Hiriadka

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Hiriadka/ Hiriyadka
ಹಿರಿಯಡ್ಕ
Hiriyadka
village
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
 • Density 800/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
 • Regional Tulu, Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 576113
Nearest city/town Manipal, Karkala
Sex ratio 1000:962 /
Literacy 92%
Lok Sabha constituency Udupi Chikmagalur

Hiriadka or Hiriyadka is a town in the Udupi District in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is quite close to Udupi. It is 15 km from Udupi and 24 km from Karkala. It lies on the Udupi-Hebri road and is famous for the fair along with a festival called Siri Utsava/Siri Jaatre which happens every year in the month of April–May. Visitors from Udupi, Agumbe, Shimoga and Dakshina Kannada districts are attracted to this popular fair. Swarna River flows about 1 km from Hiriadka.

Religious places[edit]

  • Sri Virabhadra temple
  • Raja Rajeshwari temple
  • Moodu Matha
  • Durgaparameshwari Ammanavara Gaddige, Gampa
  • Puttige Matha
  • Sri Bhavanishankara temple, Bhairanje, Kallambettu

References[edit]

Coordinates: 13°21′N 74°52′E / 13.350°N 74.867°E / 13.350; 74.867