The Abbey Falls is an attractive location to visit near Madikeri, in the southern state of Karnataka. Set amidst a lush green region with coffee plantations all around it, this dainty spot is where the river Kaveri has got one of its early reaches. With a hanging bridge which is present at a small distance from the falls, this place has got a charm which makes tourists from all over the country visit it regularly. Water coming down from a height of 70 feet is a gorgeous sight to witness, with the picturesque location complementing the serene silence of the location. Spice plantations are another attraction of this region, which are spread throughout the forest area which surrounds the locality.
Dubare is known for its elephant camp, a forest camp on the banks of the river Kaveri in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka. It is an important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. The elephants for the Mysore Dussehra were trained at Dubare elephant camp.
There are opportunities for trekking, elephant rides, fishing, and river rafting. These activities are hosted by jungle lodges and resorts. The Forest Department also conducts some treks along well-defined routes.
Gaddige or the tombs of Virarajendra and Lingarajendra at Madikeri is one of the important monuments of Coorg. The royal tombs on a hillock to the north of Madikeri provides a commanding view of the town. Lingarajendra’s tomb was built in 1820. There are also the tombs of a Raja’s priest and that of two army commanders. A commemorative plaque, eulogizing the bravery of General Biddanda Bopu who fought Tipu Sultan has been recorded by Dodda Veerarajendra in an inscription. The tombs are in the style of Muhammadan edifices with domes in the center and turrets at the angles. The bars of windows made of brass have fine engravings. The grounds surrounding the tombs have been encroached.
The Harangi dam, built across river Cauvery, and located eight km from Kushalanagar is an ideal picnic spot. Behind the dam is a vast reservoir. On the banks of the reservoir stands a temple of Basavanna. There is a guesthouse nearby. Permission for entry to the dam site can be obtained from the PWD office located at the entrance to the dam.
The Harangi Reservoir is located near Hudgur village, Somwarpet taluk in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka.The reservoir is formed by a masonry dam built across the river Harangi, a tributary of the Kaveri.
he Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated in the town of Madikeri in Coorg, Karnataka. The speciality of the temple is that its construction reflects a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. It is a popular religious destination of Coorg. The temple draws a large number of tourists and devotees regularly.
The Omkareshwara Temple was constructed by King Lingarajendra II in the 18th century. Legend has it that the temple was built by the king as a form of penance.
Raja's Seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. It is one of the most important tourist spots in Madikeri of Coorg District. It is 270 km away from Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka
Raja’s Seat or the Seat of the King is a famous sunset point in Madikeri in the Coorg district of Karnataka. It was once the platform from which the kings of Kodagu used to enjoy glorious sunsets. The spot got its name as it was the favourite recreational place for the kings. Today it is a famous destination of Madikeri that is visited by tourists throughout the year.
Talakaveri is the place that is generally considered to be the source of the river Kaveri. It is located on Brahmagiri hills near Bhagamandala in Coorg district, Karnataka.It is Lying nearest to Karnataka-Kasaragod district Border in the state of Kerala. It stands at a height of 1,276 m. above sea level.
Talacauvery. Direction. It is an Important religious place. It is the birth place of sacred river Cauvery, 46 km from Madikeri. A small shrine with a beautifully .