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.Read More Read Less