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Best Places to Visit in Madikeri 

Madikeri or Mercara, the capital of Coorg is a beautiful large hill town situated in Western Ghats. This hill station stands 1452 meters above sea level. The green woody slopes, colourful scenery, misty mountains, cascading falls, dense tropical forest, tea, coffee and spice plantations made this place a paradise of nature lovers.

Abbey Falls,

Abbey falls or Abbi Falls is situated 1 km from the town of Madikeri. This waterfall is famous for its natural beauty. This is a famous picnic spot and is called as Jesse falls in the olden days. During Monsoon the water flow is very high and in dry seasons the flow is low.

Dubare Elephant Camp,

Dubare Elephant Camp is situated on the banks of River Kaveri in Coorg district of Karnataka state. A popular tourist spots, the camp attracts tourists, especially wildlife enthusiast from all over the world. It presents tourists with an opportunity to be close to elephants and engage in various activities related to them.

Omkareswara Temple

Omkareswara Temple, the famous Siva temple in Madikeri is built by Linga Rajendra in 1820. The temple located at a distance of 1 km from Madikeri is an architectural beauty. The temple has both Islamic and Gothic style of architecture.

Harangi Dam

Harangi dam is the first dam that has been built across River Cauvery. It has a height of 47 meters and length of 846 meters creating a marvelous view of forceful streams of water.

Raja's Seat

Located in the town of Madikeri, Raja seat is a popular tourist spots offering them with mesmerizing scenic beauty and enchanting environment. With a literal meaning of “Seat of the Kings”, Raja’s Seat used to be a favorite place of kings of Coorg.

Mandalpatti Trek

Located 4 km before Abbey Falls, Mandalpatti is at a distance of 25- 30 km from Madikeri town. Offering amazing scenic beauty and perfect opportunities to be amidst the best of natural settings, Mandalpatti is increasingly become popular amongst tourists.

Talakaveri Temple & Waterfalls

Talakaveri / Talacauvery, one of the popular tourist spots is located in the Brahmagiri hill. The hill is situated 8 km away from Bhagamandala and is 48 km away from Madikeri. It has high religious importance and is visited by many tourists every year.

Nalknad Aramane Palace

Located near a village named Yavakapadi Nalknad Aramane is in the kakkabe town of the Coorg region. It is situated at a distance of 45 km from Madikeri town. It has built in the year of 1792 by Dodda Virarajendra who was a Haleri ruler Dodda Virarajendra. Later in the year of 1796, Dodda Virarajendra married Mahadev Ammaji here.

Madikeri Fort

Madikeri Fort is one of the tourist spots in Coorg which you can’t afford to miss. First built in the last quarter of 17th century by Mudduraja, Madikeri Fort was later renovated with stones and bricks by Tipu Sultan who named the fort as Jaffarabad. The fort has rich history and has seen many battles and successions.