Bhatkal is a port town in Karnataka and is named after its former ruler King Jain Bhattakalanka. This place has witnessed several dynasties, and their rise and fall. The people here are popularly known as ‘Bhatkalis’, popularly. A very famous cuisine in Bhatkal is the Bhatkal Biryani.
Tourist Places near Bhatkal
Bhatkal has a lot of places that would attract tourists. It includes temples, waterfalls etc.
- Murudeshwara Temple
- Shiva Statue
- Jog Falls (100 kms away)
Connectivity to Bhatkal
This port town is closest to Mangalore International airport. This place lies between NH-17 that runs between Mumbai and Cochin. The place has a railway station on the Konkan Railway route.
Population of Bhatkal
The people here are basically Hindus and Nayawath Muslims. Kannada, Urdu and Konkani are the two languages that are spoken here. Bhatkal has a population of around 31,785. This place has n average literacy rate of 75%.
Educational Institutes in Bhatkal
Bhatkal – 581320
Phone: +91 0838 526 520