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Manipal

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Karnataka  /  Manipal
(3.9/5 based on 260+ reviews for 8 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, museums, nature
Manipal is a university city located in the state of Karnataka in India. It is a suburb within Udupi city and is administered by the Udupi City Municipality. It is located on the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of south-west India, about 8km east the Arabian Sea. From its location on a plateau, it commands a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east. Home to the Manipal University, the town attracts over twenty five thousand students every year.Manipal is also the international headquarters of Syndicate Bank. A regional Information Technology hub, Manipal has one of the highest densities of mobile phone users in India.LocationSituated 5km from the temple city of Udupi and 65km north of Mangalore, Manipal was previously part of the Shivalli village panchayat. The name is derived from "Mannu" and "palla", anglicised to Manipal. Mannu means mud and Palla means lake in Kannada and Tulu Languages. This 400 meter lake, after which Manipal is named is located in the middle of the town, and offers boating facilities. Manipal was once a barren hill with few trees. This hill was transformed to a University town by Dr. T. M. A. Pai who first started the Kasturba Medical College in 1953, now a part of the university.
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