Pilikula Nisarga Dhama

Distance from Mangalore: 7.8km
Pilikula Nisarga Dhama is a 350 acre wide park from Mangalore highway road at Moodushedde. Pilikula literally means Pond of Tigers. InĀ TuluĀ language "pili" means tiger and "kula" means lake. In olden days, tigers used to come to this lake to drink water. Hence, this lake came to be known as Pilikula. Pilikula has a huge lake & beautifully laid gardens encircling the entire lake. One can see swans & ducks moving around in the lake. Boating facilities are available in the lake.