Koteshwara is a village near to Kundapur and is located in Udupi district. Koteshwara is 4 km away from Kundapur. The main attraction in Koteshwara is the Kotinatha or Kotilingeshwara temple. There are lots of other small shrines too in Koteshwara including that of Subramanya, Ganapati, GopalaKrishna and Jyesthna-Lakshmi.
There is a big lake near the Koteshwara temple. The lake has several legendary tale and it is believed that there are underground tunnels connecting this temple to a place called Vandaru Kambala Gadde, which is 20 kilometres away.
Many other important temples like Pattabhiramachandra temple and the Kodandarama Temple are also located nearby. Every year, this place is visited by thousands of Hindu devotees from Karnataka and other neighboring states like Kerala.
This place is well connected to Kundapur via roads. Frequent bus services are available to Koteshwara from Kundapur. The nearest airport is in Mangalore. Visitors can find good lodging facilities in Mangalore.