DISCOVERY: MANGALORE HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Port

    New Mangalore

  • Level of difficulties

    Moderate

  • Type

    Sightseeing, Cultural

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR50.0

  • Duration in hours

    5

  • Shore excursion code

    01HD

Description This tour takes you on a visit to the city of Mangalore where you will visit the Shri Manjunatha Shiva Temple at Kadri.

What we will see
  • The Shri Manjunatha Shiva Temple at Kadri
  • Aloysius Chapel
  • Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple
  • Cashew Factory


What we will do

  • The Shri Manjunatha Shiva Temple at Kadri is one of the ancient temple of Mangalore. It has a Bronze statue of Lord Shiva which is believed to be the oldest in South India. It has got 9 water Tanks situated above the temple level. 
  • Further we visit Aloysius Chapel – famous for its breathtaking paintings and frescoes adorning the walls and ceilings. The Chapel was built in the year 1899-1900. The walls of the Chapel are covered with the paintings of the artist Antony Moshaini of Italy. 
  • We move to Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple. This is dedicated to Lord Shiva built in the Chola style. Temple has white marble flooring. 
  • You will also visit a Cashew Factory and a local market on this tour. Upon completion of the tour, you will return to the pier to board the ship enroute a brief shopping halt.


What you need to know

  • There are no professional guides in Mangalore. Guides are mainly English speaking students .
  • Photography not permitted in Gokaranatha Temple, St. Aloysious Churc & Kadri Temple.
  • Dress code at Temples - shoulder and knees should covered. No wheel chair accessibility at Temple.