#8 of 16 Places to Visit in Sringeri
Distance (From Sringeri): 20 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 20 Kms from Sringeri, Hariharapura is a small village on the banks of River Thunga. It is famous for Sri Sharada Lakshmi Narasimha Peetam & Temple established by Adi Shankaracharya.
The temple here is dedicated to Lord Narasimha and it's believed to be over 1000 years old. There is also a shrine for Sri Sharadamba installed by Adi Shankaracharya. According to 14th Century inscriptions, this place was ruled by Vijayanagara King Harihara Maharaya, who had recognized this mutt and had also conferred titles to the then Swamiji and gifted lands to the mutt.
It is believed that Daksha performed yagna here. There is an ancient temple dedicated to Swayambhu Dakshahara Someshwara at Hariharapura.
Hariharapura is close to the main road towards Koppa and is connected by bus.