A number of temples and fifteen mosques make this cashew growing town a prominent pilgrim centre. The memorial of the late Sri Govinda Pai, the grand patriarch of Kannada literature, is situated at Manjeswaram . At Kanwatheeratha beach (3 km from Manjeswaram), a large swimming pool-like formation of the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction. Jain Temples : There are two old Jaina Bastis at Bengara Manjeswar on the southern bank of Manjeswar river.Churches : About 11 km from Kumbla on the Kumbla - Badiadka road is the Mother Dolorus Church of Bela. The hundred year old Roman Catholic church is built in the Gothic style. The Our Lady of sorrows Church constructed in 1890 is the oldest in the district. The memorial of the late Govinda Pai, the grand patriarch of Kannada literature, is located at Manjeshwaram.