Mangalore City Heritage Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

263132


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (advanced), Tamil (basic)

Covering Hindu temples, churches, Museum & Heritage in 6 hours


Mangalore city is also called as 'Kudla' in local language 'Tulu', is a small coastal city in Karnataka with a area of 132. 45 square kilometres. Mangalore lies between the Western Ghats and Arabian sea.
When you travel south from Goa to Kerala along the coast, Mangalore is one of the major port cities, less traffic city, 8th cleanest city in India and city of good looking people. That probably is the first thing one will notice during their visit to Mangalore. Most of the Bollywood actors are basically from Mangalore, it is also a well known educational destination. Student across India come here with various educational aspirations. Mangalore University is known for its quality of education. Udupi cuisine is world famous, with its chains of Restaurant

Itinerary

Pickup from port, drive through the lush green coconut garden, As we enter the city, 120 year old light house welcome us.

First visit to the St. Aloysius College Chapel, famous for fresco painting by Jesuit priest Antony Moscheni(1899­-1900), It looks like Sistine Chapel in Rome

Later drive by the Mangalore first Govt college, 120 year old British buliding, The name Mangalore originated from Mangaladevi temple(Mother Goddess), she lived here in 10th c.

Gokarnatheshwar is a famous Hindu temple complex, built in South Indian style of architecture in 1912 & later renovated, main deity is Shiva with other god & goddess, temple as a traditional marriage hall

visit to Sulthan Battery(small watch tower), built by Tippu Suthan and the Boat building yard on the river front & fisherman colony

Kadri Manjunatha temple, dating 1068 AD, famous for its 9 ponds, see the best bronze Shiva statue

Later move to the out skirt of Mangalore to visit the Heritage village, tiled roof traditional typical Mangalore style house

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Outside Port Main Entry Gate, Airport/ Hotel, or the place where client intend to meet

End location: Port Main Entry Gate, Airport/ Hotel, or the place where client intend to drop

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Chauffeur driven A/c Toyota Innova car, modern & clean

What’s Included

Other: Transportation Chauffeur driven A/c Toyota Innova car. Guide service, Entrance tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 INR - Food & Beverages

What’s Extra

Other: Food & Beverages, Camera fees

Restrictions

All my tours can be customized to meet your needs. Please inquiry if you have any special request.

Private tour guide Anil

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