Timings : 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Mangaladevi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Mangaladevi, a form of Goddess Shakti or Goddess Durga. It is currently the oldest temple in Mangalore and was built in the year in 9000 AD. The grand temple is visited by devotees of Durga and also draws tourists visiting the city in large numbers for its ancient architecture. The spacious temple complex allows devotees to sit and meditate or chant after offering their prayers to feel rejuvenated and at peace. The name for the city, Mangalore, is derived from the temple. The city was built around the temple too and is also the geographical centre.