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Sultan Battery, Mangalore

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Historic Site
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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  • This island is a boat ride away from mainland. There are ferry boats plying to and fro all the time. The beach is beautiful and uncrowded. There are plenty of benches to lounge and admire the view. Pl...  more »
  • Sultan Battery is located several miles from downtown. We were told we should go see it, but there is really nothing there except the remaining part of the fort. The interesting part of the remains by...  more »
  • This place has a small fort constructed during tippu sultan.. boat ride is good .. bit other than this there is nothing more to see ..  more »
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  • Yeahhhhh it's a stunning place to enjoy... especially with friends...u can sit in peace and enjoy the nature view..wid some best snaps..
  • Nice place.. A good beach and a good shuttle boat service. Perfect spot for a family visit!
  • Nice place to see the river. Ferry ride is short but worth it because of the beach on the other side. Price is rs.5 per person
  • Serene and nice. Easy access to tannirbavi beach from the ferry.
  • Don't go for the name. This place is not look like I expected. This place situated in the back waters of Mangalore and this place as boat service and ticket cost per head is 5 rupees which is cheap.