Metkalgudda is one of the historical picnic spot, which comes near Hosangadi (Udupi district). Hosa-gadi which became Hosangadi was an important place when "Shivappa Nayaka" (king of Keladi kingdom) ruled this area. There are remnants of forts especially on the western ghats, one of them being on "Metkalgudda".
This place is near to "Varahi Underground Power Project" (Hosangadi)
Photos & Information Courtesy: Manjunath Jois- Hosangadi