World India Karnataka Manipal Karkala

Karkala , Manipal

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Historical, Pilgrimage
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Tulu, Konkani, Kannada
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About Karkala

Karkala is a relaxed town famous for its Jain Basadis and the gigantic monolithic statue of Bhabali. Famous amongst Jain pilgrims as there are 14 Jain shrines, Karkala has other places of religious importance like Jama Masjid at Salmaar and the Attur Church of St. Lawrence. There are temples like Anantha Padmanabha temple devoted to Lord Vishnu, Chaturmukha Basadi and Neminath Basadi at Hiriangadi dating back to the 16th century and has attracted many pilgrims to their doorsteps.

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