Tourist Places in Murudeshwara

Places to Visit in Murudeshwara

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Murudeshwara is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Murudeshwara is, however, mostly preferred by Family, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Murudeshwara are February, March, April, May, October, November, December. There are 15 tourist places in Murudeshwara, 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 Murudeshwara 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 Murudeshwara for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Murudeshwara Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Murudeshwara, browse through photos & pictures, explore Murudeshwara using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Murudeshwara, which are great places to visit, are Kadavinakatta Dam, Bhatkal Light House, Statue Park, Murudeshwara Fort, Bhatkal Beach. Murudeshwara can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Murudeshwara Tourist Places



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Murudeshwara Temple, Murudeshwara
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Murudeshwara Temple is the main attraction in Murudeshwara, which is situated on the top of a hill Kanduka Giri. The temple has a twenty-storied Rajagopura and at the entrance, there are concrete structures of two full sized elephants. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple has a... Read More »
"A treat to the eye"2 weeks ago "Wonderful location"2 months ago
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Murudeshwar Beach, Murudeshwara
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Murudeshwara Beach, situated between Bhatkal and Honnavar, is one of the prominent attractions of Murudeshwara. From the beach, travellers can view the huge statue of Shiva. The beach is visited for Murudeshwara Temple, which is situated at a distance of a kilometre.  ... Read More »
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Idagunji, Murudeshwara
  • Type: Religious Place
Idagunji, Murudeshwara
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Idagunji is one of the popular places for Hindus, which is situated in Honnavar Taluka of Uttara Kannada District. Located at a distance of around 20 km from Murudeshwara, the site is visited by travellers for its famous Ganesha Temple. An idol of Ganesha holding Padma or... Read More »
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Netrani Island, Murudeshwara
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10 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Netrani Island or the Pigeon Island is used for target practices by the Indian Navy. The island is one of the popular picnic spots among the local people and is visited for its Roman Catholic Church, ruins of temple and mosque. The island is also famous for its subterranean... Read More »
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Statue Park, Murudeshwara
  • Type: Park
Statue Park, Murudeshwara
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Statue Park is one of the famous attractions of Murudeshwara as it encompasses a huge statue of Lord Shiva, which is 15 m high. The park also has beautifully designed street lamps, an artificial waterfall, which flows over rocks and boulders and the stone sculptures. Moreover,... Read More »
"Clean, well maintained"Sep 24, 2014 "A great place"Apr 21, 2014
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Bhatkal Beach, Murudeshwara
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Bhatkal Beach is one of the prominent beaches, which is known for its medieval temples located on Kanduka Giri, a hillock. The beach is situated along the Arabian Sea in the middle of Western Ghats. Bounded by hills and coconut trees, the beach provides a beautiful view of the... Read More »
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  • Type: Fort
Murudeshwara Fort, Murudeshwara
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Murudeshwara Fort, situated behind the Murudeshwara Temple, is said to have been built by Tippu Sultan of Mysore. Historians believe that the fort was constructed during the period of Vijayanagara kings. Taxi and auto-rickshaws are available in Murudeshwara to reach the fort. Read More »
"Amazing greenery view"Apr 15, 2014
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Bhatkal Light House, Murudeshwara
  • Type: Light House
Bhatkal Light House, Murudeshwara
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Bhatkal Light House is situated beside the ruins of a fort in Bhatkal, which was constructed in 1891. It was a stone masonry column with a double wick lamp placed inside the lantern. Later in 1936, a flashing light was installed on a white masonry tower. The tower also had a... Read More »
"Old light house"Apr 15, 2014
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Kadavinakatta Dam, Murudeshwara
  • Type: Dam
Kadavinakatta Dam, Murudeshwara
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Kadavinakatta Dam is a huge reservoir, which supplies water to the town of Bhatkal throughout the year. The dam is situated across Venkatapur River and is few kilometres away from Murudeshwara.  Read More »
"Family spot"Apr 15, 2014
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  • Type: Temple
Lord Shiva Temple, Murudeshwara
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  • Type: Mosque
Jamia Masjid, Murudeshwara
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Jamia Masjid, in Bhatkal, is situated few kilometres from Murudeshwara. The inscription in the Jamia Masjid depict that it was constructed in 851 Heigra. Moreover, these inscriptions are written in Persian language dated back to 1447 on a marble slab, which is still preserved... Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Noor Masjid, Murudeshwara
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Noor Masjid is one of the prominent mosques situated in Bhatkal, which is located near Murudeshwara. In 1966, the old Noor Masjid was demolished and the new masjid was inaugurated in 1987.   Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Sultani Masjid, Murudeshwara
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Sultani Masjid is situated in Bhatkal and was constructed by Tippu Sultan in 13th century. The Dravidian style of architecture of this mosque is a popular attraction.      Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Khalifa Masjid, Murudeshwara
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Khalifa Masjid is one of the oldest mosques situated in Bhatkal, which was built on the banks of river Sharabi. The mosque is believed to be more than 200 years old, which was completely demolished in 1966. However, later in 1972, it was reconstructed with two high rising... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Kethapayya Narayan Temple, Murudeshwara
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Kethapayya Narayan Temple is famous for its Vijayanagara style of architecture and beautifully carved sculptures. Tourists can come across the four pillared Navaranga, a kind of a hall along with statues of Ashta Dikpalakas that stand as guards in the eight directions.... Read More »
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