the south Indian state of Karnataka.
Major Tourist Attractions :
Sultan Battery, Kadri
Manjunath Temple, St. Aloysius Church, Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple,
Light House Hill-Garden, Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, Mangaladevi Temple
Best Buys :
Handicrafts, handloom items and silk.
Best Hangouts :
The Beach, Light House Hill-Garden.
Nearby Tourist Destinations :
Bangalore, Mysore, Udupi.
Mangalore, a beautiful scenic city with lush green surroundings add to the
peaceful nature of the City. In the coastal region of the western part of
the land of India is situated the harbour town of Mangalapuram, or the city
of Mangalore. The eternally blessed is the land of enchantment of Sahyadri
mountains, where the great sages Kanva, Vysa, Vashista, Vishwamitra and
other in the Loral past spent their days of meditation. Bountiful rivers
meandering down the mountains and the nature is clothed in all her lush-full
winding streets, lofty coconut trees, quaint gable-roofed houses, beautiful
beaches, temples and churches, the heady fragrance of the Mangalore Mallige,
the aroma of spicy coconut curries, all this and more makes Mangalore a city
of vivid contrasts.
Tourist Attractions in Mangalore
Situated in Boloor 6 Km. away from Mangalore, the structure is built in
Black Stones by Tippu Sulthan to prevent warships to enter Gurpur river. Now
the remaining part of the fort is called as Tippu's Well. Sultan Battery is
today a deserted spot but its construction is bafflingly exquisite.
Kadri Manjunath Temple:
Kadri Manjunath Temple is another ancient historic spot in Mangalore,
dating back to about 1068 A.D. With its nine tanks, square temple, nestling
at the foot of the highest hill, the temple captivate hundreds of visitors
annually to Mangalore.The Lokeshwara bronze statue of the Kadri Manjunatha
Temple is tipped to be the best bronze statue in India. On top of the hill
King Kundavarma Bupendra built a mutt which came to be called 'Jogimutt'.
There are some stone caves on top of the hill which are known as the caves
of the Pandavas
St. Aloysius Church
St. Aloysius Church is situated 1 kms away from Nehru Maidan Bus stand.
Built in the year 1899-1900, the walls of the church are covered with the
paintings of the artist Antony Moshaini of Italy. St. Aloysius College
Chapel, an architectural gem, comparable with the Sistine chapel in Rome, is
situated on lighthouse hill. The special beauty of the chapel is the
wonderful series of paintings that virtually cover every inch of the
interior roof and walls.
Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
Mangalore is known as a pilgrim center and boasts of many sacred temples
like Sharavu, Kadri, Mangaladevi, Kudroli etc. Out of these Sri Sharavu
Sharabeshwara - Sri Mahaganapathy Kshetra is an outstanding, pious center of
great illustrious history of marathon 800 years.
Light House Hill-Garden
1 Km. away from Bus Stand, the garden offers beautiful sea view, sunset view
and one can also see the sailing ships and boats on the sea.
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple
It is situated 3 Km. away from main Nehru Maidan Bus Stand. Recently this
temple has been renovated and now it is one of the tourist attraction places
The temple is situated 3 Km. away from main City Bus stand. This city is
called as Mangalore just because of this temple. This temple was built by
the Ballal family of Attavar in memory of a Princess of Kerala.
Mangalore is connected to the rest of the country by the Bajpe
It is also connected by rail to all the major cities of
Well connected to all the major cities of South India and
We offer complete high quality accommodation in this beautiful cosmopolitan
and tolerant coastal town of Mangalore. The hotels offered by us are in the
range of luxury to deluxe and budget category. The facilities and services
offered are convenient and cost effective, with variety of options that will
make your stay absolutely satisfying.