Sri Arya Durga Temple is in the coastal town of
in Uttara Kannada District
. Established over 300 years ago by a saint, the temple has his samadhi
in front of it. The temple was renovated recently. Kundodhari Mahamaya Chamundeswari Temple is another nearby attraction.
Ankola is a charming place which attracts tourists to its sandy beaches. It has its own railway station. Mangalore is the nearest airport.