Dharmasthala is located 300 kms from Bangalore, on the national highway about 65 km away from Mangalore. The nearest railway is Mangalore and Airport is Mangalore and Bangalore. The people who visit Kshetra are taken in by the glory and effect the place leaves on everyone. The temple is built for Lord Shiva and has a lingam made of gold. The temple is one of its kinds as it is run by Jain administrators and Poojas are done by Hindu priests. More than 10000 pilgrims come here almost every day. The temple provides free meals to whoever visits the place. The grand celebrations of Lakshadeep take place in the months of November and December. People can stay here overnight as number of logdes and hotels are available here.
How to Reach: Bangalore- Hassan - Sakleshpur-Dharmasthala
Nearest Town: Sakaleshpur (78 km)
Distance from Bangalore: 302 km
Best Time to Visit: October and February.