Even though the property is located NOT VERY FAR FROM THE CITY, yet is a haven for travellers wanting CALM & QUIET. The DISTINCTIVE FEATURE OF THIS VILLA is the SITOUT SPACE AT THE TOPMOST LEVEL providing a PANORAMIC VIEW of the ENTIRE LANDSCAPE.
THREE REASONS why the place is A MUST VISIT:
01. This would be a place of inspiration for NATURE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, LANDSCAPE ARTISTS AND POETS.
02. The property is perfectly located amidst calm and quiet. It is best suited for FAMILY GATHERINGS as well as SMALL GROUPS OF TRAVELLERS with lots of walking space.
03. It also consists of a roof with a lovely view of the surroundings, if you are looking forward to a relaxing vacation and a workplace to attend to your business or work requirements.
ONE REASON to have a look at prior to booking your stay:
01: The stay is located in an offbeat location with a SLIGHTLY MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN; this might pose to be a slight challenge for non-seasoned drivers and travelers. Also, due to its location, there may be SLIGHT CONNECTIVITY ISSUES now and then in particular spots of the stay. The stay is AWAY FROM THE CITY; hence it would be advisable to have a PRIVATE MEANS OF TRANSPORT. Travelers can choose a CAB service provider as well.
The place is majorly populated by the residents and the locals of Mangalore. People around converse fluently in 2 languages namely KANNADA & TULU with a few of them decently fluent in HINDI as well. Some of the spots to visit in Mangalore are as follows.
01. TANNIRBHAVI BEACH
Tannirbavi Beach is located towards the southern end of Mangalore Port. The beach is the property of Mangalore port trust. This is one of the best beaches of Mangalore and among the top Mangalore tourist places. The soft sands of the beach and breezy winds of the Arabian Sea offer a memorable experience. It is also a favorite spot to watch the sunset. You can see the REMAINS OF A SHIP which sank 15 years ago near the beach. Due to the poor connectivity, it's important to have your own vehicle to visit this beach in Mangaluru.
02. MANGALADEVI TEMPLE
At a distance of 3 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, Mangaladevi Temple is situated in Bolar. The word Mangalore is derived from Goddess Mangaladevi, the main deity of the temple. The temple was built in the memory of Princess of Malabar Mangale in the 9th century. It is one of the top places to visit in Mangalore. Mangaladevi temple has a rich heritage and historical significance. The temple has a special SIGNIFICANCE FOR UNMARRIED GIRLS as it is believed that those who worship here and perform a special pooja will have their wish of finding a suitable groom fulfilled.
03. ST. ALOYSIUS CHAPEL
At a distance of 1.5 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, St. Aloysius Chapel is located inside St. Aloysius College Ground situated in the heart of Mangalore city. The walls of the chapel are covered with the paintings of the artist ANTONY MOSHAINI of Italy. The church was built in the year 1899-1900 by Father Joseph Willy. It is one of the top attractions in Mangalore. This Chapel is comparable with the Sistine chapel in Rome. The special beauty of the chapel is the wonderful series of paintings. The two types of paintings in the chapel are FRESCO ON PLASTER & OIL ON CANVAS.
04. KUDROLI TEMPLE
At a distance of 2.5 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, Kudroli Temple is a famous temple in the city of Mangalore dedicated to Gokarnanatheswara, another form of Lord Shiva. In 1991, the gopuram of the temple was renovated to Chola Gopuram style. The Shiva Linga is carved out of marble brought by Narayana Guru from Gokarna where he found it under water. The other deities worshipped here are Goddess Annapoorneshwari, Lord Bhairava and Lord Ganesha, son of Shiva and Parvathi.
05. BEKAL FORT
At a distance of 167 Kms from Kozhikode, 72 Kms from Mangalore & 27 Kms from Kasaragod, Bekal Fort is the biggest and best-preserved fort in Kerala. The fort is built on a 35-acre headland on the shores of Arabian Sea, rising to a height 130 feet. The important features of this fort are the TANK with its flight of steps, the TUNNEL opening towards the south, the OBSERVATION TOWER. There is also a mosque built by Tipu Sultan just outside the Bekal Fort. The BEKAL FORT BEACH adjacent to the Fort is added attraction.
06. PILIKULA NISARGADHAMA
At a distance of 12 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, Pilikula Nisargadhama is an eco-tourism destination with integrated PARK, ZOO, BOTANICAL CENTRE, BOATING & SCIENCE CENTRE facilities. Established in 1990, the park is spread over 350 acres of land. The Zoo houses a variety of animals like deer, wild boars, tigers, leopard, lion, and snakes both poisonous and non-poisonous, porcupines and few birds. Botanical Garden had about 15,000 different types of plants and flowers on display including orchids that are indigenous to Western Ghats area. Adjacent to this, there is a MANASA WATER PARK.
07. KUDUPU TEMPLE
At a distance of 9 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple situated in Kudupu is a popular pilgrimage center in Mangalore. It is located on Mercara Hill Road. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it's famous for serpent worship. Naga Bana (hundreds of serpent idols) situated in the eastern part of the temple. The temple also houses a holy pond 'Bhadra Saraswathi Thirtha' which is situated towards the left side of the temple. Goddess Sri Devi, Lord Ganapathi, Lord Subramanya, Jaya, and Vijaya are main sub-deities of the temple. Annual festival Shashti is a famous religious ceremony celebrated in December. Also Nagapanchami, worship of sacrificing the milk to Lord Naga is celebrated with great devotion.
Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, India