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Address: Mangalore, India

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Serene riverside

This is a worth visiting place for any tourist. There is monument (Fort type) built by Tippu Sultan and this is known as Sultan Battery. This is on the banks of Gurpur river. Nice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a worth visiting place for any tourist. There is monument (Fort type) built by Tippu Sultan and this is known as Sultan Battery. This is on the banks of Gurpur river. Nice place to relax on the banks of the river. Local people are very courteous and helpful. Beware: Do not litter around. You are watched by locals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

sulthan battery has the most beautiful view of water. best time to visit is in the evening. History says it was built by the great king Tipu Sultan.Must visit if you are in mangalore. theres a boat to the other side of the water every 10 mins, and the other side is even more beautiful.

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Whenever, someone wants to see Beach in Mangalore, they say Sultan Battery. You have a boat service from this place to travel. There is nothing much to see around, but you can spend some time just roaming and having something to eat. There is a small fort like structure to climb and enjoy the breeze.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Sultan Batery was built by Tipu Sultan to keep a watch of water vessels entering the river. This was like a watch tower with provisions to attack the boat if the need be. The structure looks good enough to also take fire from the ships. What's quite painful is the sorrow state of affairs the structure is in. No maintenance... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is an old and small structure which was built by Tipu Sultan to keep an eye on the river flowing through, in current state it is unattractive and pointless but there is a ferry jucntion nearby that takes you to Tannirbhavi Beach

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Sultan battery is known for the fort of tippu sultan.Climb on the fort to get a beautiful glimpse of the river and the Arabian sea. Take a boat ride across the river to reach the beach. Few years back there used to be row boats. Now they are replaced by larger Motor boats. The last ride back from the beach... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The place was very dirty. The battery is nothing other than a small minaret built by Tipu Sultan to keep an eye on the intruders along the river. It is very poorly maintained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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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