Sultan Battery, Mangalore , Mangalore
Tulu, Kannada, English, Konkani
About Sultan Battery, Mangalore
The sultan battery was made in 1784 by Tipu Sultan. Although small, the battery still carries the appearance of a fortress. There are arrangements for mounting cannons around the exterior. The purpose of the battery was to prevent the British penetrating the Gurupura river.
It is quite near to the city center and you can take a ferry ride here to get to the beach. Beach is clean and not very crowded on most days.