Ankola is a small town in Uttara Kannada.
The town is surrounded by numerous temples, and the local people speak Kannada and Konkani.
Get in Edit
The town is well connected to Mangalore and Goa - by bus and train. Konkan railways operates a fairly regular services and Bangalore is connected by road. The National Highway 17 passes through Ankola from Goa to Udupi.
Get around Edit
- Lakshminarayana Mahamaya Temple - a very famous temple dedicated to the deity Goud Sarawat.
There are many beaches in the area, with perhaps Belikeri being the most famous.
- Belabander. just 3 km from Ankola
Ankola is famous for its locally cultivated mango called ishaad.
Go next Edit
- Gokarna - the coastal pilgrimage town is 26 km (16 mi) south of Ankola