Karwar

Karwar is a port city in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It’s known for beaches like Rabindranath Tagore Beach, with dive spots, and black-sand Tilmati Beach to the north. The INS Chapal (K94) Warship Museum, in a former missile boat, has artifacts and videos on the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The hilltop Sadashivgad Fort has a temple dedicated to the goddess Durga, plus views of the Kali River and Arabian Sea.

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Aligadda Beach
Within Karwar city limits
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Aligadda beach is a small yet wonderful beach located in the port city of Karwar. It is at a distance of 5 km from the city centre and the first beach to welcome you if you are travelling from the south. The beaches in Karwar are so beautiful that they are praised by renowned personalities like Rabindranath Tagore. Karwar coast is also called as 'Mackerel Coast'.

Aligadda beach greets one with a salty breeze from the Arabian sea and an arched shoreline. It is a perfect place to hang out with family and friends. The beach has a calm aura and is the best place to relax. There are ple...

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Anshi National Park is a national reserve is at a distance of 52 kms from Karwar city in Uttara Kannada district. A part of Dandeli wildlife sanctuary was declared as Anshi National Park in the year 1975. Initially, it was 250 square km later expanded to 340 square km.

Anshi National Park is a part of the Western Ghats covered with dense forest. It is home to many species of birds, mammals and reptiles. It was named as Project Tiger- tiger reserve in the year 2007. The reserve is now called as Kali Tiger Reserve as river Kali is the lifeline of its inhabitants. It is a perfect plac...

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Anashi Waterfall, Karwar
40 kms from Karwar city limits
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Anashi Waterfall is located 40 kms away from Karwar city, on the state highway (SH-34) from Belgaum to Karwar. It is about an hour's drive from the city. The waterfall is on the side of the road.

The Anashi waterfall has a spectacular view, with the lush green and dense forest surrounding it, the cold-water gushing down the rocks and flowing beneath the bridge is a stunning site. The waterfall is in its full glory during the monsoon season. The waterfall is within the Anshi national park for those who are travelling by this route this waterfall would be a perfect pit-stop. The wate...

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Anjediva Island is at a distance of 4 km from Karwar and 1. 8 km from the coast of Karnataka. The name Anjediva comes from Malayalam and Tamil languages which means the fifth island as this island belongs to an archipelago of five coastal islets. The island is of historical importance, however, in the recent years it was handed over to the Indian Navy and is their Naval base.

Anjediva Island officially belongs to Goa but after the island was handed over to the Indian Navy in the year 1991 it was included to be a part of the Naval base of Karwar, Karnataka. The island has played var...

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Ankola
36 kms from Karwar city limits
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Ankola is a small town which is located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 36 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

The name of the region is derived from a woodland shrub Ankola which is grown on the coastal hill aspect and worshiped by the Halakki Vokkaligas as a totem or sacred object. Ankola is a small city surrounded by temples, colleges, paddy fields and mango groves. This town is well-known for its native breed of Mango referred to as kari Ishaad as wells as its bountiful cashews

The Gangavali River also called as Bed...

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Baithkol Vadrase Beach
Within Karwar city limits
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Baithkol Vadrase Beach is a very peaceful beach which is located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 5. 7 km away from the city centre of Karwar.

Baithkol Vadrase Beach is among those untouched beauty of Karnataka. This beach does not remain crowded and polluted at all. It has so many small size rocks present on a particular side. It appears like small black and white dots when seen through the top. It has a complete package of slightly green and small sized hills, rocks, sand and sea. A few big rocks are slighlty submerged in the sea wher...

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Banavasi
133 kms from Karwar city limits
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Banavasi is an ancient temple town in Uttara Kannada, Karnataka and is located 133 kms away from Karwar.

Situated on the border of Shimoga and Sirsi, Banavasi lies deep in the rain forests of Western Ghats on the banks of River Varadha. Travelling in the region of Banavasi is a pleasant experience with Sirsi is considered as a haven of waterfalls, namely the Magod falls, Jog falls as well as Unchalli falls.

The town was a capital of Kadamba dynasty which ruled for about 2 centuries. Banavasi is grown up around a famous temple built in 9th century. The temple at Banavasi...

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Basakal Gudda
40 kms from Karwar city limits
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Between the touristy Karwar and Gokarna, lies the calm town called Ankola. An amazing beach standing by the Arabian Sea, named Basakal Gudda, is a famous attraction here. It is popularly known as Bela Bundar and is not more than 40 kms from Karwar.

The Nandi Point at Basakal Gudda is an edge of the hillock from where one can watch the beautiful sea and the alluring beach. Portraying its best picture at the time of sunset, this point is visited by almost all the tourists who come to this town. The place is rarely crowded and hence is perfect for relaxing in the calm surrounding. ...

