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Madhur Manantheshwara Festival

The five day annual festival at Sree Manantheswara Vinayaka temple at Madhur in Kasargod is a colorful event. On the fourth day, the image of the deity (Thidampu) is taken out in a long procession.

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The presentation of various folk arts and 'Yakshagana', the dance-drama of Karnataka add to the festivities and excitement. The temple is dedicated to Sree Vinayaka (Ganesha), the destroyer of obstacles.

Prime Attractions of Kasaragod

This internationally renowned spiritual centre founded by Swami Ramdas in 1939, offers a quiet, peaceful ambience best suited for meditation and spiritual studies. A 40 minutes drive away, is the unique Valiyaparamba Backwater stretch. The most scenic Backwaters of Kerala, it is fed by four rivers and is dotted with numerous islands. Valiyaparamba is perhaps the most scenic Backwaters of Kerala. A cruise centre offering exciting boat rides will soon be opened here.