Located on the western coast of India in Karnataka, Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the principal port city of the Indian state of Karnataka, placed between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range.
Developed as a port in the Arabian Sea during ancient times, the city has, handles about 75 percent of India’s coffee and cashew exports, and is the country’s seventh-largest container port.
Bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and by the Western Ghats to the east, Mangalore has rich in coconut, palm, and Ashoka trees. Dasara, Diwali, Christmas, Easter, Eid, and Ganesh Chaturthi are some of the most popular Indian festivals are celebrated in Mangalore.
The notable temples and buildings in the city, including the Mangaladevi Temple, Kadri Manjunath Temple, St Aloysius Chapel, the Rosario Cathedral, Milagres Church, Dargah of Hazrat Shareef ul Madni at Ullal, and the Zeenath Baksh Jumma Masjid in Bunder.
Panambur Beach, Tannirbhavi Beach, New Mangalore Port, Ullal Beach, Someshwara Beach, Forum Fiza Mall, and City Center Mall are some other prominent tourist attractions in the city.