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Belekan Beach
61 kms from Karwar city limits
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Belekan beach is a beautiful beach which is located in Gokarna Road, Tadadi Port, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 61 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Belekan Beach is among one of the major tourist attractions of Karnataka. There are rocky areas, hills, greenery of the forest and sea; all located at a same place. This beach is a treat to the eyes. It is a very common sight to see visitors relaxing on the sea side. This beach is an ideal location for taking the photos as well as spending quality time with loved ones, family and friends.

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Benne Hole Waterfalls
90 kms from Karwar city limits
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Benne Hole waterfall is at a distance of 26 km from Sirsi and about 90 kms from Karwar. It is one of the spectacular waterfalls in Uttara Karnataka. It is at a height of 200 ft. It is a well-known tourist destination.

Benne Hole means 'Butter stream' the moment one witness the majestic waterfall you will know why it is named so. The waterfall is situated between two mountains, the roaring sound of the falls can be heard way before you can see it. The waterfall is at a distance of 5 km from Kasage village up to 4 km can be covered by jeep or a bike ride beyond which one has to walk ...

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Bheemana Buguri is a trekking spot located in Todur, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 22 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Bheemana Buguri is yet another paradise of the adventure lovers. The whole journey is worth taking as it will rejuvenates the mind. This hill is visible from NH 66 near Amadalli ,Todur and Chendia villages of Karwar taluka. The trek is quite long and one needs to be mentally prepared for that. The journey begans by crossing the dense forest for around 4-5 kms and then the rocky areas began. There are many rocks and water flowing above the...

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Burude Falls, Karwar
130 kms from Karwar city limits
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Burude means 'skull' in Kannada which is the native language of Karnataka. This famous waterfall is around 55 kilometers from Sirsi on Siddapur-Kumta road and 130 kms from Karwar. A small rivulet called Ilimane, at first falls to a depth of 60 meters and a little further it jumps again to a depth of 48 meters creating two beautiful water falls situated in the middle of thick forest.

One needs to trek down a narrow path to reach Burude Falls in summer. Whereas in winters and monsoons, it becomes almost impossible to access the valley and falls. The milky white water falls from ab...

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Chendia Falls, also known as Nagarmadi Falls, is a beautiful waterfall that flows down through huge rocks. It is around 12 kms from Karwar and 2 kilometers from Chendia.

A spring flows down under a big rock that makes a pool of clear fresh water to swim. The water is very cool and the place has an unveiled beauty. This place is not much popular and hence has maintained its cleanliness and originality. We need to trek about a kilometer amidst the green trees and bushes to reach the falls. There are no sign boards for guidance but the locals are cooperative. A huge rock covers the...

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Devagh Beach, Karwar
8 kms from Karwar city limits
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Devagh is an island off Karwar, surrounded by Arabian Sea on one side and Kali river on the other and offers a mesmerizing experience for all beach lovers. Devagh beach is a private beach and can be booked prior to the visit and is at a distance of 8 kms from Karwar.

Devagh Beach is the best location if you want to spend some peaceful time out on the sand. Beach games can be enjoyed with family and friends. Sitting on the beach, watching the sun going down the west by illuminating the sky with all its colourful shades is the best picture painted by the nature here. Tourists can ...

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Devkar (Devamala) Falls, Karwar
80 kms from Karwar city limits
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At a distance of 80 kms from Karwar, Devkar Falls, also called as Vajramala Falls, is one of the beautiful waterfalls in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. This falls is visible from Devakar village and is one of the best places to visit in Karwar.

Devakar Waterfalls is situated on a small island called Devakar which is surrounded by the Kadra Dam backwaters. The height of waterfalls is about 300 feet and the water of the falls reach Kaiga reservoir. While falling, it glows like a Diamond (Vajra), so locally this falls is called as Vajramala falls. This fall is originated from a B...

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Durga Temple lies at a distance of 6. 5 km from Karwar Bus Stand. It is in the heart of the Sadashighad city, just 3 km away from Karwar towards Goa.

Durga Temple is an ancient temple situated on the peak of Sadashivgad hill fort in Karwar. Situated on the north bank of River Kali, Durga Temple is one of the Karwar tourist places. Also known as Shanta Durga Temple, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. In the main sanctum sanctorum, the idol of goddess Durga sitting on the lion is very attractive. Believed to be constructed around 1665 CE, the temple is well-known for its archit...

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Flamingo Island is very beautiful tourist destination which is located in Devbag, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 9. 3 kms away from thecity centre of Karwar.

