Sri Kukke Subramanya shrine in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka is one place almost every Hindu devotee in the Southern part of India would be familiar with. And not just being familiar, many would either have visited or would have planned to visit the temple at least once in lifetime for the powers Lord Subramanya […]
Officially addressed as Mangaluru, Mangalore is the largest city of the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Being an industrial and commercial hub, this coastal city has a bustling and hectic ambience. Around 75% of India’s cashew and coffee exports happen through the Mangalore port. Situated right on the estuaries of Netravathi and Gurupur Rivers, Mangalore is known among die hard travelers for its Arabian Sea views and seafoods.
Its comparatively pristine beaches, array of coconut trees and churches offer an exotic feel to travelers. Mangalorean cuisine is favored by many for its tasty and rich curries made using coconuts. Some of the specialty dishes of this cuisine are Mangalorean Chicken Sukka and Chicken Ghee Roast. Aati Festival is one of the most crucial revelries celebrated in Mangalore with folk dancing that attracts tourists. Pilivesha, a folk dance or tiger dance is native to Mangalore, performed during Dasara. Read more about Mangalore.
Around 22 km away from Mangalore is the remarkable Sasihithlu Beach. It is located just two km before NITK Surathkal, Mukka. The beach has stunning white sand adding to the beauty of it and is indeed a picturesque location to admire. The blueish sea bordered with this white sand looks immensely enthralling like the Milky […]
Aati is an inauspicious month as per the Tulu calendar. It is believed that this month has most of the disasters and calamities happening hence the traditions forbid anyone from buying anything new or starting up anything. Aati Kalenja festival is one of the festivals celebrated in Mangalore by the Nalke tribe. Aati Kalenja Festival […]
The Puttur Mahalingeshwara Temple is an ancient temple which was constructed in the 12th century A.D. The temple is located in Puttur in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Puttur Mahalingeshwara Temple– Overview The temple is protected by a 1961 act which created to safeguard historical sites in the state. The temple is currently maintained and […]
Sri Karinjeshwara Temple is a famous Lord Shiva temple located in a place called Karinja. It lies in the Bantwal taluk of the Dakshina Kannada district. This temple is perched on the top of a peak in the village of Karinja. It offers a magnificent view of the surroundings from the top of a hill. […]
Kadri Manjunatheshwara Temple is located in Mangalore. It is the spectacular temple of Lord Manjunatha or Lord Shiva on the Kadri hills. The temple is a complete depiction of early Vijayanagara architecture dating back to 10th and 11th century AD. The location of the temple is overwhelming with the presence of the deity of the […]
Located in the South Indian State of Karnataka, Sri Mangaladevi Temple is a Hindu temple in the city of Mangalore. The temple is at Bolara which is about three kilometers from the City Centre. The temple is dedicated to the god Shakti who is in the form of Mangaladevi. This is where the name […]
Who says that we have to go to visit the Sistine Chapel in Rome if we want to see the beauty and splendor of a church? Or, feel the peace and divinity emanating from its walls? Now we have our very own Sistine Chapel in Mangalore (Mangaluru), the St. Aloysius Chapel. Located right in the […]
Mangalore or Mangaluru is a major port city of India that stands on the Malabar Coast. It is situated in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka and is at a distance of about 352 km from Bangalore. Nestled between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, the city of Mangalore boasts of pristine beaches and […]
Mangalore (Mangaluru) is a picturesque city situated between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghat mountain ranges. It is the chief port city of Karnataka and is located at a distance of about 371 km from Bangalore. Mangalore stands in the vicinity of some of the most scenic beaches of the country. If you are planning a trip to […]