Mangalore is a city with lush green surroundings and scenic beauty. It is situated in the harbor town of Mangalapuram in the coastal region of the western part of India. The city lies at 350 kilometres from the state capital Bangalore and is well connected by rail, road and air to the nearby cities. Cochin airport serve the city for both domestic and international flights. Bus services is provided by private operators as well as by the state owned KSRTC. One can also book Mangalore cans from major booking portasl such as MakeMyTrip for sightseeing or airport and hotel pick and drop services. This land is said to be eternally blessed because the great sages Kanva, Vysa, Vashista, Vishwamitra and others spent their days of meditation here in the past. There are many ancient historic spots and temples located in the city. The Kadri Temple dating back to about 1068 A.D. is a worth visiting place. The Lokeshwara bronze statue of the Kadri Manjunatha Temple is said to be the best bronze statue in India. On top of the hill King Kundavarma Bupendra built a mutt which came to be called 'Jogimutt'. There are some stone caves on top of the hill which are known as the caves of the Pandavas. If you are visiting Mangalore for travel or exploring the nearby destinations booking a cab is the best option for you and Mangalore cab booking services are available from MakeMyTrip, the largest travel booking portal. St. Aloysius College Chapel, Light House Hill-Garden, Mangaladevi Temple, Ullal Darga etc. Are other important places to visit in Mangalore. The narrow streets, lofty coconut trees, roofed houses, beautiful beaches, temples and churches, and the fragrance and aroma of spicy coconut curries makes Mangalore a city of vivid contrasts.