Mangalore is the port city of Karnataka state, located between the Western Ghats mountain range and Arabian Sea. The coastal city also known as gateway to Karnataka and famous for blue waters,towering hills and beaches. Tourist attractions in Mangalore include Panambur beach, Milagres Church,Kadri Park,Light House Hill,St. Paul’s Church,Sultan Battery and Mangaladevi Temple.
* Karkala Gomateshwara
Karkala town is located about 60 km from Mangalore and known for list of natural and historical landmarks. Gommateshwara Bahubali Statue is the major tourist attraction of Karkala along with Chaturmukha Basadi and near by religious tourist sites of Sringeri, Kalasa and Horanadu.
* Dharmasthala Temple
Dharmasthala Temple is located 75km from Mangalore and the temple is considered unique because, Deities of the temple is Lord Shiva, priests are Vaishnava Brahmins and trust run by Jain Bunt family also the temple has one of the Mega Kitchen, shown in National Geographic.
* Maravanthe Beach
Maravanthe Beach is the most beautiful beaches of Karnataka state and a must visit place in India. The beach creates spectacular scenery with a road in between Arabian Sea and Suparnika River, only one of its kind in India.
* Sri Krishna Matha
Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is one of the most famous Hindu temple dedicated to God Krishna. Udupi in Tulu region is also known for Ashta Mathas of Udupi, Udupi Anantheshwara Temple and Udupi cuisine.
* St. Marys Islands
St. Mary’s Islands or Coconut Island at the coast of Malpe in Udupi district of Karnataka, situated about 60 km from the industrial hub Mangalore. The island is knonwn for their distinctive geological feature and listed under 26 Geological Monuments of India.