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Attractions to explore near Murudeshwar Temple

Murudeshwar Temple
Murudeshwar TempleMurdeshwar Temple Main Rd, Murdeshwar, Karnataka 581350, India

"Murdeshwar" is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. Famous for the world's tallest Shiva statue, this beach town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also famous for the Murdeshwar Temple.

Nearby Attractions

Netrani Island
Netrani Island18.95 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Also known as Pegion island situated near to the Muradeswar. It is a heart shaped island.

Koosalli Falls
Koosalli Falls25.78 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

The Koosalli Waterfalls is a large waterfall located in a deep, rocky forest area. It is a cascading waterfall with six different waterfalls dropping from a height of about 470 feet.

Dabbe Falls
Dabbe Falls28.73 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Nestled within the lush green folds of Saravathi wildlife sanctuary, it is a storied waterfall reachable through picturesque trails.

Jog Falls
Jog Falls38.19 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 meters (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 meters (1100 ft) in Meghalaya.

Sri Mookambika Temple
Sri Mookambika Temple43.88 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

The famous temple located in the valley of Kodchadri peak. A good place for mental rejuvenation and for spiritual energy.

Linganamakki Reservoir
Linganamakki Reservoir45.43 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Spread across the river Sharavathi, it is one of the major dams of Karnataka with a length of 2.4 kilometers. Connected by canals, the reservoir gets it's water from nearby Chakra and Savahaklu reservoirs and from rainfall in the region.

Maravanthe beach
Maravanthe beach46.51 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

NH-66 runs next to the beach and the Suparnika River flows on the other side of the road, creating a spectacular scenery here.

Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary47.51 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Spread over an area of 431.23 km2, it has dense evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. The sanctuary is a refuge of the endangered lion-tailed macaque.

Kodachadri Hill
Kodachadri Hill49.02 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

13th highest peak of Karnataka state. Surrounded by dense forests and breathtaking views, it is a major attraction for hikers. At the top of the peak stands a stone-built temple dedicated to Adi Shankara.

Hidlumane Waterfalls
Hidlumane Waterfalls49.84 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Accessed by hiking, this is a series of six cascading waterfalls hidden from one other. The trek from the first fall to the 6th fall includes steeper trek that runs through forest, water, and rocks.

Om Beach
Om Beach50.39 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Om beach is shaped as two semi crescents join together forming the shape of Om. Tourists can enjoy the banana boat, surfing, jet skiing, etc. on this beach. The beach has a breathtaking view of the sunset.

Kudle Beach
Kudle Beach51.39 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Lined with coconut trees, Kudle Beach is a perfect, peaceful little beach flanked and protected by hills in its sides. The spot also has some hiking trails passing through if you are interested in that. Surfing, Kayaking, Swimming are also possible.

Gokarna
Gokarna53.53 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Gokarna is a small temple town in the western coast of India. Gokarna is known as one of the seven Hindu pilgrimage centers.

Yana
Yana54.71 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Yana is a village located in the forests of Kumta.Which is known for the unusual karst rock formations.

Vibhuthi Falls
Vibhuthi Falls56.54 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Vibhoothi waterfalls is one of the many waterfalls in the western ghats. surrounded by large rocks and limestone deposits. The waterfall is a picturesque spot which flows in steps that make it the ideal refuge spots for the summer.

Aanegudde Shree Vinayaka Temple, Kumbhashi
Aanegudde Shree Vinayaka Temple, Kumbhashi63.00 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

One of the seven places of pilgrimage in the region called ‘Parashurama Srishti’ which are believed to be created by sage Parashurama. Anegudde means elephant (Aane) hillock (Gudde) and it is the abode of the elephant god, Sri Vinayaka.

Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary69.54 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

217 diffrent rare species fo birds belonging to 48 families are found at this place.

St. Mary's Island
St. Mary's Island81.97 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

Also known as coconut island, is a set of four small islands in the Arabian sea off the coast of Malpe. They are known for their distinctive geological formation of columnar basaltic lava.

Malpe Beach
Malpe Beach84.55 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

With a never-ending coastline and palm trees lining up on its shores. It is one of the most important fishing area of Karnataka.

Sri Krishna Mutt, Udupi
Sri Krishna Mutt, Udupi88.55 KMs away from Murudeshwar Temple

A famous Hindu temple dedicated to Krishna and Davita Mutt. The area is a holy place for daily devotion and living.