Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, Karwar is a very important tourist destination in the region. The region of Uttara Kannada is quite well-known for its picturesque natural beauty, which comprises of verdant greens, gorgeous
scenery and imposing mountains that forms a part of the Western Ghats. Some popular attractions in Karwar include Oyster Rock Lighthouse, Devbagh Beach, Rabindranath Tagore Beach, Durga Devi Temple, Naganath Temple, Guddahalli Peak, Tilmatti Beach, Majali Beach, Shirve Ghat and the Jai Santoshi Mata Temple. Every year, a festival known as “Karavali Utsav”, is organized on the Rabindranath Tagore Beach, which lasts for 3 to 4 days. Various shops and stalls are installed on the Tagore Beach.