Gokarna situated in coastal Karnataka is 453 kms from Bangalore is about 55 kms from Karwar, the District headquarters.Go-karna literally means "cow's ear" in Hindi and Sanskrit. This name is believed to have been derived from mythological legend, in which Lord Shiva emerges from an ear of a cow.Gokarna formed in between two rivers, which flow together and form a landmass shaped like a cow's ear.It is very rich in olden culture and tribal area with full of nature love. This place is famous for religious Hindu rituals, as well as it's wonderful beaches. These beaches are separated by cliffs.
|Area||__ sq km|
|Altitude||__ metres above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-26.0 C-36.0 C Winter-18.0 C-28.0 C|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Kannada|
|Rainfall||> __ cm average yearly|
|Best Time to Visit||September to March|
How to get there
1. Air :-Goa is the nearest airport.
Places to Visit
|Kudle beach||Om beach|
|Halfmoon beach||Paradise beach|
|Mahabaleshwara temples||Uma Maheshwari Temple|
|Kairali Om Beach Resort||Swaswara Resort|