Coorg Nature

Madikeri – The Picturesque Historical Town

Madikeri, erstwhile Mercara, is a scenic mountain station in Madikeri taluk of the heavenly state of Karnataka, India. Also, the hill station is the headquarters of the Kodagu (Coorg) district.

madikeri scene - Madikeri – The Picturesque Historical Town

The city has a long history. If you read olden times, you will find that the city was influenced by Kadambas at the beginning of the Georgian calendar, especially in the 2nd century. Kadambas has its share of folklore and mythology. It is the legend that always attracts attention. The founder of the Empire, Trilochana Kadamba, was a three-eyed, four-armed god. In the second half of the century, the kingdom was ruled by Gangas, Cholas and Hoysalas, and later ruled by the Vijayanagar Empire. Thus, it culminates all the quintessence of the southern dynasty. The modern city of Madikeri is worth a visit for its rich history, fables and fortresses.

Highlights of Madikeri

Since this is a densely populated area, the city offers the rest of the metropolitan chaos. The climate is usually tropical. With an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius, it is a popular mountain station for all the age group. And with the abundance of greeneries because of its prime location in the Western Ghats, you have plenty of things to do.

madikeri - Madikeri – The Picturesque Historical Town
madikeri snow - Madikeri – The Picturesque Historical Town

Places to visit

  • Abbey Falls
  • Talacauvery
  • Cauvery Nisargadhama
  • Madikere Fort

  • Dubare Elephant Camp
  • Raja’s Seat
  • Golden Temple Bylekuppe
  • Omkareshwara Temple

Madikere gives you plenty of option to travel here and enjoy the scenic beauty. You can either travel by air, train, bus, or commute via your own vehicle.

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