The name puttur is said to be derived from muttoor(u as in put, not but) - muttu + ooru. Muttu translates to pearl, ooru to town/city. Legend has it that pearls used to grow in the Temple Tank.
Nearest big place is Mangalore. Frequent public transport buses are available from Mangalore. There is direct deluxe buses available in night from state capital Bangalore. Local train service from - to Mangalore are as under ( 50 km)
Starting station Departure time (Appx) Arriving station Arrival time (Appx)
Mangalore 0615 hrs Puttur 0740 hrs
Puttur 0815 hrs Mangalore 0940 Hrs
Mangalore 1030 hrs Puttur 1145 hrs -To Subrahmanya
Puttur 1400 hrs Mangalore 1520 hrs
Puttur 1940 hrs Mangalore 2055 hrs BANGALORE TRAIN Bangalore City 2035 hrs Puttur 0625 hrs
Puttur 0627 hrs Mangalore 0805 hrs (above train)
Mangalore 1945 hrs Puttur 2050 hrs -To Bangalore
Puttur 2052 hrs Bangalore city 0650 hrs (above train)
Mahalingeshwara temple.,Lakshmi Venkatramana Temple,
- campco factory. chocolate factory
arecanut (supari), a little bit of pepper.
1.Hotel Hari Prasad A nice hotel in the centre of city.
Hotels are available in main road.
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