Monte Mariano Church, New Mangalore, India | CruiseBe
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Monte Mariano Church

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Monte Mariano Church at Farangipet in Mangalore, is a church where the Roman Catholic festival Monti Fest was initiated by Joachim Miranda, a Goan Catholic priest at Farangipet in 1763. Though Tippu Sultan destroyed the churches of Canara, he spared Monte Mariano Church in deference to the friendship of his father Hyder Ali with Father Miranda.This Church is situated on the banks of river Nethravathi.


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