Panemangalore is a town in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the coastal city of Mangalore at a distance of 29 km west along the Netravathi river. Those with a keen interest in traditional life near the coast, water bodies, temples as well as cuisine should definitely try this place.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Mangalore. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Srinivas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kumar's International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Mangalore International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Bisu in April, Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Virtually anywhere you ride on to towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are in Mangalore, the prime example being Panambur Beach. Some of the other places which are worth a visit are Kadri Manjunath Temple, Sultan Battery, St. Aloysius Chapel and others.
How to Get There
Bajpe Airport in Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 33 km.
The closest major railway station is in Bantwal at a distance of 3 km. The major regional railway station is Mangalore Junction at a distance of 20 km.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities, especially Mangalore, as the town lies quite close to the coast. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. When you book your bus ticket online you don’t need to go to ticket counters and stand in long queues.