Sri Krishna Dhyana Kendra in Mudipu, set on a sprawling, lush green hill, beckons the spiritual minded and nature lovers to immerse in peace. A dream come true of one Dr. Madan Mohan Naik in 2021, this meditation centre stands as a symbol of universal peace and integration of different religions, situated about 25 kms […]
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.
Many traditional bungalows in Karnataka and other parts of south India have a common feature – a sloping roof with Mangalore tiles or Mangalorean tiles. These tiles are easily identified by their shape and unique reddish-orangish-brownish hue. Popular even today, these tiles have a history dating back to the 1800s. The Story Of The Mangalore […]
If you like trekking and history and you’re looking for a quick getaway from Mangalore, Gadaikallu in Belthangady is a great choice. This is one of the most favored trekking destinations in south Karnataka. It’s a long trek uphill but it’s a one of its kind experience that opens your eyes to boundless natural beauty […]
The Thousand Pillars Temple is a Jain temple in Moodbidri that is located in the Dakshina Kannada district. Moddbidri or Moodabidri has 18 Jain temples. The most famous among them is the Thousand Pillars temple.
281 km north of Mangalore is a small village by the name of Sodhe. It is also known as Sodha, Sonda and Swadi. This village is special because it is the headquarters of the Sodhe Matha. The Sodhe Matha is part of the Ashta mathas set up by Sri Madhvacharya. This Matha was established by […]
At a distance of a little over 60 kilometers from Mangalore, Karkala is an important Jain pilgrimage site. The town has a number of historical and religious landmarks of which the Chaturmukha Basadi is the most well-known. The temple gets its name from its unique architectural plan wherein the temple is open from all sides. […]
Planning a one day Mangalore trip? Check out the 8 offbeat activities you can do in the city. Known as Karnataka’s chief port city, Mangalore balances the hustle and bustle of city life with a relaxed beach vibe. The city offers tourists a chance to soak in the beauty of lush green hills and white […]
Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Learning or CEOL is a prestigious project in Mangalore to help start-ups in the city.
Zeenath Baksh Masjid is a landmark destination in Mangalore. Know more about Zeenath Baksh Masjid, its history, and architecture.
Dharmastala is a temple town in Karnataka. Dharmastala also has many shopping and sightseeing places in and around. Know about Dharmastala.