Travellers may choose to visit the Maruti Temple situated 8 km away from the town of Karwar if time permits. Numerous pilgrims visit this temple to offer prayers to Lord Ganapati. It is best known among tourists for its 'Rangoli Festival' that is influenced by rangoli art.
At the time of this festival, people decorate roads surrounding the Maruti Temple with colourful patterns. Different rangoli designs make the temple a rangoli art gallery that attract visitors in large numbers.
Tourists can explore innovative and beautiful rangoli designs that are created by local artists during this festival. Rangoli designs at Maruti Temple usually include gods and goddesses, sport personalities, famous actors and politicians, to name a few.