Byndoor is famous for its beautiful beaches and the glorious sunset. Located in Kundapura, in the Udupi district of Karnataka. The village is home to the Sri Someshwara temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is present right on the seashore, giving it a truly unique setting.
Byndoor has other tourist places namely the Byndoor beach, Belaka Theerthe falls, Kshitija Nesara Dhama, Seneshwara Temple, Mahakali Temple and Sri Ramachandra Mandir. Tourists come here to relax and enjoy the view of the sunrise and sunset from the beach here. Many a devotees too come here to pay their respects in the various temples here. Let us now know more about the places one must visit when here.
Byndoor Beach is located in Kundapura Taluk in the Udupi District of Coastal Karnataka. It is one of the prime attractions here and is known for the beautiful sunsets. A sense of peace and tranquillity emanates from the beach which pulls tourists in large numbers.
The Belaka Theerthe Falls is located near Byndoor and attracts tourists to this beautiful place. One can enjoy the view of the waterfall along with the noise it makes. It is a perfect place for photographers and nature lovers.
Kshitija Nesara Dhama
Kshitija Nesara Dhama is a place of scenic beauty with its tropical foilage of palms and cocnuts that looks onto the open sea. The Dhama which is located atop a small hill provides a panromic view of the Arabian Sea. One must spend some time in this beautiful place and take in the refrehing feeling it gives.
Seneshwara Temple is one of the oldest temples here in Byndoor. Many a devotees come here to offer their prayers to the Shani Dev to whom the temple is dedicated.
Mahakali Temple, located in Byndoor, is an ancient temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Devotees flock here to offer their respect to the goddess. Tourists are also welcome here. One should keep in mind that photography is strictly prohibited in this temple.
The Someshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located close to Byndoor Beach. The temple enshrines a lingam which is its main diety. Devotees who come here offer flowers, milk, curd and ghee.
Sri Ramachandra Mandir
Sri Ramachandra Mandir is a popular religious site in Byndoor and is dedicated to Lord Rama. Tourists and devotees come here throughout the year to offer worship to the God. One must keep in mind that alcohol and non-vegetarian food is prohibited here.
How to Reach
The nearest airport Byndoor has is the Mangalore Airport. It is situated at a distance of about 121 km and tourists can travel to Byndoor by bus from here. The airport is well connected to the Middle East like Doha, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Dubai and Bahrain. It is also well connected to all the major cities in the country. Byndoor has its own railway station that is well connected to all the states of India.