Places To Visit In Karwar

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Here are the top 23 tourist attractions to see in Karwar:

1. Kurumgad Island

Kurumgad Island

3.4

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Shaped like a tortoise, this island is home to the Narasmiha temple which is a famous pilgrimage spot in the area.

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2. Devbagh Beach


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Devbagh Beach

4.1

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Karwar a city in Uttara Kannada district in the South Indian state of Karnataka, serves as the administrative centre of Uttara Kannada district. Karwar lies on the west coast of Southern India at the mouth of the Kali river. Its geography creates a natural harbour with protection against monsoon wea...

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3. Majali Beach

Majali Beach

3.4

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

This is the one of the best places to visit in Karwar, owing to the scenic beauty, sea-facing housing facilities and the water sports. Bird watching and fishing can also be enjoyed by the tourists.

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4. Karwar Beach

Karwar Beach

4.1

12 photos

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Karwar is a city in Uttara Kannada district in the South Indian state of Karnataka and the administrative centre of Uttara Kannada district. Karwar lies on the west coast of Southern India at the mouth of the Kali river. Its geography creates a natural harbour with protection against monsoon weather...

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5. Sadashivgadh Hill Fort

Sadashivgadh Hill Fort

3.1

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

This fort is built atop a hill on the north bank of the Kali river, hence giving a beautiful view of the setting sun.

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6. Shopping in Karwar

Shopping in Karwar

3.0

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

While in Karwar, one can take home some fine muslin cloth that it is known for.

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7. Oyster Rock Lighthouse

Oyster Rock Lighthouse

3.1

8 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

As the name suggests, this lighthouse is located on Oyster rock island, near Karwar. It was constructed by the British during the 1860s.

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8. Kot Shiveshwar

Kot Shiveshwar

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

This fortress was built on strategic purposes to protect Northern Canara regions, by the Bijapur Sultanate. It is a ruin today, although some features like a tunnel and graveyard are discernible.

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9. Durga Temple, Karwar

Durga Temple, Karwar

3.1

10 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

This temple was installed by Shivaji for the local bhandari population. It is located inside the Sadashivgad hill fort, atop a hill.

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10. Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat

Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat

3.1

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

The Dargah is named after and dedicated to a Baghdadi saint. Known as the Pir Fort by the Portuguese, devotees come here to have their wishes fulfilled. It faces the Durga temple in the Sadashivgad hill fort.

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11. Karwar Aquarium

Karwar Aquarium

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from city center

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Karwar?Aquarium is famous for housing quite a variety of colourful fishes and a giant skeleton of a blue whale. A visit to the attraction is an interesting way to get a glimpse into the habitats of marine creatures created in glass aquariums. It is a perfect attraction to visit over a day out with c...

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12. Venkataramana Temple

Venkataramana Temple

3.1

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

A 300 year old structure, this temple is famous for its exquisite paintings. It is located very close to the town.

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13. Naganath Temple

Naganath Temple

3.1

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Devotees worship an anthill in this temple. The Naganath temple is protected by the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 and the Archaeological Survey of India is responsible for the conservation of the temple.

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14. Koodi Bagh Beach

Koodi Bagh Beach

3.1

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Located at the meeting of the Arabian Sea and the Kali river, all types of water sports are available at this beach. Palm trees are seen here in abundance. Fishermen's houses dot the beach.

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15. Warship Museum

Warship Museum

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from city center

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Located at a distance of 1 km from the city centre in Karwar, INS Chapal Warship Museum is situated in Rabindranath Tagore beach. INS Chapal is a missile warship and was used in the 1971 Indo - Pak war. In 2006, the ship was converted into a museum to display sea-artefacts, a video of the ship being...

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16. Narasimha Temple

Narasimha Temple

3.1

11 kms
from city center

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Built atop a hill at Kurumgad, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu's incarnation Narsimha. Trekking is a part of the route to reach here. The annual festival, Yatra is held here and attended by thousands of devotees.

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17. Kali Bridge

Kali Bridge

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Kali Bridge stretches over the region where the mesmerising River Kali meets the magnificent Arabian Sea. The bridge was built in 1983 to connect the states of Karnataka and Goa. Tourists often visit the attraction for the splendid view of the merging water bodies and the Sadashivgad Fort located a ...

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18. Tilmati Beach

Tilmati Beach

11 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Tilmati Beach is a picturesque secluded shoreline accessible only through a scenic hiking route that stretches about a kilometre from Gabitwada in Majali. A special feature of the attraction is the basaltic black coloured sand that resembles sesame seeds, locally named as "Til", from which the name ...

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19. Anashi Waterfall

Anashi Waterfall

28 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

A paradise for nature lovers, Anashi Waterfall is a splendid attraction near Anshi Village. The enchanting fall is located amidst dense forestation, very close to SH 34 and serves as a pleasant pit stop for travellers or commuters passing by. The water body also attracts several birds and animals th...

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20. Maruti Temple, Karwar

Maruti Temple, Karwar

1 kms
from city center

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Maruti Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman who was an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. It is an important pilgrim centre in the region and has a large number of devotees visiting in December during their annual festival every year. The temple is made of pristine white marble and is an i...

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21. Guddalli Peak

Guddalli Peak

164 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Once a summer retreat for the British, Guddalli Peak is one of the tallest peaks of the Haidarghat mountain range. At 1800 feet above sea level, the mountain peak is famous for its picturesque beauty and a resplendent top view of the dense foliage, River Kali, River Belikeri and the Arabian Sea at a...

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22. Binaga Beach

Binaga Beach

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Binaga Beach is famous for its picturesque beauty and Our Lady of St. Anne's Church which was built by the Portuguese. The beach is about a mile away from Anjidiv island located on the state border. It is also the location of Project Seabird, an Indian Naval base. Tourists often visit for a leisurel...

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23. Sajjeshswara Temple

Sajjeshswara Temple

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Karwar

Sajjeshwara temple, also known as one of the Panchalingam temples in the region, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is associated with Ravana, who broke the casket of the Atmalinga when he was tricked into placing the lingam on the ground before reaching Lanka. The place where the casket fell is where t...

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