Attractions

Historic Site in Madikeri (Mercara)

Madikeri 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 headquarters. You can walk a short section of ramparts and within the…
Waterfall in Madikeri (Mercara)

Abbi Falls

A spectacular sight after the rainy season, these 21.3m-high falls can pack a punch.
Viewpoint in Madikeri (Mercara)

Raja’s Seat

A very popular spot to enjoy sunset, as the raja himself did, with fantastic outlooks to rolling hills and endless valleys.
Historic Building in Madikeri (Mercara)

Raja’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, so take an autorickshaw (₹200).
Museum in Madikeri (Mercara)

Museum

Quirky museum within a old church, inside Madikeri's Fort complex, displaying eclectic exhibits, though displays are very poor.