As dusk set in, we entered the ornately decorated entrance gate of the Murudeshwar temple complex, and as we drove past the various hotels and guesthouses lined along the roadside, suddenly, before reaching the main temple, we saw a huge, gigantic statue of the Lord Shiva towering above the sea....
Panvel Station waiting for the train Murudeshwar Station
Entrance to Murudeshwar town
Life size elephants welcoming you to the temple complex
Social welfare centre run by temple authorities
View from temple complex
One of the temples within the complex
Towering over the main Murudeshwar temple
Temple complex administration and Social welfare area Small fishermen boats Arabian sea
Arabian sea Arabian sea Scene from Mahabaratha
Temple at the base of Lord Shiva statue
Based on the story other famous temple en-route which one can visit
When mist covers the mountains Local fishermen braving the sea
Fishermen planning for a venture at sea Panoramic view of temple and beach
A tiny hamlet on the side-lines of India's west coast sandwiched between Honavvar and Bhatkal is place where one can find 2nd tallest statue of lord Shiva at a commanding position overlooking the vast Arabian Sea in its background and a small town in its foreground....