Languages: Padubidri, as the rest of undivided South Canara, is a part of Tulunadu with  local Tulu language is widely spoken followed by Kannada, Konkani, Beary and Urdu. Gujarati is also spoken by a small number of Gujarati families settled here. English and Hindi languages are also quite common. Of late, due to construction work at Suzlon and Udupi Power Company projects, there has been a sudden surge of people coming from all over India and one can also hear Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Malyalam, Punjabi and many other dialects.

Climate: Temperature varies from low twenties during winter nights to scorching high thirties during the summer. Monsoon rains strike this region starting from end of May or 1st week of June till late October. This brings beautiful greenery back in to this region. Ideal time to visit this region is during end of December to mid February, during which the temperature is just pleasant..Thereafter it turns hot with high percentage of humidity. The region has received a good amount of rainfall this year exceeding the total rainfall of last year.

People: Largely Tuluva ethnic groups followed by Konkanis, Kannadigas, Bearies and a small Gujarati population. People are well educated and many people from this region are spread around the globe. To know more about Tulunadu, its Historyand Culture, please click here.

Religion: There are many religions here. Hinduism is the main religion followed by Muslims, Jains and a very small Christian population.

Places of worship: Padubidri has famous Brahmasthana, Sri Mahalingeshwara Maha Ganapathi Temple, Sri Venkataramana temple, Bala Ganapathi temple, Durgadevi temple, Subramanya temple, Jumma mosque and many other smaller places of worship. Nearest church (Sacred heart church) is at Yermal, near Uchila Mahalaxmi temple. People live here in peace and communal harmony.

Transport: All private-owned express buses between Mangalore and Udupi, and to Kudremukha stop here. There are many feeder services between the small towns. All the long distances buses to Mumbai and Bangalore stop here. Nearest Airport at Bajpe is just 45 minutes drive away. Padubidri (Ellur) and Mulki railways stations are also in the close proximity. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are easily available

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Padubidri - Important Telephone Numbers
Name Address Tel. +91-820-
Police Station Near Market. 2555452
MESCOM Office Mahadevi Complex, Main Road 2555056
Panchayath Main Road, Near Mahadevi 2555286
Post Office Shwami Towers, Main Road 2555630
   Padubidri - Hospitals
Primary Health Centre Near Govt. School 2555214
Siddhi Vinayaka Hospital Mahadevi Estate, Main Road 2555633
  Padubidri - Clinics
Dr. Aravind Shastry Karkala Road 2555105
Dr. J.C. Devadiga Meera Complex 2555471
Dr. Mrs. Savitha B.S. Siddhi Vinayaka Hospital 2555633
Dr. N.T. Anchan Anchan Ayurvedic Clinic 2555161
Dr. Y.N. Shetty Soubhagya Clinic, Main Rd. 2555605
   Padubidri - Eye Specialists
Dr. Bhavani Shankar Soujanya Clinic, Main Road 2555633
  Padubidri - Dentists
Dr. Mrs. Gayathri 'Dento care', Mahadevi Complex 2599131
Dr. S.K. Bailoor 'City Dental', Chinmaya Building 2599987
  Padubidri - Clinical Laboratory
Avishkar Laboratory Chinmaya Building 2555915
Imp. Hospitals in Udupi & Dakshina Kannada District
Kasturba Hospital Madhav Nagar, Manipal 2571201
Dr. T.M.A.Pai Hosp. Court Road, Udupi 2526102
J.M.J. Hospital Church Building, K.M. Marg 2523395
Lombard Mem. Hosp Udupi 2520334
Mitra Hospital Old Post Office Rd, Udupi 2520828
A.J. Hospital NH17, Kuntikana, Mangalore 0824-2436236
Wenlock Govt. Hosp Hampankatta, Mangalore 0824-2425038
Unity Health Complex Highlands, Kankanady, Mgl. 0824-2432770
   Padubidri - Medical shops
Padma Medicals Pallavi Complex 2555103
Sannidhi Medicals Near Bus stand 2556168
Vineeth Medicals Meera Complex 2577875
Pt.Thoma Poojari & Sons
(Ayurvedic Medicines)
Near Sapna Cream Parlour 2555023
   Padubidri - Opticians
Rajatha Opticals Chinmaya Building 2556927
   Padubidri - Super Markets
Sapna Super Market Main Road 2556293
Padubidri Super Mkt Meera Complex 2599555
Sumangala Sanathana Towers 2577346
   Padubidri - Grocery shops
Mahalaxmi Damodhar Store Mahalaxmi Complex, Karkala Rd 2555237
Damodhara Stores Opp. Old Police Station 2555002
Dayal Gadiyar Near Old Police Station 2555932
Kiran Prov. stores Near Bus stand 2577471
Raghavendra Store Near Srinivas Restaurant 2555215
Sri Ganesh stores Meera complex  
Padubidri - Textile shops & Dress centres
Katpadikar & Sons Near Syndicate Bank  
P.K.Dooja Poojari & Sons Opp. Corporation Bank ATM  
Kulyadikars Near Bus stand  
P.N. Textiles Near Durga Prasad Jewellers 2555747
   Padubidri - Hardware, paints, electrical and pipe fittings
MK Traders Meera Complex, Main Road 2555297
Prasad Industries Near Syndicate Bank 2555091
Cauvery Paints Amrita Towers 2556429
Ramanath Hardware Main Road 2555543
Shree Balaji Electricals Mahadevi Complex, Main Rd. 2599700
Kotian Electricals  
   Padubidri - Jewellery Shops
Durga Prasad Jewellers Durgaprasad Jewellery Bldg. 2555057
Prakhyath Jewellers Dhanvanthari Road 2556250
Jayashree Jewellers Suma Complex, Karkala Road 2555733
Sri Vinayaka Jewellers Market Road 2556162
Vishwakarma Jewellers Kadipatna Road 2556131
     
