Ananteshwar Temple is an important shrine located near Udupi. Though it is in Kerala, it is popular among devotees from Karnataka too. It is more popularly known as Manjula Temple. The temple is located in Manjeshwar in Kasargod district in Kerala.
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This is again one of the ancient temples in South India. The origin of the temple dates back to more than 1000 years. The temple is enclosed by hills on three sides and the river Manjeshwar flows across the other side.
There are three main deities in the temple namely Sri Ananta, Sri Iswar (Siva) and Lord Bhadra Narasimha (avatar of Lord Vishnu). Since the 12th century, the temple has become an important pilgrimage center for the followers of Lord Vishnu.
Temple is located near Udupi. It is about 1.5 km away from the Manjeshwar railway station. Bus services are available from both Udupi and Manjeshwar to this temple. You can find lodging facilities in both Manjeshwar and Udupi.