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Dainty houses with tiled roofs, winding streets fringed with swaying palms, pristine beaches and scrumptious seafood – you will find them all in Mangalore. The city grows at an unprecedented pace, yet manages to retain its old-world charm in both, its culture and architecture.

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Lounge By The Sea

Hidden away about 10km from Mangalore city, the Tannirbhavi Beach makes for a peaceful getaway. Let your feet sink into the soft sands and watch as fishermen haul in the day’s catch.

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Kadri Manjunatha Temple
Open :0600-2000

The Kadri Manjunatha Temple, built in the Kerala style, is located in the foothills of the forested Kadri Hills. Steps lead up to the temple that houses a stunning thousand-year-old bronze statue of Lokeshwara within.

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Go On An Adventure

Let adrenaline take over as you hit tough terrain on an ATV. Dirt Mania’s off-road racing trails will have you conquering shifty sands and slushy fields, as well as boulders and bends. It is an activity that younger guests, in particular, will enjoy.

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Bring Home Local Delicacies

Pick up a batch of local jackfruit chips, one of the many snacks found in this part of the country. Made from a special variety of raw jackfruit kernels, the chips are crunchy and have a distinctive taste. They make a great accompaniment to piping-hot cups of tea.

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Panambur Beach

Located 10Kms from the city of Mangalore, India Panambur is known for its cleanliness and safety, It is the city’s most visited beach. Carnivals add to the charm of this beach as boat races, beach sports and sand sculpture contests liven up the atmosphere. Besides, the International kite festival, organized every year, attracts participants from across the country and from abroad.

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Buy A Silken Wonder

PSR & Sons stocks a lovely range of garments including saris, kurtas and other ethnic attire made from the finest of silks and cottons. Saris in styles from across the country can be found here, including Kancheevarams, Patolas, Benarasis and Maheshwaris. The store also sells fusion western wear.

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Plan A Day-Trip

There are far too many things to explore at Pilikula Nisargadhama, making it ideal for a day-trip. Spanning 370 acres, the space houses wildlife, an arboretum, a boating centre, an amusement park and a golf course. It is the perfect place at which to spend time with children.

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St Aloysius College Chapel

The Portuguese arrived on Mangalore’s shores in the 1500s, bringing Catholicism with them. Today, the city is dotted with vestiges of its past, the most stunning legacy being this chapel, with its dramatic frescoes that resemble the ceilings of the iconic Sistine Chapel.

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Conserving Biodiversity Heritage and Culture Trip
0824 2263565/62
Open :0930- 1730 Except Monday Off

Pilikula Development Authority (Pilikula) is a major eco-education and tourism development project promoted by the District Administration of Dakshina Kannada in the beautiful city of Mangaluru in Karnataka State, India. An integrated theme park with a wide variety of features, Pilikula has many attractions of cultural, educational and scientific interest. The park is spread over an area of 370 acres comprising of a tropical forest and the enchanting Pilikula Lake. The project presently includes a Biological Park, Arboretum, a Science Centre, a Lake Park with Boating Centre, a Water Amusement Park and a Golf Course

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Temple tour Pilgrim tour
Open :0600-2100

Shri Mangaladevi Temple

The city Mangalore is named after the Hindu Goddess Durga or Shakti in the form of Mangaladevi. Home for the deity Managaladevi, this temple is of great significance among South Indians. Believed to be a very powerful pilgrimage, Mangaladevi Temple is also popular amongst architecture and heritage lovers.

Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

Shri Built-in 1912, this temple is dedicated to Gokarnatha, a form of Lord Shiva is one of the most beautiful temples of the time. Built-in the Chola Gopuram style, the temple is famous for its Dasara festivities which are celebrated with grandeur.

Sri Manjunatha Temple, Kadri

Believed to be one of the oldest temples in south India, Sri Manjunatha Temple dates back to the 11th or maybe 10 century. Famous for its stunning architecture and heritage.

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