   Padubidri - Wood Industries
Sri Ganesh Wood Inds. Main Road 2577977
Panduranga Wood Inds. Near Nagaraja Estate 2555044
  Padubidri - Veterinary Dispensary  
Dr. R.S. Acharya
(Veterinary Officer)
Near Police Station 9449075520
Padubidri - ATM
Name Address Tel. +91-820-
Syndicate Bank Meera Complex, Main Road. 2555024 (Manager)
Vijaya Bank Mahadevi Complex, Mn. Road  
Corporation Bank Shwami Towers, Main Road 2555052 (Manager)
Indian Overseas Bank Hotel SAS Intl. Building  
Padubidri - Banks
Syndicate Bank Meera Complex, Main Road 2555052
Vijaya Bank Mahadevi Complex, Main Rd. 2555094
State Bank of Mysore Sri Mahalaxmi Complex 2555482
Karnataka Bank Amritha Towers, Main Road 2599599
Udupi Co-op. Town Bank Sri Guru Complex, Main Road 2556118
SK Dist. Central Co-op Bank. Hotel Amar Comforts Complex 2555248
Karnataka Grameena Vikasa Bank Near Vikram Wines, Karkala Road 2599199
Canara Bank (Yermal) Main Road, Yermal Thenka 2555063
Syndicate Bk (Nandikur) Main Road, Nandikur 2555470
Corp. Bank (Nandikur) Mudarangadi Cross, Nandikur 2555052
Indian Overseas Bank Hotel SAS Intl. Building  
   Padubidri Telephone & Mobile phone complaints / Customer care numbers
BSNL Landline compl. Near Govt. School, Market Rd. 2555020
Airtel Cust. care N.A. 121 or 9845098450
BSNL Cust. care N.A. 9448024365
Reliance Cust. care N.A. *333
Vodafone Cust. care N.A. 111 or 9886098860
Idea Cust. care N.A. 9844098440
Tata Indicom Cust. care N.A. 12524
   Padubidri - English Medium Schools
Lions School Karkala Road 2556778
Sagar Vidya Mandir Beach Road 2599266
  Padubidri - Boarding & Lodging
Hotel Amar Comforts NH17, Kelagine Pete Road. 2556956
Hotel SS NH17, Nagaraja Estate  
Hotel Vijaya Main Road, Padubidri 2555039
Hotel Mahadevi Mahadevi Complex, Main Road 2555197
Hotel SAS Intl. Opposite Mahadevi Complex  
   Padubidri - Bars & Restaurants
Down Town NH17, Hotel Amar Comforts 2556956
SS Bar & Restaurant NH17, Nagaraja Estate  
Pallavi Bar & Restaurant Main Road, Pallavi Complex 2555484
Hotel Navarang Main Road, Meera Complex 2555360
Mahadevi Bar & Rest. Mahadevi Complex 2555197
     
   Padubidri - Vegetarian Restaurants
Vijaya Bhavana Vijaya Bhavana Bldg, Main Rd. 2555039
Hotel Sri Devi Mahadevi Complex 2555197
Hotel Sumangala Near Bus stand 2577346
Hotel Sri Keerthi Market Road 2556392
Srinivas Restaurant Main Road 2555215
Sonu Dhaba Near Kamath Service Centre  
   Padubidri - Computer Education centres
MICE 1st Fl. Mahadevi Estate 2556415
Zeeta Technologies Durga Prasad Jewellers Bldg. 9945519970
   Padubidri - Cyber cafe
Cyber Sweety Sapna cream parlour Bldg. 9901191242
   Padubidri - Mobile Phone sales / activation / Recharge
Sridevi Communications Mahadevi Complaex, Main Rd.  
Dhanalaxmi Traders Prabhu Nivas, Main Road. 2577503
Sannidhi Medicals Near bus stand 2556168
Asha Bakery Main Road  
Agari Electronics Mahadevi Complex, Main Rd. 2599094
Vignesh Near bus stand  
Sumangala Near bus stand 2577346
   Padubidri - Cable TV Network
Harish Cable Club Near Mahalingeshwara Temple 2556104
   Padubidri - Electronic Shops
Agari Electronics Opp Old Police Station 2599094
Sharan Electronics Near Hotel Amar Comforts  
   Padubidri - Beauty Parlours
Brides Beauty Parlour Bhaskar Complex 2599819
Soundarya Beauty Parl. Meera Complex  
  Padubidri - Photo Studios
Swastik Studio/Video Opp. Corporation Bank ATM 2599924
Karan Photo Studio Sadasukh Building 2556029
Chinmaya Digital Studio Bhaskar Complex 2599110
  Padubidri - Printers
Prakash Printers Near Coporation Bank ATM  
Ujwal Enterprises Udayadri Complex, Karkala Rd 2555627
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Sridevi Communications
Mahadevi Complex
Padubidri - 574111
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Mobile phones, activation, recharge and accessories.
Airtel TV, BIG TV, DishTV. Sun Direct & Tata sky renewals.
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Vodafone, Tata Docomo, Indicom,
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