Karnataka has a long coastline around 320 kms ranged with well-known beaches. Tourists travel to these exotic beaches to enjoy the cool waters, relish in water sports, take long walks along the shore and savor the culinary delights. Situated about 15 kms from Mangalore on the coastal belt is the spectacular Suratkal Beach in Karnataka.
Suratkal Beach in Karnataka is one of the popular beaches of Karnataka where tourist enjoy the scenic beauty of the surroundings, the long stretches of golden beaches and the cool... read more
Planning a long holiday with your family and friends? Then, pack your bags and head to Manglore Beach in Karnataka. Karnataka is well-known for its exotic and splendid beaches that have garnered tourists from all across the globe. One of the beaches that stand out among the rest is Mangalore Beach. This beach is located near the backwaters, which was formed due to the convergence of Netravathi and Gurupur Rivers.
Mangalore beach is dotted with a number of prominent attractions, which makes i... read more
Ullal town is one of the oldest towns in India. In 15th century it came under the rules of Portuguese. Still the remains of its glorious history can be seen in the beaches and other parts of Ullal. This place is famous for its historical and beaut values that are matchless.
Ullal Beach - Site
Ullal Beach is just 5km away from the beautiful city Mangalore. Ullal beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the 320 km stretched of Karnataka. Sea side of Arabian Sea is truly exemplary and is always waving. One c... read more
Buddhist monks who came from northern India made Kadri as their place of Vihara and settled here. In those days it was called as Kadarika Vihara. Subsequently, followers of Natha pantha were also came and settled here. The epigraph of 968 A.D. mentions Mangalore as "Mangalapura" and Kadri as "Kadarika Vihara
This temple is the abode of Lord Manjunatha. It is about 5 Kms from the city centre. Installed by a Siddha (Sage) by name Machendranatha, this temple is believed to be of the - 10th Century. The main featur... read more
This temple has a history of how Mangalore got its name. It is about 3 Kms from the city center. Goddess Mangala Devi, the divine mother was immensely pleased with the devotion of Bhargava and told him that she would dwell in his place as "Mangala Devi" to be worshipped by devotees. People started knowing this place as Mangalapura which later became Mangalore.
The word Mangalore is derived from Goddess Mangaladevi, the main deity of the temple. The temple built in memory of the princess of Malabar Mangale in th... read more
It is one of the very mature temples of Mangalore situated on the Carstreet where Lord Srinivasa is the presiding deity popularly known as Venkatarama.
It was believed that temple was founded during 17th century A.D. (1735). The present idol erected in main sanctum of Lord Sri Venkataramana of shrine is said to be original symbolic idol of the Lord Sri Venkataramana. It is also said; Sri Mahla Pai from a noble family of Mangalore belonging to Gowda Saraswatha Brahmin Community of Kaushika lineage erected bronze... read more
About 2 Kms from the city centre, this temple is the house of Lord Gokarnatha. This temple has a very short past, founded by the Billawa Community of Mangalore this temple belongs to era of modern architecture. The original temple structure was in Kerala style, which was replaced, by Chola style during recent renovation in 1991. The main deity of the temple is Lord Sri Gokarnanatha (another form of Lord Shiva). Navarathri Utsava (Dasara festival) is very famous and is one of the main tourist events in this temple. ... read more
The temple of Manjunatheshwara on the hills of Kadri is a very beautiful and popular temple in Mangalore, visited by every believer who comes to Mangalore. About 4 Kilometers away from the Nehru Maidaan Service bus stand, and well connected by an array of busses and other modes of transport, for getting there you will have to egress from the bus at Mallikatte and then walk in through the "mahadwara.
Every person who comes here irrespective of caste or creed is welcomed and given a free meal. The temple has trac... read more
Location: South India
Type of Building: Temple
Accomodation: Accomodations are available at the hotels and lodges in Mangalore.
Accesibility: Mangalore is the nearest city which is very well connected to the other cities by air, rail and road.
Mythology (story from Purana) :
When Goddess slew Shumbha & Nishumbha, Arunasura, one of the ministers, had fled from the battlefield and saved his life. Later he became the leader of the Rakshasas ... read more
Location: South India
Type of Construction: Ancient
Type of Building: Temple
Other Deities: Vasuki and Sesa
Accomodation: Hotels and lodges are easily available in Mangalore.
Accesibility: Mangalore is very well connected to the other major cities by air, road and rail.
Lapped in the luxurious abundance of the beauty of the nature the village of Subramanya lies in the Sullia Taluk in south Kanara with a sancity which very few places can ... read more