Murudeshwara Temple - Karnataka
Situated to about 16 kms from Bhatkal & 76 kms from Gokarna , is this holy place Murudeswara.
This bounded by shimmering sea and rolling hills & has been consecrated by a piece of the Pranalinga of Mahabaleshwara thrown by Ravana.
The main attraction in this palce is Murdeswara Temple which is about 500 years old & a 15 m. huge statue of Shiva which was built reasently. There is also a huge fort located nearby the this temple whic is believed to be renovated by Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore.
How to Reach Murudeshwara Temple:
Connected by road to Bhatkal (16 km) and Gokarna (67 km).
Nearest railway station is Bhatkal.
Accomodation : Ashirwad Hotel & Resort, Temple Cottages @ Murudeshwar Complex.