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 […]
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.
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 […]
The city of Mangalore or Mangaluru in Karnataka lies between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghat mountain ranges. It is the chief port of Karnataka. This ancient city has a number of temples and shrines that attract a lot of pilgrims and tourists. If you are planning a trip to Mangalore, you must take […]
Bendru Theertha is a natural hot water spring in South India. It is located at a distance of about 15 kilometres from Puttur town in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. It is one of the less known natural wonders of Karnataka. Bendru Theertha contains traces of sulphur and is known to have curative properties. […]
Pilikula Lake is a serene water body located in the vicinity of Mangalore. The lake is situated on the Mangalore – Moodbidri Highway (NH13), at a distance of about 12 km from the town of Mangalore. The lake is part of the “Pilikula Nisarga Dhama”, an eco-educational tourist park that comprises of a zoo, botanical […]
Moodabidri, a temple town in Karnataka has some fascinating stories of a rich cultural past embedded in its eighteen temples. With 18 roads connecting various villages, 18 lakes, 18 temples and 18 Jain Basadis, Moodabidri has a definitive link to the number 18. Located 37 kilometers away from Mangalore, the town was named after the […]
District: Mangalore Town: Kinnigoli Religious Importance: Organization for meditation and yoga Shri Shaktidarshan Yogashram is an organization purely dedicated to meditation, yoga and activities related to yoga. The Yogashram is situated in the small town of Kinnigoli in the Mangalore district of Karnataka. It was founded by Shri Devadas, popularly known as Dev Baba, in the later part […]
Kadavinakatta Dam is constructed across the river Venkatapur. The reservoir is situated in the port town of Bhatkal in Karnataka. The main objective for the construction of the dam was to meet the water supply requirements of the town all throughout the year. Today the dam is one the prime sources of water supply for […]