Mangalore... the old port city of Karnataka, is a beach city and commercial hub nowadays. Geographically the city is situated between Western Ghat and Arabian Sea. Mangalore was named after the goddess Mangaladevi, the temple is present close to the old port. Places to visit:
1) Sultan Battery 2) Tannirbhavi beach 3) Ullal beach 4)Surathkal beach & lighthouse 5) Mangaladevi Temple 6) Old port Food: definitely from Udupi Cafe, have awesome Ice cream. For convenience auto rickshaw and city bus good and safe. Accommodation - don't stay at Hotel Royal Brigade, try to find out a hostel within the city.