Karwar Tourism: Best Places to Visit in and around Karwar - Sterling Holidays

Kurumgad Island

At around 4 km away from Karwar town, lies the majestic island which comes in a shape of a turtle. The vibrance of the Kurumgad beach or the aura of the Narasimha temple makes up the memorable attractions in this Island. The beach is also the home of a multitude of sea creatures like turtles, otters and dolphins which can be spotted in their natural habitat.

Majali Beach

With the awe-inspiring view of the sea at its disposal, Majali Beach excels in staying one of the most sought-after places in Karwar. Located at around 12 kms away from Karwar Railway Station, Majali beach also lets you indulge in water sports which takes place at a lake near it. And yes, there’s rowing, fishing and kayaking to enthrall your senses.

Sadashivgad Fort

The magnanimity of Goddess Durga attracts devotees from all around the world to the famous temple located at Sadashivgad Fort. A major attraction in Karwar, this one is built at a height of 200 metres above sea level. Founded in 1968 by Raja Sonde, the peak of the fort boasts a splendorous panoramic view of the town of Karwar with the Kali river in all its glory.

Nagnath Temple

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958, preserves the Nagnath Temple of Karwar which is a dedicated abode of Lord Shiva, the creator of the universe. A massive anthill is worshipped by thousands of devotees, which shows the prominence of this historical site of Karwar.

Rabindranath Tagore Beach

Located in Karwar, this beautiful stretch of sand makes for the enthralling beach of Karwar, one that is frequently adorned by tourists all over the world. The main spotlight however lies on the Tagore festival, also known as the Karvali Utsav. With the presentation of exotic local and goan cuisines, this festival also spawns several arts and handicrafts stall for you to take a memento back home.


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