Fast Facts

Best time to visit October – March
Languages Kannada and English

Sringeri is the site of the first monastery established by Adi Shankaracharya, the Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, in the 8th century AD. It is situated on the banks of the River Tunga. Set amidst picturesque surroundings, you will feel like being in seventh heaven in Sringeri.


Sringeri, one of the foremost Shakthi Sthalas of India, lies in the Western Ghats in Karnataka, 150 km from Mangalore and 336 km from Bangalore.

Best Time To Visit

For a Tour to Sringeri, the best time to visit is between the months of October and March.


Sri Shankaracharya discovered Sringeri at a time when the place was not inhabited by anyone. He saw a frog in labor protected from the blazing sunrays by a raised hood of a cobra. Sankara was greatly moved by the sight, and thus installed the Goddess of learning, Sri Sharada, at Sringeri.

Tourist Attractions

Make your Tour to Sringeri memorable by visiting these famous tourist places near Sringeri –

Places around Sringeri

Explore the land of Sringeri, visiting the places around it, while on a Tour to Sringeri –

Fairs And Festivals

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