Sree Gopalakrishna Devaswom Temple

Sree Gopalakrishna Devaswom Temple was built in 2007 by K. C. Nayak in Shakthinagar which is located on the outskirts of Mangalore. The five storied magnificent temple is dedicated to the worship of Lord Vishnu in his Krishna avatar

Speciality

The temple features unique carvings, magnificent towers and a spectacular sanctum. The decorative motifs in the temple are sure to make the visitors spellbound. The top of this magnificent temple allows for a splendid view of the sea on one side and the beautiful city of Mangalore on the other.

History

The unique temple of Sree Gopalakrishna Devaswom is built with the perfect Vaastu and architecture. There are 108 steps that lead down to the basement of the Garbha where the 108 steps symbolize the 108 names of the Lord. The sacred statue of the Lord is seen sitting in the Garbha made out of black granite.

Temple Timings :

The temple functions between 5.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm.

Dress code :

No specific dress code is recommended for a visit to this temple. Still, costumes covering upper arms and legs are suggested as a mark of respect to the temple customs

Festivals

Sankashtahara Chathurthi, Full moon days and Shukla Paksha Panchami are observed in this temple

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