Know more about the Heritage and cultural vibes around. Gokarna is a paradise when it comes to food. Nevertheless, the most comfortable attire is loose cotton garments. The fort was built by Queen Chennabhairadevi of Gersoppa (under the Vijaynagara Empire). Devotees will Not be allowed to Enter Temple During Aarti. While you can trek here, you can also reach this beach by boat. The sanctum is only accessible to Hindus of Indian origin. Gokarna Town. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva made of granite in the Dravidian style. You can also go ahead and trek your way to half-moon beach. A stroll in the Gokarna will probably lead you to the temple anyway. However, I will include some of the things which you can do on a lazy afternoon. East, West, South and North. Bargaining on the gift and souvenirs is acceptable here. You may still find a few resorts open and the town even lovelier for the lush green color. The food, however, is usually made in simple kitchens with clay ovens used for pizzas and local ingredients used to swap the indigenous ones. Devotees are requested to follow Guidelines given by the Trust / Local District Administration. The usual charges range from Rs.80-120. The beach is a semi-circular formation covered by rocks on all sides. You can enjoy bathing in the waters since the waves are usually quieter in this part due to its shape. Self service KIOSKS are available at Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala opposite to the temple and at Sahyadri Guest House, where devotees can easily avail all temple seva receipts. The Sri Vedavyasa temple is located opposite this. To reach Murudeshwar you can either take a local bus that is cheap and affordable or hire a car for a day if you are comfortable driving on the Indian roads. Guideliness). But you will still not find a lot of travelers in the area. Temple Darshan Timing : Morning- 7.30 Am to 11.30 Am, After Noon - 12.30 PM to 6.30 Pm, 7.30 Pm to 10.00 PM, Temple Closing Time - 10.00 PM. Most of the devotees are from the Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The night may surprise you with bonfires surrounded by people playing live music on basic instruments and rolling in hula hoops. You can also walk the distance in 15 minutes on foot. Trimbakeshwar is abode of one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Om beach’s popularity also rose with the establishment of Namaste Café, the first of its kind. The journey to Gokarna by road is also quite scenic and comfortable. The best way to find a shack is to reach the beach and hop on one-to-other to find the one you like and is available. 20 November 2020. The portions are usually huge and a meal starts from $2-5. Stay safe at Sanitised budget hotels in over 230 cities, each available with standardized AC Rooms, Breakfast, LED TV, Wi-Fi, and Hygienic Washrooms. Nudity is strictly prohibited. Show More. If you don’t have some, buy them at the Gokarna town market. વિશ્વ પ્રસિદ્ધ સોમનાથ મહાદેવ ના દર્શનાર્થે આવતા શ્રદ્ધાળુઓ એ ટ્રસ્ટ ની વેબસાઇટ https://somnath.org/Home/Darshan-Booking. What was known as an obscure ‘offbeat destination in southern India a few years ago has been dramatically changed to one of the must-visit places. Most of the restaurants or shacks around the beach close for the season. D.K, Karnataka -574216 In accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India Order dt: 17th May, 2020 and as per the advisory of State Government, KSRTC will commence its bus services with effect from 19th May, 2020 duly following the prescribed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) which include Social Distancing, Compulsory Wearing of Masks. Even during the British rule this system continued. The temple dates back to the 4th century CE. And very secluded. Devotees Above 65 Years and Children Below 10 Years are advised not to visit (As per Govt. September and October make a great time to visit. But try and schedule your way back in the evening around 5 pm since you may be able to spot some dolphins on the way.