While on a visit to Sringeri, travellers 'must visit' Adi Shankara Temple that is considered as one of the prime attractions of the destination. This temple is dedicated to Sage Adi Shankaracharya, who is known for spreading Adwaitha beliefs. A beautiful and magnificent Adi Shankaracharya statue positioned on a two feet high peetham can be seen at this temple.
This idol is in a yogasana posture and is placed right in front of the lingam. In the temple premises, tourists can see four statues of Shankaracharya followers. Religious activities like panchamrita abhishekha, archana and rudra abhishekha are usually performed in this temple. Pilgrims can visit Adi Shankara Temple from 7 am to 1 pm and 5 pm to 8:30 pm.