Annapoorneshwari Temple, Horanadu, Karnataka, India

Annapoorneshwari Temple also called as Sri Kshethra Horanadu, is situated on the banks of river Bhadra in Chikkamagalur district of the Indian state of Karnataka. The place is surrounded by lush green mountains with natural vegetation, forest on the Western Ghats. Its an ancient Temple of Goddess Annapoorneshwari which means "Feeding one and all". 

Entrance to the Main Temple


Entrance to the Temple complex

Getting There:
Hornadu is is around 7km from Kalasa
100 km from Chikkamagalur
75 km from Sringeri

By Road:
Bengaluru - Horanadu : 325 km (5 Hrs 30 mins)
Route: Bengaluru -> Nelamangala -> Kunigal -> Channarayapattana -> Hassan -> Belur -> Mudigere -> Kottigehara -> Kalasa -> Hornadu

Mysore - Horanadu : 260 km (5 Hrs)
Route: Mysore -> Holenarasipura -> Hassan -> Beluru -> Mudigere -> Kottigehara -> Kalasa -> Hornadu

Hubballi - Horanadu : 325 km (6 Hrs)
Route: Hubbali -> Haveri -> Ranebennur -> Honnali -> Shivamogga -> N. R. Pura -> Balehonnur -> Kalasa -> Horanadu

Shivamogga - Horanadu : 130 km (3 Hrs Drive)
Route: Shivamogga -> N. R. Pura -> Balehonnur -> Kalasa -> Horanadu

Mangalore - Horanadu : 120 km (2 Hrs 30 mins)
Route: Mangalore -> Moodabidri -> Karkala -> Bajegoli -> Kudremukha -> Kalasa -> Horanadu

Dharmasthala - Horanadu : 105 km (2 Hrs 30 mins)
Route: Dharmasthala -> Ujire -> Charmadi -> Kottigehara -> Kalasa -> Horanadu

By Bus:
Horanadu has bus service from both Govt. (KSRTC) & private bus operators to all major & nearby places.

By Railway:
The nearest Railway stations to Horanadu are Shivamogga, Mangalore, Kadur all in the range of 120-130 kms.

By Air:
Nearest Airport is Mangalore International Airport ~ 120 kms
Other airports are:
Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru ~ 325 kms
Hubballi Airport ~ 325 kms



Places of Interest near Horanadu:
* Kalasa - Kalaseshwara Temple - (7 kms)
* Kudremukha - Dam & Hanumangundi Waterfalls - (28 kms)
* Balehonnur - Pilgrimage place - (42 kms)
* Sringeri - Shri Sringeri Sharadamba Temple - (70 kms) 
* Chikkamagaluru - (92 kms)
* Dharmasthala - Shri Manjunatheshwara Temple - (105 kms)



Pooja Timings:
Mahamangalarathi Timings: 9:30 am, 1:30 pm, 9:00 pm
Kunkumarchana Timings: 11:00 am - 1:00 om, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Prasada Bhojana Timings: 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Please refer the Temple website for any change in timings.


Accommodation: 
There are couple of lodges - Baktha Nivasa Lodge & Sri Annapoorneshwari Sadhana, rooms are allocated on first come first serve basis. Preference is given to families.


For further information, pls refer ...
Temple Website: http://srikshetrahoranadu.com/

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