Sultan Battery, Mangalore

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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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  • Nothing great in it.. just a small broken fort like structure for keeping ammunition.. Not well maintained by govt. However, this is the point from we get ferry to reach Tanni Beach.. ferry is govt dr...  more »
  • Place is suitable for just a visit in the evenings to see the view & have a quick snack. However, late evenings it can be quite isolating.  more »
  • nothing great about this place. if you wanna take a ferry to tannirbavi beach then you can visit this place. Not a great tourist attraction to specially visit...can be skipped  more »
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  • On weekends you will get ferry services frequently (10 - 15 min), but on weekdays it's time taking ( 30 min). Frequency is maintained by the Ferry according to the passengers traveling. They reduced the numbers of ferries if lesser passengers. But they maintain the timings. You will definitely get the starting by 7 am and last return by 7.20 pm.
  • It's a good place. The place needs to be taken care of. It feels like it's lying abundant. You get some nice clicks once you are up here. The place has got enough parking place. Adjacent to it you could take a ferry to Tannirbhavi beach which is a must watch place.
  • Nice place to go for boating n connecting beach we can visit. A nice place to enjoy sunset. Overall good experience.
  • Do not go here with high expectations. This is more like a historical reminder with just one large battery overlooking the Bengre river. Its not well maintained. At times there will be pack of dogs nearby the structure. You can click good pictures in the evening if you are lucky enough to get the perfect sunset. There is a local ferry pick up location here.
  • A monument of historical eminence biting the dust... Could have been kept better! The ferry from here to the beach is a great experience especially for young kids

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