Covering Hindu temples,churches & Local Market in 4 hours
Mangalore is maritime city makes a pleasant and convenient stop between Goa & Kerala, with its narrow winding streets, fringed with coconut palms, terracotta tiled roofs houses, beautiful beaches, temples and churches, the fragrance of Jasmine, the aroma of spicy coconut curries. . . yes Mangalore is indeed a city of vivid contrasts, unfolding an enchantment that never ends
It was already a major seaport and ship building centre even during the rule of Hyder Ali of Mysore, Today, Mangalore is a business and commercial hub and Karnataka's major port for the export of coffee, spices and cashew.
Pickup from port, drive through the river Palguni bridge, narrow winding streets, lush green coconut garden, terracotta tiled roofs houses. 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.
Then entry to the local vegetable, fruits & flower market, you can feel the aroma of Mangalore jasmine. sandal wood.
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
Finally visit to Sulthan Battery(small watch tower), built by Tippu Suthan and the Boat building yard on the river front & fishermans colony & back to port
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: 4 hours
Chauffeur driven A/c Innova Car for 4 person, Modern & clean
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 INR - food & water
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We spent a great day in Mangalore with Anil. He was a great guide making the day fun as well as informative. You can tell he loves mangalore and wants you to feel the same. We left out ship key and credit card in the car and when we got in touch with him he immediately delivered it to the ship. He saved the day for us as well