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Apsarakonda Falls

Pond of the Celestial Nymphs

Set against the beautiful scenery of the surrounding hills and green fields, Apsarakonda Falls is an ideal weekend hideout, 6 km from Honnavar. Legends say that the apsaras came down from heaven to bathe in the pond here. People bathe here as it is said to possess therapeutic value, as well as holiness attached to it. The caves in this place house idols of Lord Narasimha and Umamba as the presiding deities. The nearest railhead is Honnavar. This city is situated at a distance of approximately 450 km from Bangalore and 220 km from Goa.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Uttara Kannada
Location: Honnavar    


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