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Murudeshwar Temple in Murudeshwar

·  Summer:22 to 40° C (Very Hot)
·  Winter: 10 to 32° C (Pleasant)
·  Monsoon: June to September

Best time to visit:  October to March

Opening Time: 06:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Open all days a week

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  Free
Children:  Free
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  Free
Children:  Free
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Appealing visitors through its world’s tallest 20-storey high Gopura warded by two huge concrete elephants, Murudeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Stationed near the sacred beach BhatkalTaluk, the place houses the second largest statue of Lord Shiva, with a height of approximately 123 feet. It is said that it took two years to build this statue.
Murudeshwar Temple is known for its architectural beauty that describes the cultural and traditional side of India. A visit to the temple brings visitors close to the eternal and unadulterated Indian culture. Overlooking the beauty of Arabian Sea, this holy temple is mainly constructed of granite, which enhances its beauty further.
The captivating surrounding welcomes numerous visitors every year.Tourists can also visit nearby attractions like Murudeshwar Beach, Netrani Island (Pigeon Island), Bhatkal and Jamia Masjid etc.

Road: Murudeshwaris well-connected to nearby cities with private buses and state transport buses. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are also available to reach Murudeshwar Temple from Bangalore and Honnavar.

Railway: Murudeshwar Railway Station (located about 3 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach Murudeshwar Temple. Daily trains from Mangalore, Mumbai and Bangalore are available.Tourists can take a private taxi from the station to the temple.

Airway: Mangalore International Airport (located about 157 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Murudeshwar Temple. Flights for both national and international locations are available here.Taxis are available from the airport that charges about Rs. 3000/-