Parks and Gardens in Mangalore
Kadri Hill ParkWhat makes Mangalore a city par excellence is the many parks and garden inside and outside the city limits. One such park is the Kadri Hill Park. This park provide for families to visit and spend quality time in the midst of greenery and natural atmosphere.
Kadri Hill Park is a lovely spot in Mangalore that attracts immense tourist attraction
The Pilkula ParkThe Pilkula Park is situated at a distance of about 11-12 kms to the north of Mangalore and is also called the Nisarga Dham. This is an integrated park too and the word Pilkula is derived from the Pilkula lake. This lake is so called because the word Pilkula means where tiger comes. It is recorded that in a time past, when the tiger population here was substantial, they actually came to drink water at this lake. This massive park spans an area of about 350acres and is a regular favourite with tourist and the city dwellers. There are a number of attractions here which are the aquarium, the Botanical Park, and gold course.
The Pilikula Park is a glorious tourist destination as it has posh green look everywhere
The botanical park named after Dr Karnath is spread over 82 hectares and is a showcase for this wonderful city. The open zoo housed within the park is a wonderful way for young children to get their first glimpses of the glories of nature and the animals of the wild. People are also drawn to the magnificent 28800 yards, 9-hole golf course where even foreign participants take part in competitions.
The light house hill garden located in Mangalore was constructed by the ancient rulers of 18th century
This city is really blessed by nature, because of its topography and its nearness to the coast. Both this provides it with the kind of ambiance and setting one would hardly find in other cities of India. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why, tourism to Mangalore is jumping up on a geometric ratio, providing valuable foreign exchange earnings to the administration here.