Kadri is a charming locality which is only 6 km away from Mangalore city. Bangalore, its capital city, is based at a distance of 351 km. With magnificent temples, beautiful parks, old marketplace and nearby beaches, Kadri offers endless attractions to tourists. The traditional buffalo race also known as Kambala is the major crowd puller from all parts of the country.
Places to Stay
Mangalore offers several budget hotels like Hindusthan Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500), Maharaja Regency Hotel (Tariff-Rs.600), Kumar’s International Hotel (Tariff-Rs.700), Roopa Hotel (Tariff-Rs.800) and others.
Tullu is the official language of this area.
Kambala or Buffalo Race held between November and March is the major event here. Some other important festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (August), Dussehra (October) and Krishna Janmashtami (September) are also celebrated with great festivity in Kadri.
Places of Interest
Within the locality, Kadri has major attractions like Kadri Park, Kadri Manjunath Temple, Kadri Jogi Mutt, Bhadrakali Temple, All India Radio Studio and Kadri Market.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport, which is located at a distance of 23 km, is the major airport near to Kadri.
Mangalore Rail Way Station (5 km) is the closest to this area.
Kadri lies on the Edapally-Panvel Highway, due to which several state buses and private buses operate in Kadri. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.