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Mangalore Travel Guide

Mangalore is a beautiful city surrounded by the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea in the state of Karnataka. It is a commercial and a port hub of the state with major petrochemical and cashew nuts business. Apart from the commercial industries, the city has several tourist places as well.
Some of the famous pilgrimage sites are Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangaladevi Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Milagres Church, and Kudroli Shree Gokarnanatheshwara Temple. Popular beaches to leisurely enjoy are Tannirbhavi Beach, Panambur Beach, and Mukka Beach. Among other places to visit are Srimanthi Bai Memorial Government Museum, Sultan Battery, Adyar Falls, Kadri Park and more. For shopaholics, Hampankatta is an amazing place to shop unlimited stuff from textiles to accessories. It is recommended to visit during the festival of Mangalore Dasara that takes place at Kudroli Temple. A number of street food joints and restaurants are available within the city for the ultimate food fix. Best time to visit this city is from October to March when the temperature is moderate.
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How to Reach Mangalore
Apart from being a major port city in Karnataka, Mangalore is also a relaxed coastal town on the Arabian Sea coast. Tropical climate, seafood dishes, breathtaking backwaters of Netravati and Gurupura rivers, British and Portuguese charm contribute to Mangalore's touristy look. Panambur beach and St Aloysius College Chapel are popular sightseeing spots here. Mangalore is well connected by road, rail and air with rest of India.
 
How to Reach Mangalore by Air
 
Mangalore has its own airport located around 15 km away from the city centre. Major flights from different domestic and international destinations serve Mangalore on a daily basis. Depending on need and availability, passengers can board a direct or stopover flight from anywhere in India and abroad. Cabs or buses can be hired from the airport to travel to Mangalore city.
 
How to Reach Mangalore by Road
 
Direct and regular buses from different parts of Karnataka and nearby states are available for Mangalore. State and private buses connect Mangalore with places like Coimbatore, Kochi, Bangalore, Ooty amongst others. Bus service is available at frequent intervals. Commuting by bus is one of the cheapest ways to go to Mangalore.
 
How to Reach Mangalore by Rail
 
Mangalore is served by Mangalore Junction Railway Station. Plenty of mail and super-fast trains connect Mangalore with popular places like Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Karwar, Delhi, Pune etc. Visitors can take a train till Mangalore from anywhere in India and hire bus or taxi from outside the station to travel to the city.

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best way to reach mahe?are there hotels to book through goibibo may. i know
The closest airport to Manipal is Mangalore International Airport. MAHE is about an hour and a half’s drive from Mangalore airport. You can take a prepaid taxi from there. There are a lot of hotels which can be booked in Goibibo
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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Mangalore? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.
Mangalore is known prominently for its seafood dishes. If you're looking for a classy restaurant to take your family to and have some good food, I'd suggest Hotel Gajalee at Curcuit House in Mangalore.
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Hi, I will arrive mangalore at 6AM can u suggest a good hotel for a days stay, check out will b by 7 PM
YOU CAN CHECKIN IN THE VERDA SAFFRON ITSELF IF ITS FOR DAY USE. OCCUPANCY WILL BE AFFECTIVE ON THE DAY USE ROOMS ALSO
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I want one AC room. Can you suggest a hotel near city centre?
Hotel Surya, Mangalore . budget hotel . Walking distance to City centre
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I want to book a single room. Can you please suggest me a hotel in Rs. 500 per night?
Better to reach there and book a place close to the railway station.... 200-500 many are there...
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