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Address: NITK Beach | Surathkal, Mangalore, India

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NITK Lighthouse is an experience. It makes the beach so beautiful.

It is a combination of a very beautiful beach and a beautiful Lighthouse and the experience becomes so much greater. Surathkal beach is so beautiful in itself with its miles of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It is a combination of a very beautiful beach and a beautiful Lighthouse and the experience becomes so much greater. Surathkal beach is so beautiful in itself with its miles of sand, beautiful palm trees, rocks which spot beautiful birds perched on itself, sight of parked ships in the distance and above all this beautiful Lighthouse. From the lighthouse one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We spent our evening on 11th March under the watchful eyes of the Lighthose painted in red and white . it was guarded by big boulders . The beach was very beautiful . There were many sand crabs playing the game of hide and seek . Local boys were playing beach football . Some spectators climbed the nearby boulders to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

There is a beautiful each and i have written a separate review for the same. In short, the beach is simply awesome and not a view to be missed. The lighthouse is open for public before 5PM and you can actually climb to the top here. You can capture the sights of the bustling Surathkal town and the MRPL refinery... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a nice place to spend time especially in the evening. As you can see the sunset over the horizon. There is a Lighthouse which closes at 5:00 pm and after that you can spend time sitting on the rock next to the Lighthouse or can take a walk on the Beach... There is Entry Fee for the Lighthouse...... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), is a public engineering college at Surathkal, about 20 kilometres north of Mangalore city. It was founded in 1960 as KREC while today, it is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In NITK suratkal area, wonderful place. You have got stone rocks in the sea as well as a temple on huge rocks. Over all a beautiful place full of nature. This is my favorite beach. You can sit on a rock & feel great!

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Get a Brilliant view of National Institute of Technology behind you and Arabian sea in front as you hold on to the rails while you are buffeted by strong winds. Brilliant scenery but you are only allowed on top of the lighthouse till 6:15 pm so trudge down to the rocky beach after that to catch rest of the sunset.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Very of the sea side is excellent. The science of the huge prism lens through which light guides the ships is interesting. On land side it is lush greenery scene with few new tall buildings peeping. Do not miss to see a temple very close to the lighthouse. The temple is very calm & quiet.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A very nice and serene view of the arabian sea from the top ... you need to climb like aboutn10 floors and is open from 430 PM tp 530 PM all days. You can stay on top till 545 - 550 pm , but you cannot see the sunset from the top. But otherwise very good. A wide angle lens... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The doors are open at 4 PM and closes at 5.30 PM, thus you should try and reach on time and use the full available time. The climb to the top is of 121 steps and thus if you have a knee injury, you should avoid. The last 9 stairs is through a ladder which takes you through a hole... More 

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Address: Address: NITK Beach | Surathkal, Mangalore, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Mangalore

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