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Gokarna, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India

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Gokarna is one of the major tourist attraction, located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. Gokarna is know for historic Mahabaleshwar Temple and Many beaches surrounding it. This temple attracts major tourists across the country because of legends and history associated with it. The temple also finds mentions in the Hindu epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. There is a beach facing the temple. Other than temples, Gokarna is know for it's scenic beaches, Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, Full Moon Beach and Kudle beach are the popular once. Om beach derives its name from its shape, Its shape is like Om in Hindi so called as Om beach. Very nice and clean beach with less crowd. One can do trekking from there and view amazing sunrise and sunset. It has steps leading down to the beach. Some water sports/ adventure are available like banana boat, kayaking and so on. Every year thousands of tourists visit Gokarna for pilgrim as well as to soak themselves on these beaches. Gokarn is located at approx 177km from Udupi, 231km from Mangalore, 488km from Bengaluru, 133km form Goa, 645km from Kochi, 208km from Belgaum.

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Kudle beach

Kudle Beach is one of the popular beach near Gokarn Om Beach. Gokarna is one of the major touri..

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Om Beach

Om Beach is one of the wonderful and amazing beach located in Gokarna in Uttara Kannada distric..

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Half Moon Beach

Half Moon Beach is a small crescent-shaped beach lying 1 nautical mile (2 km) south-east of Sca..

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Mirjan Fort

The Mirjan Fort is located on the west coast of the Uttara Kannada district in the southern Ind..

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Vibhooti Falls

Vibhooti Falls is a natural waterfall located near Yana, in Uttara Kannada district of Karnatak..

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Uttara Kannada Tourism Guide

Uttara Kannada also known as North Canara is a district in north Karnataka. It's a costal district with full of natural bliss. Major part of the district comes under Western ghats shyhadri ranges, hence it's home to numerous hidden gems, like beautiful hidden waterfalls, rivers, hill stations, wildlife, flora and fauna. Being a on the coastal of arabean sea it's home to wide range of beaches and temples. Karwar which is a district headquarters is one of the largest and oldest Port City in India.

Uttara Kannada district is know for it's western ghat wildlife, it houses numerous hidden waterfalls which are literally untouched by humans. River kaali is the major river which flows through entire district and gives life to variety of flora and fauna. Anshi tiger reserve and national park near dhandeli is one of dense and largest wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka. Supa dam near Ganeshgudi, Kaiga power plant and dandeli paper factory are the major projects in Uttara Kannada district.

Yana Rocks (unusual large monolithic rock formations), Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Sirsi, Karwar, Yallapura, Dandeli are the Must visit destinations in the district and offers variety of attractions in and around for tourists.

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