Strategically located at K. S. Rao Road Hampankatta, the Commercial Hub of Mangalore in the heart of the city, the Location gives you quick access to and from the Railway Station, K.S.R.IC. Bus Stand, Service Bus Stand and all Prominent Business Addresses. Public transport is readily available at our doorstep.
City Centre, Mangalore
The City Centre which is stated to be the largest mall in the coastal and Malnad region. The biggest mall of Mangalore, the second biggest mall of Karnataka and India 's 10th largest mall "City Centre" is another feather in the cap of Mangalore's glistening landscape. Mangaloreans are all set to embrace the new mall culture and the life is going to move in a faster pace in the city.
With nearly 5,40,000 sq ft sale space, 800 plus car parking provision at 5 levels, this second largest mall in a Tier II city in the country (next only to Alfa Mall in Amritsar) will certainly open up new horizons for the people of the entire belt from Kasaragod to Bhatkal, emerging as a single-destination shopping haven for all their shopping needs. Food courts with multi-cuisine restaurants, fast food joints, gaming, entertainment, shopping, bowling alley, banquet facilities, high-end saloon and spa facility, having a peep into an art gallery or just loitering in the vast expanse of the spacious lobby of the mall – there is everything for everyone and for every age groups all throughout the year.
Situated 12 Kms north of Mangalore, this beach is famous for viewing cargo ships docking in the nearby port. The barge mounted power project is situated nearby. Busses ply from the city to this place
Situated on NH 17, this is a less known yet one of the most beautiful beaches in Mangalore. The view of the light house nearby is an added attraction.
Pilikula' in Tulu literally means 'Tiger Pond' is located in Mudushedde village 3 kms from Vamanjoor and 8 kms from Mangalore City
St. Aloysius Chapel
St. Aloysius College is located on Lighthouse Hill, in the heart of Mangalore City. The college is more than 100 years old (1899-1900) and is dedicated to Aloysius Gonzaga, hence the name St. Aloysius College.
The Chapel has most beautiful paintings and one often compares it to Sistine Chapel of Rome. These beautiful paintings cover the entire Chapel walls and ceiling. Anthony Moscheini, the artist who painted these was born in Italy and was sent by the Vatican to Mangalore. It took him little over two years to complete the paintings.
Mangala Devi Temple
The name Mangalore is said to be delivered from Mangala Devi, the main deity of the temple. Built in 10th century by kundavarma on the advice of two Nepali sages
Ullal Juma Masjid and Draga
Distance: 13Kms from city center.
One of the famous Muslim pilgrimage centers. About 500 years ago, a Muslim saint Sayyed Mohammed Shareefulla Madani, came from Madeena and stayed in this mosque. Later the darga was reconstructed. It is known for the Uroos fair celebrated once every 5 years.
Thousand Pillar Temple
Thilaka basadi which was built in 1430 is a good example of Vijayanagara architecture. Thribhuvana Tilaka Choodamani Basadi is said to contain 1000 pillars. It is the largest basadi in Moodabidri and an architectural marvel. It has a 6.5 feet statue of Chandranatha and hence it is also called as Chandranatha Basadi. Other basadies in Moodabidri are Badaga Basadi, Shettara Basadi, Hiri Basadi, Kotibasadi. A small Bahubali statue is on the hillock.
Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
A famous social reformer Bramashree Narayana Guru built this temple in 1912. Now this temple is renovated. Here the celebration of Mangalore Dasara during the Navarathri festival in October attracts a large number of devotees. Daily poojas are performed and midday meat is served to visitors as Prasadam.
Udupi Sri Krishna Temple
A famous temple in Udupi District. situated 60Kms. From Mangalore.
A trip to Mangalore is incomplete without watching the classic Yakshagana, an elaborate dance drama performance unique to Karnataka. A night-long event,with people adorned vibrantly, and dancing to the beat of drums. Yakshagana performance attracts thousands of people.Yakshagana is a typical folk form of drama in this region, the stylised costumes and masks are similar to that of Kathakali in Kerala. Yakshagana is a true people’s theatre, commonly staged in the paddy fields at night and the themes are the same as all over India, the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and mythological tales from the Puranas. In predominantly rural areas with little or no transportation, Yakshagana enjoys immense popularity and its exponents are honoured just as great stage artistes. Despite of strong influence of movies in the city, given an oppurtunity people today also love to watch Yakshagana. Unfortunately, the art is slowly dying out as the artist are paid very little. Many Yakshagana Artists below to what is kown as "Mela", they are permanent employee of these Melas. These Melas go from place to place to perform the play.