Mookambika is 135 Kms from Mangalore; Kollur has the famous Mookambika Temple at the foot of the Western Ghats. This attractive Mookambika temple with gold plated crest and copper roofs attracts thousands of devotees. Mookambika is unique among the Hindu gods and goddesses as she embodies the powers of Mahalaxmi, Mahasaraswathi and Mahakali merged into one as Adiparashakthi. Udbhava Linga (self manifested phallus) of Mookambika Temple represents both Purusha (male) and Shakthi (female). Dharmasthala - This place is of religious interest in the interiors of Dakshina Kannada. An outstanding example of religious and cultural tolerance where charity is a way of life, extended to all without discrimination. Lord Manjunatha temple is a famous pilgrim center. It is situated in the village of Dharmasthala, in Beltangady Taluk of South Canara district. Udupi is a town and the headquarters of the Udupi District in Karnataka. Udupi is famous for the Krishna temple located here. It also lends its name to the Udupi cuisine which is famous across the world.