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Mangalore Travel Guide

Mangalore, the administrative headquarters of the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, is an important port in the Arabian Sea. A historic town, famous as one of the most well renowned ports of south India dated back as early as 6th century AD onwards, Mangalore exports many items including coffee and cashew nuts. Mangalore is also famous for its roof tiles, cigarettes and seafood. Mangalore, the anglicized rendering of Mangalooru in Kannada, is a coastwise city and a busy commercial center and the name is inferred out of its patron deity, Goddess Mangala Devi. Mangalooru transforms to Ooru of Mangala or Place of Mangala.

The beautiful land is prevailed by the classifiable coconut palms in the background of rolling hills and imperial streams flows towards the Arabian Sea. The beautiful place is discerned with ancient tiled-roof buildings, with the celebrated Mangalore tiles of red colour clay dug from local places. The bustling port city of Mangalore, with its uneven roads, sandy attractive beaches, ancient temples and added to this outstanding lighthouse, makes a perfect holiday destination for holidaymakers to spend their times in an excited, happy and relaxed way.

Vegetation in Mangalore is commanded by coconut trees, Ashoka trees and palm trees along with others. Even after the modernization, this destination could preserve much of its green cover, to make it environment friendly. The major tourist attractions of Mangalore are the Seemanthini Bai Bejai Museum, the hillock of Light house, number of temples including Mangaladevi temples, chyrches and mosques. The coastline of the city is damned with number of beaches like Someshwara beach, Mukka beach, KREC beach, Panambur beach and beautiful silky Tannirbavi beach. Yakshagana, the folk dance of Mangalore, is prominent. Mangalore’s culture holiday is adequately seeable in the night-long dance and drama concert. Yakshagana is a prime attraction for holidaymakers. The city is bewitching with trade and is esteemed a paradise for shoppers. Big shopping complexes, industrial estates and seafood processing units are the basis of Mangalore’s industrial development.



 
   
 
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