Mangalore Pilgrimage

Mangalore pilgrimage spots are quite frequently visited by huge number of ardent devotees. In fact, this South Indian city of Mangalore offers a wide range of spots both for the pilgrimage and pleasure tourists.

Some of the most important Mangalore pilgrimage spots are mentioned below:-

Mangladevi Temple: This temple was built in the memory of the princess of Malabar Mangale in the 10th century. The resident deity at this temple is Goddess Mangaladevi. She is considered to be an epitome of power or 'shakti'. As a matter of fact, the name of the south Indian city of Mangalore has been derived from this temple. It is without a question one of the most famous pilgrimage spots in Mangalore.

Chamundeshwara Temple: The resident deity at this temple is known by the name of 'Chamunda Devi'. Legend has it that this temple of Mangalore had been constructed in the 12th century. This temple is also situated at a height of approximately 1062 meters from the sea level.

St. Alouysias Church: This dazzlingly beautiful chapel in Mangalore was built in 1899-1900. The most attractive feature of this chapel is its superb paintings that cover a significant portion of the walls and ceiling. These paintings were personally executed by Bro. Moscheni who had been trained in Italy.

Kadri Temple: The statue of the resident deity known as 'Lord Manjunathaswamy' is completely made from bronze. It is considered to be one of the best bronze statues in India. This bronze statue attracts a lot of visitors every year.

Last Updated on 21 September 2011