Duration : 6 - 8 hrs
Visit The Kadri Temple , Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Someshwar Temple & beach and Panambur Beach, Cashew factory.
Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Temple at Mangalore is the only temple in Karnataka set by Shri Narayana Guru, the great Philosopher, saint and social reformer from Kerala. The main deity of this temple is Shiva. The Shiva Linga is carved out of Amruthasile meaning ‘marble’ brought by Shri Narayana Guru from a place called Gokarna where he got it under water.
The Kadri Temple dating back to about 1068 A.D. with its nine tanks, its square temple, nestling at the foot of the highest hill, draws to Mangalore hundreds of visitors annually. The Lokeshwara bronze statue of the Kadri Manjunatha Temple is tipped to be the best bronze statue in India. The salient feature of this temple is the ever flowing water from the "Gomukha" meaning "from the mouth of cow's idol".
Other sightseeing options include the St. Aloysius Chapel, Someshwar Temple & beach and Panambur Beach. Return and stay overnight at Mangalore.