India - Karwar City Information

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Karwar City Information

Karwar is a port town on the banks of the Kali River and is the administrative head quarters of North Kanara District in Karnataka.

It has an Excellent Beach resort with beautiful palm fringed beaches. Karwar is known for its fine muslin. Karwar makes a good starting point, for the voyage of discovering the thrills of the sea, sand and sun.

Once an important trade centre, the city has good weather and excellent beach environment.

Places of Interest:

Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat - The famous Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat, a Baghdadi Saint is a place for pilgrims.

Naganatha Temple - The Temple has an anthill which is worshipped.

Karwar Harbour - The Karwar bay is excellent harbour fit for use during all seasons. Devbagh beach is the most attractive beach in Karwar.

Muslin Factory - Karwar Muslin industry was started in 1638, by Sir William Counten.

Kurmagad Island - The Kurmagad Island has an old fort and a Narasimha shrine.

 

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