Gokarn Travel Guide
Gokarna is pilgrimage town in the state of Karnataka. This coastal town has temples, beaches and rocky hills. Mahabaleshwar Temple is the major tourist attraction here. This temple is devoted to the Hindu Lord Shiva and has a significance in Hindu myth. Shivaratri and Ganesh Chaturthi are the most dedicated festivals celebrated in the city.
There are five beaches in which Gokarna Beach, OM Beach and Kudle Beach are the busy ones with plenty of restaurants while Half Moon Beach and Paradise Beach are quiet beaches. Several spa and wellness resorts are situated nearby the beach areas for relaxation. Local restaurants and beach shacks have mouth-watering menus starting from Italian to Chinese. Banana boat rides and snorkelling are popular water-sports available at OM Beach. Gokarna is a perfect place for pilgrims, beach lovers, photographers and foodies. Months of October to March are good to visit this city.Read More Read Less