Sri Somanatha Someshwara Temple is located near Someshwar beach in Ullal, at a distance of about 13 kms from Mangalore. Because of this temple, this place is called as Someshwara.
It is a beautiful Shiva Temple located near the sea shore. This is One of the most famous temples of Mangalore situated right at the sea shore with a wide beach view.
Normally morning & evening time is good to visit the temple. Evening time is best if you are planning to visit the beach also. One of the temple approaches has a staircase climb, one might have to look for the alternate approach to go up towards the other entrance to avoid the climb. You can take your vehicle up and park it there.
The view from Temple is awesome, there are rocks to sit and beach is clean. Tides are high most of the time, so avoid swimming here.
The temple is not much crowded, It is a calm and peaceful place to enjoy with your family. There are huge rocks on the beach which is unlike other beaches which give a standout view for this place.
06.00 Am Temple open
12.00 PM Mahapoja (Noon)
01.00PM Temple closed
05.00PM Temple open
08.00PM Temple Closed
How to reach?
Someshwara (Mangalore City Bus services ) Bus stop is situated at a walkable distance from the temple. KSRTC Main bus stand is located in Lalbagh (Mangalore city) at a distance of about 18 Kms from the temple.
Nearest Railway Station is Ulla, Most of the passenger trains stop here. It is about 1 km from the Temple. Mangalore is the Major Railway Station nearest to the temple located at a distance of about 13 Kms from the temple.
By Own Vehicle
The temple and beach are located just near to the Kanyakumari – Panvel National Highway 66 and very easy to drive through. There is enough parking space available even for small buses and vans.
Shree Somanatha Temple,
Dakshina Kannada District,
Pincode – 575 022.
Tel : 91-824-2466778