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This temple is not easy to locate, but once u find it u cant get over it. It is next to a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Panvel, India
Hidden gem of Ratnagiri

We fell upon this Temple while searching for Jaigad lighthouse. If you will look from the top, you... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
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30 Dec 2018
8 Apr 2017
“Hidden gem of Ratnagiri”
Ratnagiri 415612, India
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

This temple is not easy to locate, but once u find it u cant get over it. It is next to a beautiful seashore. The place is very peaceful and beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Urvi05
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We fell upon this Temple while searching for Jaigad lighthouse. If you will look from the top, you will just see a dilapidated temple but don't let it dishearten you. Go down and take further stairs on the right to reach the little piece of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank RuchiS111
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A little hard to find but a little bit of asking around would take you there. The temple is run-down and nothing out of the ordinary. However, to the right of the temple is the sea-as blue as it could be. With rocks. Red. If...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank sankalans
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The ancient Shiva Temple is 1200 years old as told by the priest. The Temple shows signs of neglect as it is falling apart. Walk down a few steep stairs from around the temple and you will be greeted by the amazing sea waves crushing...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Pamela_Saha
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I think i am in love with this place.. i loved this place... it totally takes you to a different time.. it is so set in ancient temple and stones that while walking down the stairs to this temple, with sea water falling on rocks...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Kukichotu
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This ancient Shiva temple is one of the “must see” spots only because of the fabulous location on the sea. The temple per se is not very impressive but the steps leading past it and onto the “gaumukh” or the cow’s mouth end at a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Kashmalan D
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

3-4 kms away from Jaigad Jetty, there is a beautiful (and unnoticed) temple known as the Karhateshwar temple. This temple is very close to the Jaigad Lighthouse and is at the Western most part of the landmass. Peace and Tranquility greet you at the entrance...More

3  Thank anubandhg
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Karhateshwar Mandir is a beautiful serene place, a surprise at the end of a road. You have to climb down a few steps to reach this typical Konkan style temple of lord Siva. Two sides of the temple compound, which is elevated at a few...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Pradeep717
Reviewed 8 September 2013

There is nothing architecturally magnificent about the temple, but it is the atmosphere and the sea view that makes it so pleasant. There are a few ancient statues too but not sure of their origin. A long flight of stairs go down to the temple...More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank ug_cal
Reviewed 12 April 2013

No doubt that it is old but it is just another temple with a good view of the sea and there are rumours that if you climb down the steps and taste the sea water, you will find it sweet but i didn't find anything...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank adityakrshnn
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