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101 things to do in Mangalore

I am heading to Mangalore for a few days and asked for suggestions over at the BSB group as to interesting sights and sounds in and around the city. These are some that came in. The ones in bold are what I don’t want to miss. If you have anything interesting to add, do leave it in the comment space. Or if there’s anything you feel should not be missed let me know.

Beaches:
Maravanthe, Ullal, Panambur, Someshwara, Kaup (and lighthouse), Malpe, Surathkal, Tannirbavi

Tourist attractions:
St. Mary’s Island, Sultana Batthery, Ideal ice cream parlour at Hampanakatte

Temples/Dargas/Churches:
Shree Krisha Mutt Brahma rath (Udupi), Mangaladevi temple, Kadri Manjunath temple, Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple, Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple, Mudabidri (Jain monument with 1000 pillars), Ullal Durga, St Aloysius College Church

Others:
– Gomateshware/Chatrumukha Basadi at Karkal
Bekal fort in Kasaragod
Local food!

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6 Comments

  1. hemanth says

    Hey anita, U have not mentioned ur appearance in the latest edition of India Today !! I was hoping to see a snapshot of the article here πŸ™‚

    I met u in alliance francaise if u remember !!! I cleared 1A by the way πŸ™‚

  2. yeah st.Mary’s island is a treat! πŸ™‚

    n jus read hemanth’s comment, happened to have the very same edition in my bag!! whatta a oincidence!!! saw u there! πŸ™‚

  3. Shetty says

    Hastha Shilpa in Manipal has many heritage houses restored to their original form from all over Karnataka. Very unique museum I have ever visited. Note this is in Manipal though. Lot of foreign tourists also visit this place.

    If you are going to Udupi/Manipal spend some time in Manipal campus where you can see students from all over.

    More info on Udupi/Manipal at Udupipages.com – they even have one day – three day plans.

    http://www.udupipages.com/travel/place.html

  4. ess bee says

    anit πŸ˜‰

    it is karkala not karkal, btw. (though it has nothing to do with ‘car kala’ or ‘car artistry’).

    enjoyed the nice article as always.

    thanks,

    – s.b.

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