Neminath Basadi - Karkala - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Udupi): 37 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: Following places can be visited along with this place:

1. Chathurmukha Basadi - Karkala (< 1 Km)
2. Gomatheshwara Statue - Karkala (< 1 Km)
3. Sri Venkata Ramana Temple - Karkala (< 1 Km)
4. Ananthashayana Temple - Karkala (< 1 Km)
5. St. Lawrence Church - Attur (8 Kms)

At a distance of 37 Kms from Udupi & 50 Kms from Mangalore, Neminath Basadi is a Jain temple constructed in 1329. It is located very close to Bahubali Betta / Gomatheshwara Statue (about 0.5 Km).

The presiding deity of this temple is Mulnayak Bhagvan Neminath. There is a 54 feet Manasthambha, carved out of single rock, which is installed in front of the Basadi. The complex also houses Lord Mahavir, Chandranath Swamy, Adinath Swamy, Ananthanath and Padmavathi basadis, and the Bhujabali Brahmacharya Ashram.

Chaturmukha Basadi (1 Km), Gomatheshwara Statue (0.5 Kms) and Ramasamudra Lake (1 Km) are nearby attractions.