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. Put Sultan Battery into our Mangalore trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mangalore.
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  • August 15, 2017
    It's just a watch tower and view of the backwater. The place doesn't have any good labelling or description about its history. The only reason why anybody might come here is to board the ferry to go t...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    The backwater of Mangalore, must not be Confused with Sultan Battery of Kerala, this one is located at the leading road to new Tannirbhavi Beach. There is an island on Gurupurna River, and the monumen...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Sultan Battery is a historic place built during the time of Tipu Sultan. I has a small fort-like structure (which is supposed to be the battery) from where to take a view of a good stretch of Phalguni...  more »
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  • May 29, 2017
    Beautiful watch tower built by Tipu sultan. The beach is also very nice. There is also a launch trip that can be taken on the beach. The view from the tower is awesome. Worth a visit.
  • July 15, 2017
    Great Sport for hang out-riverside- can take a ferry to cross over for the beach- good parking space availabe- must visit in mangalore
  • June 29, 2017
    One of d best place to spend time with UA frndz ND loved 1s in d evening......ND sunset view .
  • June 29, 2017
    An old watch tower constructed by tipu sultan in 1784 , it offers great view of the river you can also take a ferry uoto tannirbavi beach
  • June 20, 2017
    Small place with a historical significance. A small ferry ride to the Tannirbhavi beach from this place is why people usually come here coz the roadway to Tannirbhavi beach is a very long route.

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