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Murudeshwar, Karnataka

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Stroll along a beach in a major Hindu pilgrimage center at Murudeshwar, a coastal town famous for the world’s largest image of Shiva. Admire an impressive 37.5 m (123 ft) tall statue of Lord Shiva seated in a lotus position, perched on a cliff with his back turned to the ocean, a gilded cobra coiled around his neck. Take an elevator to climb a huge 72.4 m (237.5 ft) high 22 story gopura, standing opposite the statue to get an impressive view of the image and the Arabian Sea. Considered to be the tallest one in the world, the gopura is guarded by two life-size statues of elephants. Our Murdeshwar route planner makes visiting Murudeshwar and other Murdeshwar attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Murudeswar has the best Hospitality and the greatest experience you will get at Beach. Lord Shiva Statue is ultimate.  more »
  • The temple is of big size. This place very important for devotees of Lord Shiva. You can also enjoy beach activities like boating and scuba diving here. But the beach area is not clean.  more »
  • The temple has the tallest Gopura in Asia. There is a lift facility in the Gopura for a rate of Rs.20 per head. The Linga in the temple was installed by Ravana. There is a cave gallery around the main...  more »

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