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Sultan Battery 

  
 
 
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. 
To get there take the City Bus No. 16, 16A. 


Kadri Manjunath Temple: 

  
 

Kadri is another ancient historic spot in Mangalore. The Kadri Temple dating back to about 1068 A.D. with its nine tanks, its square temple, nestling at thefoot of the highest hill, draws to Mangalore hundreds of visitors annually.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 
 
It is situated 4 Km. away from Nehru Maidan Bus Stand.  The idol of Lord Manjunathaswamy of the temple is called as oldest of the South Indian Temples.  The seven sacred ponds, Jogi Mutt and caves of Pandavas are the pilgrim attractions here. 

To get there take the City Bus No. 3, 3A, 4, 4C, 6A, 6B, 6C, 14, 14A, 14B, 21, 22, 30A, 30B, 48.  More... 


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. More... 


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. More...


Light House Hill-Garden: 

It is situated 1 Km. away from Bus Stand.  One can see the beautiful sea view, sunset view and also the sailing ships and boats on the sea.  Now the renovated garden looks more beautiful. 
 


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 in Mangalore. 

To get there take the City Bus No. 7, 7A, 13, 13A, 16, 16A. 
 


Mangaladevi Temple: 

This city is called as Mangalore just because of this temple.  It is situated 3 Km. away from main City Bus stand.  This temple was built by the Ballal family of Attavar in memory of a Princess of Kerala. 

To get there take the City Bus No. 27,  27A, 29A. 
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Seemanthi Bai Government Museum: 

It is situated in Bejai 4 Km. away from Nehru Maidan city Bus Stand.  One can see the idols, materials of historical importance here. 

To get there take the City Bus No. 19. 
 


Kadri Park : 

It is situated 5 Km. away from main City Bus Stand.  Snakes & Animals Zoo, Toy Train and the beautiful garden are the tourist attractions here. 

To get there take the City Bus No. 19, 14. 
 


Other Tourist Attractions: 

1.  Rosario Church 
2.  Milagres Church 
3.  Sharavu Maha Ganapathi Temple.

   
   

   

Places to visit within Mangalore Taluk Places to visit in D.K. & Udipi Districts 

 

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