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Near by Attractions (around Mangalore)

Our in-depth local knowledge and comprehensive arrangements come together to enable you to enjoy the many vistas of Mangalore. So, grab a map and take the opportunity to explore the nooks and crannies that make a holiday in Mangalore special.

Udupi (60 Kms / 1½ Hrs)

This town has the famous Krishna Temple with the Golden Chariot. The pristine beauty complemented by peaceful surroundings, makes Malpe beach a favorite spot for visitors. The St. Mary's Island, another delightful hangout, is just a boat ride away.

Moodabidri (35 Kms / 30 Mins)

Moodabidri is famous for its 1000 Pillar Jain Shrine. Visit to Soans Farm, a world of agricultural and botanical diversity. Those who are interested can shop for spices and fruits.

Dharmastala (77 Kms / 2 Hrs)

On the bank of the River Nethravathi, the Holy Place Dharmasthala is situated. This town is a unique example of communal harmony, famous for its Shri Manjunatha Temple. Every person, who comes here, irrespective of caste or creed, is welcomed and given a free meal. You can also visit the Car Museum and Manjush Art Museum at Dharmastala.

Subramanya (105 kms / 2½ Hrs)

A well-famed temple, inside the dense forest bordering the Western Ghats, is Subramanya. The original name was Kukke as "Kukke" or a basket by the priest of the temple had covered the Kukkelinga. Now this linga is inside the inner courtyard of the Subramanya Temple. The temple cart is nearly 150 years old. On the bank of river Kumaradhara a small shrine of Subramanya called "Mooladevaru" is also situated. It is a sacred pilgrimage to Hindus.
  Subtramanya temple

Kollur (140 kms / 3½ Hrs)

The Mookambika Temple at Kollur attracts thousands of devotees.

Kerala (60 Kms / 1½ Hrs)

Don’t miss out the Bekal Fort Beach in the district of Kasaragod, Kerala. Enjoy two and a half hours of houseboat cruises which provides ample opportunities to explore the natural life of the Malayali village folk with their warm hospitality. Experience the magic of delectable delicacies at Nalanda Resort- a perfect place to sample an array of tempting specialities. This resort is situated on the outskirts of Nileshwaram town (15 Kms / 20 Minutes drive from Bekal Fort).

Maravanthe (110 Kms / 2½ Hrs)

Has a scenic beach.

Kateel (27 kms / 30 Mins)

It has a famous temple dedicated to Goddess Shree Durga Parameshwari, the loving and caring mother of the people of South Kanara. The temple is surrounded by lush green fields and beautiful hills. 

Karkala (52 kms / 50 Mins)

The 452-ft tall monolithic statue of Bahubali and the St. Lawrence Church are the main attractions here.

Mulki (28 Kms / 30 Mins)

In the north direction of Mangalore on the N.H 17 highway road, on the riverbank of Shambavi is situated a famous temple of Shri Venkatramana belonging to 1277 A.D. The Bappanadu Shree Durga Parameshwari Temple and twin temple of Somanath and Narayana are the other shrines of the Mulki.

Varanga (68 Kms / 1½)
Is an important Jain pilgrim Center.

Jamalabad (40 Kms / 40 Mins)

The fort here was built by Tipu Sultan and named after his mother Jamalbee.
  jamalabad fort

Polali (34 Kms / 35 Mins)

An ancient Temple dedicated to the Goddess Shree Rajarajeshwari is situated, with an image of 12ft height, worshiped with the idols of Badra Kali, Shanmuga with Ganapathi, on either side.

Venur (45 Kms / 45 Mins)

A monolithic statue of Bahubali 38 ft. height is situated at Venur. Veera Thimmappa Ajila 4 installed this Bahubali in 1064 A.D. There are also a few Jain basadis.

Baindur (45 Kms from Maravanthe)

Is a hamlet having a beautiful beach nearby. Ottanane near Baindur is famous for its glorious sunset.
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