Murudeshwara is located in the Bhatkal Taluk, a district in Karnataka in India. This town is situated at the coast of Arabian Sea and includes a famous Murudeshwara temple. This town consists of the second largest statue of Lord here are Places To Visit In Murudeshwara.

Places To Visit In Murudeshwara



How To Reach Murudeshwara?

Murudeshwara does not have an airport but it is well connected by road to all the major cities. The nearest airport is Mangalore international airport.

By Air: Mangalore international airport is the closest airport to Murudeshwara town. It is about 153 kms away from the town. The Mangalore International airport is connected to all the major cities in India as well as some cities in abroad. From there you can hire a taxi to Murudeshwara at reasonable rates.

By Train: The Murudeshwara railway station is connected to two major cities in India which are Mumbai and Mangalore. The main town is 2 km away from the railway station.

By Bus: The city of Murudeshwara is well connected to major cities by road. It is connected to three major cities including Mumbai, Cochin, and Mangalore.



Best Time To Visit Murudeshwara

The best time to visit Murudeshwara is from October to May. If you are visiting the town specially for scuba diving then November to January is the best time to visit. You can visit here at the time of Shivratri festival which is celebrated with great joy in the month of February or March.



Typical Costs

  • ACCOMMODATIONS– Regular hotels are easily available in the budget range which can be around 400 to 1000. If you are planning to spend a luxurious night then beach resorts are available.
  • FOOD– Murudeshwara does not have many options for food and cuisine. However there are handful of restaurants offering North-Indian, South-Indian and Chinese cuisines in a reasonable price. Local dishes of the town include Bisi Bele Bath, Akki ki roti, Jolada roti, Vangi bath, Idli, and sweets like Pera and Chiroti.
  • TRANSPORTATION– Local taxis and autorickshaws are available here to get around the city. The bus service is available.
  • ACTIVITIES– There are certain things to do in Murudeshwara such as scuba diving in the Netrani or Pigeon island which mainly consists of the corals, butterfly fish, trigger fish, parrot fish and shrimps. It offers ideal beaches and watersports which costs Rs 2000 per person.



Places To Visit In Murudeshwara

  1. Kethapayya Narayan temple
  2. Murudeshwara beach
  3. Netrani Island
  4. Statue park
  5. West coast adventures
  6. Murudeshwara fort




Excursions Near Murudeshwara

  1. Baindur – 32 km
  2. Kumta – 46 km
  3. Gokarna – 78 km
  4. Ankora – 84 km
  5. Jog Falls – 90 km

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