Explore the coastal beauty of Mangalore, situated around 371 kilometres (230 mi) west of Bangalore and lies in between Arabian Sea and Western Ghat mountain ranges. It is famous for its incredible sightseeing’s, tourist attractions, museums, cultural centres, nightlife, temples and rivers. Mangalore has an estimated population of 4, 84,785 and the currency prevailing in this city is Indian Rupee (INR).
Discover the historical tourist attractions and sightseeing’s such as Kadri Manjunath Temple, Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Sammilan Shetty’s Butterfly Park, Milagres Church, Kateel Shree Durgaparameshwari Temple, Panambur Beach, Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Mangaladevi Temple, Surathkal Beach, Kudupu Sri Anantha Padmanabha Temple, Mangalore Beach and Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple. Kadri Manjunath Temple is prominent tourist destination, which it was built during the 10th or 11th century on the hills of Kadri. It is considered as oldest Hindu temple in South India.
Enjoy amazing shopping experience in Mangalore with plenty of shopping malls, local markets, and street bazaars. The city serves numerous shopping malls such as Lotus Mall, Bharat Mall, Mak Mall, City Center, Easy Day and City centre mall. It is most popular for silk sarees, coconut handicrafts, metal idols, jewellery, ivory and sandalwood decorative items. You can find several hotels and restaurants, which provides delicious and traditional dishes like Huli or Sambhar, Saaru or Rasam, Majjige Huli, Palya, Bisi Bele Bath, Vangi Bath, Puliyogare, Chithranna, Lemon Rice, Mavinakayee Anna, Kosambari, Ragi Mudde and Benne dose. Bangalore is major hub in South India for vibrant nightlife and entertainment in nightclubs, bars, pubs and hotels.
Dussehra is major festival celebrated in Bangalore, which marks the old kingdom of Mysore. It will be a great experience to join along with the local people in numerous activities. The other festivals celebrated are like Kadalekaye Parishe, Ganesh Chaturthi, Makara Sankarnthi, Karaga Festival, Mahashivratri, Diwali, Varamahalakshmi and Ugadi.
Mangalore's city bus service served by private companies covers all city routes and intercity routes. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation operates long distance bus service from Mangalore to neighbouring cities. Large number of private companies serves taxis at reasonable cost.
Cricket is most popular sport followed by local people in Mangalore. You can also find other sports like basketball, football, tennis, badminton, golf, table tennis, hockey and horse riding.
Mangalore has a tropical monsoon climate with an average of 30 °C (86 °F) in summers. The winter experiences an average temperature of 19 °C (66 °F).
Tourists can inform the police over criminal offence at a toll free number- 100 or 112
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Mangalore Airport is a major airport serving Mangalore, which operates domestic and international flights throughout the year. It is one of the busiest airports in Karnataka, after Kempegowda International Airport. The airport has increased passenger growth rate to 54 percent international passengers in 2014.
Mangalore International Airport operates domestic and international flights serving city with several airlines namely
|Air India||Air India Express||Jet Konnect||Jet Airways|
Mangalore Airport features two terminals and is named as Passenger Terminal and Old Terminal.
Passenger Terminal: this terminal is used for domestic and international flights throughout the year. It is equipped with trolleys, ATM's, communication, wheel chairs, snacks centre, health assistance, cafes, hotels, resting facilities, taxi desk, bus services and shopping facilities.
Old terminal: This terminal is used for direct flights for Hajj pilgrims to Madinah and Saudi Arabia.
Mangalore serves number of public transport like buses, train, taxis and auto rickshaws to reach coastal city. It will take around 20 minutes via Bajpe Road, which is about 8.6 kilometres.
Mangalore International Airport offers large number of world class facilities such as trolleys, telephone booth, wheel chairs, snacks bars, health assistance, help for physically handicapped, ATM’s, resting facilities, bus services, shopping facilities, cafes, hotels and banking services.
Mangalore serves large number of hotels within 12 kilometres from the airport such as RiverRoost Resorts, Hotel Veenu International, Hotel Ayush International, Inland Avenue Service Apartment, Hotel Prestige, The Ocean Pearl, Hotel Mangalore International, Goldfinch Hotel Mangalore, The Saffron Boutique Hotel, Metro Plaza Hotel, The Gateway Hotel and Akuna Matata.
Save the number for any further enquiry towards airport related queries# 0824 222 0400
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Mangalore Airport Address
Airports Authority of India
Mangalore Airport, Bajpe, Kenjar
Mangalore, Karnataka 574142
Ph: 0824 222 0400