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3 Viewpoints to explore in Dakshina Kannada

Dakshina Kannada

Dakshina Kannada, sheltered by the estern Ghats on the east and surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west.

Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple
Kadri Sri Manjunatha TempleKadri Temple Rd, Vasanth Vihar, Kadri, Mangalore, Karnataka 575002, India

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.

Panambur Beach
Panambur BeachPanambur Beach, Mangalore, Karnataka

Credited as one of the safest and best-maintained beaches of India. It is the most popular, well connected and the most visited beach in Karnataka. Popular for watersports, seafood and dolphin viewing.

Sultan Battery
Sultan BatterySultan Battery Rd, Urva, Gandhinagar, Mangalore, Karnataka 575003, India

A watchtower constructed in 1784 by Tipu Sultan. Constructed with mounted cannons, it was used to obstruct British warships from entering Mangalore by sea.

Map of Viewpoints to explore in Dakshina Kannada