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Mahabaleswara Temple

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Address: Main Street, Gokarna, India

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The Main attraction of Gokarna

This Ancient temple is what makes Gokarna a special place and definitely worth a visit, good souvenirs to pick up towards the entrance on the either sides of the road

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the temple specially because when we visited there wasnt a lot of rush which allowed us to stop and enjoy. Good spiritual experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Ancient temple is what makes Gokarna a special place and definitely worth a visit, good souvenirs to pick up towards the entrance on the either sides of the road

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well maintained t temple retaining its sanctity. All places of visit are pretty close to each other. One can cover all the places Ib a couple of hours

Thank snarayan83
Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Not very crowded and easily accessible, 2kms from the Gokarna Bus stop. Do visit during the evening Aarti, its mesmerizing.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is very sacred as Lord Ganapathi has himself placed the Atmalinga at this spot when Ravaneshwara was carrying it. The temple is spic and span nice helpful staff and we can touch the Atmalinga and do the abhishek ourselves

Thank mythili_rm19
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Its clean and organized, with people not creating much chaos. Darshan of atmalinga and pandit allowing it to touch was very good experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a Hindu temple located in Gokarna a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre in Uttara Kannada district in the Indian State of Karnataka. After visiting the garbhagrih as the entire setting complete with the vedic hymns chanting & the floral decoration of Lord Shiva aathma linga makes you feel blessed. Do not forget to see the hand-drawn huge chariot of Lord Shiva; a wonderful masterpiece... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Gokarna and the Mahabaleshwar Temple are as ancient as they come. 2 mins with the wiki page and that is evident enough. Today, they are also off the beaten track (even in our day and age of over-exposure) and have been frequented by hippies as the third vertex in their triangle (the other 2 being Goa and Hampi). The temple... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Small non crowded and beautiful temple, its in a compound surrounded by the math kind of architecture and the whole temple is a delight for any one who is interested in religion or old architecture. The authentic and old temple building is still excellently preserved through tradition. No middlemen and other problems found in commercialized religious places.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is the atma linga of lord shivan and we ourself can do the abhishekam in this temple. Good vibration in this temple.

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