Attractions to explore near Pilikula Biological Park
A major zoo with an area of 150 acres. It houses a variety of animals in spacious enclosures and has botanical gardens and boating.
A spectacular temple of Lord Manjunatha on the Kadri hills. It is said to be built during the 10th or 11th century and was converted to a complete stone structure during the 14th century. The bronze (panchaloha) idol of Lokeshwar, about 5 feet high present in the temple is considered as the oldest of the South Indian temples. It has an inscription dated 968 A.D, engraved on the pedestal.
Built by Jesuit Missionaries in 1880 and its interiors painted by the Italian Jesuit Antonio Moscheni in 1899. The interior of the chapel is decorated with paintings that cover almost all of the walls, which is unusual in chapels in India. The paintings are preserved by the trust of the arts and cultural heritage which maintains and restores all historic artifacts.
The Light House Hill garden has a garden besides the light house, from where the tourists can enjoy a marvelous view of the sea with moving boats and ships adding on to its serene beauty. One can see the beautiful sea view, sunset view and also the sailing ships and boats on the sea.
The Kudroli Bhagavathi Temple is on a two-acre scenic plot in the coronary heart of Mangalore in Karnataka. It is near Hampankatta. The temple is extra than thousand years old. The four renovated temple complexes had been built via Karnataka and Kerala artisans using black granite and wooden carvings.
Ananthapura Lake Temple is the only lake temple in Kerala and it is believed to be the original seat of Ananthapadmanabha Swami (Lord Vishnu resting on the serpent King) of Padmanabhaswamy temple Thiruvananthapuram. The lake in which the temple is built measures around two acres in size. you can see a cave in the right corner of the lake and it's believed that the deity Anantha Padmanabha chose to go all the way to Thiruvananthapuram through that cave.
Madhur Madhanantheshwara Temple, also known as Sree Madanantheswara Sidhivinayaka Temple or Madhur Temple rises against the beautiful landscape of the adjacent Madhuvahini river with coconut trees and paddy fields surrounding the temple premises. The temple has a unique architecture with its three-tiered dome, copper plated roofing and cloistered court.
An 800-year-old temple. The principle deities and protective gods are from both Hinduism and Jainism. The temple is considered unique since it belongs to the Shaiva sect of Hinduism. The priests are Madhwa Brahmins, who are from the Vaishnava sect, and the administration is run by a Jain family called the Pergades.