Yedapadavu is a small town in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The town is famous in the vicinity for its Swami Vivekananda PU College. It is a part of the Dakshin Kannad district. The nearest urban agglomeration is Mangalore city at a distance of 21 km south-east. Mangalore also happens to be the district capital. Those with a keen interest on traditional snacks, temples and culture must try this place out.
Places to Stay
The closest possible place available for lodging is Mangalore. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Srinivas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kumar's International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Mangalore International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Bisu in April, Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The town does not have any particular place of tourist attraction. Virtually anywhere you ride on to towards the Arabian Sea coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are in Mangalore; the prime example being Panambur Beach. Some of the other places which are worth a visit are Kadri Manjunath Temple, Sultan Battery, St. Aloysius Chapel and others.
How to Get There
Bajpe Airport in Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 18 km.
The Mangalore Junction Railway Station is located around 22 km away and is the closest major railway station to the town.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities as the town has a lot of significance in the national arena for its tourist sites. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. Buses to the area are available from Mangalore. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.