Flamingo island is an island that is surrounded by the Arabian sea. There are trees and shrubs, sand and rocks all present at the same place. View of the sea and sun is mesmerising. It is a very silent and less crowded island. It is a very common to see boats parked on this island as it is the only way of reaching to this island. The best thing one can do on this island is to roam around, do camping or just s...

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Gokarna Beach
61.4 kms from Karwar city limits
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The town of Gokarna in Karnataka is known for it's serene, laid back and amazing beaches; all of them in line next to each other. The main beach of Gokarna goes by the same name: the Gokarna beach which lies next to the famous Mahabaleshwar temple. The beach is the perfect mix of a pilgrimage place as well as a seaside destination for tourists. The Gokarna beach is about 61. 4 kms from the city of Karwar and it I the first in line amongst all the consecutive beaches of Gokarna. It is probably the most crowded beach in all of Gokarna's beaches. The town of Gokarna is also known as the beach hub...

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Golari Falls, Arga
22 kms from Karwar city limits
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Golari Falls is a very beautiful fall which is located in Todur, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 22 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Goalri falls is one of the major tourist attractions located in the Karwar region. There is lush greenery around the falls, as this falls is located in the middle of the dense forest. The path which leads to this falls gives the feel of an adventurous trek to its visitors. This fall has a very mesmerising view and is a very good place for spending some fun-filled time the loved ones.

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The Guddalli Peak lies at a distance of 8 kms from the Karwar town.

Guddali Peak is a mountain peak situated in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. According to historians, this peak served as a summer resort to the British before independence due to its all year round suitable climate. This mountain peak is located at an elevation of 1800 feet above sea level and surrounded by Belikeri River on the west and Kali River on the east. This is amongst the tallest peaks of Haiderghat Range and one of the popular Karwar places to visit. Guddalli Peak got its name from the village Guddahal...

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Half Moon Beach, Gokarna
63.8 kms from Karwar city limits
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The third beach in the trail of beaches at the town of Gokarna is the beautiful half moon beach. Overlooking the beautiful Arabian sea, this beach is about 63. 8 kms from Karwar and few from the main city of Gokarna. The lovely beach is indeed the perfect place for relaxation and hanging out in the arms of nature's most magnificent sightings: the vast blue sea and the sand it sits beside.

The half - moon beach gets its name from the uncanny resemblance with that of a half moon itself. Shaped in an attractive semi - circle, the beach gives a very homely feel to tourists who visit it...

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Honnavar
90 kms from Karwar city limits
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Honnavar is a major tourist destination near the city of Karwar. Located in the Uttara Kannada district of the city of Karnataka, It is situated at a distance of approximately 90 kms from Karwar. This port town is renowned for its natural beauty and magnificent monuments.

Honnavar, also known as Honavar is the headquarters of Honnavar Taluk. This port town has been an important destination for hundreds of years. The port has hosted the arrival of foreign travellers and traders from the Arab world and also welcomed the unfortunate arrival of European countries such as Portugal, Engl...

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Honnebail (Honey) Beach
46 kms from Karwar city limits
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Honnebail Beach is commonly called as Honey beach which is located in Ankola, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 46 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Honey beach is also among the most isolated beaches of Karnataka. This beach is considered as a hidden treasure. It does not remain crowded at all, it almost gives the feel of a private beach. It is an ideal place to spend some quality time with closed ones. The beach has some big rocks and sea water which makes this beach among the most beautiful and peaceful beaches of Karwar region.

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Idagunji
107 kms from Karwar city limits
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Idagunji is a popular tourist destination near the city of Karwar. Located in the Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka State, It is situated at a distance of approximately 107 Kms from Karwar.

Idagunji is a small village in the Honnavar Taluk and serves as a pilgrimage site for Hindu worshippers. The main attraction of the town is the prestigious Shree Vinayaka Devaru temple devoted to Lord Ganesh. The temple witnesses more than a million devotees every year. The Ganapati Temple has a history of almost 1500 years and it is believed that Lord Ganapati stayed in the place called Kunj...

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INS Chapal Warship Museum is situated at Kodibag, beside the Rabindranath Tagore beach, located in the city of Karwar, in the state of Karnataka of South India. The museum is only about 1. 1 km away from the city center.

INS Chapal Warship Museum is a real naval ship which was converted to a warship museum in the year 2006. Its code name is K94. It is one of the 3 ship museums in India. INS chapal was a star of the 1971 Indo-Pak War and was one of the main reasons behind the India's victory in the war. After its long tenure of dedicated service in Indian Navy it was brought to the ...

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Kadar dam, Karwar
40 kms from Karwar city limits
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Kadra Dam is one of the famous dams located in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. Located alongside the Edapally-Panvel Highway in Uttara Kannada district, it is situated at a distance of 40 kms from Karwar, Karnataka.

