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Ullal, Mangalore
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Ullal, located on the shore of the Arabian Sea, is a sea-town that was once the capital of the Tulu Kingdom. Attractions of the town include Someshwara Temple, Queen Abbakka's Fort at Ranipura and Seyyad Madani Dargah. In memory of the Muslim saint Syed Muhamed Shareef Madani Melangadi, Ullal... Read More »
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Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Mangalore
Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Mangalore
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 27
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Mahatma Gandhi Museum is situated in Canara High School. Items related to zoology and anthropology, along with sculpture, art, coins and manuscripts form collections of the museum. Various specimens of art and crafts, crafts and archaeological objects form the compilation of the museum.... Read More »
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Kateel, Mangalore
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Kateel is a tiny island in the middle of the Nandini River. The town is famous for its shrines dedicated to Ganesha, Naga, Chamundi, Rakteshwari, Kshetrapala and Brahma. Read More »
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New Mangalore Port, Mangalore
New Mangalore Port, Mangalore
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 27
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  • Type: Port
New Mangalore Port as officially opened on 11th January, 1975. Port Trust Board was established on 1st April, 1980 for the administration of the port. In the year 1962, projects that were associated with the port were initiated. These projects were finally completed in the year 1974. Known by the... Read More »
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Central Market, Mangalore
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 27
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  • Type: Market
Central Market is Mangalore's main vegetable market. From this market, variety of fruits, vegetables, provisions, flowers and all types of household articles can be purchased. Bustling with buyers and sellers of vegetables and fruit, the area also has several shops selling electronics items. Read More »
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Durga Parameshwari Temple, Mangalore
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Durga Parameshwari Temple is located on the banks of Nandini River amidst the lush green fields and beautiful hills. After its location amidst the Nandini River, the temple has derived its name. Root of the name of the temple is 'Kati' that means the centre and 'Ila' meaning the... Read More »
Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Mangaladevi Temple dates back to the 9th century when Kundavarma, the most famous king of Ahepa dynasty, was ruling Tulu Nadu. The king granted land to two saints from Nepal who stated that the place was dedicated to Mangaladevi. Machendranatha and Gorakanatha, the two holy saints, belonging to... Read More »
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Someshwar Beach, Mangalore
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 27
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  • Type: Beach
Someshwar Beach is situated near the confluence of the Nethravathi River and the Arabian Sea, in Ullal. Large rocks called 'Rudra Shile' are prominent highlights of the beach. To the north side of the beach lies the Somanath Temple that was constructed during the rule of the famous queen... Read More »
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Panambur Beach, Mangalore
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Beach
Panambur Beach serves as the site of kite festivals during the last week of April for a group of kite makers and kite flyers. Apart from New Mangalore Port, Mangalore Chemical and Fertilizers Factory and the Kudremukh Iron Ore Factory are also located near the beach. Read More »
Milagres Church, Mangalore
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Church
Milagres Church was constructed by Bishop Thomas de Castro, a Theatine priest of Salcette. Constructed in 1680 by Bishop Thomas De Castro, a Theatine priest of Salcette in Goa, this church has an altar with a French painting of St. Monica and St. Augustine. As conversion to Christianity by... Read More »
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Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangalore
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Kadri Manjunatha Temple is said to have been built during the 10th or 11th century. Converted to a complete stone structure during the 14th century, the temple is located on the hills of Kadri. In the temple is housed the idol of Lord Manjunathaswamy, which is famed as the oldest in any South... Read More »
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Light House Hill Garden, Mangalore
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Light House Hill Garden is an 18th century light house, which is believed to have been built by Haider Ali. From the newly renovated garden, present near the lighthouse, beautiful view of the sea, the sailing ships and boats can be availed. Built as early as in the 18th century by Haider Ali, it... Read More »
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Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Mangalore
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, built by Sri Narayana Guru, the saint and social reformer from Kerala, dates from 1912. Only temple in Karnataka built by Sri Narayana Guru, it was meant for the worship by Billava community, who were prohibited from entering other temples. Main deity of the... Read More »
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Mangalore Beach, Mangalore
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Beach
Mangalore Beach has the confluence of Gurupara and Nethravathi River, nearby. Alongside the beach, several starred hotels and budget hotels are present. Yakshagana performance on the silvery sands of the beach is a prominent allure for the tourists. During this performance, people dance to the... Read More »
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Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Mangalore
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple dates back 800 years. Apart from being a hub for a range of cultural activities like dance and drama performances, the temple is also the centre of Yakshangana and a number of social and cultural activities. During special occasions like Ganesha Chaturthi and... Read More »
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Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple, Mangalore
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple is located in the town of Polali on the banks of River Phalguni. Located at Polali in Kariyangala Village of Bantwal Taluk in Dakshina Kannada District, the temple is believed to have been built in 8th century AD. Situated about 200 yards from the River Phalguni,... Read More »
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Kadri Hill Park, Mangalore
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Kadri Hill Park is the largest park within city limits of Mangalore. Consisting of a well-maintained animal conservatory, it comes under the Government Horticulture Department. In the animal conservatory, various kinds of reptiles and rare species of birds, along with sambars, anteaters and many... Read More »
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Shri Yogishwar Mutt, Mangalore
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Religious Place
Shri Yogishwar Mutt is one of the well-known Jogi Mutts in the entire country. Famous as Kadali Yogishwar Mutt, its presiding deity is Kala Bhairava, a frightening form blended of the features of Lord Shiva, Durga and Agni. Sadhus of the mutt worship this form that depicts blend of the features... Read More »
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Pilikula Park and Golf Course, Mangalore
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Park
Pilikula Park and Golf Course is well-known as a mystical spot in which tigers move freely. Literally meaning 'pond of tigers', the park is spread over an area of 350 acres. Often known as Pilikula Nisargadhama, it is an integrated nature park. Located atop a hillock, the park overlooks... Read More »
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Jami Mosque of Zinad Baksh, Mangalore
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
  • Type: Mosque
Jami Mosque of Zinad Baksh is located near the well-known Gurpur River. Located in Kulur, a small town in Dakshina Kannada District, the mosque represents Islamic architecture subjected to diverse regional styles and blending with the local architectures. Read More »
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