Posted by: Srushti
Monday, June 19, 2017, 14:45 [IST]
Gokarna is a small town settled on the coast of Karwar, Karnataka. This town, previously famous for housing numerous temples and thus being a pilgrimage site, has recently been discovered by beach-lovers as a place of vacation. The untouched, clean sand and the blue waters of the beach lure many tourists to have some quiet, laid-back time. Gokarna is now a town that fulfills the wishes of those in need of a beach as well as those in need of a pilgrimage. Gokarna literally translates to “Cow’s Ear”, and it got this name because locally, it is believed that here Lord Shiva manifested out of a cow’s ear. Since Gokarna is located at the confluence of river Gangavali and river Aghanashini. With plenty of temples to visit and beaches to relax at, Gokarna makes for a perfect weekend destination. Try Our Bangalore Hotel Deals & Save Big 1/12 Best Time To Visit Gokarna Gokarna can be visited in summer and monsoon season, i.e, between November to June. The temples in Gokarna can be visited during Shivarathri and Ganesh Chathurthi festive seasons.