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Mangalore City Guide

Fast Facts
Fast Facts

It is located in the state of Karnataka. Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport.

Did You Know
Did You Know

It is a major centre for the export of coffee and cashew nuts.

Must Do
Must Do

Shopping, dining, sightseeing tour, movie watching


Mangalore, one of the major cities in the state of Karnataka is known for its scenic beauty. This major port city is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. It is located on the western coast of the Arabian Sea. Mangalore is known for exporting the majority of India's coffee and cashew nuts.

Climate of Mangalore

Mangalore in Karnataka enjoys tropical climate. The summers and winters remain pleasant and is major tourist's hub. It receives south western monsoon because of its nearness to the Arabian Sea.

Transportation in Mangalore

Mangalore Karnataka is known for its brilliant transportation network. You can reach Mangalore by accessing almost all forms of transport. The city is connected to other cities of the country by the national highways. The national highways that pass through the city are NH 17, NH 48 and NH 13. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation runs regular buses on the street of Mangalore.

Railways make it convenient for the travelers to reach Mangalore easily. Mangalore Central and Mangalore Junction are chief railway stations in this city. There are services of both meter gauge and broad gauge rail lines.

Mangalore International Airport connects Mangalore to various cities in the world. This airport is situated at Bajpe, 20 kilometers away from the center of the city. Being a port city, Mangalore is also facilitated by the sea route.

Tourist attractions in Mangalore

You can find large number of tourist attractions in Mangalore, which are worth visiting. There are several monuments, temples, parks and gardens and ports, which are included in the sightseeing tours. Tourists from all over the world flock to this city to see the tourist hotspots. During your visit to Mangalore, make sure to visit the following:

  • Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
  • New Mangalore Port
  • St. Aloysious Chapel
  • Ganapathi Temple
  • Mangaladevi Temple
  • Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple
  • Light House Hill-Garden
  • Rosario Church
  • Surathkal Beach
  • Sulthan Battery
  • Kudroli Mosque
  • Venkataraman Temple at Carstreet
  • Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
  • Kadri Park
  • Milagreese Church

Shopping at Mangalore

If you are coming to Mangalore, you will find various things to shop for. Pick up some interesting and beautiful handicrafts from the shops. Cashew nuts and coffee are the best pick from the shop. To gift your loved ones, you can buy beautiful souvenirs.

Hotels of Mangalore

You will never find any problem with the accommodation in Mangalore. To suit your requirements and preferences, you can choose from the various ranges of hotels on offer. The hotels offer a comfortable stay and world class facilities. Some of the premier hotels in Mangalore are Hotel Moti Mahal, Hotel Srinivas, Majarun Hotel, Hotel Akbar, Hotel Ganesh Mahal, Hotel Manorama, Hotel Mangalore International and Hotel Woodlands.

Restaurants in Mangalore

The options for restaurants and eateries in Mangalore are numerous. You can choose from the following restaurants to taste delectable delicacies:

  • Bombay Lucky Restaurant
  • Black Orchid -The Family Restaurant
  • Dolphin Restaurant & Bar
  • Cool Cafe
  • Ashwini Restaurant
  • Shangrila Chinese Restaurant
  • Paris Hotel
  • Gokul Veg Restaurant
  • Udupi Sri Krishna Bhavan
  • Hotel Greenland
  • Punjabi Dhaba Restaurant

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