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With its major attraction as the huge Shiva temple, Murudeshwar is a religious site which also serves as the connecting point for popular scuba diving destination Netrani.
Murudeshwar is home to the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. With the shimmering Arabian Sea on three sides and the magnificent Western Ghats imposing their presence on this town, it is a favourite picnic spot for the folks from Kerala and Karnataka. The beaches and the adventure activities around Netrani island are major attractions for the tourists. The temple and fort are also the most visited spots, captivating one with their rustic charm and beauty. Nearby Netrani island is also a very popular spot for tourists as it offers excellent snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. The Murudeshwar beach, however, has become a little overcrowded and dirty due to human intervention and could be avoided.
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A refreshing coastal beauty. Karnataka's scuba diving hotspot.
Linguistic problems. The Murudeshwar beach has become dirty.
Ideal for adventure enthusiasts and water sportspersons. Also suitable for backpackers from Bengaluru, Mysuru, and other areas of Karnataka.
Murudeshwar is ably connected to the rest of the Indian territory by both railways and roadways. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro Murudeshwar. There is, however, no direct flight connec... (Read More)