Tourist spot

Some of the tourist spots in Madikeri :-

Omkareshwara Temple

Details:- The Omkareshwara Temple in Madikeri was built by the Lingarajendra II in1820 in the combination of Catholic, Keralite, Gothic and Islamic styles of Architecture.

Madikeri fort

Details:- The Madikeri fort, with its imposing structure crowns the entire town, was rebuilt by Tipu Sulthan. The Veerabhadra Temple inside it was removed by the British and replaced an Anglian Church, which is now converted to Museum. The Madikeri palace is located inside the fort and was built by the Lingarajendra Wodeyar II. The British renovated the structure twice and in 1933 added a clock tower and a portico.

Cauvery Nisarqadhama

Details:- TalaCauvery, 7 km from Bhagamandala, the origin of the holy river Cauvery is situated at 44 km from Madikeri. Bus service is available from Madikeri to TalaCauvery and the ride is picturesque. It is situated on the slopes of the Brahmagiri hills.

Raja's seat

Details:- This is the spot from where the kings watched the sunsets with their consorts and is the most scenic sport in South India. It offers breathtaking view of towering hills, green valleys, studded with paddy fields. The most fascinating view is the road to Mangalore like a curved ribbon lying in the valley.

Raja's Tomb

Details:- This is one of the important monuments in Coorg. The royal tombs provide a commanding view of the town & are in the Islamic style with the domes in center and turrets at the angles.

Abbey falls

Details:- Else named Jesse falls (by the British) is only 7km from Madikeri and is really a treat to watch the roaring water torrent in the monsoon season from July to October. One can walk up the falls through a flight of steps. The cascading water descends to the river Cauvery.