Distance from Mangalore: 72.1km
Kukke subrahmanya is regarded as one of the seven Mukti places of Karnataka . Kukke Subrahmanya is situated on the banks of river Kumara Dhara. Kukke Subrahmanya temple is dedicated to lord Subrahmanya . The other important shrine to visit here are Kukke Linga, Vedavyasa Samputa Narasimha, Sri Bhairava Devaru, Sri Uma Maheshwara Devaru, Ballalaraya Vigraha, Sringeri Mutt, Hosaligammana Gudi, Adi Subrahmanya, Kashikatte Ganapathi Temple, Biladwara. A fair held here on Champa Shasthi (Skanda Shashti in December) every year attracts thousands of visitors.