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Mangalore

(Also known as Mangaluru)

Karnataka | India
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Mangalore is categorised as Beachside / Business and Transit


St Aloysius Church
Geese at the Park (Photo Courtesy: Crazysoul)
Durga Parmeshwari Temple Kateel (Photo Courtesy: Premkudva)
UIllal Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Sunset on Ullal Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
St Lawrence Church Attur
Kukke Subramanya
Mangaladevi Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 March 2004)
Kadri Manjunath Temple
Gokaranatheshwara Temple
Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple
Bahubali Statue Dharmasthala
Manjunatha Swamy Dharmasthala

Reasons to Visit
  • Mangalore is a port and the largest town on coastal Karnataka it is the 2nd largest town in Karnataka and has derives its name from the local Hindu deity Mangaladevi
  • Mangalore is one of the fastest developing cities in India. Many multi-national corporations and domestic corporations are opening their branches in Mangalore.
  • Mangalore is an access point for Coastal Karnataka, Plantation Circuit and North Kerala Itinerary.
  • Mangalore is access point to visit many significant Hindu and Jain pilgrim centres in the area such as Dharmasthala, Subramanya, Kollur, Udupi, Karkala, Kundapura, Murudeshwar and Moodabidri.
  • Many classical dance forms and folk art are practiced in the city. The Yakshagana, a nightlong dance and drama performance, is held in Mangalore.
Recommendations
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Coastal Karnataka"Srimad Anantheshwar Temple, Manjeshwar (25 kms South of Mangalore) is a renowned pilgrimage for the GSB (Gauda Saraswat Brahmin) community. Mangalore is home to Kadri Manjunatha Temple which houses a Lokeshwara statue reputed to be one of the best bronzes in India and is visited alongwith Subhramanya. "
  • Port Cities of India"Mangalore Port is a modern all-weather major port situated at Panambur, a few kms from Mangalore"
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Karnataka"Mangalore Airport and Railway Station are major access point for guests travelling to plantation highlands of Coorg and Chikmagalur alongwith Pilgrimages of Subhramanya and Dharmasthala. "
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Kerala"Mangalore Railway Station and Airport are best access points for travellers visiting North Kerala getaways of Bekal, Kasargod and Nileshwar."
  • Industrial Townships of Karnataka"Mangalore is a port city in Coastal Karnataka, home to many agricultural processing industries. The boat building and fishing industry have been core businesses in Mangalore for generations. The leaf spring industry has an important presence in Mangalore. Mangalore is also a major IT and ITES services hub. "
Access Information

Mangalore has 8 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard2
Mid-segment4
Premium2
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Hotel5
Resort3

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Mangalore

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Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Mangalore

Getaway

  • Jain Pilgrimage Circuit covering Five Lord Bahubali Statues in Karnataka (2 Nights)
  • Mangalore Pilgrim Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrimage (4 Nights)
  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrimage with Gokarna (4 Nights)

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Mangalore has 37 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Airport and ManipalRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Airport and MoodbidriRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Airport and UdupiRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Airport to MalpeRs. 1761

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Dharmasthala day visit and backRs. 2934
Karkala and Moodbidri Jain Temples Day visit and backRs. 2934
Manjeshwar Day Visit and backRs. 3521
Murudeshwar and Kollur Temples day visit and backRs. 5280
Subhramanya Day visit and backRs. 3521
Udupi Temples Day visit and backRs. 2934

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to BaindurRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to BekalRs. 2934
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to ChikmagalurRs. 4417
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to DharmasthalaRs. 2934
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to GokarnaRs. 5868
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to HassanRs. 4107
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to KannurRs. 4107
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to KollurRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to KundapuraRs. 2934
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Kushalnagar, CoorgRs. 4107
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Kutta, CoorgRs. 5516
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Madikeri, CoorgRs. 3889
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to MurudeshwarRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to MysoreRs. 7628
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Napoklu, CoorgRs. 4107
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to NileshwarRs. 2934
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to SakleshpurRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to ShimogaRs. 4929
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Siddhapur, CoorgRs. 4107
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to SringeriRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to SubhramanyaRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to ThirthahalliRs. 3521
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Virajpet, CoorgRs. 4107

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Railway Station and MalpeRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Railway Station and ManipalRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Railway Station and MoodbidriRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Railway Station and UdupiRs. 1761

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Mangalore has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

7 Travel Ideas listed for Mangalore. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Dharmasthala and Subhramanya Pilgrimage
  • Jain Circuit Ex-Mangalore / ex-Udupi
  • Malpe Beach Getaway - Travel Idea for Coastal Karnataka
  • Mangalore Pilgrimage
  • Moodbidri and Karkala Jain Pilgrimage
  • Significant Lord Bahubali Statues in Jain Pilgrimages in Karnataka

