Located to the west of Karnataka, Mangalore is a busy port city with attractive beaches, quaint red tilted houses and historical buildings. It has been a significant trading town since ancient times. At present, it is the 9th largest port in India.
This picturesque city is an interesting blend of the modern and the conventional, the old and the new. You visit to this interesting city with an amazing cuisine and exciting sightseeing will not return you disappointed.
Flights to Mangalore
The Mangalore International Airport is situated at a distance of 20km from the Mangalore city. It serves domestic flights to Mumbai, goa, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, and Kozhikode. Besides, the airport also connects the city to countries like Kuwait, Doha, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi Bahrain, and Muscat through operational flights provided by Air-India Express.
Mangalore offers plethora of accommodation options. These range from standard hotels to mid-rung and budget hotels in Mangalore to provide a comfortable stay and serve budget traveller as well.
Activities and Sightseeing
Mangalore has numerous sightseeing options with religious structures being on top of the list. Other attractions around the city include:
- Sultan Battery
- Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
- St. Aloysius College Chape
Shop around Mangalore for very popular silk saris, and intricately designed silver and gold jewellery. Other take home souvenirs include beautifully carved sandalwood and ivory artefacts. You can also buy attractive handicraft items and furniture.