The Kadra Dam was constructed as hydroelectric undertaking for supply of water to mills of electric power producing station. Kadra Dam was built in 1997 in the Tapi and Tadri river basin throughout the Kali River. It is an earthen dam with a length of 2313 m and height is 40. 5 m. Kadra Dam is an earthen dam and has dimensions of gigantic 2313 metres in length and 4...

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Kaiga Powerplant
56 kms from Karwar city limits
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Kaiga Power plant is an unconventional yet increasingly popular tourist attraction near the city of Karwar. Located on the Kaiga Atomic power station road in the Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka state, it is situated at a distance of 56 Kms from the Karwar city.

Kaiga Power plant is a nuclear power plant operated and maintained by NPCIL. Even though Nuclear power plants are extremely high-security regions and the normal public isn't even allowed to go near the premises, the NPCIL has shown a tremendous example or transparency and friendliness and has opened its gates to visitor...

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Kali Bridge, Karwar
Within Karwar city limits
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Kali Bridge is a popular tourist site near the city of Karwar. Located alongside the Edapally-Panvel Highway in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, It is situated at a distance of a mere 3. 6 Km from Karwar and can be reached in just 10 minutes via the Mangrapoi Road by a personal vehicle. The bridge is renowned for its picturesque setting and magnificent structure.

Kali River Bridge was built in the year of 1983. It was constructed over the tremendous flow of Kali River and connected the state of Karnataka with Goa by road. This bridge is to regional people what local trains...

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Kali River Garden
Within Karwar city limits
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Kali River Garden situated in Kodibag lies within the city limits of Karwar. The garden is tiny but the location makes it worthwhile - near the mouth of the river Kali, where the river has widened out considerably, with islands and mangroves.

This garden is very famous for its Food Courts ,Kids Playground, Water Sports activities, Camping, and it also acts as event venue for Wedding, reception, Birthday Parties, conferences. Well constructed garden on the Kali riverfront. This is an ideal place for an evening stroll and also provides a good play area for kids. Garden is decorated wi...

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Karsarkod Beach
95 kms from Karwar city limits
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Karsarkod Beach is also known as Eco beach, it is considered as the most virgin beach on the Konkan coast located in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 95 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Karsarkod Beach is among one of the most cleaner seaside which does not attracts many visitors. It is a seaside with reddish sand and the view from Apsarkonda is breathtakingly stunning. The beach itself is pristine, smooth, and not rocky and surrounded by beautiful casuarinas trees. This beach stretches in a vast area of around 5 kms. This beach has turned out to be an outst...

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Karwar Beach
Within Karwar city limits
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Karwar Beach at Karwar, Karnataka is one of the gorgeous and unblemished beaches. The place is situated on Goa- Karnataka border giving an essence of both Western Ghats on one side and another filled with costal lines. The beach is just 4 kilometers away from the city of Karwar. It is one of the prominent beaches from all the beaches of Karwar and is also called as Rabindranath Tagore Beach.

With vast amount of white sand and clean water, it is a perfect destination for those who wants to relax and and soak themselves up in sun and sea. The beach is surrounded by Sahaydri evergreen...

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Keppa Falls (Lushington Falls) is also known as Unchalli Falls, which is located in Sirsi in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 166 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

The Keppa or Lushington falls are named after J. D. Lushington, who was a District Collector during the British Government. It is said that he is the one who discovered the falls in the year 1845. The height of the falls are said to be around 116-metre (381 feet). This fall is formed because the great Aghanashini river. The falls are sometimes called Keppa Joga because of...

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Koormagad Island is a beautiful island which is located in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 7. 5 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Koormagad Island is an isolated island, located at the backwaters of River Kali, the tortoise shaped island is absolutely green. The beautiful island has boats surrounded on one facet. This tortoise shaped island is one of the 5 islands on this place; the alternative 4 islands are Devbagh, Sanyasi, Anjadip and Oyster. The Island is now privately owned and belongs to a coffee Planter Suresh Mathias. The island has a vintage castle t...

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Kot Shiveshwar, Karwar
222 kms from Karwar city limits
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Kot Shiveshwar is a very old fortress which is located in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 222 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Kot Shiveshwar is a very ancient fortress which was built very strategically with the purpose of protecting north Canara regions. This fort was built duirng the Bijapur Sultanate. Now only the ruins of this fort are left on this location. A very few places inside the fort are still woth visting, that includes a tunnel and a graveyard. There is a white coloured building which is located in the premise of this fortress.

