Kanhangad or Hosdurg is a city in the Kasaragod district of the Malabar region of Kerala, India.

Nithyanand Cave Temple
Shiva Temple at Bellur

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Buses are available from Kasaragod, Mangalore and Kannur. There is a railway station at Kanhangad.

Map of Kanhangad

Extreme traffic congestion can be expected between 7.00 a.m. and 9.00 p.m. near the bus station area from Kottacherry circle to Old Government Hospital Circle.

  • Autorikshaws charge ₹15.00 per km
  • Buses charge only ₹7.00 for three km.
Pulli Karinkaliyamma Temple
  • 12.34175.111191 Ananda Ashramam (Anandashram), Mavungal Rd, +91 4672209477, e-mail: anandashram@gmail.com. Daily lecture sessions from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Free food and accommodation to all visitors. Gardens, Bhajan Hall, Goshalas and Library. The Panchavati Garden is an elevated seating place ideal for meditations and daydreams under the canopy of five sprawling trees. There is a special field for growing grass for the cattle and the small gazebo in the middle of the green field is an ideal location for writing poems as birds and butterflies surround you all the time. (updated Apr 2015)
  • Carithas Convent and Church, Near Mothers Hospital (1 km). (updated Aug 2015)
  • 12.2989875.122641 Guruvanam, Arayil palam, Nileshwar Road. An ashram in a forestlike silent place. (updated Sep 2015)
  • Kareem Forest, Puliyam Kulam, Parappa (23 km from Kanhangad). 32 acres filled with medicinal plants, birds, insects, reptiles, amphibians, small animals and microorganisms. Popular with students of Botany and Zoology. (updated May 2015)
  • Karpooreshwara Temple, Poonkavanam, Hosdurg. (updated Aug 2015)
  • 12.351961575.07912151 Madiyan Koolam Temple, Ajanoor (at Manikoth). This temple is dedicated to Bhadrakali. 
  • 12.3080375.090891 [dead link]Nithyananda Ashram, Kanhangad Town, +91 4672208986, e-mail: nithyanandaashramkhd@gmail.com. Underground caves, Meditation lessons. (updated Apr 2015)
  • Shiva Temple, Bellur, Kanhangad. (updated Jun 2015)
  • Sri Pulli Karinkaliyamma Temple, Kanhangad (very cute structure). (updated Jun 2015)
  • Theyyam Temple, Madiyan Koolam, near Kanhangad at Manikoth. Dedicated to Bhadrakali. During the temple festival in May/June and December/January, the ceremonious theyyam is performed here. (updated Apr 2015)

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