The highlight of Namdroling Monastery is the spectacular Golden Temple, presided over by three 18m-high gold-plated Buddha statues. The temple is at its…
Must see attractions in Kodagu (Coorg) Region
- GGolden Temple
- NNamdroling Monastery
The striking Namdroling Monastery is a large Tibetan Buddhist compound home to the striking Golden Temple and impressive Zangdogpalri Temple. Around 5000…
- MMadikeri Fort
There are good views from this hilltop fort, built by Tipu Sultan in the 16th century, though today it’s the less glamorous site of the municipal…
- AAbbi Falls
A spectacular sight after the rainy season, these 21.3m-high falls can pack a punch.
- RRaja’s Seat
A very popular spot to enjoy sunset, as the raja himself did, with fantastic outlooks to rolling hills and endless valleys.
- NNalakunad Palace
At the bottom of the region's highest peak, Tadiyendamol (1745m), is Nalakunad Palace, the former hunting lodge of a Kodagu king dating from 1794. There…
- RRaja’s Tombs
These domed tombs are built in Indo-Sarcenic style and serve as the resting place for Kodava royalty and dignitaries. Located 7km from Madikeri: take an…
Quirky museum within a old church, inside Madikeri's fort complex. Its eclectic exhibits are very poorly laid out.
- ZZangdogpalri Temple
An ornate temple that's part of the atmospheric Namdroling Monastery complex.