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Chitrapur is situated close to Shirali near Bhatkal of Uttara Kannada District. This place is famous for its Parijnanashrama Swamiji's monastery called Shri Chitrapur Mutt. Around the place there are many temples of Gopalkrishna, Dattatreya, Shantadurga and Keshavanarayana.

In the vicinity lies a beautiful park where animals such as deer and hare have been reared. There is a museum established in 1973 which houses different types of conches, bell metal articles, plates, idols made up of ivory and sandalwood, swords, shields, spears, copper plates, a 13th century lamp and many other creative articles.

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


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