Tourist Places in Gokarna

Places to Visit in Gokarna

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Om Beach, Gokarna
Om Beach, Gokarna
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Om Beach is a beautiful beach, which has a shape like the auspicious Om sign. Located at a distance of about 7 km from Gokarna, this beach is one of the important spiritual places. Tourists visiting this beach can enjoy activities like surfing, skiing and banana boat cruises here. In addition,... Read More »
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Paradise Beach, Gokarna
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Paradise Beach, also known as Full Moon Beach is a small and lesser known serene beach in Karnataka. This beach is not crowded by tourists and is accessible only through sea by boat or by trekking through forest. Tourists visiting this calm and quiet beach can only enjoy swimming here. Paradise... Read More »
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Gokarna Beach, Gokarna
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Gokarna Beach is the closest beach to Gokarna town, which can be reached via roadways. Tourists can enjoy the view of the rocky mountains on one side and Arabian Sea on the other, while reaching Gokarna Beach. This non-commercialised beach offers a tranquil atmosphere to tourists, which is... Read More »
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Kudle Beach, Gokarna
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Kudle Beach is located in the southern  small town of Gokarna on the western coast of India. This beach is one of the four beaches in Karnataka  located in the Uttara Kannada District. Located about 6 km away from the Gokarna town, this beach is accessible by rickshaw. Furthermore,... Read More »
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Half Moon Beach, Gokarna
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Half Moon Beach is a smaller and less known beach in the Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka. The Half Moon Beach and Om Beach is separated by a cliff, from where tourists can get a view of the vast Arabian Sea. Tourists here can find classical Indian village huts dotted across the beach.... Read More »
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Bhadrakali Temple, Gokarna
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Temple
Bhadrakali Temple is situated at a distance of 1 km from Gokarna, which was built to honour Goddess Uma. As per legend, Ravana performed tapasya at Mount Kailash to please Lord Shiva and sang Shiva Tandava Stotram in his melodious voice. On getting pleased, Lord Shiva asked Ravana to ask for... Read More »
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Mahabaleshvara Temple, Gokarna
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Temple
Mahabaleshwar Temple is an important Hindu religious pilgrimage centre in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. A Shiva Linga, popularly known as the Atmalinga is worshipped in this temple. This temple is considered as holy as the Shiva Temple in Varanasi and Kashi. As per legend, the... Read More »
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Maha Ganapati Temple, Gokarna
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Temple
Maha Ganapati Temple is located just a few metres away from Mahabaleshwar Temple. This temple was built in honour of Lord Ganesha, who succeeded in taking the Atmalinga away from Ravana. As per legend, tourists need to first visit this temple before heading towards Mahabaleshwar Temple. Read More »
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Yaana, Gokarna
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Religious Place
Yaana, a popular pilgrimage destination known for its rock formations, is situated at a distance of 20 km from Kumta. Two huge rocks are formed in the midst of the evergreen forests of Sahyadri mountains and beautiful waterfalls. The two rock formations known Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and Mohini... Read More »
Kotitirtha, Gokarna
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Religious Place
Kotithirtha is a sacred water body located near the Mahabaleshwara Temple in Gokarna. This sacred tank is believed to contain one crore sacred springs, thus the name Kotithirtha. Kotithirtha is surrounded by many temples and devotees come here to bathe in the tank before entering them. Some of... Read More »
Cocopelli Surf School, Gokarna
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Cocopelli Surf School is the first and only surf school situated in Gokarna. Situated in one of the best and exciting surf spots in India, this school was founded by Sandeep Samuel in October 2011. The beaches in Gokarna provide the perfect waves for surf beginners. The clean blue water and the... Read More »
Taamragowri, Gokarna
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
  • Type: Religious Place
Gokarana, a celebrated pilgrim centre of Karnataka is famous for the 'Atmalingam' in the ancient temple located here. The six feet tall Shivalingam is enclosed inside the 'peetham' and can be seen only once in 40 years when the 'Ashta Bandana Kumbhabhishekam' is performed. There are also... Read More »
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