Manipal, a littoral suburb in the state of Karnataka, located on the rocky Malabar Coast, was a barren city which has recently metamorphosed into an educational hub. Home to Manipal University, the city attracts thousands of students from all over India every year. The city derives its name from a lake situated at its heart, which is a famous picnic spot complete with boating facilities.
This small city offers a variety of picturesque avenues. The most notable among them is End Point, a cliff on Swarna River that offers a panoramic view of Arabian Sea and Western Ghats. Dr TMA Pai planetarium, Hasta Shilpa museum, Tiger Circle shopping complex, City Centre Mall, Sairam Central Mall, Inox Cinemas are some of the popular tourist attractions in Manipal. Apart from pulling students and tourists, the city also attracts medical tourists since it hosts technology and medical research related conferences and meetings. Hotels in Manipal are strategically located near the Arabia Sea for a peaceful stay in the city and offer premium accommodation to its guests.
Manipal’s beauty is complemented by business hotels in Manipal since they offer a satiating view of the gorgeously serene city. One needs to visit the city to explore in depth all that the city has on offer, including the many internationally renowned educational institutions, mesmerising scenery, or a simple outing away from the everyday hustle-bustle.