Places to Visit in Gokarna
Mahabaleshwara - This is one of the major temples here. It houses the famous Atmalinga here. It is a very major attraction here. Before worshipping at the Mahabaleshwara temple, there is a custom that one has to bathe in the sea and pay respect to a Shivalingam, made out of sand. Maha Ganapathi Temple - built in honour of the boy Ganapathi, who deceived the demon Ravana. Uma Maheshwari Temple Bhadrakali Temple Venkataramana Temple Kudle Beach - A beautiful, kilometer-long white sand beach surrounded by palm trees. At this beach there are simple huts and beach side eating places. OM Beach - The beach got its name because it is shaped like the auspicious Om sign.