Drawing in scores of pilgrims, Dandellapa Temple is known to be as the one of the most auspicious places to visit in Dandeli. Located across the belt of Maland, Dandelappa Temple is replete with mesmerising natural beauty making the landscape a visual treat for the eyes.
It is also one of the oldest temples in Dandeli where the people come to seek the blessings of Lord Dandelappa to whom this temple is dedicated. The local deity Dandelappa is considered to be a beloved figure among the locals in Dandeli and it is interesting to note that the name Dandeli comes after Dandellapa.
It is said that those who worship at Dandelappa temple get their wishes fulfilled. The temple is a great tourist spot for its spiritual ambience and also offers an insight into the history and society of Dandeli.
Location: Ganesh Gudi, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka
Best Time to visit: Tourists here can visit the temple anytime throughout the year. However, the most preferred time is from October to February
Timings: Dandelappa Temple is open for tourists during the day
Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is just 2.3 kilometres which takes approximately 7 minutes to travel via Jawaharlal Nehru Rd in Dandeli