Mangalore is a complete package for people who are looking for the best of everything. The city can offer you some delicious cuisines, especially for the seafood lovers, along with some picturesque locations where you can create endless memories for a lifetime. There are also some beautiful temples, parks, beaches, churches, etc. which further makes sure that the city remains one of the favourite destinations of the tourists and visitors. With the proper and relevant information about the things to do in Mangalore, you will never be bored for a single second in this city.
Getting to Mangalore :-
Mangalore International Airport is an international airport which is located near Bajpe / Kenjar, and is located about 13 kilometres north-east of the Mangalore city centre. It operates regular scheduled flights to major cities in India and the Middle East.It is the second largest and second busiest airport in the state of Karnataka. The new terminals and runways at the airport accommodate both cargo and passenger requirements.State-run government buses Vajra Volvo ply between the city and the airport.
The city has three railway stations—Mangalore Central (at Hampankatta) , Mangalore Junction (at Kankanadi) and Surathkal railway station(at Surathkal).] A railway track, built through the Western Ghats, connects Mangalore with Hassan and Bangalore . Mangalore is also connected to Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, and Kollam through the Southern Railway and to Mumbai, Bhatkal, Karwar, Gujarat, Ajmer and Goa via the Konkan Railway.
Five National Highways pass through Mangalore. NH-66 which runs from Panvel (in Maharashtra) to Kanyakumari (in Tamil Nadu), passes through Mangalore in a north–south direction and connects with Udupi, Bhatkal, Karwar, Goa, etc. in north and Kannur, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, etc. in the south while NH-75 runs eastward to Bangalore and Vellore. NH-169 runs north-east from Mangalore to Shimoga.NH-73, a 315-km long National Highway connects Mangalore to Tumkur. NH-275 also connects Mangalore with Bangalore via Mysore.