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Good place to visit

The temple is worth visiting . The beach is within walking distance of temple . The beach is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Unique as per legend

This is the only atmaling in the world. The temple is spacious and the crowd managment is decent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is worth visiting . The beach is within walking distance of temple . The beach is crowded in evening time also so it is safe to visit in evening/night time also . The only problem is that the way to parking which is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only atmaling in the world. The temple is spacious and the crowd managment is decent. Should be avoided during the times like Shiva Ratri. Foreigners are not allowed inside the garbha driha for some reason however they can enter the temple complex....More

Thank savvyuec
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I suggest you visit the temple when it is not too crowded. This is much simpler than you expect it to be for the hype and history it has. However, the vibes are extremely positive after the dharshan.

1  Thank RajS3194
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The temple is one of the sacred place for Hindus. There are many stories about the temple describing it's history and legend. One can get to know in detail by the local guides or by reading "Gokarna khsetra purana" book which are available in shops...More

2  Thank hegdemy3
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice temple but to be visited only if you have faith. For non-believers there are no architectural attractions. There are Usual posse of priests but are not bothersome. One can spend 30 minutes at this temple

Thank Sompan
Reviewed June 6, 2018

This is the reason for which 99% of southern Indian travelled to Gokarna but unfortunately this is the 1% reason for non-south Indian like us to visit the sea-town. It is the only Atma-lingam in the world & u should pay visit to this place...More

2  Thank Shinjan P
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We went there by 3pm...the temple closed & opened at 4 pm only.. Meanwhile we went to the beach which is opposite to the temple.. Spend some time there... Waves are furious there.. Kids enjoyed canal ride.. Then we went to the temple.. Long queue...More

Thank srinivasan s
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This temple is one of its kind where the devotees are allowed to touch Atmalinga and they are allowed to perform Abhisheka themselves. There is a beautiful history behind this temple and please read that before visiting. Dress code for Men is without shirt/ banian...More

Thank BangaloreHarish
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is the main temple of Gokarna and a temple for every one to visit. This is the only place on Earth where we can See and Touch the "Atma Linga". Devotee's are allowed to touch the atmalinga and take the blessings. The temple is...More

Thank pradeep b
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Please read about the temple before you step in......amazing vibrations inside......one of the very few temples where everyone is allowed to touch the murthi (diety). Beware of some pujaris trying to push special poojas & daanas/dakshinas....use the official counter for all proceedings... Also, the food...More

Thank Toyotaa I
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Chandana E
August 3, 2018|
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Response from pradeep b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are allowed
Jayanthu Kumar... D
July 3, 2018|
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Response from pradeep b | Reviewed this property |
Best would be to book a flight to Goa or Mangalore and then take a cab from there. Else you also have few trains which would take a days journey to reach Gokarna.