A number of temples and fifteen mosques make this cashew growing town, Manjeswaram, a prominent pilgrim centre. Located in Kasaragod district, the place has a memorial of the late Govinda Pai, the grand patriarch of Kannada literature.

Jain Temples: There are two old Jain Bastis at Bengara Manjeswar on the southern bank of the Manjeswar River.

Churches: About 11 km from Kumbla on the Kumbla -Badiadka road is the Mother Dolorus Church of Bela. The hundred year old Roman Catholic church is built in the Gothic style. The Our Lady of Sorrows Church constructed in 1890, is the oldest in the district.

Getting there


Mangalore International Airport (Karnataka), about 35 km.