Best Places to Visit in Mangalore

Mangalore which is known for its amazing beaches, seaports and diverse culture has several mystical and beautiful sights that need unfolding. Here’s the list of the best places that you don’t forget to explore in and around Mangalore:


Mangaladevi Temple

Dedicated to “Goddess Parvathi” is very famous as Mangalore is named after this deity. So get ready to pay homage to deities at Mangaladevi Temple.

Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, dedicated to “Gorakhnatha” (one of the incarnations of Lord Shiva) is a must visit. Its magnificent features, exquisite work of rock carving and sculpting and a golden colored gopuram which is 60 feet high with stucco figures truly describe the splendour, grandeur and wonders of Dravidian style of architecture.

St. Aloysius Church

St. Aloysius Church famous for its marvellous architecture, interior and paintings (by the Italian artist Antonio Moscheni) thatcover most of the walls inside the chapel is the sight that no one bare to miss in Mangalore trip.

Sultan Battery

A watchtower that has been marvellously constructed gives one the impression a miniature fortress with its arrangements for mounting cannons all-round.

Surathkal Beach

A perfect place to relax and refresh, well-known for its unique powdery sand, Sadashiva temple and lighthouse offer some great views of the ocean and countryside to visitors.

Other Attractions

Kadri Manjunath Temple, Light House Hill Garden, Ullal Dargah, Mangalore Beach, St. Mary Beach, Ullal Beach, Karinjeshwara, Seemanthi Bai Government Museum, Kukke Subhramanya, New Mangalore Port, Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple and Kadri Parkare couple of interesting places that you can explore on your Mangalore trip


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