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Manipal (maṇipāl) is a university area located in the city of Udupi in Karnataka, India. It is a suburb within Udupi city and is administered by the Udupi City Municipality. It is located on the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of south-west India, about 8 km (5.0 mi) east the Arabian Sea. From its location on a plateau, it commands a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east. Home to the Manipal University, the town attracts over twenty five thousand students every year. Manipal is also the international headquarters of Syndicate Bank. A regional Information Technology hub, Manipal has one of the highest densities of mobile phone users in India.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Manipal, which is a city in India. After your splendid visit to Manipal, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Madikeri. Add Madikeri to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Abbey Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp, Raja's Seat. A holiday in Manipal can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Manipal*

  • Pollution Statistics in Manipal

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

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Manipal: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Manipal - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 89.71 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 66.25 (High)
    • Pollution Index 68.97 (High)
    • 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 Manipal

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 48.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.14 USD

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

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