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This beach is This picturesque place is situated 16 km from Bhatkal. Bounded by the shimmering sea and rolling hills, this place is a favourite tourist spot. It is known for the gorgeous temple perched on a hillock by the shore. The temple which embodies a Linga is believed to have erupted when Ravana flung the cloth covering the Atmalinga at Gokarna while lifting it. As one ascends the hillock, there is a shrine of Jattiga seated on a horse. There is a huge fort behind the temple, said to have been renovated by Tipu. The place can be visited all the year round.