Mangaluru, a vibrant coastal city in the state of Karnataka, offers a blend of cultural richness, natural beauty, and mouthwatering cuisine. Among the top tourist places in Mangaluru, one can’t miss the beaches that grace its coastline. Panambur Beach and Someshwara Beach are worth a visit.
Head to the magnificent Kadri Manjunath Temple, an ancient religious site. For those inclined towards history and architecture, visit the Sultan Battery to learn about Mangaluru’s past. Explore the Central Market to learn about the local way of life.
Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple, Rosario Cathedral, Kudroli Shree Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Nisarga Dhama, Surathkal Beach, Tannirbhavi Beach, Sultan Bathery, Mangaladevi Temple, Kateel Sri Durgaparameshwari Temple, Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Kadri Hill Park, Milagres Church, and St. Aloysius Chapel are other attractions that visitors should have on their list.
The city is renowned for its seafood delicacies, and one of the best places is to have it at the New Taj Mahal Café. If you’re in the mood for more, a visit to Giri Manja’s or Machali is a culinary adventure not to be missed, offering a range of seafood dishes that celebrate the coastal flavours.
As the sun sets, exploring the shopping avenues is the most fun activity. Hampankatta and Bunder are prime shopping districts, home to traditional Mangalorean artefacts, silk sarees, and spices that make for excellent souvenirs. For a more modern shopping experience, Forum Fiza Mall offers a plethora of retail outlets to explore.