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Address: Mangalore, India

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Go only for the ferry ride to Tannirbavi beach

Nothing to write about for Sultan battery itself. It is just a small circular watch tower with 30 stairs to climb. The view from top is OK. A ferry runs every 15 mins from... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
NandanRao
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing to write about for Sultan battery itself. It is just a small circular watch tower with 30 stairs to climb. The view from top is OK. A ferry runs every 15 mins from this place to Tannirbavi beach costing Rs.5/- per person for a 3 minute ride. The ferry ride itself is good and you can reach the beach... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Average place not properly maintained. Scope is there to maintain. But from here you can go by boat to tannirbavi beach.

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Thank Prasad B
Tumkur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure about the public buses that ply from Mangalore bus stand to Sultan Battery. I think you'll have to take a bus to Lady Hill and then take an auto to Sultan Battery. The easier method is to just take an auto directly to Sultan Battery. They charged us Rs.150/- There is an elegant small fort like... More 

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1 Thank milanaparthi
Bengaluru, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This could have been a great place. But it is neglected. View is awesome. There is a ferry ride to somewhere from here, which we saw locals taking.

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Thank Mobius86
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place where u can spend time peacefully The tipu sultan fort too is nice and can see a beautiful view from up Even tannirbhavi beach can be connected through ferry from here

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Thank Saurabh N
Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The fort is small, yet it offer amazing view of the backwaters. From sulthan bathery, you can take a ferryride to get to the beach.

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1 Thank Rag A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just 4 kms from Mangalore city centre, this place still has its own charm with the backwaters and a small fort. There is a ferry which one can take and will drop you at the Tannirbavi beach.

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

How many places are there in the world where a beach can be accsessed through a boat ride across a river! Sultan battery offers you this rare delight. The ferry rides are fun, cheap and available at frequent intervals. One can ride across and get to tannirbavi beach on the other side. You can even opt to relax by the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

With a little bit of imagination, this place could have been done up beautifully and the surroundings could have been improved to create a world class tourist spot. However, as is the case with most historical places whose upkeep is entrusted with governmental organisations, the Sultan Battery in Mangalore is a sad picture of neglect. Believed to have been built... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for passing time with friends. One should visit this place in the evening. The boat ride to Tannirbavi beach is really good.

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