Top things to do

Hindu Temple in Dharmasthala

Manjunatha Temple

This striking Kerala-style temple has a pyramidal roof of gold-plated copper plates and its wood carvings have recently been meticulously renovated. Three elephants trunk out blessings to pilgrims outside the Manjun…
Museum in Dharmasthala

Car Museum

Don’t forget to visit the fantastic Car Museum, home to 48 vintage autos, including a 1903 Renault and 1920s Studebaker President used by Mahatma Gandhi, plus classic Mercedes Benz, Chevrolet and Rolls-Royce models.…
Religious in Dharmasthala

Lakshadeepotsava

Thousands and thousands of lamps light up the Jain pilgrimage town of Dharmasthala, offering spectacular photo ops.
Indian in Dharmasthala

Manjunatha Temple Kitchen

Offers simple free meals, attached to a hall that can seat up to 3000. Very efficiently managed.
Museum in Dharmasthala

Manjusha Museum

In Dharmasthala the Manjusha Museum houses an eclectic collection of Indian stone and metal sculptures, jewellery, local craft products, cameras and stamps. No photography is allowed.