To visit holy pilgrim centers, historical towns and pristine beaches, Karwar is an ideal retreat. This beautiful hideaway is located about 519 km from Bangalore. This elegant and gorgeous town was once the trade center of British, French, Portuguese and the Arabs. However, its charming weather and excellent beach lines contributed towards its glory and today this town has become one of the popular vacation destinations in India.
There are many tourist places in Karnataka . But Karwar is one which stands aloof from rest of the vacation destinations in Karnataka for its tourist attractions. This idyllic town features elegant locations to explore. Some of the popular attractions are named below. Please take a look at them.
Devbagh Beach : to bask in palm fringed beach line, soft waves and white sandy expanse this beach is an ideal retreat.
Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat: this place of pilgrimage features Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat, a Baghdadi saint.
Naganatha Temple : this is an exclusive temple where an anthill is worshipped.
Kurmagad Island : this beautiful island boasts of old fort and Narasimha shrine.
Gokarna : this coastal town is located about 60 km from Karwar. It provides easy access to nearby beaches such as The Om Beach and Kutle Beach.
Honnavar : being on a 90 km distance from Karwar, this beautiful place features Portuguese time fort and Basavaraja Durga Island.
Bhatkal : this historical port town boasts of Vijayanagar style temples and interesting Jain monuments.
Murdeshwar Coast : this place features magnificent temple which attracts thousands of devotees and tourists every year. From this place you can also go to The Pigeon Island.
Banavasi : this is a temple town located about 140 km from Karwar.
Shivganga Falls : along with relishing the sight of the wonderful fall you can also get lost in the scenic charm of the area.
Dandeli : this holiday resort offers wildlife sanctuary and cave to explore.
Magod Falls : you can bask in the beauty of rocky valley along with the sight of this enchanting fall.
Ulavi : this pilgrim center is a home to the samadhi of Veera Shiva Saint Channabasavanna, who took shelter here from the army of 'Kalachurias'. Being in this place you can explore popular caves and attend famous 'Jathras'.
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