Tourist attractions (description at the bottom of the page)
Place of interest
Distance from Madikeri
(Gaddige) Raja’s Tomb
Abbey (Abbi) Falls
Dubare Elephant Camp
Trekking Points in Coorg
5800 ft MSL
15 km to & fro
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Sight seeing places in Coorg:
Abbey (Abbi) falls - The waterfall is located in a private property, a narrow pathway leads you downward to where the waterfall can be seen.
Madikeri Fort - Mudduraja first built the Fort during 17th century as a mud fort and Tipu Sultan rebuilt it in granite. This Fort houses a temple, a chapel, prison and a small museum.
Omkareshwara Temple - Omkareshwara Temple in Madikeri was built by Lingarajendra in 1820. The temple incorporates a unique mix of architectural styles, using both the Islamic, as well as the Gothic style of architecture.
Raja Seat - This is a scenic park overlooking the valleys and hills. The erstwhile rulers of Kodagu used to sit here in the evenings. This is also famous as Sunset Point.
Bhagamandala - Famous for its Temples and Spice Research Station, It is 06 km before Talacauvery.
Talacauvery –Talacauvery is the source of the holy river Cauvery. There is a holy kundike from where the river emerges as a small perennial spring and then flows underground again to emerge a short distance away. The Shiva temple at Talacauvery houses a rare and ancient Shivling, while another temple is devoted to Lord Ganesh.
Nisargadhama - An island in the mid of river Cauvery connected by a rope bridge. The island is full of Bamboo thickets and Elephant rides are available here.
Tibetan Monastery - Namdroling Monastery was established by Pema Norbu Rinpoche, shortly after he came to India from Tibet. Today the monastery is home to nearly 5000 monks and nuns, renowned as a center for the pure upholding of the teachings of the Buddha.
Dubare Elephant Camp - An elephant Training Camp run by the Forest Department on the banks of river Cauvery. The elephants for Mysore Dasara are trained here. Visitors can participate in elephant interaction, bathing and feeding.
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