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NITK Lighthouse

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Address: NITK Beach | Surathkal, Mangalore, India

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Try Sun Set from the Light House

At Surathkal beach, you can try Sun Set view from atop the Lighthouse. You get to see the construction of prismatic reflectors, used to guide ships at night. The Temple looks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
AshSing
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Indore, India
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Indore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Surathkal beach, you can try Sun Set view from atop the Lighthouse. You get to see the construction of prismatic reflectors, used to guide ships at night. The Temple looks lovely, in top view.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

As a student of Karnataka Regional Engg.College Suratkal from 1966 to 1971 I was a witness to the construction of this light house & completion of this light house almost coincided with the completion of my graduation.The recent visit with my family of my wife two sons who incidentally are also the alumni of the same college to this light... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The small town of Suratkal near Mangalore gives light to the people in two ways: One is the famous NIITK Engineering College which has given light to thousands of students and the other is the NIITK light house at the Suratkal Beach

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Thank SANDHYA0963
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

A very good attraction in Surathkal. You can climb to the top using the outer ladder and enjoy the topview of the city with lushy green on one side and arabian sea on the other. A great place to enjoy sunset.

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Thank sruthin89
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The lighthouse is a bit far from the city and should take no more than 30 minutes to reach from the city centre. There is a entrance fee which is nominal, you have to leave your shoes at the foot of the lighthouse so if you have expensive shoes consider taking a plastic bag to carry the shoes with you.... More 

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Thank GGfromMumbai
Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The NIT Suratkal has its campus on the both side of NH. The beach is towards the hostel and architect deptt. In the evening the sun set is looked very beautifully.

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Thank Tejram N
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Surathkal is found in between two rivers ‘Gurupura’ (Phalguni) and ‘Pavanje’ (Nandini) at the northernmost area of Mangalore City at 6km to New Mangalore seaport on NH-66 (previously NH-17)in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state in India bordering Arabian sea. Surathkal is famous because of ‘The National Institute of Technology Karnataka’ (NITK), erstwhile ‘Karnataka Regional Engineering College’ (KREC). Surathkal is... More 

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Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Its my go to place when the wires in my head are all tangled up.This place is unlike other beaches which are crowded.You can sit on the rocks and get your head straight.Beautiful place ,mainly visited by locals or NITK'ans .

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Thank dasher007
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

You can find a lot of NITK students jogging around the area or visiting the temple nearby. It's simply a place to refresh yourself.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

We were on our way from Bangalore to Udupi via Mangalore and have decided to visit popular beaches along its way. After Panambur beach at Mangalore, we visited Surathkal beach which is about 10 kms from Panambur beach. We really liked this beach as there was no much crowd and there were huge rocks and lighthouse. We spent some time... More 

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