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Shri Murudeshwara Temple

Murudeshwar is small town in Bhatkal taluka of uttara kannada dist of Karnataka. Many of us must have seen picture on social media of Lord Shiva's statue and ocean in background. The main attraction of Murudeshwar is world's second highest Lord Shiva's Statue. Murdeshwar also offers clean beaches which are crowd free & totally picturesque. The temple is built on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded on three sides by the Arabian Sea. It is dedicated to Sri Lokankara & a 20-storied gopuram is constructed at the temple. The temple authorities have installed a lift that provides a breath-taking arial view of Murudeshwar and the 123-feet Sri Shiva idol from the top of the Raja gopura. The view from top is spectacular, one can enjoy the cool breeze and soothing music of ocean waves hitting rocks of muudeshwar. The beauty of town from top is something i can't put in words. Also there are few more statues of Gods and demons around the main statue. Inside the Shri Murudeshwar Temple photography is prohibited but you can use camera and mobile in complex area and at Shiva statue.