#15 of 23 Places to Visit in Karwar
Distance (From Karwar Bus Station): 8.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: At Kadwad
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8.5 km from Karwar Bus Stand, Maruti temple is one of the famous pilgrimage sites in Karwar and is located on the Kadwad Main Road. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Lord Sri Ram. The temple was built in north Indian nagara architecture with white marble. The giant statue of Lord Hanuman is very attractive and also one of the famous Karwar attractions.
The main attraction of temple is the annual festival held in December which is influenced by rangoli art. Beautiful rangoli arts are drawn and displayed on several streets surrounding the temple during the festival night. Thousands of people visit this jatra only to see such rangoli arts. The rangoli festival also witnesses innovation in the designs of the rangolis created by local artists. Apart from Gods and Goddesses, portraits of many famous actors, sport persons, politicians and others could be seen in the form of rangoli designs.
Saturdays and Tuesdays are the most auspicious days at this temple because those 2 days are associated with Lord Hanuman. Large number of pilgrims visits this temple.