a town which emanates rich culture and beauty through its nature and
spirituality. It is located on the WestCoast and is surrounded by water on all
three sides, that is, Panchgangavalli River in the north, Kalaghar River in the
east and the Arabian sea and the Kodi backwaters in the west.
It gets its name from the Kundeshvara temple and has glory
attached to it. The Vijaya Nagara dynasty is known to have had its base here.
Tipu Sultan and other Kings during the 16th century have lived here too.
It is known to be a major port for trades with the Middle
East. Activities like hiking, trekking and boating make it a good tourist
temple- Guddattu and Sri Aanegudde Vinayak temple attracts religious tourists
from different parts of the world.
The place is
known for masala fish fry, tender coconut, sugarcane juice and palm fruit.