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Kudle Beach, Gokarna
64.6 kms from Karwar city limits
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One of the very secluded and underrated beaches of South India, Kudle beach situated about 6 kilometres from the town of Gokarna is a beautiful beach with very little tourist invaders. The calm and serene peace of the beach is addictive to everyone who likes solitude. The beach is 64. 6 kms away from Karwar, and just a walk away from the famous beaches of Golkarna or Om.

The beach is usually less crowded than others, except for the vacation time from November to February when people from outside India come to visit Gokarna. The Kudle beach is known for it's noiseless atmosphere and...

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One of the few secluded and hidden beaches of India, the Ladies' Beach is an ideal spot for tourists who want to have a coastline all to themselves and complete privacy. The tourists are required to take a Canoe as there is no other way to reach the beautiful beach hidden among the huge wave splitting rocks. Situated at a distance of 5. 5 Km from the town of Karwar, the Ladies Beach can be reached in under 15 mins via the National Highway 66.

The Ladies' Beach got its name during the British rule in India, as the English Ladies and wives of the British Officers used to come to this...

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Lalguli Falls, Karwar
116 kms from Karwar city limits
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Lalguli Falls is one of the finest waterfalls of Karnataka, falling under the Uttara Kannada region. The Lalguli Falls is named after the nearby village to it - Lalguli Village. Branded as a tough ride from Karwar, the Lalguli Falls is around 116 Kms from the City. The journey being a long and tiring ride from Karwar, but is often said to be worth all the troubles when one sets their eyes on the magnificent Lalguli Falls.

Lalguli is a small village with a very scarce population living in the villages. The Lalguli Falls adds to the importance of the village and also brings revenue t...

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Magod Falls, Karwar
111 kms from Karwar city limits
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Magod Falls is a beautiful waterfall of the River Bedti, the river Bedti takes two giant leaps to form a cascade as it hurtles from a height of 650 feet. Located at a distance of 111 Kms from the city of Karwar, the surrounding area of the waterfalls is a trekking paradise as the Western Ghats envelope the entire area and forest cover.

Named after a nearby village, Magod fall falls amidst the lush Western Ghats and is covered in greenery. The Magod falls itself looks a bit brownish in colour when flowing in full force and as it carries the soil with it. The waterfall of the Bedti r...

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The majestic Mahabaleshwar Temple in the town of Gokarna, district Uttar Kannada in Karnataka is a famous Hindu temple and a religious pilgrimage site. The temple is at a disntace of 56 kms from the city of Karwar. The National Highway 17 passes close to the temple and it is situated in a lush green environment which is why it has become a popular tourist site.

Built in the 4th century CE, the temple was constructed in the classical Dravidian style. The creator of the temple was Mayuravarma of Kadamba. It faces the Karwar city beach on the Arabian sea where the Hindu pilgrims clean...

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Majali Beach, Karwar
9.3 kms from Karwar city limits
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Majali Beach is situated at the Majali Village, which is a coastal town lying on the northern tip of Karnataka and very close to the southern end of Goa. Located at a distance of 9. 3 Kms from the Karwar city center, the Majali Beach is renowned for its recreational activities and the Beach Village which offers a variety of adventure sports in different package of the tourists' choice.

The beach can be seen flocked up by local fishermen busy in their business as the waves hit on the rocky shore and washes the sand beneath. Majali Beach is covered one side by the thick green forest ...

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Mangodlu Beach
79 kms from Karwar city limits
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Mangodlu Beach is a small and beautiful beach located in Chitragi, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 79 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Mangodlu beach is among those beaches which is not always in any respect. This beach is considered as the untouched beauty as not too many visitors visit this location. Those who visit here can experience the calmness of this beach. Here in this location one can find a few hilly terrain and in a few rocky parts there is no beach. This beach has a beautiful seaside, it is located between two hills, Kadle Gudda at the North of ...

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Karwar Marine Aquarium is located within the city limits of Karwar. This aquarium is known for the vast collection of marine creatures and also shows various other information regarding them.

Karwar Marine Aquarium houses different marine creatures like the lobster, shark, eel, puffer fish, swordfish, catfish, crab, turtle, and other sea creatures as well. The prime highlight of this aquarium is the skeleton of the whale that is displayed in a separate section. The details for the same are also provided beside it. There are be 30 different types of fishes in the aquarium including Je...

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Mountain Beach, Karwar
16.5 kms from Karwar city limits
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One of the untouched and unheard beached of North Karnataka, the Mountain Beach is accessible via a off beat road from Karwar, the beach in itself is a beautiful place to hangout and have private and secluded time to oneself and the near ones. Located at a distance of approximately 16. 5 Kms, the Mountain Beach can be reached from the city of Karwar via tha National Highway 66.

The Mountain Beach is covered by mountains on all the sides giving it a vantage point to oversee the whole of the scenic beauty of the city of Karwar and the beautiful sea with its waves bashing the rocks in...

