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Krishna Temple, Udupi

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Krishna Temple in Udupi is one of the renowned pilgrimage centers in South India. Thousands of devotees visit the temple to get a glimpse of Lord Krishna. The speciality of this temple is that the idol of Lord Krishna is visible through nine holes in a window. It is believed that the sight of the lord through the nine holes will bring prosperity.

The decorations on the lord Krishna idol are mesmerizing. Sometimes it is decorated with golden jewels and on other days with diamond armour. In the temple there are altars for Garuda and Hanuman too. The temple has a history of more than 1500 years, making it one of the ancient temples too in this part of India.

Some of the festivals celebrated in this temple with splendour are Rama Navami and Ugadi. The temple is 1 km east of the main bus stand and is 3 km west of the railway station. From the bus stand, it costs Rs 10 by auto and from the railway station it costs Rs 25. Visiting time is from 5 am to 9:30 pm.

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