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  1. IDAGUNJI MAHA GANAPATHI TEMPLE HONNAVARA (North KANARA)KARNATAKA, INDIAPIN CODE : 581 423 Office - (08387) 247227Guest House/ Mangala Karyalaya - (08387)296827 Email: North Kanara Tourism

  2. Idagunji is a small place in Honnavara taluk, Uttar Kannada district, which has the famous Vinayaka temple. The temple is the main attraction at Idagunji, receiving more than 1 million devotees per year. The temple is quite big. The Ganesha idol is in a standing posture, with extremely short legs, and a depression on the head. The “Dwibhuja Ganapathy” or two handed Ganesha is holding Modaka and Padma (Lotus) in his hands. The idol is of black stone. Idagunji is located about 14 kms south east of Honnavar taluk of North Canara District of Karnataka State India. Be it a small child, or an old man, Lord Ganesh here is very beloved with a sweet spiritual smile in his eyes. Idagunji has also got a hall which facilitates religious ceremonies and marriages in this holy shelter. Idagunji has also taken up meal facilities.

  3. Famous Ganesha temple in India Idagunji, Ganapathi temple is an ancient temple with a history of more than 1500 years, it is a major tourist attraction in the Karavali coast of Karnataka, India. This place has got its own name for its beautiful idol of Lord Ganapathi. The importance of Edakunj kshetra has been mentioned in the Sahyadri khand of the Skandapuran. ‘Eda’ (Wamnadi) means ‘to the left’ and ‘kunj’ means garden. The place thus got its name, as it is located on the left banks of the river Sharawati. This temple is a major piligrim spot which attracts more than 1 million devotees per year. The temple is midway between Gunavanteshwar and Murudeshwar and is 1/2 hr drive from either temple.

  4. Tourist Attractions in India Murudeshwar the temple town with a vibrant scenic beauty and golden history, is located on the Arabian seafront in North Kanara Dist, Karnataka, India. It is situated on the NH-17, about 160 kms north of the port city of Mangalore. The nearest airport is also at Mangalore. Daily flights operate from Bangalore to Mangalore. Murudeshwar is well connected by road and most buses plying on the NH-17 between Mangalore and Mumbai stop at Murudeshwar. There are overnight buses also from Bangalore to Murudeshwar.

  5. Tourist Attractions in India Bhatkal is around 16 Kms from Murudeshwar, is an old port town. A predominantly Muslim town with 42 mosques. During the Vijayanagar kingdom in the 16th tourist attractions in india century this was the main port. It also famous for Jain Chandranath Basadi with its stone tiles and a temple dating back to the Vijaynagar kingdom. The temple is known for animal carvings and intricate work. The Khetpai Narayana temple at Mudbhatkal has interesting engravings on the wall, is the best example of its rich heritage. There are nearly 10 temples here all built by Konkani merchants from Goa,india.

  6. Tourist Attractions in India Honavar is a port town, located 20 Kms from Murudeshwar,india. It is believed that Honavar is existing from Ramayana days. It was then known as Honnuru spacer or "Golden Town". When Rama shot an arrow he created a perennial spring called Rama Teertha. It is also known for the Sharavathi Bridge, the longest bridge in Karnataka,india. Apsara Konda Falls is another must see here. It is a visual treat to watch the sun go down in the Arabian Sea from the Apsara Konda hillock. The hillock offers a beautiful view of nature from here. Apsara Konda falls is just before you get to the hillock, from here you can get a glorious view of sunset which is one of the best you can get to watch.

  7. Tourist Attractions in India Around 10 miles west of the Karnataka coast on the Arabian Sea is the Netrani Island. The only inhabitants of the island are wild goats. Besides, the Indian navy often uses this island for target practice. To get there, one has to hire a fishing trawler from Bhatkal or Honawar. One approach to Bhatkal is from the south by road from Mangalore or from Mumbai (Bombay),india. To reach Netrani, one has to hire a trawler from Bhatkal or Honowar. It is a 22 hour-long journey by bus from Mumbai to Bhatkal. It takes almost two and a half hours to three hours to reach Netrani by the trawler.

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