The temple was constructed in 1688A.C. The Temple has the name that it is one of the powerful peethas. The beautiful carvings, the peak, and the ancient Kaavi art draw the devotees here. The very sight of Marikamba with a crown studded with diamonds gives solace to the visitors. It is a temple that nourishes music, literature, and art. The fair of the Devi which takes place in alternative years is considered as one of the big fairs of the state. Thousands of visitors and devotees come are from all parts of the state.
- Airport – Hubli Airport 104 km form Sirsi
- Railway Station – Haveri Railway Station is 92 kms from Sirsi
- Sea Port – Honnavar port is 85 kms away from Sirsi
- Bus Stand – Marikamba temple is 1 km from Sirsi bus stop