Gokarna Tourism

Gokarna: Visit to view palms, beaches, and temple

3 years ago

Gokarna, situated on the Konkan coast of South India, is a beautiful city in North Kannada district of Karnataka. Due to the sea climate and natural attractions (long coast, white sand, sunrise, and sunset), this south city draws attention not only to India but to the world. Relaxing amidst the natural beauty, this is no less than a luxury feeling. The wide coastline and a series of coconut and banana trees make this place special.

Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna
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This place Gokarna is situated in a region of rivers that looks like a cow’s ear, and perhaps the name of this place is named Gokarna. Mahabaleshwar Shiva Temple located in Gokarna is the most important pilgrimage center which is a major center of attraction for all tourists visiting here. The beach of Gokarna is very popular especially among the youth, tourists come to have fun.

Gokarna Beach

View of sunset at Gokarna
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Gokarna Beach, based on the name of Gokarna, is the main beach of the city, which attracts a large number of tourists from India and abroad. Not only tourists come to visit this beach, but also pilgrims who visit the Mahabaleshwar temple come. It is believed that only after taking a dip in this beach you can enter the temple to worship Lord Shiva.

Om beach

OM Beach
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This beach is quite special because ‘Om‘ is associated which is the most sacred letter of its Hindu religion. This beach is named Om Beach because its shape is like ‘Om’. The climate of this beach is quite calm which is very much liked by the tourists. Apart from this, the place is also suitable for an adventure such as swimming.

Half- Moon beach

About 20 minutes away from Om Beach, Half Moon Beach is a beautiful and serene beach which serves to attract tourists to a large extent. The coast is half-moon shaped and hence it is named Half Moon.

Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach, situated towards the south direction from Half Moon Beach, is another beautiful beach of Gokarna where you can plan a trip. It is a pollution-free coast where one can feel the fresh air. Since it is a rocky beach, it can be difficult for you to swim.

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Kudle beach

Kudle beach is considered to be the largest of all the beaches here and is most crowded during November to February.

Seema Jain

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