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Murdeshwar Temple

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Bhatkal taluk, India
+91 83852 68524
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Excellent Place

Its a perfect place, Big lord shiva statue, located on the sea shore. You can see the whole sea... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Noida, India
Good Temple

This is located in near Arabian sea. Very good temple and best picnic place. Temple clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ravi M
Chennai, India
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“nearby beach” (4 reviews)
Bhatkal taluk, India
+91 83852 68524

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Reviewed yesterday

Its a perfect place, Big lord shiva statue, located on the sea shore. You can see the whole sea from Gopuram. Perfect place

Thank Ankitjaincs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located in near Arabian sea. Very good temple and best picnic place. Temple clean and peaceful.

Thank Ravi M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Temple near and clean. Seen tall dive Siva behind the temple. Free lunch with Darsan available in temple. Evening time visit will be the best in summer to enjoy with sun set in beach....

Thank Muthukumar P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A great pilgrimage temple for the Hindus. Visited the temple then the wave pool on top of the hill. Had a great time with family. Visited in May so was very hot and humid.nice view from the hill.

Thank Edsuz
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We started the trip with night journey to gain a day. Took the route to Shimoga. Next morning t 6:30 near Sigandoor, got into a house for freshen up (dormitory) and breakfast. Got hot water for kids. Had an excellent village experience by seeing fetching...More

2  Thank Ashok B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

It is my first visit to karnataka, murdeshwar was not on my list but i happened to visit temple as locals recommended it. I must say it was fruitful and worth the visit. Temple is centuries old,restored by very famous Mr. R N Shetty. View...More

Thank Sur A
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Murudeshwar is a town in Bhatkal taluk of Uttara Kannada Dist. on the coast of the Arabian Sea. This town was earlier known as “mrideshwara’ (Mrid in Sanskrit means "Break") and later renamed as “Murudeshwar.” This town is 165 kms from Mangalore and 100kms from...More

2  Thank somaseshug
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Murudeshwar - A small beach town on the coast of Arabian sea. Murudeshwara temple - A beautiful temple, Lord Shiva's Magnificence at it's best. It has the tallest Shiva statue with the backdrop of Arabian sea. The panoramic view is just breathtaking & outstanding. The...More

Thank Nithyanand V
Reviewed 5 February 2017

By far the most statue temple I have ever visited. It has a huge Shiva statue against the backdrop of Arabian Sea. There is a huge entry tower (we could count 19 floors but could be more!). There is a restaurant nearby, and one can...More

Thank Garytan711
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We just enjoyed the Beautiful Sun Set in the beach, lots of fun for kids, and There is huge temple Tower...beautiful scenery, great views from the top ....The temple is well maintained....offered the Pooja to Lord Shiva. -:)

Thank bhmanju
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are there any timings for the temple? if so, please let me know!
27 January 2017|
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Response from AnilAvvaru | Reviewed this property |
ya... temple remains open from morning around 4.30 am to 13.00 pm and reopens at 4.00 om to 8.30 pm
sandeep kumar c
How to reach murudeshwar temple via train?
16 January 2017|
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Response from Sangam678 | Reviewed this property |
Bangalore - Mangalore - Panaji route Konkan Railways... Or Mumbai - Mangalore route. Let me know the source of journey?
Dinesh M
Hi, Is there any lift directly to goto Temple for darshan. Rather than steps. Because my mother can't walk. Thanks and Regards, Dinesh
29 August 2016|
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Response from KashyapDhar | Reviewed this property |
There is no lift. I guess wheelchair is available within the temple complex. Also if you ask for help the guards can arrange for ride up. Unfortunately final few steps are stairs one has to take to reach main Shiva statue... More