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Gokarna Naganatha Temple Kurmagad Island Karwar Harbour
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Gokarna

 
Gokarna  This is one of the famous pilgrimage spot of Karwar and is located at a distance of about 56kms from Karwar.Gokarna houses the famous Mahabaleswar Temple which has the idol of Lord Shiva and a huge chariot. It is famous for the ‘Atmalinga’ which is second only to Vishwanatha Temple at Varnasi in North India. The chariot is taken out in a procession at the time of Shivrathri.The other places of interest here includes, the beaches of  Kutle,  Om, Half moon, Paradise etc.

Naganatha Temple

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Naganatha Temple, Naganatha Temple in the city of Karwar is one of the must tourist destinations. The interesting feature of this temple is that an anthill is worshipped here.
 

Kurmagad Island

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rai ranchodjiKurmagad Island This island houses the famous Narasimha shrine of Karwar and the deity worshipped here is Lord Narasimhan.The Island also has the remains of a ruined old fort.

Karwar Harbour

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Karwar Harbour, This lake is located at the bottom of the Chamundi hills and is close to the center of the city. This lake is spread over 90 acres and is home to more than 90 species of resident and migratory birds. The lake also has India's largest walkthrough aviary. The lake has boating facilities that are available on all days except Tuesday. On the banks of the Karanji lake is the Regional Museum of Natural History. With the Chamundi hills as a backdrop makes the lake look picture perfect. The lake and its surroundings allow you to appreciate nature and the Regional Museum that is adjacent to the lake, will help you increase you knowledge about the natural environment in South India and will help you understand the importance of conservation of nature. The lake has a bund on which you can take refreshing walk.
 

River Kalinadi

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rai ranchodjiRiver Kalinadi, The river Kalinadi, flows through the town into the Arabian sea. Motor launches are available for boating up the river Kali.