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The second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world

The second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world (the tallest one is in Nepal) is located at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rajiv P
New Delhi, India
Worlds 2nd Largest Shiva Statue!

Yes! Murudeshwar houses World’s second largest Shiva Statue (almost 123 ft) and is surrounded by a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world (the tallest one is in Nepal) is located at Murudeshwar on the southern Karnataka coast, around 150 kilometers north of Mangalore. The complex also has a temple with an ornate 20 storied gopura (tower) and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! Murudeshwar houses World’s second largest Shiva Statue (almost 123 ft) and is surrounded by a beautiful Gopura and serene beach. Majority of the complexes is owned by RNS group and one can book the stay at the beachfront hotel of RNS.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone looking for a peaceful stay after a high weekend at Goa, this is the place. NH66 brings you to murudeshwar in 4hrs from Madgao and the road is in good condition. You get great views all the way and the drive is pure pleasure....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Nicely landscaped and aesthetically developed pilgrim destination. The statue of Lord Siva is majestic and out of this world.

Thank VijayaR107
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Nice place to go and have a pleasant stay. I feel the place is completely commercialized and didn't feel the divine.

Thank Mario_21387
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Once Lord Siva presented his Atma Linga to Demon Ravana with a condition that the Atma Linga should not be kept on floor till it reaches Lanka, Kingdom of Ravana. If the Atma Linga touches ground, then it cant be moved. Ravana agreed and accepted...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The temple and the Lord Shiva statue at Murudeshwar will not disappoint a visitor. the views of the beach and surroundings from the top is great and the temple beneath the statue is average. The area surrounding the sight is like most of the other...More

Thank Ajithsiv
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

It is one of the famous tourist place in Karnataka yeah we can see Karnataka's tallest Lord Shiva statue and it is very famous to spiritual Shiva temples this is situated beside a beach here parking speciality hotel for stay good food speciality also available

Thank naveena1992
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Beautiful surrounding area scenic location. Murudeshwar a coastal town, in Bhatkal taluk, Uttara Kannada dt. is a famous tourist place and easily accessible by road and train.The main attractions of Murdeswar are the Shiva statue and the beach. Additionally, there is a temple dedicated to...More

Thank Pushkar D
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Murudeshwar temple is located in Murudeshwar town in Bhatkal Thaluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India.The speciality about the place is, there is the world's second tallest Shiva statue.This temple is built on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea.The Entrance...More

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15 September 2018|
Response from naveena1992 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is best time to visit
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Response from Avatima | Reviewed this property |
absolutely not, as long as what you are wearing is considered decent!!