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Name Mangaluru
Population 7.4 Lakhs (approx.)
Area 7,371 Sq.Km.
Languages Spoken Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, English, Hindi
Seasons (Temperature in Degree Centigrade)
Season Period Max. Min.
Jan - Feb
March - May
June - Sep
Oct - Dec
Weather (Temperature in Degree Centigrade)
Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max. 31.4 31.1 31.7 32.4 32.1 29.4 28.5 28.5 28.7 29.8 31.1 31.7
Min. 21.7 22.8 24.5 26.1 26.0 23.9 23.9 23.5 23.6 23.5 23.2 21.9

Mangaluru is situated in Karnataka in South India and nestles between the western mountain range (Sahyadri) and the Konkan coast.  The resplendent beauty of the area is definite to steal the hearts of all.  Part of the Malanad area which is the birth place of the famous Yakshagana, a dance-drama, Mangaluru also has a rich cultural heritage. The History of Mangalore dates back to the Mythological times and legend has it that Mangalore was reclaimed from the sea by the great sage Parasurama.  It also finds reference in the history books written by Ptolemy and Pliny.  Among the major dynasties that ruled Mangaluru were Kadambas, Alupas, Western Chalukyas, Hoysalas and Rashtrakutas.  Mangalore was also ruled by the Portuguese, the Arabs, Tipu Sulthan and the British before becoming a part of Karnataka State on 1st November, 1956.

Mangaluru has a major sea port and many major industries like Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited and Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Limited.  Many places of tourist interest are a very short distance away from Mangaluru.  Mangalore is home to sumptuous foods and culinary tradition.  Many hotels in the city provide decent accommodation at moderate rates.

Places of Tourist Interest


Place Famous Spots Distance Accesibility
Udipi Sri Krishna Temple 56 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Dharmasthala Sri Manjunath Temple, Bahubali Statue 100 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Malpe Beach Beach 60 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Madekeri hills Abby Falls, Tal Kaveri 155 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Kollur Mookambika Temple 128 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Murdeshwar Shiva Temple, Beach 160 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Gokarn Shiva Temple 220Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Jog Falls Highest water fall in India 240Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Shrungeri Sharada Temple 165Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Subramanya Subramanya Temple 104 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Mudbidri 1000 Piller Basadi 38 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Kateel Sri Durga Parmeshwari 27 Kms Pre Paid Taxi, Bus
Note : Deluxe Bus service is available from City which is 20 kms from Airport.

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Last updated on: 06th August 2016