Coorg Monuments and Historical Places
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This 19th century fort, in the centre of Madikeri, houses a Ganesha temple, a chapel, a district prison and a small museum. The fort offers a beautiful view of Madikeri. This fort is one of the most beautiful places to visit during the trip to Coorg. Initially this fort was built by For More....
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The palace, built in the year 1814 by Lingarajendra Wodeyar II, now houses the offices of Deputy Commissioner, the museum [earlier a Church built by the British] run by the State Archaeology Department, For More....
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Coorg has many tourist places and attractions to offer to its visitors. In the center of the town is the Madikeri Fort, which was built in the 19th century and has a small museum. On display are some arms, armour, historical paintings and articles of the previous rulers. For More....
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To the left on the way to Raja’s seat a mantapa is built on the sacred mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi in 1956. There are two royal tombs at Madikeri. Veerarajendra began the construction of the royal tomb on a hill commanding a view from all directions to the north of Mahadevpet. For More....
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Gaddige or Gadduge:
Gaddige/Gadduge, the tombs of King Virarajendra, Lingarajendra and one of their court priests built in the 18th century rest in the northern corner of the town. Two smaller tombs are also located in the same area belonging to their brave and loyal soldiers. The three main tombs, For More....
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Nalknad Aramane (Palace):
After escaping from Tippu sultan’s troops Doddavirarajendra, a Haleri ruler built this palace at Yavakapadi in Nalknad area. This simple palace is famous for its paintings and carvings. Doddaverarajendra married Mahadevammaji here in 1796. While For More....
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Virajpet Clock tower:
The Virajpet Clock tower stands tall in Virajpet, a city in the district of Kodagu just a few kilometers away from Madikeri. This tower was built to commemorate King George the V’s visit to India almost a 100 years back. It’s a famous landmark in the city. For More....
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Raja’s Seat was once the official the sunset point for the kings of Kodagu, now making the glorious sunsets available to scores of tourists! Raja’s Seat: So named, because the Kodagu rulers would catch views of the sunset from here. Today, it has a well-maintained garden from where For More....
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This place is an ideal escape from the crowd and to spend some lonely time. Situated in the vicinity of Raja’s seat it is normally unnoticed by majority of tourists. The isolated mantap is situated on a moll-hill behind the Madikeri radio station. From the mantap a panaromic view of For More....
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A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb, portal grave or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone (table), although there are also more complex variants. Most date from the early Neolithic period (4000 to 3000 BC).For More....
Simbigallu Gavi: Heroor 25Km away from Somwarpet-Coorg.
Anciant Digambara Temple: This Digambara Temple is located at Kalkandur 3Km away from Somwarpet-Coorg.
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