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Panambur Beach

Panambur Beach

Panambur Beach which is known for its cleanliness and safety. It is the site of New Mangalore Port. It is located in north of the Gurupura river. The name Panambur is derived from 'Panam' which means Money and 'Ur' which means place or village in Tulu language.

The city's most visited beach, Panambur is a place where one can enjoy a long camel rides and the breath taking view of the sunset. The beach aura warms up during the carnivals, organized by the district authorities. The festivity includes boat races, air shows and sand sculpture contests. Besides, the kite festival, organized every year during the summer season attracts the participants from across the world.

The chapel is spectacular with some magnificent paintings on the ceiling, fresco painting and oil canvas paintings. The ceiling is decorated with paintings including the portraits of the Crowing of the Cock and many saints. This Chapel was dedicated to the St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a wealthy, successful, young man who gave up worldly life to dedicated himself to the service of the needy.