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Mangalore

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Overview Beaches Religious Heritages and Parks Eating Out
How to get there:

By Airways:

Mangalore has an Airport at Bajpe 18 Kms from the city, where Boeing 737 aircraft flies regularly. Presently Indian Airlines and Jet Airways and Air Deccan have regular flights from Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.
By Railways:
Mangalore is connected to the Indian Rail network via Kerala and Bangalore. Regular trains run to Mangalore from Thiruvananthapuram, Palghat, and Chennai etc. And the Konkan Railways links Mangalore to Mumbai via Goa.
By Roadways:
Mangalore is situated about 395 Kms South of Goa and 347 Kms due west of Bangalore with National Highways connecting to both sides. Regular Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses from Mysore, Bangalore, Goa and Mumbai. Private buses too operate at competitive rates. The Northern tip of Kerala is just 60 Kms South of Mangalore and a National Highway links Mangalore to Cochin.


Narrow winding streets, lofty coconut trees, quaint gable-roofed houses, beautiful beaches, temples and churches, the heady fragrance of the Mangalore Mallige, the aroma of spicy coconut curries.... Yes! Mangalore is indeed a city of vivid contrasts. Unfolding an enchantment that never ends.Mangalore is located near the back waters formed by the convergence of the rivers Netravathi and Gurupur and derives its name from the presiding deity Mangladevi, the Godess of fortune. The city has a healthy mix of cultures working harmoniously. Though the city is growing as a major commercial hub, it has retained a certain old-world charm.

beautiful drive from bangalore to mangalore - small streams and picnic spots

greenery of western ghats

Beaches :   Ullal Beach Tannirubavi, Surathkal, Someshwara

Religious :   Kadri Manjunatheshwara Temple St. Aloysius Chapel, Ullal Juma Masjid and Darga

Heritages and Parks :   Sulthan Battery Tagore Park, Pilikula Nisargadhama, Shobhavana

Eating Out :   Eating Out in Mangalore