Murudeshwar Beach, Murudeshwar

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Murudeshwar Beach, one of the picturesque spots of Murudeshwar, is surrounded by Arabian Sea and hills. As per legends, it is believed that due to the piece of Pranalinga thrown by Ravana, the water of Murudeshwar became holy. The beach is also known for the beautiful Murudeshwar Shrine that is located on a hillock. There are beautiful statues and carvings at the temple that attract a lot of tourists and devotees.

It is suggested that tourists are should this site in order to witness some traditional rituals, including buffalo race locally termed Kambala, Korikatta and Bhuta (spirit) worship at this place. Visitors can also view the tall Shiva idol placed in the Murudeshwar Temple from the beach. Travellers can involve themselves in several water activities, such as fishing, boat ride and swimming. Additionally, the beach is an ideal place to take sunbath. Tourists can visit the place, if they have time, throughout the year.

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