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Sharadamba Temple Chikmagalur Address: Harihara Street, Sringeri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, 577139, India

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Sharadamba Temple Chikmagalur Timings

Day Timing
Monday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wedesday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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A sacred temple located in the Chikmagalur district of Sringeri, Shri Sharadamba Temple boasts a modern Dravidian style of architecture with significant historical background. Dedicated to the Hindu community, the temple offers holy and divine vibes to the devotees of Goddess Sharadamba and is undoubtedly a must-visit for all those who are followers of Shankaracharya.

Tourists on their Chikmagalur tour must take some time off from their busy schedule to pay a visit to this shrine at least once for sure. It is generally said that Goddess Saraswati, an incarnation of Goddess Sharadamba, fulfills everyone’s wishes whosoever worships her with full devotion and desire. Such is the belief of people over there.

History of Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur

Dating its history back to the 8th century, the foundation of the Sharadamba Temple was laid by Shri Adi Shankaracharya who was traveling with his disciples all across the nation. While roaming around he reached this holiest place where he observed an unusual scene of a snake protecting the pregnant frog from the harsh rays of the sun by spreading its hood in the form of an umbrella. He was so mesmerized by this sight that he decided to build a temple on it and that’s how the Sharadamba Temple came into the picture.

Interesting Facts about Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur

  • The temple got renovated during the 14th – 16th century by the Vijayanagara rulers.
  • The original statue of the presiding deity was made of sandalwood in a standing posture in the beginning but it was later replaced with a seated golden statue.

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Entry Fee and Timings of Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur

There is no entry fee to visit Sharadamba Temple in Chikmagalur. It is open for its visitors from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM and then from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on all days of the week. The recommended exploration time is 1-2 hours.

Best Time to Visit Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur

Although one can seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswati at Sharadamba Temple at any time of the year, if you want to make the most of your visit, you can plan your trip during the Navratri festival, which usually falls between September and October.

At this time, the entire temple is beautifully decorated with colorful lights and flowers, and tourists from all around the world visit this place to celebrate it with great zest. You can also plan your getaway to the Sharadamba Temple on other occasions that honor the presiding deity.

How to Reach Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur?

Getting to Sharadamba Temple is quite easy for both locals and tourists. Since it is situated in the heart of Sringeri town, it can be accessed by road through all means of transport. You can either choose to hire an auto-rickshaw to reach the location or book a private taxi from the list of top car rental companies in Chikmagalur for hassle-free traveling. The bus service is also available for your convenience.

  • Distance from the Mangalore Airport: 97.5 km
  • Distance from the Kadur Railway Station: 650 meters

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