Stay Ideas

  • Pilikula Nisargadhama visit

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mangalore got its name from Mangaladevi Temple, a 9th century Hindu temple. Mangladevi Temple is visited as a part of Mangalore pilgrimage circuit.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    3
    The Kadri Manjunatha Temple in Mangalore dates back to year 1068, The square temple built with nine water tanks, nestles at the foot of the highest hill in Mangalore. There are some stone caves on top of the hill. The idol of lokeshwarnath is said to be the oldest of the South Indian temples. The sacred ponds, Jogi Mutt and cave of Pandavas are pilgrim attractions.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    3
    The Gokarnanatheshwara Temple otherwise known as Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatha Kshetra is a prominent and well visited Lord Shiva temple in Mangalore. The Dussera festival is celebrated with much grandeur. The Dussera celebrations of this temple is popularly called Mangalore Dasara.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    5
    The St. Aloysius Chapel in Mangalore was built in 1880. St. Aloysius College Chapel is an architectural marvel that could be compared to the chapels of Rome
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    6
    A public beach at 8 kms South of Mangalore having a getaway resort and overall village type character.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    8
    Pilikula Nisargadhama is a nature park and a popular picnic spot near Mangalore. Its spread across 370 acres of greenery, having a biological park, a golf course, an amusement park, a lake, an arboretum, a science center, a heritage village and an artisan village. It has animals housed in an open environment.
    Zoo, Gardens
    Thematic, Nature Park
    11
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Traditionally renowned as "Manjula Kshetra" and "The temple of 18 towns", Srimad Anantheshwar Temple is situated in Manjeshwar. The origin of the Temple dates more than a thousand years back and is very significant for the GSB (Gauda Saraswat Brahmin) community.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    27
    Shri Venkataramana Temple Mulki is one of the oldest and prominent temples of Dakshina Kannada with a history of over 700 years. The temple has a unique record of unbroken darshan seva for the last 225 years.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    28
    Kateel is home to Sri Durga Parmeshwari Temple and is considered one of the holiest temple towns in Coastal Karnataka
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    29
    Bappanadu Durga Parameshwari temple an 800 year old temple that is set on a riverside md-way between Udupi and Mangalore just off NH-17. It is a well visited pilgrim centre locally and regionally.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    30
    The Thousand Pillars Temple is one of the most famous and holy shrine of Jains in Moodbidri. It also has Guru Basadi which houses the treasured Dhavala text. There are other Basadis, namely Ammanvara Basadi. Leppada Basadi, etc. There are several Jain temples in Moodbidri.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    33
    Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple at Hosanadu is one of popular temples in Udupi area. The temple was commissioned in late 1990s.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    35
    Ananthapura Lake Temple is the only lake temple in Kerala and is believed to be the original seat Anathapadmanabha (Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram)
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    48
    Karkala is a town of historical importance and a pilgrim centre for Jains. Jainism is widely practised here. The single stone 42-foot statue Gomateshwara (Lord Bahubali) is main attraction and is the second tallest in Karnataka. There are about 18 Jain basadis here.Attur nearby is also home to impressive St Lawrence Church.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    50
    The Church of Holy Cross of Hospet in Karkala is one of the ancient churches in Mangalore - Udupi area. This was the only church that escaped the drive for the demolition of churches by Tipu Sultan
    Church
    Portuguese Church
    50
    Venur is home to 38 ft monolith of Lord Bahubali also known as Lord Gomateshwara. The single rock statue was erected in the year 1604. This statue of Bahubali is one of the five giant monoliths found in Karnataka.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    53
    Just on outskirts of Dharmasthala is 39 ft Bahubali statue and is well visited by Jain pilgrims and other pilgrims to Dharmasthala.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    60
    Dharmasthala Temple is home to the shrine of Shiva, Manjunatha, Ammanavaru, Chandranath and the Dharma Daivas (Guardian Spirits of Dharma).The temple is unusual in that it is run by a Jain administration and poojas are conducted by Hindu priests of Madhva order. Its a major pilgrim centre with temple trust having large number of rooms and a very well organised temple infrastructure.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    62
    Kukke Subramanya is a Hindu temple located at 130 kms from Mangalore. The temple is one of the pristine and most visited pilgrimage centres in South India. Here Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped as the lord of all serpents.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    120

Destinations within reach from Mangalore

  • Moodbidri ( 35 Km )

    Moodbidri is a Jain pilgrim centre located 35 kms from Mangalore where now Pandits Health Resort, more

  • Udupi ( 62 Km )

    Udupi is a pilgrimage destination and is visited mainly for temples around it and access point for more

  • Bekal ( 65 Km )

    Bekal is situated on the seashore of Pallikara village,12 kms south of Kasargod town (NH-17) where more

  • Malpe ( 67 Km )

    Malpe is an idyllic beach stretch in close proximity (8 km) from Udipi, 5 km off NH 17. Malpe lies more

  • Manipal ( 69 Km )

    Manipal is a university town situated in the state of Karnataka; it is a student township with a more

  • Kalasa ( 125 Km )

    Kalasa is a holy temple-town in Karnataka. Kalasa is home to the Kalaseshwara Temple dedicated to more

  • Baindur ( 131 Km )

