Most Famous Temples in Murdeshwar

Most Famous Temples in Murdeshwar
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  • 13 October 2022

Murdeshwar is a town in the Uttara Kannada precinct in the state of Karnataka, India. This town is situated 13 km from the Bhatkal and 108 km from Sirsi, It is famous for the world's second tallest Shiva statue, the town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also known for the Murudeshwara Temple. The romantic sunsets on the Murudeshwar Beach are truly something worth witnessing when you are in the area. The beaches of the Arabian Sea such as the Aligadda Beach and Murudeshwar Beach allow tourists to enjoy water sports and other adventures along their shores.

Sri Murudeshwar Shiva temple

Located in Karnataka, this exquisite shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple boasts of the second-highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, and the mere magnanimity of the statue will fill you with a feeling of awe. The main temple's entry, also called the 'gopura' stands at 123 feet and you can glimpse the breathtaking scenery of the Shiva statue from the canopy of the gopura.

Murudeshwar fort

After the temple complex of Murudeshwar, is a fort that encounters its roots in the era of the Vijayanagara Kings. It is said to have been refurbished after that by none other than Tipu Sultan.

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