Known for its architectural beauty and rich history, the Mirjan Fort is a must-visit. The 16th-century fort in Uttara Kannada is just about 22km away from Gokarna. It’s the perfect weekend getaway destination. Mirjan Fort – Quick Facts Timing: 8 am to 6 pm Entry Fee: Free entry Best time to visit: September to February […]
Lying on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Gokarna is a small town located in the district of Uttara Kannada in Karnataka, India. Famous for its temples and beaches, this little town attracts pilgrims and tourists from all over the world throughout the year. Gokarna is one among the seven important pilgrimage centers of the Hindus. Covered in banana and coconut trees, this place is also known for its clean and serene beaches which boast of scenic beauty. Besides Kannada, English and Konkani languages are spoken in this place. This little town also lies in the midst of Agnashini River and Gangavali River.
Sunset at Om Beach. Image courtesy Saransh Gupta
Mahabaleshwara is the most famous temple in Gokarna dedicated to Mahabaleshwar, an incarnation of Shiva. Built in the Dravidian style of architecture, this temple lies on the Karwar coast. Also referred to as Dakshin Kashi, this temple attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. The other temples that are worth visiting in this town are Tamra- Gauri Temple, Maha Ganapathi Temple, Varadraj Temple, Uma- Maheshwari Temple and Venkataramana Temple. Gokarna is also home to four beaches known for its beauty. Surrounded by palm trees and white sand, the Kudle beach is a popular tourist destination. The Paradise beach, Half- moon beach and OM beach are also frequented by tourists. The best time to visit this town is from October to March. Learn more about the beautiful Gokarna here.
Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is one of the must visits when you are in the small town. Know about Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna, legend, and timings.
Om Beach is a wonderful beach in Gokarna. Know more about the fund activities on can do at Om Beach and how to reach the beach.
Gokarna is a temple town and tourist destination in Karnataka. The place has many famous temples. Read on to know about the 5 must visit temples of Gokarna.
The rocky Western Ghats lie close to the shoreline and they offer a panoramic view that you’ll be able to take in when you’re trekking close to the beaches or deep in the forests.
Gokarna Beaches are the chief tourist attractions in the holy town of Gokarna. Gokarna is remotely populated with its nearest connection being Goa to its north and the city of Bangalore is located roughly around 275 miles to its east.
Gokarna, Kashi of the South, is an ancient temple town housing the Mahabaleshwar temple near Karvar, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka. Atmalinga embedded in the Saligrama and the Bhandikeri Math are famous