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Karnataka >> Mangalore

Mangalore


Location
345 km from Bangalore
Temperature
30 c summer/ 20 c Winter
Latitude : 12.869360    Longitude : 74.842560

Language : Tulu,Kannada,Kongu
Mangalore is known for its beaches, temples and industries. There are several languages spoken, including Tulu, Konkani, Kannada, and Beary. The landscape is dominated by the characteristic coconut palms accompanying rolling hills and streams flowing into the sea. The landscape is dotted with tiled-roof buildings, topped with the well-known Mangalore tiles made from the local hard red clay and typically walled with laterite blocks. Older houses are commonly found with elaborate wood-work.

Dharmasthala
Dharmasthala
Besides the many Jain basadis and a museum, the centrepiece of this temple town is a 39ft. monolith statue of Lord Bahubali. Dharmasthala, situated 65km east of Mangalore, in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district, is a remarkable example of communal harmony and religious and cultural tolerance. The Jain tirthankara and Lord Manjunatha (Shiva) are worshipped on the same consecrated ground. Here, religious charity is a way of life.
Kadri Manjunath Temple
Kadri Manjunath Temple - Lord Logeshwara Temple
The Kadri Manjunatha Temple located in Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India, dates back to approximately 1068 The square temple built with nine water tanks, nestles at the foot of the highest hill at Kadri in Mangalore. The chief deity of this temple is Manjunatha (Lokeshwara or Lord Shiva) who is depicted in a statue made of bronze. This statue of Lokeshwara in the seated position with three faces and six arms is tipped to be the best bronze statue in India [1]. It is about 1.6m tall. The temple is a neat and middle sized structure with a pyramid-shaped roof. The temple, as the inscription indicates, may have been built in the 10th or 11th century, as evidenced by the installation of the Lokeshwara statue in the 968. The Balipitha in front of the temple also gives us an almost definite period going back to 10th century. Within the temple premises to the west is the temple of Goddess Durga, and to the north the temple of Lord Ganesha.
Kadri Park
Kadri Park - Picnic Spot for children
Kadri Park is a garden , 5 km from the city near AIR studios. It is located in Kadri gudde ( meaning hill in Tulu ). It's the largest park within city limits of Mangalore The park has beautifully laid gardens along with a Snake Park, zoo and a toy train.Its a nice hangout place/picnic spot for children, couples, young & old.
Kudremukh National Park
Kudremukh National Park - Wildlife Sanctuary
Spread over an area of 600.32 kmĀ² it encompasses regions in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikmagalur. Mammals in the park include tiger, leopard, wild dog, jackal, lion-tailed macaque, common langur, sloth bear, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, Malabar giant squirrel, giant flying squirrel, porcupine and mongoose. Reptiles are represented by snakes and tortoises. Bird species in the park include the Malabar trogon, great pied hornbill, Malabar whistling thrush.It is 130 km away from Mangalore
MangalaDevi Temple
MangalaDevi Temple - Goddess MangalaDevi
The Mangaladevi Temple (in full: Mahatobhara Shree MangalaDevi Temple) is a Hindu temple at Bolara in the city of Mangalore, India, situated about three km southwest of the city centre. This temple has influenced the name and importance of Mangalore. The name Mangalore is derived from Goddess Mangaladevi, the main deity of the temple.
Panambur Beach
Panambur Beach
Panambur is the name of place where New Mangalore Port is situated. It is located in Dakshina Kannada (formerly South Canara ) district of Karnataka state,India.It is north of Gurupura river . There is a Nandaneshwara temple in Panambur. The sea port is near to Surathkal railway station on Mumbai-Mangalore railway route.There is a beautiful beach on the shore of Arabian Sea at Tanniru Bhavi to south of sea port at Panambur. Many Factories are located at Panambur like Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited
St. Aloysius Church
St. Aloysius Church
It is situated 1 Km. away from Nehru Maidan Bus stand. The walls of the church are covered with the paintings of the artist Antony Moshaini of Italy. The Church was built in the year 1899-1900. 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 executed by Bro. Moscheni trained in Italy.
Sultan Battery
Sultan Battery - Watchtower
It is situated in Boloor 6 Km. away from Mangalore City Bus Stand. It was 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. It is today a deserted spot but its construction is bafflingly exquisite. Although it is a watchtower, it gives the impression of a miniature fortress with its arrangements for mounting cannons all-round.
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