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Of late, I've developed a special interest towards places with sea and statues combination in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Murudeswar trip

Went to Murudeswar and Virajapet during October 2018, stayed at RSN Golf resort in Murudeswar and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

Murudeshwar is one of the BEST PLACE in South India. Lord Shiva statue, 18 floors gopuram, beach restaurant, small beach, few temples etc., are main assets of Murudeshwar. One of the BEAUTIFUL PLACE to visit..

23  Thank Madhava1987
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 September 2011

I went to Murudeshwar on 3rd Sep from Shimoga via Jog falls. The route involves a 30 km ghat section with extremely bad roads and bad visibility due to fog. Even after the ghat section ends the road doesnt seem to improve. For 90 kms...More

21  Thank amitchhaperia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Of late, I've developed a special interest towards places with sea and statues combination in the likes of mahabalipuram and Kaniyakumari. This interest made me to travel to Murdeshwar this time. We are a family of five adults and two kids backpacked to Murdeshwar on...More

2  Thank akarthick
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Murudeswar and Virajapet during October 2018, stayed at RSN Golf resort in Murudeswar and clubmahindra in virajapet. The Shiva statue in Murudeswar near sea shore is awesome. The virajapet is cool and pleasant surrounded by coffee and spice plantations.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place wer u can hav spiritual vibes along with scenery and also water joy. perfect for nature lovers

Thank Abhinay P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tourists can go up 18 floors of the Gopuram in the paid lift and the views from there are well worth the ticket price. The temple is calm and serene. This place is very good for photography enthusiasts with very wide angle shot possibility. Photography...More

Thank P_Raj_BLR
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank Rajiv P
Reviewed 22 September 2018 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 17 September 2018 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

2  Thank gv_globetrotter
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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

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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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