Kateel or Kateelu is a sanctuary town in the Dakshina Kannada region of Karnataka, India. It is around 26 kilometers from Mangalore and is viewed as one of the holiest sanctuary towns in Hinduism. The primary fascination of the town is the sanctuary of Sri Durga Parameshwari. The heavenly sanctuary is arranged on an islet amidst the consecrated stream Nandini in the midst of all encompassing scenes and captivating greenery. A large number of lovers visit Kateel consistently to look for gifts from goddess Durga Parameshwari. get the endowments of Durga Parameshwari. This is one of the most visited temple in Mangalore.