Are you a globetrotter? Have you ever visited Karwar? If not, then it must be the first place that you should visit the next time you wish to plan a vacation. This beautiful city is situated in the south Indian territory of Karnataka and is a perfect destination to escape from the hustle-bustle of crowded cities. Serene beaches, aesthetic tourist spots and natural heritage of this place made it my recent favourite.
The subtle yet pulchritudinous jewellery carved and manufactured with fine detailing is the most phenomenal feature why I would personally wish to buy loads of it and stock 'em all. *sigh* Food is something that instantly makes anyone daydream, and this place serves mouth watering and authentic seafood with ingredients such as coconut, fish, and rice served with curry.
Take some leisure time out from your hectic nine to five schedule and relish the scenic beauty of this place. I bet you all would want to book your tickets to Karwar after watching these pictures.
We all are aware of the fact that India's love affair with gold has been since ages and it constitutes to around 33% of gold mines making it the largest importer of this metal in the world. Out of this 33% - most of the gold is imported from Hutti gold mines and parts of Karwar.
Perplexing, rich gold gems cut and fabricated with high quality makes this place conventional, and this craftsmanship is the foundation of Karwar's legacy.
"The sea beach of Karwar is certainly a fit place in which to realize that the beauty of nature is not a mirage of the imagination, but reflects the joy of the Infinite and thus draws us to lose ourselves in it."
Lines quoted by Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore on the beauty and peace that Karwar offers to its guests.
Are you a foodie? Did you ever try those quick fixes like pizza and noodles? Relax. South Indian cuisine is something that fits the bill. Add seafood dishes to this equation, and you are good to go.
Every community in Southern India has their unique style and take on flavours. The region boasts a multitude of dishes. Seafood, complemented by fiery curries, stir-fries, or roasts, is a particular speciality of Karwar you shouldn't miss out on.
The Tagore Festival or 'Karavali Utsav', is the biggest social celebration in Karwar and is held each year in October at the Rabindranath Tagore Beach. Exhibiting local and Goan food with dance, the festival also showcases the work of amateur and established artists from Karwar and Goa. It goes on for three days and ends with a rock concert on the last day.
One can visit this place via the Konkan railway that connects it to major towns and cities. Karwar has three railway stations: Karwar, Asnoti and Harwada. The entire route has camera surveillance and is merely is a distance of 85 kms from Goa.
It is a go-to destination for travellers mostly in winters.
If you are the kind of person who doesn't like crowded beaches, over populated tourist spots, these major tourist destinations from Karwar will give you an insight on what to expect when in Karwar.
Kali Bridge was constructed in the year 1986 over the Kali River. This bridge serves to connect the state of Karnataka with Goa. Recently, many infrastructural changes were made on the bridge.
The beach is 5 kms away from the main city, it is usually secluded because not many people know about it.
This Dargah is one of the major places of interest for pilgrims in Karwar.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to Karwar to spend some leisure time in the lap of nature.
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