Tourist Places in Mangalore

Places to Visit in Mangalore

Mangalore - #6 of 97 in Karnataka |
Mangalore Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 1587 Ratings

Mangalore is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Mangalore is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Mangalore are February, September, October, November, December. There are 27 tourist places in Mangalore, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Mangalore can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Mangalore for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Mangalore Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Mangalore, browse through photos & pictures, explore Mangalore using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Mangalore, which are great places to visit, are Milagres Church, Light House Hill Garden, St. Aloysious Chapel, Kadri Hill Park, Ullal. Mangalore can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Mangalore Tourist Places



Panambur Beach, Mangalore
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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 »
Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Mangalore
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
6.4/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Mangalore Beach, Mangalore
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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,... Read More »
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Ullal, Mangalore
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Ullal, Mangalore
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Pilikula Park and Golf Course, Mangalore
  • Type: Park
Pilikula Park and Golf Course, Mangalore
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
4.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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,... Read More »
"Huge golf course"Mar 30, 2014 "Vist for the snakes"Dec 15, 2013
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Thousand Pillars Jain Temple, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Thousand Pillars Jain Temple, Mangalore
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 27
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Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Thousand Pillars Jain Temple is dedicated to Shri Chandranath, a Jain saint. Located in Moodabidire, the temple is intricately carved and has Nepalese style of architecture. Around 560 years old, the temple has its history carved on its walls and pillars. Read More »
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Kateel, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Kateel, Mangalore
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
"Amazing Place"Oct 10, 2013 "The way to reach is picturesque"Oct 7, 2013
Durga Parameshwari Temple, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Durga Parameshwari Temple, Mangalore
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Good facilities"Oct 8, 2013 "River on all sides"Oct 7, 2013
Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Routine temple"Oct 7, 2013 "Statue is really attractive"Aug 15, 2013
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Someshwar Beach, Mangalore
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangalore
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Milagres Church, Mangalore
  • Type: Church
Milagres Church, Mangalore
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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... Read More »
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Light House Hill Garden, Mangalore
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Light House Hill Garden, Mangalore
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
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Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Mangalore
  • Type: Temple
Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Mangalore
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
4.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"Kerala style temple"Oct 7, 2013
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Kadri Hill Park, Mangalore
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Kadri Hill Park, Mangalore
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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,... Read More »
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St. Aloysious Chapel, Mangalore
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
St. Aloysious Chapel, located at the central region of the city on a hill, well-known in the region as the Lighthouse Hill, was built by Reverend Father Joseph Willy. This Christian chapel was built in 1884, as a part of the Mangalore Mission started in 1878. Owing to their... Read More »
"Holy Chapel"Mar 30, 2014
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  • Type: Temple
Kudupu Sri Anantha Padmanabha Temple, Mangalore
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
Average Rating
2.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Kudupu Sri Anantha Padmanabha Temple houses a holy pond 'Bhadra Saraswathi Thirtha' to its left side. Well-known for serpent worship, its main deity is Lord Anantha Padmanabha, who is facing towards the west. In eastern part of the temple, Naga Bana (hundreds of... Read More »
"Not that great"Aug 15, 2013
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Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Mangalore
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Mangalore
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 27
Places to Visit in Mangalore
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... Read More »
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New Mangalore Port, Mangalore
  • Type: Port
New Mangalore Port, Mangalore
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 27
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
1 Rating
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Market
Central Market, Mangalore
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 27
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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... Read More »
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