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Madikeri, Coorg

Features

Also known as Mercara, it is popular hill station among tourists. Madikeri Fort was first built by Mudduraja, later on rebuilt in granite by Tipu Sultan and further renovated by Lingarajendra in 1814. Eventually the fort was taken over by the British. The church in south east corner, houses small museum with collection of items of British Era. Among others, the other attractions of Madikeri includes Omkareshwara Temple, Raja's seat, Raja’s Tomb, Abbey falls etc.

How to reach

Nearest airport is at Mangalore with 140 km. Nearest Railway station is at Mysore with 120 km. Regular bus service is available from Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore and other cities.

Distance

270 km from Bangalore

Best Period

October to April

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