New Mangalore is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located at Panambur about 10 km from the city of Mangalore. It is an important business and commercial center for the export of coffee, spices and cashew nuts.
There are many temples to visit in Mangalore. Kudroli Gokarnath Temple is situated 3km away from main city area. Recently, this temple has been renovated and now a tourist attraction in Mangalore. Kadri Sri Manjunatha Temple is another ancient historic spot in Mangalore. The Kadri Temple dates back to about 1068 A.D. and sits at the foot of the highest hill in Mangalore.
Things to See & Do
* Indian festivals
* Sulthan Battery
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Indian Rupee (INR)
Language – Hindi, English
Population – 484,785 approx (Mangalore)
Land Area – 3,586.5 km² (Mangalore)
Electricity – 2 round pins European style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT plus five and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 91
Port Location – The New Mangalore port is located in Mangalore harbour, 10 km away from the main city.
Travel Links – Mangalore International Airport offers daily flights to Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Kochi , Hyderabad , Chennai , Surat , Delhi and Calicut in the domestic segment and weekly/bi-weekly flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat (Oman), Doha (Qatar), Kuwait and Bahrain in the international segment. Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Spice Jet, and Air India Express currently operate flights to Mangalore.
Long distance bus and train services are also available to and from Mangalore.