We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Mangalore, India

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 111 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Good view.. and thats it.. Only view..

The place is not maintained though its of historic importance. The view is great.. Its basically an old fort/ancient watch tower overlooking the backwaters. Good place with lot of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JoTheGr8
,
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Add Photo Write a Review

111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 110: English reviews
Mangalore, India
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sultan battery: a watching fort built by Tippu sultan to prevent Portuguese entering from sea to Mangalore.Enjoy this historic place on the bank of River joining sea! You can enjoy boating here & at tannirbavi beach.Or just cross the river (1km) by boat for just Rs 5 ! Enter the woods,enjoy eatables under the thick trees in the beach! NOWHERE... More 

Helpful?
Thank prakashamallara
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is not maintained though its of historic importance. The view is great.. Its basically an old fort/ancient watch tower overlooking the backwaters. Good place with lot of photo opportunity. We visited this place during monsoon and spend hardly 15 mins here. Thanir behave beach is close by.. Tis is a good place to get down en-route. P.S: Don't... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank JoTheGr8
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one can easily go to tannirbhavi beach from Sultan Battery as boat rides are available from here.the view from sultan battery fort is awesome.this place can be reached by Bus or Auto.

Helpful?
1 Thank Chinu_Radcliffe
Mangalore, India
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as i already mentioned this is the place boat riding available to tannirbhavi beach and the boat will be occupaid by 30 to 40 people. ride is average in quality

Helpful?
Thank avaneesh07
Level Contributor
86 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the river banks, a small Tipu Sultan's battery! Very scenic place with lot of photo opportunities. Make sure to take a boat ride to access nearby island for fun and a picnic. Place is accessible by bus.

Helpful?
Thank Rajesh K
Bangalore
Level Contributor
86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

During our recent visit to Mangalore our family visited the historical Sultan Battery constructed by Tipu Sultan.The scenery from the top of the battery is panoramic.The place needs to be kept clean & protected from vandalism as there was no security people were nearby.Better description of the history will make it one of the top tourist attraction at least for... More 

Helpful?
Thank HemanthPai
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This place has historical significance but there isn't much to see. Even if you skip this place while visiting Mangalore, you won't be missing something significant

Helpful?
Thank ImDrMD
Mangalore, India
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is an ancient fort, at Kasargod, Kerala made with laterite brick walls and now has a beautiful garden inside. Better go early to spend some time inside. We went at 5.30pm and were asked to leave at 5.50pm the closing time is 6.00pm. They did not inform us that the visiting time is too short and yet they issued... More 

Helpful?
Thank jfk123in
Hermanus, South Africa
Level Contributor
332 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had a fairly brief visit to the battery as part of a longer tour around the city. Although there is history attaching to this place, it is badly maintained with litter scattered on and around the area, and it seems clear that little attention is paid by the authorities to looking after it.

Helpful?
Thank AGEDNOMAD
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
58 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The boar ride to cross the river to reach the beach is awesome. The beach is clean and awesome place to play. It is not much crowded and good for friends to hangout and play

Helpful?
Thank MadhuNaidu

Travelers who viewed Sultan Battery also viewed

Mangalore, Karnataka
Mangalore, Karnataka
 

Been to Sultan Battery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sultan Battery and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Gurgaon, India

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Sultan Battery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?