Dargah Of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Karwar Bus Station): 6.7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Near Durga Bhavani Temple

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 6.7 km Karwar Bus Stand, Dargah of Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat is one of the oldest Dargah situated near Durga temple on Sadashivgad hill in Karwar. This blue towered mosque belongs to 17th Century is a place of pilgrimage for the Muslims. This is listed as one of the 10 most beautiful Dargahs in the Coastal areas of India and also one of the famous points of interests in Karwar.

This mosque is dedicated to Baghdadi saint called Peer Shan Shamsuddin Kharobat. Hazrat Sayed Shah Shamsuddin, the 11th son of Ghouse Azam Abdul Qadir Jilani of Baghdad, was a Sufi saint who came to Chittakula near Karwar from Bijapur. The entire Sadashivgad area is called Chittakula. The Dargah named after him is also famous as the Sadashivgad Dargah.

Sadashivgad is situated on the right bank of the river Kali, closed to its confluence with the Arabian Sea and Karwar is on the left bank. The sangam, located near the Western Ghats, is breath taking even today and the area attracted the saint. The saint was known for Karamath (Miracles) and many people called it Shah Karimuddin Dargah. There is a strong belief that any wish prayed here will be fulfilled and hence it is considered very sacred. This is an archeologically significant holy shrine of Muslims.

Timings: 7 AM - 7 PM.