A village in the Udupi district of Karnataka, Kenjoor is situated 363 km away from Bangalore. Udupi district is a pilgrimage destination popular for its temple festivals. Kenjoor is surrounded by cities like Udupi, Karkala, Moodbidri and Kota. There is relevant humidity in the atmosphere because of the closeness to the Arabian Sea.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kenjoor. Some of them are Sharada International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650), Sri Ram Residency (Tariff – Rs. 650), Hotel Udupi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1470) and Paradise Isle Resort (Tariff – Rs. 4750).
The local language of Kenjoor is Tulu. Other languages spoken include Kannada, Konkani, Hindi and English.
Yakshagana (drama and dance event), and Paryaya festival, held twice a year, are the important events of Kenjoor. Nagaradhane and Bhuta kola are some famous rituals of Udupi district.
Places of Interest
Some places of tourist attraction near Kenjoor are Sri Krishna Temple (located in Udupi), Maha Ganapathi Temple (30 km from Udupi), Temple Janardhana and Mahakali in Ambalapady (3 km from Udupi), and Panchalingeshwara Temple, Bette Vinayaka Temple and Ganapati Shrine in Mudukeri (16 km from Udupi) .
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kenjoor is the Bajpe Airport. It is located about 48 km away from the village.
The nearest railway station to Kenjoor is the Ud Railway Station (2 km away). Mangalore station is the nearest major railway station (60 km away).
There are regular bus services to Kenjoor from Bangalore. Sugama Tourists bus operator offers good services to passengers. Making use of bus ticket booking discount can help you save money while travelling. Look out for such offers at Ticketgoose.com.