Presently known as the Dandeli Anshi Tiger Reserve, this is a small village in the Uttar Kannada District of Karnataka. This village is exactly on the Western Ghats and shares boundaries with Goa which was till 1961, a Portuguese Colony. This is an old village which is a good example of the British- Indian colonies and the Portuguese- Goan Colonies. The Dudhsagar Falls is a major attraction here and the lush green forests of deciduous trees. This was once also a manganese mining destination but mining is now banned here. The very old railway station here is also a very famous one out here with an old castle style tunnel. The Railway station is known as the Castle Rock Railway Station.