Sultan Battery, Mangalore

#9 of 28 in Historic Sites in Mangalore
Lookout · Historic Site
Enjoy views of scenic backwaters from Sultan Battery, the only material reminder of Tipu Sultan’s empire dismantled by the British. Built in 1784 on the headland of the old port to control the estuary of the Gurupura River, the fort features thick black stone walls overlooking the beach and the sea. Explore mounting places for canons and an underground storage area for gunpowder. Get a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea and take a stroll along the beach with few shacks and a boating house. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sultan Battery by using our Mangalore vacation builder tool.
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  • A small watch tower that served it’s purpose centuries ago and now is a reminder of the history. While it’s a nice little historical monument to look at this place needs maintenance. A few people...  more »
  • There is a fort which tippu built and you can take a boat ride to tannirbave beach by paying cheap amount  more »
  • This is the only beach within the city limits. There is a beautiful fort too. Nice place.
  • Sunset view is great from this place... We can also go to beach by a ship which cost rs.7 and beach is perfect treat for sun set
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