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Amazing Siva Statue in a breathtaking location

Nicely landscaped and aesthetically developed pilgrim destination. The statue of Lord Siva is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vijaya R
Nice place to go and have a pleasant stay

Nice place to go and have a pleasant stay. I feel the place is completely commercialized and didn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mario_21387
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely landscaped and aesthetically developed pilgrim destination. The statue of Lord Siva is majestic and out of this world.

Thank Vijaya R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to go and have a pleasant stay. I feel the place is completely commercialized and didn't feel the divine.

Thank Mario_21387
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Once Lord Siva presented his Atma Linga to Demon Ravana with a condition that the Atma Linga should not be kept on floor till it reaches Lanka, Kingdom of Ravana. If the Atma Linga touches ground, then it cant be moved. Ravana agreed and accepted...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The temple and the Lord Shiva statue at Murudeshwar will not disappoint a visitor. the views of the beach and surroundings from the top is great and the temple beneath the statue is average. The area surrounding the sight is like most of the other...More

Thank Ajithsiv
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

It is one of the famous tourist place in Karnataka yeah we can see Karnataka's tallest Lord Shiva statue and it is very famous to spiritual Shiva temples this is situated beside a beach here parking speciality hotel for stay good food speciality also available

Thank naveena1992
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Beautiful surrounding area scenic location. Murudeshwar a coastal town, in Bhatkal taluk, Uttara Kannada dt. is a famous tourist place and easily accessible by road and train.The main attractions of Murdeswar are the Shiva statue and the beach. Additionally, there is a temple dedicated to...More

Thank Pushkar D
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Murudeshwar temple is located in Murudeshwar town in Bhatkal Thaluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India.The speciality about the place is, there is the world's second tallest Shiva statue.This temple is built on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea.The Entrance...More

Thank 3VSJ
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Its a must do. The statue definitely does justice to the hype of its size. The architecture around the place is splendid. Beautiful surrounding area.

Thank Minoshka V
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Firstly there is no special darshan entrance or separate entrance for senior or very senior citizen, all crowd need to be going through a single narrow entrance and there is no enough ppl to manage the crowd. Had nice darshan after going through lot of...More

Thank bhuvind
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Very scenic locale, especially when one drives towards the island in which the statue and old temple is located. Crowd is well managed, especially given the rush during holiday season that we went in. While all is known about the imposing and impressive statue of...More

Thank Mahesh0308
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swatkats
16 August 2018|
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balaramanrao009
3 August 2018|
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Response from Avatima | Reviewed this property |
The temple does not seem to have accommodations within. However, there are a few hotels very near to it.
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praneeth j
10 June 2018|
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Response from Arun R | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest postpone because the rains have started in most of the places and since the place is closer to the sea, a small rain or storm can have an adverse effect. I went with my friends during August when the rainy... More
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