Sunday, November 22, 2009

Murudeshwara- Sea Coast

Murudeshwara is one of the western beach of Karnataka. This place is more famous for its Shiva temple which is bounded by sea from three sides. With the help of private estate company government is developing this place as a tourist spot.
With the roaring sea to the west, the towering hills to the east and the coconut and areca groves nearby, the temple attracts a lot of devotees and tourists as well. This place is full of local tourists in weekends. Thus makes a very good picnic spot.

Around 466 km from Bangalore and 209 km from Goa, this scenic beauty is the connecting between Bangalore and Goa. Other famous beaches of Karnataka like Bhatkal and Hanavar can be accessed in same day. But to enjoy every bit of each places it is suggested to devote single day for each place.

View Larger Map

Hotels are also cheap. One can find many small hotels and lodges ranging between 300-600/per day. The most famous hotel here is RNS Residency, a 3 star hotel. This hotel is surrounded by sea from 3 sides, and gives a phonemic view of sea from its balcony. This hotel serves very good vegetarian food including Chinese and South Indian food.
Accessing this place from Bangalore, capital of Karnataka state will cost 2000 per person/day. One side bus fare is around 600/person. One can enjoy fish curry and coconut water at the coasts.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar- Birth place

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Date of Birth : 1820
Date of Death : 1892
Place of Birth : Mednipore, West Bengal