Puttur Taluk in Dakshina Kannada District
is a hilly area. It shares the boundary with Sullia taluk in the south, Belthangady
in the north, Bantwal
in the west. The village Kadaba in this place was the center for Vijayanagar rule. Puttur Mahalingeswara Temple, Ganesh and Nilkantha temples are the famous temples located here. The natural hot water spring of Bendre Teertha located 15 km away from this taluk is an ideal picnic spot.