Mangaluru Tourism

Visit Mangaluru - Best of Mangaluru

Mangalore is a seaside city which is situated along the Arabian Sea Coast in Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka. Named after the goddess Mangaladevi, the patron goddess of the city, Mangalore is an important port in Karnataka. The city seen many rulers from Kadambas, Chalukyas, Portuguese, British to the Wodeyars and Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan and was a part of the Madras Presidency till it was officially declared a part of Karnataka. Mangalore is also called Kudla, Kodial or Maikala. The city is a blend of different religions and communities and diverse languages like Tulu, Konkani, Kannada and Beary are spoken by the local residents of Mangalore.

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Facts and Stats for Mangaluru*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mangaluru

    Know the pollution level of Mangaluru before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.4 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.75 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.21 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.9 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.98 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.16 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.81 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.39 (Low)
  • Mangaluru: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mangaluru for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mangaluru.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.27 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.64 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.27 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 23.9 (Low)
    • Drug offense 24.1 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.48 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.49 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.82 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.32 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.73 (Low)
  • Living in Mangaluru - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mangaluru is 188.3 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 76.29 (High)
    • Climate Index 67.56 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25.28 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.12 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.44 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.34 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.55 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.52 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mangaluru

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mangaluru

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 57.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.88 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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