The Kadri Temple is a square temple located at the foot of a hill which along with nine tanks was constructed in 1068 A.D. This temple houses the Lokeshwara bronze idol which is considered as one of the finest bronze statue in India.
Above the hill, one can see the ‘Jogimutt’ that has been constructed by King Kundavarma as well as some stone caves that are known to be the caves of the Pandavas.
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple
The Kudroli Gokarnath Temple is located about 3 kilometers away from the main city region and has recently ... More been renovated to become a major tourist attraction in the city.
Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
The Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi temple has many holy temples like Kudroli, Mangaladevi, Kadri and Sharavu. Of these the Sri Sharavu Sharabeshwara – Sri Mahaganapathi Kshetra has a long illustrious history of 800 years.
St. Aloysius Church
The St. Aloysius Church which is 1 kilometer away from the main center in the city has the walls of the monument filled with the paintings of Antony Moshaini an Italian artist. This church was constructed in 1899-1900.
St. Aloysius College Chapel which can be compared with the Sistine chapel in Rome has a specialty that the interior roof and walls are covered with a wonderful sequence of paintings.
To the west of the city is the Arabian Sea and to the east are the Western Ghats.
The Netravati and Gurupura rivers surround the city by flowing near the south and north respectively. This city has to face moderate to strong winds during the day and gentle winds during the night.
Mangalore has a tropical climate and during the summer as well as winter the average temperature changes from 27 to 34 degrees Celsius. The average humidity of this ... More place is 78 percent.
From December to March, this region is extremely dry and from May to October there is 90 percent of the total yearly rainfall which is 4242.5 millimeters.
As per the census of 2001, the population of Mangalore was 0.398 million.
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