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Sultan Battery

Mangalore, India
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Ranked #15 of 34 Attractions in Mangalore
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Cultural
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

attended a weekend party hosted as part of a conference banquet. not a great place. a riverside party venue. however evening was pleasant. a nice isolated place for the party. boating options in the daytime

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

sultan battery is about 5km from city . its on riverbak&if you cross the river beach wellcomes you.built by tippu sulthane king of mysore

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Sultan Battery is not a very attractive place if one expects nor has got anything to see. However one can go to Sultan Battery and from there take a boat to Tannirbhavi beach one of the good beach in Mangalore. There is one city bus which goes to this place or one can take auto. Maximum time to spend here... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

not so attractive as we think. nothing is there to see as per our expectation. Just one old construction you can see there which in not maintained.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This 200 year old watch tower is situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city on the banks of Gurupur river. The view of the sunset from here is beautiful. A good place to sit and be one with nature. A 2 minute boat ride from here takes you to the scenic Tannirbhavi Beach.

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Luton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I originally hail from Mangalore growing up in the close proximity of Sultan Battery. It was built by Tipu Sultan in 1784 as a watch tower and served as a deterrent to the British. It is based strategically on the banks of the Gurpura river thus preventing the enemy from docking or sailing upstream into the mainland. As I was... More

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Mangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Tower was built during the 1784 by Tipu Sultan. The word Battery meaning firing of canons.The place built of black stones was constructed to obstruct war ships from entering the river which was the major route for English invasion but was then retrieved from English by Tipu Sultan. Though the place holds the watch tower, it looks much like a... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We chose the sunniest afternoon to visit SUlthan battery but the beautiful beach floored us anyway! Desolate in a delightful way, there's plenty of woody vales to let you relax & stay aay from the sun if it gets too hot. The fort itself is not maintained as well as a heritage site should be but no complaints otherwise. Recommended... More

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The place was a mere 900 mt far from our home at Lady Hill, Mangalore. So we would often take a stroll around sultan battery. This place has a historical past where the great Tipu Sultan made a watch tower here on shore of Gurupura river to prevent the Britishers entering the city through the sea. The some parts of... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

One cant make out the place because of the locality as it stands aloof and not very hyped.Once you are there..one feels heaven. A small river front which can be crossed by boat and then the vast stretch of sea ahead on the other side...What a spectacular scenery.

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