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Murudeshwar Temple and Beach
119 kms from Karwar city limits
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Located around the groovy coastlines of Arabian Sea lies the city of Murdeshwar, which is famous for its Murdeshwar Temple and Beach. The Murdeshwar Temple in Karnataka is one of the most significant Shiva Temples in India. Along with the temple, one of the most beautiful beaches of Karnataka lies adjacent to it called as Murdeshwar Beach, which is a famous tourist attraction spot. Both the places are really close and they are 119 kms away from the city of Karwar. Murdeshwar is a famous pilgrimage as well as a beach destination.

Murdeshwar is located in the district of Uttar Kanna...

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Naganatha Temple is a very beautiful temple which is located in Patel Wada, Karwar, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 3 km away from the city centre of Karwar.

Nagnath Temple is an ancient temple which is situated on the banks of Kali River. This temple is a protected monument and is maintained and conserved with the aid of Archaeological Survey of India. It is protected under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological sites and remains Act, 1958. Nagnath Temple is a very popular and most ancient temple that is one of the primary appeal of the city Karwar. This temple i...

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Nagarmadi Waterfalls, Arga
14 kms from Karwar city limits
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Nagarmadi Waterfalls is a unexplored waterfalls which is located on Edapally - Panvel Highway, Chendia, Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 14 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Nagarmadi waterfalls is also known as Chendia falls, is a small waterfall positioned in Karnataka. Nagarmadi fall has a very beautiful location as it passes beneath a large rock. That is a completely specific waterfall falling from a height of around 10 feet and it creates a massive cave. There is a pool at the bottom of the falls where tourists can enjoy the swi...

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Narasimha Temple is a very old temple which is located in Kurumgad island, Kanwar, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 7. 5 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Narasimha Temple is constructed atop a hill at Kurumgad island. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu's incarnation Narsimha. This Island is in tortoise shape and is famous because of Narsimha temple. The island which is slightly difficult to reach. One has to climb the mountain to access the temple. It is located in the mid sea and hence there are many other place of interests around the Narshimha Temple....

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Nirvana Beach, Kumta
64.1 kms from Karwar city limits
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The Nirvana beach near the town of Kumta is a long, beautiful and secluded beach on the coast of the Arabian sea. This is a few kilometres from the town of Gokarna and about 64. 1 kms from Karwar in Karnataka. It is 7-8 kilometres from the town of Kumta, and an hour drive from the well - known Om beach. The Nirvana beach is a lovely place to visit and feel refreshed.

The Nirvana beach is mostly deserted. It is not easily accessible and not many people know about this beach. It is not so special when compared to the other busied beaches of the place. It is a good place to chill out ...

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Om Beach, Gokarna
65 kms from Karwar city limits
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Resembling with the auspicious 'OM' symbol, Om beach is one of the most famous beaches in Gokarna, in the state of Karnataka. Gokarna is one of the seven important pilgrimage center situated in Karnataka, which is famous for its beaches, and because this beach resembles the sign for the letter 'Om', it is widely popular. The beach is located 65 kms from the city of Karwar.

Om beach captures the greenery on one side bordering the Western Ghats is a sight worth cherishing. Om beach is shaped as two semi arcs of the rock joined together in the shape of the symbol, hence the name Om. T...

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Oyster rock lighthouse is also known as Devgad island lighthouse. It is located at a distance of 11 kms from Karwar. Oyster rocks are a group of small islands- the lighthouse is situated on the Devgad.

The architecture of the lighthouse is a major attraction. It was built by the British in 1860 CE but it was brought into service on 25th March 1864 CE. This lighthouse is surrounded by thick forest and is a beautiful sight to watch. Visitors not only admire the architecture but also enjoy the beautiful nature. It is from the dome that the entrance to the lantern is visible. The lant...

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Paradise Beach Gokarna
61.6 kms from Karwar city limits
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The Paradise Beach in the city of Gokarna, overlooking the great Arabian sea is a very beautiful, serene and lovely beach. It is about 61. 6 kms from the city of Karwar, resting unknown from the eyes of the world in the state of Karnataka. The beach, with its lovely contrasting visuals of the sand and the sea, and minimal crowd is a very amazing location for tourists. It sits idly in the background, away from the crowd, like its own little paradise living up to its very name. The shoreline is small and peaceful and the beach calls out to people who are seeking the world of quietude, distanced ...

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Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat Dargah is located at a distance of 6. 7 km from Karwar city. It is situated near the Durga temple as one moves to Sadashivgad Fort. It is one of the oldest Dargahs in the region.

Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat Dargah is a place of pilgrimage for the Muslims. It dates back to the 17th century and is a beautiful blue towered dome dedicated to the Bhagadi saint called peer shah Shamsuddin Kharobat who was well-known for humanitarian work. Ghouse Azam Abdul Qadir Jilani of Baghdad visited Chittakula near Karwar from Bijapur and was the father of Peer Shamsu...

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Rock Garden, Karwar
Within Karwar city limits
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A Rock Garden at Ravindranath Tagore beach in Karwar, showcases what Uttara Kannada district is about. The shapes carved out in rocks give the visitors glimpses of the district.

Rocks found while four-laning of the Mangaluru-Panaji highway have been carved into creative shapes. According to officials of the Mines and Geology Department, the rocks formed about 3000-4000 years ago are very hard to break. Following advice by artists, the district administration decided to use these rocks to create an eco-garden Rock Garden to attract tourists.

At the garden, a fort-like wall, ...

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The beautiful and historic Royal Mirjan Fort in the city of Kumta is a not so well known. It is a beautiful and majestic fort, about 11 kilometres from the city of Gokarna and 60 kms from the city of Karwar. The fort lies in the west coast of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka. It is an architectural beauty that stands in a royal way even though it is mostly in ruins.

The Royal Mirjan fort had been a location for many battles in the past. The history of the fort is not well known. There are different versions of stories associated with its creation. However, the most...

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Sadashivgad Fort is located in Sadashivgad, a village in Karwar at a distance of 4. 2 km from Karwar. It is a significant place and a major tourist attraction of the Karwar city.

This hill fort was named by Basalvingraj after his father Sadashivlingraj in 1715. At the banks of Kali River and the Andaman Sea is where this fort was built and was ruled by different rulers at different time periods such as the Portuguese, Marathas, and the British. It was built on a 200m high hilltop by Raja Sonde in 1698. Karwar fort was destroyed and the material of which was used to build the Sadash...

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Shirve Gudda
40 kms from Karwar city limits
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Shirve Gudda is a nice adventure filled trekking area which is located in Shirve, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 40 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Shrive gudda looks like a giant rock on which is located on a flat wide rock. It is considered as a very good area for the trekking sports. It is also said that the hill is made up in a way that it looks like a natural rock garden. This is a very beautiful spot for carrying on the trekking and camping trip. And view from the top is breath-taking.

A few attractions of Shirve Gudda are the pond located...

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Shiva Cave, Gokarna
62 kms from Karwar city limits

Shiva Cave or Gokarna Cave is approximately 5. 5 km away from the Gokarna Bus Stand and 62 kms from Karwar coty.

Shiva cave (Gogarbha Cave) is quite known among the holy places of Gokarna. It was built in 195 BC. It is not difficult to find it next to the parking area of Kudle Beach. Although there are no pointers there and one just needs to find a passage in the barbed fences. The cave is not as large as the idea of it on hearing its name. It has got installed Shivalingam and there is a place for meditation too. A torch is needed in principle to roam around in it and light from the ...

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On the river, Sonda is a beautiful waterfall that grabs the attention of a majority of visitors. It is the well-known as Shivganga Falls. It is located at a distance of 140 kms from Karwar city and is surrounded by thick forests.

The 74m high waterfall on the River Sonda is one of its kinds due to its location. It is on the borders of three taluks namely Sirsi, Yelapur, and Ankula of Uttar Kannada. The view of this waterfall is mesmerizing and the sound it produces as it gushes over the rocks is pleasing to the ears. The view is similar to a wall of blue Satan threaded with silver....

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Shri Channabasavanna temple is a very ancient temple which is located in Ulavi, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 70 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Shri Channabasavanna temple has a spacious lake in the front area. The lake is packed with lotus plants and for this reason it is very attractive. Devotees coming from different regions take a dip inside the holy waters and believe that they are absolved of all their sins and impurities. The Samadhi is positioned at the face of Nandi.

The Mantap outdoor the temple is very inticrate. To the east and to ...

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Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple is a Hindu temple located in Car Street, Near Teen Katta, Kumta. It is located at a distance of around 84 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Shri Mahalasa Narayani's Temple was changed and mounted into Kumta approximately 450 years ago. This is an historic temple whose construction dates back to 5th century. The presiding diety here is Shri Mahalasa Narayani. Few other Deities are Shanteri, Grampurush, Bhagavati, Dadshankar, Laxminarayan and Kalabhairav. The land for this temple was donated by the Pai family of Kumta. The temple is likewise famous...

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St.Anne's Church, Karwar
9.2 kms from Karwar city limits
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St. Anne's Church. The church is located at Main Road Binaga, Naval Base Road, Karwar. It is about 9. 2 kms away from the city of Karwar.

