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Sirsi Gokarna Address: Sirsi, Karnataka, 581401, India

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Day Timing
Monday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Wedesday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Sunday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
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Who doesn't love natural beauty? An opportunity to get lost in the tranquil settings of the surroundings to the beauty of the landscape all around. Everyone does, especially at a place as beautiful and soothing as Sirsi in Gokarna. Situated in the Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, Sirsi is the largest town and a popular tourist place of Gokarna.

#Trivia: In ancient times, it was also known as Kalyanapattana.

The town is surrounded by forests from all sides and has several eye-catching waterfalls close to it. The lush greenery and scenic beauty has made Sirsi a well-known tourist place. It attracts many tourists, photographers, and wildlife explorers from all over.

Situated near Gokarna, Sirsi has recently gained immense popularity and prominence as a tourist spot and pilgrimage site in India. It is not just a beautiful town but also a popular business hub with many private sector companies and offices.

Sirsi is quite famous for the Marikamba Temple located in the town and attracts thousands of devotees from all around the country every year.

#Trivia: The Marikamba temple is also known as the Dodamma temple and is dedicated to Goddess Durga.

About Sirsi in Gokarna

The most popular thing about the culture of Sirsi is Karnataka's famous classical dance drama, Yakshagana. Various Yakshagana artists wear colorful costumes and roam around. It is popular as a pilgrimage site with a beautiful temple dedicated to the Goddess Durga, also known as Marikamba.

A trip to Sirsi is complete if you spot a Yakshagana artist here. Holi is celebrated with great enthusiasm at this temple. The entire festivity spans over five days. A type of dance called Bedara Vesha is performed here during Holi.

Since it is a prominent commercial and tourist center, Sirsi enjoys a good footfall of tourists all year round. While visiting the town, you can enjoy moving around different popular tourist spots in Gokarna. Tourists enjoy wildlife photography, trekking, and visiting the Areca nut (Supari) farms while visiting Sirsi.

Places To Visit In and Around Sirsi

Besides several attractions in Sirsi, other prominent tourist spots you can visit are-

1. Marikamba Temple: It is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Sirsi. Dedicated to goddess Durga, this temple is around 2.5 km from Sirsi's main bus stand. The temple is well known for the Marikamba jathre, organized once in two years.

2. Yana Caves: Yana Caves, situated near the Yana village, consist of beautiful and unique rock formations and provide amazing scenic beauty to tourists.

3. Muregar Falls: The Muregar Falls is a single stream waterfall located in the Muregar village, around 22 km from Sirsi. It is a lesser-known yet beautiful waterfall in the region. It is best for those who love clicking their pictures at amazing locations.

4. Maha Ganapati Temple: The Maha Ganapati Temple is one of the most popular and significant temples in the Gokarna region. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, it is a small yet beautifully designed temple.

5. Gokarna Beach: Gokarna Beach is an expansive and popular beach located in the Gokarna area of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. Though the beach is around 79 km from Sirsi, you should visit it if you love spending time in calm places.

The other spots you can visit include: Gudavi bird sanctuary, Sonde, Unchalli falls, Banavasi, Bennehole falls, etc.

Entry Fee and Timings of Sirsi

As Sirsi is a town, it is open for all without any entry fee.

Best Time To Visit Sirsi

The best time to visit the town of Sirsi is from October to March as it is quite pleasant and beautiful around this time of the year.

From April to June, the temperature in the region is very high, and there are high chances of heavy rainfall from July to September.

How To Reach Sirsi

Sirsi is well-connected with different parts of the country via several modes of transportation.

Via Flight: The nearest airport to Sirsi is the Hubli Airport, which is around 106 kms from Sirsi.

Via Train: The nearest railway station to Sirsi is the Hubli Railway station, around 102 km from the city.

Via Road: The nearest bus stand to Sirsi is in the town. So, people visiting the town from nearby cities can come to the Sirsi Bus Stand.

If you are planning a road trip, the distances from some of the major Indian cities to Sirsi:
-Bangalore to Sirsi: 406 km.
-Chennai to Sirsi: 759 km.
-Goa to Sirsi: 183 km.
-Mumbai to Sirsi: 675 km.
-Hyderabad to Sirsi: 605 km.
-Mangalore to Sirsi: 265 km.

Make the most of a soulful holiday in Sirsi, Gokarna.

From several gorgeous temples spread across the length and breadth of the town to the beautiful beaches in Gokarna, Sirsi is a lovely place to spend some time away with your loved ones. It is a wholesome tourist spot with restaurants, shopping centers, cafes, hotels and resorts, and gorgeous beaches and temples.

If you plan your next holiday destination, take a road trip from Gokarna to Sirsi with top car rental companies in Gokarna and immerse yourself in its tranquility. Book a Gokarna tour package with Gokarna Tourism, a division of Holidays DNA to explore this place to the fullest. Please fill the Contact Us form to get in touch with us.

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