    Baindur is one of the idylic beaches on the coastal Karnataka. Baindoor beach is rocky and hills more

  • Talakadu ( 304 Km )

    Talakad (also known as Talakadu) is a town on river Cauveri accessible via a boatride offering more

  • Palolem ( 310 Km )

    Palolem beach is one of the best beaches in Goa at Southern most edge of the Goa bordering Karwar more

  • Tumkur ( 317 Km )

    Tumkur is an industrial town on outskirts of Bangalore (70 kms) on NH-206 and often a stopover for more

  • Trichur ( 357 Km )

    Trichur is 4th largest town in kerala and has a large number of known temples i.e. Thiruvambady more

  • Ponda ( 360 Km )

    Ponda lies en route to Goa's wildlife sanctuaries, both the Bondla and the Mahavir Wildlife more

  • Karmali ( 375 Km )

    Karmali near Panjim in Goa is renowned for being home to one of the three major Railway stations more

  • Panjim ( 375 Km )

    Panjim is the state capital of Goa and known for its promenades, heritage walks, clean streets, more

  • Morjim ( 399 Km )

    Morjim, Ashvem and Mandrem are a set of idyllic beaches, north of Siolim river, further north of more

  • Kotagiri ( 399 Km )

    Kotagiri is a colonial era plantation area, at about 30 km.east of Ooty, 23 km. from Coonoor and more

  • Hampi ( 401 Km )

    Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for being home to Vijayanagara ruins and Monuments around more

  • Pollachi ( 406 Km )

    Pollachi is situated 40 kms from Coimbatore on the foothills of Annamalais. The Jaggery Market in more

  • Anegundi ( 414 Km )

    Anegundi is a heritage destination near Hampi renowned for its Ramayana Significance, pre-historic more

  • Gadag ( 414 Km )

    Gadag is a town lies on the Hubli - Hospet route and visited for guests in transit, business more

  • Kolar ( 418 Km )

    Kolar is situated 75 kms east of Bangalore on the Bangalore - Tirupati route and known for India's more

  • Belgaum ( 442 Km )

    Belgaum is the third largest town in Karnataka on the Northern tip and access point for Amboli, more

  • Tirupur ( 443 Km )

    Tirupur is an industrial town at 55 kms from Coimbatore. Tirupur is also visited for the 10th more

  • Kudal ( 449 Km )

    Kudal lies in NH-17 and from where coastal hamlets of Malvan and Tarkarli are accessible. more

  • Badami ( 458 Km )

    Badani is a heritage destination and home to rock cut temples and other heritage monuments. From more

  • Oros ( 463 Km )

    Oros lies on the NH-17 (Mumbai - Goa highway) in the Malvan / Sindhudurg area of Konkan region few more

  • Bhogwe ( 468 Km )

    Bhogwe Beach is an idyllic beach stretch between Tarkarli and Vengurla by the backwaters of more

  • Malvan ( 478 Km )

    Malvan is a compact town situated on the coast of Western India and boasts some beautiful beaches. more

  • Tarkarli ( 479 Km )

    Malvan and neighboring Tarkarli (5 kms) are renowned for its coastal cuisine and scuba diving. more

  • Amboli ( 506 Km )

    Amboli is an idyllic hill station (2500+ ft above sea level) overlooking the thick rainforest on more

  • Yelagiri ( 520 Km )

    Yelagiri (4200 ft asl) is an idyllic hillside getaway surrounded by orchards, rose-gardens, and more

  • Kolhapur ( 545 Km )

    Kolhapur is situated 240 km South of Pune is a transit stay option on the Pune – Goa / Pune – more

  • Salem ( 560 Km )

    Salem is gateway to idyllic hillside hamlet of Yercaud (35 km) and is part of Bangalore - Madurai more

  • Vellore ( 570 Km )

    Vellore is a destination on the banks of the Palar River on the site of Vellore Fort. Vellore has more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Mangalore,Karnataka,India

January
35°C / 23°C
February
35°C / 24°C
March
36°C / 25°C
April
35°C / 25°C
May
34°C / 26°C
June
29°C / 25°C
July
29°C / 25°C
August
29°C / 24°C
September
30°C / 23°C
October
33°C / 24°C
November
34°C / 23°C
December
35°C / 23°C

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Mangalore
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Bunts HostelA prime area at 2 kms North of Mangalore Railway Station.Transit/Business4
Gurupura13 kms from city centre and home to Gurupura Nisargadhama, a popular excursions for guests with familiesGetaway1
Kodikal8 kms North of Mangalore railway station on NH-17, in close proximity to Infosys office.Transit/Business-
Port RoadA prime area at 3 kms West of Mangalore Railway Station and next to bus depot.Business1
UllalA beach front at 8 kms South of city centre of MangaloreGetaway2
Airport in Mangalore
  • Bajpe Airport ( IXE ) , Mangalore
Railway Stations in Mangalore
  • Mangalore Central ( MAQ ), Mangalore
  • Mangalore Junction ( MAJN ), Mangalore
Recommended travel connections to Mangalore from Major Cities.

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