|Description||The city is called the Gateway of Karnataka and lies between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats.The various temples and buildings in Mangalore include the Mangaladevi temple, Kadri Manjunatha temple, St Aloysius Chapel, the Rosario Cathedral, Milagres Church and the Jama Masjid.The city is also known for beaches such as Panambur, Tannirbavi, NITK beach, Someshwara, Ullal beach, Summer Sands, Kotekar beach and Sasihithlu beach.Panambur and Thannirbhavi beaches attract tourists from across the country.Panambur beach has many facilities including Jet ski rides, Boating, Dolphin viewing,Food stalls, besides Trained Beach Lifeguards and Patrol vehicles to ensure the safety of the visitors.Saavira Kambada Basadi is situated 34 km northeast of Mangalore in the town of Moodabidri.The Sultan Battery watch tower, built by Tipu Sultan, situated in Boloor is on the banks of Gurupura River where one can take the ferry ride by paying small amount across the river and reach Tannirbhavi Beach.Manasa Amusement & Water Park, Pilikula Theme Park are located at Vamanjoor.Adyar waterfalls is at the outskirts at about 12 km from the city.
Mangalore Dasara, a ten-day festival at Sri Gokarnatheswara temple attracts devotees from various states of India who visit Mangalore to witness Dasara.Mangaladevi temple is another temple which attracts devotees from all over India during Navaratri.
|District||Dakshina Kannada District|
|Rating||5 Out of 5|
|Distance||Around 352 Kms|
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