Established in 1919, St. Anne's Church is a very beautiful church. It has many artifacts and sculptures inside the premises. The surroundings of the church are very calming. There is an annual feast which is arranged every year in the month of May. People from every religion can be seen attending the feast and praying at the church.

St. Anne's Church is open all around the year to explore. The Church can be visited during timings 6:00...

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Supa Dam, Dandeli
103 kms from Karwar city limits
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Supa Dam is an old dam which is located in Ganesha Gudi, Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 103 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Supa Dam was built throughout Kalinadi (Kannada) or Kali river. The name of the dam is derived from Suparulu (God of forests). This dam has a energy house at the foot of this dam with electric powered turbines. The energy residence at the foot of the dam has energy generators of 50 megawatt every.

Supa Dam is considered as one of the largest dams within Karnataka. The dam was constructed to manage...

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Syntheri Rocks, Dandeli
78 kms from Karwar city limits
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Syntheri Rock is a monolothic granite located in Gund, Karnataka. It is located at a distance of around 78 kms away from the city centre of Karwar.

Syntheri rock is a monolithic granite shape rock with a top of 300 feet, that's positioned within the dense forests of Dandeli flora and fauna Sanctuary. Syntheri Rock is a large, massive limestone rock formed due to volcanic eruptions a few million years ago. It is named after an English woman called Ms. Cinthera who is believed to have found this in the 20th century. River Kaneri passes alongside the aspect of this rock. Attributable ...

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Tilmati Beach, Karwar
14 kms from Karwar city limits
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Among the famous beaches of Karwar is the Tilmati Beach, located at Majali around 14 kms away from Kalwar city center. Once they reach Majali visitors have to access to the beach by 1 km hike. The hike to the beach covers crossing a small stream and then climbing a small hill with the Arabian Sea on the left. After crossing the hill one will get to the beautiful Tilmati Beach.

Tilmati means sesame and the beach is the perfect definition of it as it looks like it too. Tilmati Beach is a black beauty because the sand which covers the beach is black sand which makes it different and o...

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Ulavi (Akal) Caves is located at Ulavi village, Uttara Kannada district, situated in the state of Karnataka. The caves are around 75 kms away from Karwar city.

Ulavi village is famous for its pilgrimage center for people of Lingayat faith. It is also famous for temples and also for its amazing caves. There are only two roads in Ulavi. One road takes the visitors to the Ulavi town and the other road takes the visitors to the Ulavi (Akal) Caves. The way to the Ulavi Caves is filled with forests and wild flowers. There are also some natural springs in between the way to the caves whi...

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Vanalli Beach, Kumta
75 kms from Karwar city limits
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Vanalli Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Karnataka. The beach is located nearly 5 kilometers from Kumta town, which lies in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. The city and beach is adjacent to the Western Ghats whereas it also has Arabian Sea on another side. Vanalli Beach is approximately 75 kms from the city of Karwar.

Vanalli Beach is known for its amazing seashore and sunset views. It is one of the beaches, which makes up the famous Kumta Beach. However, due to lack of publicity, it remains unexplored and tourists are generally not aware of it. Due to the same re...

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Venkataramana Temple is located in the city of Karwar which is situated in the state of Karnataka of South India. It is within the city limits of Karwar and is only at a distance of 5 km from the city. On reaching Karwar, visitors can take public transport such as buses or auto-rickshaws and can directly reach to the temple.

The structure of Venkataramana Temple is said to be built about 300 years ago. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and has the main idol of him, who is worshipped with great devotion and respect at the temple. The temple has some exquisite architecture from ...

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Vibooto Falls, Karwar
70 kms from Karwar city limits
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Vibooto Falls which is also known as Vibhooti Falls is situated at Mattighatta Road, Achave, which is situated in Yana village of the state Karnataka. The falls is located at the outskirts of Karwar, about 70 kms away from the city center.

Vibooto Falls is an amazing natural beauty. It is located in the middle of forest which makes it more mesmerizing and exquisite. The falls are surrounded by great flora all around. It has bamboo groves, evergreen forests and wild flowers all around it which makes the environment more exotic and greener. The water falls from the height of 30 feet....

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Yellapura
98 kms from Karwar city limits
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Located 98 kms from Karwar, Yellapura is a town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state.

Yellapura is located in the Western Ghats. One of the unique things about Yellapur is that members of an African tribe have lived in the town for several decades. It is famous for Arecanut crop that is grown in the villages that surround the city, making it one of the major trading centres for the crop.

It is at an elevation of 1774 feet and has wonderful waterfalls that gush down the hills into the scenic valleys. Satoddi Falls at a distance of 25 km from the town of Yellapura i...

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