Nestled in the midst of thick evergreen forests and verdant valleys, Annapurneshwari Temple is one of the most popular places of pilgrimage in Chikmagalur. It is dedicated to Goddess Annapporani who is Goddess of all nourishment. Located on the banks of River Bhadra, it is one of the most revered Chikmagalur tourist attractions which is surrounded by exquisite nature. The temple is believed to be constructed about 400 years ago by Agasthya Maharishi and is famous for offering food and shelter to everyone with its premises always kept open.
A visit to the temple is a spiritually satisfying experience and one of the most sought-after activities in Chikmagalur for those who are in search of peace and relaxation. Annapurneshwari Temple offers the most amazing experience when visited during the festivals of Rahotsava, Akshaya Thadige and Navaratri.
• Location: Annapoorneshwari Temple, Mudigere Taluk, Chikamagalur District, Hornadu, Karnataka
• Best Time to visit: October to March is the most preferred time to visit here
• Entry fee: Free
• Timings: The temple can be visited from 6:30 am to 9.00 pm
• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 90 kilometres from the bus stand in Chikmagalur.