about 12 km from Subrahmanya.
Madikeri is the nearby town with road connectivity from Mangalore, Mysore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Dharmasthala etc. Many buses run on a daily basis such as Kukke ShreeTravels, Nandhini Travels and Subramanya Travels. You can opt for Volvo bus ticket booking service provided by several online bus booking websites.