Published on : Thursday, November 19, 2020
Beach tourism in Udupi is witnessing an improvement with Malpe Beach Development Committee installing various sculptures and setting up other attractions near Malpe Sea Walk at an estimated cost of Rs. 2 crore.
Chandrashekar Naik, in-charge Assistant Director (Tourism) and Deputy Director, Agriculture, Udupi said that the attractions are coming up on about four acres of land.
The Nirmiti Kendra, Udupi, is setting them up for the committee.
Project Director of the Nirmiti Kendra Arun Kumar said that five cement-based sculptures feature among the other attractions that are being created.
Among the sculptures is a Garuda in Yakshagana style, a fisherman rafting a traditional boat, fishermen towing a fishing boat to the shore, a fish and a cat. The sculptures of a fish and a cat are being made for fun for amusement of children.
Additionally, the project covers building an amphi-theatre, a garden, children’s play area, pathway, seating arrangements and parking area. There will also be provision for eight shops.
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