Mangaluru (Mangalore) attractions

Theme Park in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Pilikula Nisarga Dhama

A kind of eco-educational theme park, Pilikula is spread over 149 hectares and includes a tropical forest, an arboretum, a herb garden full of rare medicinal plants, an artisan village with craft-making demonstratio…
Church in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

St Aloysius College Chapel

Catholicism’s roots in Mangaluru date back to the arrival of the Portuguese in the early 1500s. One impressive legacy is the 1880 Sistine Chapel–like St Aloysius chapel, its walls and ceilings painted with brilliant…
Beach in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Ullal Beach

This stretch of golden sand is a good destination to escape the city heat. It’s 12km south of Mangaluru, across the Netravathi estuary. An Uber/autorickshaw is around ₹200 one way, or take bus 44A or 44C (₹12) from …
Fort in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Sultan’s Battery

The only remnant of Tipu Sultan’s fort is this small lookout with views over scenic backwaters. It’s 4km from the city centre on the headland of the old port.
Church in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Milagres Church

The imposing Roman-style Milagres Church is in the city centre.
Hindu Temple in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Kadri Manjunatha Temple

This Kerala-style temple houses a 1000-year-old bronze statue of Lokeshwara.