The ancient temple which stood for ages was fast dilapating. The ancient temple which stood for ages was fast dilapating. The temple is mainly built of granite.Subsequently, other sculptures were built on the Kanduka hill, which have enhanced the beauty of the place. The 123 ft high Shiva statue is the world's largest Shiva sculpture and has become a landmark.
Another newly added masterpiece is the world's largest Rajagopuram in front of the temple complex. This 249 feet tower was inaugurated in May 2008.
Not just the Temple, Murudeshwar has a plentiful to appeal to the visitor. The scenic beauty of this coastal town is sure to relax and rejuvenate you!
The calm and wide sea soothes the senses even before you enter the water. A stroll along the seaside pathway with green landscape on one side and the sea on the other is the ultimate relaxation.
Definitely not to be missed on a trip to Murudeshwar, is the spectacular sunset across the sea on a clear evening. The best view would be from the Sunset Point next to the wavepool.