A lush green village in Mangalore Taluk in Dakshnina Kannada, Konaje houses the vast Mangalore University campus. Other than the University, there are many educational institions such as the Vishwamangala School and College, P A College of Engineering and two Mediacl Colleges that are located near here. The place has recently been gaining much significance since companies like Infosys are setting up their operations in the village.
Places to Stay
Places like Abhaya Ashram offer tourist affordable accommodation for Rs.800 onwards.
The temple festivals are popular in the region
Tulu and Kannada, Konkani, Beary Bashe are the languages spoken here.
Places to Visit
The Ayyappa Swami Temple Asaigoli, Veera Narayana temple and the Mangalore University located in the heart of the village, near the bus stand, brings in a lot of people to the village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Mangalore.
Railway stations close to Konaje are the Kabaka Puttur Railway Station and Narimogaru Railway Station. The Mangalore Railway Station is the major railway station (45kms) near to Konaje.
The bus stand in Konaje is very close to the Mangalore University campus. Private operators like Sugama Tourists run regular bus services to and from this village. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money