Mahabaleswara Temple, Gokarna

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Dravidian in style, Mahabaleswara Temple remains a major Hindu site, dedicated to Shiva Linga. Probably built in the 4th century, the temple includes a carved stone image of Lord Shiva--the deity is depicted in the standing position, with two arms. Although the temple itself isn't quite so ancient, the Shiva image is allegedly well over 1,000 years old. Our Gokarna sightseeing website makes visiting Mahabaleswara Temple and other Gokarna attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I was just coming back from Mumbai.I had already booked the ticket to Mangalore but the scenic views of Gokarna attracted me brutally.I got down there and I went via sub road which connects main road....  more »
  • Been planning for a while for a visit to this temple. An 14th century temple.Its 10kms inside NH66, crowded and narrow roads to parking.Parking is in beach and have to walk back to Temple.Inside it's ...  more »
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