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Mahabaleswara Temple

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Main Street, Gokarna, India
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Like any other temple

Only difference is it looks a bit well managed. It is always crowded and does not really offer much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amruta P
Bengaluru, India
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Holy Lord Shiva (Mahakaleshwar) Temple

The Mahakaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is Holy place of Lord Shiva... It is Located in Gokarna... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dombivli, Maharashtra, India
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Main Street, Gokarna, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only difference is it looks a bit well managed. It is always crowded and does not really offer much peace. The internal portion is banned to tourists from other countries

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mahakaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is Holy place of Lord Shiva... It is Located in Gokarna, Karnataka State which is build in classical Dravidian architecture style...It faces Karvar city beach on the Arabian sea where Hindu pilgrims visit to Worship Lord Shiva .... Wort visiting this...More

Thank Dwarkanath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

didn't hear about this temple before i reached there. it is very beautiful and nicely situated beside the beach. do have a visit here and the following beach behind. trust me, a visit to gokarna instead of goa - and you will not regret.. specially...More

Thank anjanhazra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent temple with a lot of historical significance. See the wikipedia pages for more information. The best way to avoid the rush is to pay for a temple seva such as the Rudrabhisheka Puja or something and also to pay some dakshina (English equivalent...More

Thank Venkym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ravana had obtained the atmaling after doing penance to Lord Shiva. He was told that the atmaling will become unmovable where he keeps it. He was carrying it to Lanka. It is about sunset, so he stops at Gokarna to worship Surya. He asks a...More

Thank Damanig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the holy place of Hindu religion. people visit here to complete the last rites of deceased.There are many priests here who perform these pooja and there will be lunch served. Parking is a main concern during holidays .Also you get two...More

Thank Smitpoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is the reason behind Gokarna being a place of religious significance. This temple houses the only atma linga in the world and hence is thronged by tourists. Persons of non-Indian nationality are not allowed inside the temple. One can get darshan in an...More

Thank Rohan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple houses an atmalinga which makes it as religiously significant as the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. We were given a good 'darshan' by the priest. It's one of the spots in India where Hindus come to complete the death rites of their deceased...More

Thank prpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is located on the seashore of Gokarna around 25 mms from Kumta. This is an Atmalinga. This temple is open from morning 6.00 to 12.30 and 5pm in the evening. Devotees performing Abhisheka are allowed to touch the Atmalinga after the Abhishek. Free...More

Thank srnayak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’re sign board on few places where stated that foreigners are not allowed to entered. Otherwise it’s a nice place. Decent dress code required.

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4 December 2017|
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Response from KumarDave | Reviewed this property |
Murudeshwar Temple Darshan Timings for the devotees are between 5:00 am to 21:00 pm. This will might change during Maha Shivratri Festival. Temple Remains Closed 13:00 to 15:00
11 June 2015|
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Response from rcjoshi | Reviewed this property |
You may contact the temple admin. directly to know it better.
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21 March 2015|
Response from Sunil646 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can perfor. There are various priests offering such services. Be vvv careful you choose the right one and not the one who will leave your pocket lighter by a few thousands..So check out all details and then only go... More