Tourist Places in Gokarna

Places to Visit in Gokarna

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Gokarna Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 755 Ratings

Gokarna is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Hyderabad. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Gokarna is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Gokarna are February, March, October, November, December. There are 12 tourist places in Gokarna, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Gokarna can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Gokarna for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Gokarna Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Gokarna, browse through photos & pictures, explore Gokarna using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Gokarna, which are great places to visit, are Bhadrakali Temple, Half Moon Beach, Paradise Beach, Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach. Gokarna can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Gokarna Tourist Places



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Om Beach, Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Om Beach, Gokarna
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 12
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5.4/ 7 1
13 Ratings & 8 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Gokarna Beach, Gokarna
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 12
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5.1/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Place to spend quality time"4 days ago "Nice atmosphere"4 weeks ago
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Kudle Beach, Gokarna
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 12
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Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Paradise Beach, Gokarna
  • Type: Beach
Paradise Beach, Gokarna
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 12
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6.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"paradise lost"Jan 8, 2014
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Half Moon Beach, Gokarna
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 12
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Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"Walk on the moon"Jan 8, 2014
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Bhadrakali Temple, Gokarna
  • Type: Temple
Bhadrakali Temple, Gokarna
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 12
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6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
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Mahabaleshvara Temple, Gokarna
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 12
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5/ 7 1
2 Ratings
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.... Read More »
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Maha Ganapati Temple, Gokarna
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 12
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Yaana, Gokarna
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 12
Places to Visit in Gokarna
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... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Kotitirtha, Gokarna
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 12
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Cocopelli Surf School, Gokarna
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 12
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Taamragowri, Gokarna
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 12
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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... Read More »
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