Not too far from Udupi, Manipal is a small town famous for its university. Situated on a small hill, Manipal is a quiet and scenic destination where one can enjoy enchanting views of the Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. Manipal was nothing but a jungle before Dr. TMA Pai, a leading educationist set up Manipal Academy of Higher Education, which now known as Manipal University.
With time Manipal has become an educational hub and there are quite a few colleges. Educational Institutions here range from top medical colleges to engineering and colleges that offer media courses.
There is not much to see and do in Manipal. However, Udupi, a few kilometers from Manipal has plenty of options. Udupi is primarily known for its Krishna mutt, which was fo + more about Manipal