Places Of Importance In And Around Mangalore
Inside Mangalore City:
Lord Sri Ganesh

Sri Sharavu Temple:
Sri Sharavu Sharabeshwara - Sri Mahaganapathy Kshetra is an outstanding, religious temple of around 800 years. Since the temple is located in the heart of the city, locating and reaching the temple is very easy. It is at a walking distance from Hampankatta and also can comfortably reached by autorickshaws.

Kadri Manjunatha Temple:
The temple of Manjunatheshwara on the hills of Kadri is a very beautiful and popular temple in Mangalore. It is said to be built during the 10th or 11th century. It was converted to a complete stone structure during the 14th century. The idol of Lord Manjunathaswamy of the temple is called as oldest of the South Indian Temples.

Sri Manjunatha Temple,Kadri.

Sri Mangaladevi

Mangaladevi Temple:
Mangaladevi Temple is situated in Bolar about 3 kms from Hampankatta ( the heart of the city).The name "Mangalapura" is actually owed from this temple name Mangaladevi.Now it became Mangalore.he temple is easily accessible by city buses, autorikshaws and taxis. To get there take the City Bus No. 27, 27A, 29A.

Sri Venkataramana Temple:
Shree Venkataramana Temple is located at Car-street in Mangalore. It is easily accesible by autorickshaws and city buses from hampankatta. In fact it is at a walking distance from the heart of the city. The structure that we see today is a complex that grew over a period of two hundred years, the many structures belonging to different times, but so integrated as to form a cohesive structure.

Sri Venkataramana Temple.

Sri Gokarnatheshwara temple.

Sri Kudroli Temple:
Situated in the city of Mangalore, this beautiful temple is the abode of Lord Gokarnatha, another name for Lord Shiva. Compared to the other temples in and around Mangalore this temple was built pretty recently.

Ullal Darga:
The Ullal darga famous for Uroos fair has an interesting history behind its presence. Located about 10 kms from the heart of the city the darga is easily accessible by buses, auto-rickshaws ans taxis. The Dargah to commemorate Saint Sayyid Mohammed Shareeful Madani, located in Ullal in South Kanara, has been drawing pilgrims from all faiths.

Ullal Darga

St.Aloysious Chapel

St.Aloysious Cathedral:
St. Aloysius College Chapel is situated in the heart of the city on the lighthouse hill about a kilometer away from Nehru Maidan Bus stand. It is well connected by all kinds of surface transport. This architectural gem is a 'must see' for anybody visiting Mangalore. The Church was built in the year 1899-1900. The walls of the church are covered with the paintings of the artist Anthony Moscheni of Italy.

Pilikula is the popular name now for the pilgrims.It is about 10 kms from the mangalore city.The pilikula golf course is now fully operational and ready for use by golfers.Boating is also provided for the pilgrims. For the present only nine fairways and nine browns, with a total yardage of about 2800 yards, have been laid traversing the hills and the dales.

Pilikula Nisarga Dhama

New Mangalore Port

New Mangalore Port:
New Mangalore Port is a modern all-weather port situated at Panambur, Mangalore (Karnataka State in South India), on the West Coast of India, 170 nautical miles South of Mormugao & 191 nautical miles North of Cochin Port. Its about 12 kms from the Mangalore city.

Panambur Beach:
This beach is about 15 kms from Mangalore city. It is a popular picnic spot due to the pristine beauty and peaceful surrounding of its virgin beach.Between October - January is the best time to visit this place. The new mangalore port is situated near to this beach.

Panambur Beach

Ullal Beach

Ullal Beach:
This beach is about 13 kms from Mangalore city. It is also a popular picnic spot in mangalore.The people will gather here on sundays and on other govt. holidays.

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