Know About The Scenic Town Of Malpe

St. Mary's Island Malpe Beach

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St. Mary's Island Malpe Beach

Malpe is a natural port about six kilometers to the west of Udupi, Karnataka, India. It is an important port and fishing harbor on the Karnataka coast.

Malpe is also a beach town. Close to the mainland of Malpe are four rocky islands:
1. Daria-Bahadurgad is the northernmost island.
2. Kari-Illada-Kallu is the southernmost island.
3. Daria-Gadara-Kalluthe is situated in between the Daria-      Bahadurgad and Kari-Illada-Kallu islands.
4. St. Mary’s Islands also called thonse paar.

Beach In Malpe

Neinsun /CC BY-SA 3.0 | Beach In Malpe

The place of interest in Malpe is the scenic beach which is popular among both locals and tourists. St. Mary’s Islands is also a tourist destination.

St. Mary's Island Rocks

Man On Mission /CC BY-SA 3.0 | St. Mary’s Island Rocks

Malpe also houses temples of Balarama and Ananteshwara. The temple of Balarama was built by Mogaveera king Maindan. The fort on the island of Daria-Bahadurgad, off the shores of Malpe.

St. Mary's Syrian Cathedral Brahmavar

Navin Shetty Brahmavar /CC BY-SA 3.0 | St. Mary’s Syrian Cathedral Brahmavar

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