Shiva Cave, Gokarna

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Tucked away on a hillside, Shiva Cave is an ancient sacred site called "gogarbha" or "cow's womb" by the local people. Offering views of the surrounding area and the neighboring beach, the small cave remains a home to a population of small bats. Bring a flashlight if you want to explore the cave. Inside you will find a place for meditation with a lingam behind a blue wooden door and under a natural skylight. A visit to Shiva Cave represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Gokarna tour builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Its slightly tough to reach without a map or a guide and there are lot of bats inside the cave.Lot of stories are associated with the cave  more »
  • This is about 500m from the Kudle beach, right opposite the Kudle Beach Resort and Spa. Nothing great to see here, a small temple (tiny at best) inside the cave. But the uniqueness is the cave, in...  more »
  • This place is not so famous among the tourists but in my opinion you can visit this place it’s quite scary inside after u see thousands of bats over your head while entering the cave and inside the cave as well. To visit this place just follow the google maps and on reaching nearby to this place you won’t be able to see the path just cross the fence near the road and start climbing upside u will find a flag at top and that’s the point where u can find the opening of the cave. It’s small cave and I like the rock and grass texture outside the cave, good for photography shoots.
  • It's freaking experience. Once u get iMS de the cave you feel like what the hell I'm this earth. This place is still mystery to us, caves insides caves. To explore new adventure ring necessary tools to go in deep. Caution: cave is completely filled with small size bats army.

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