Mangalore is the main port of Karnataka. It stands surrounded by various places of tourist attraction. Here are some of the places to visit near Mangalore.
Sree Karkala Venkataramana Temple is known as Padu Tirupati or western Tirupati. Dedicated to Lord Srinivasa, a form of Lord Vishnu, this temple is a major pilgrimage center, especially important to Gaud Saraswat Brahmins.