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Coorg and in and around sight seeing
Talakaveri :

 

Talakaveri is the place that is generally considered to be the source of the river Kaveri. It is located by Brahmagiri hill near Bhagamandala in Kodagu district, Karnataka, 1,276 m. above sea level. However, there is not a permanent visible flow from this place to the main rivercourse except during the rainy season.

A tank or kundike has been erected on a hillside, at the place that is said to be the origin. It is also marked by a small temple, and the area is frequented by pilgrims. The river originates as a spring feeding this tank, which is considered to be a holy place to bathe on special days.The waters are then said to flow underground to emerge as the river some distance away.



Cauvery Nisarga Dhama :

 

Cauvery Nisarga Dhama is a popular picnic spot in Kodagu District and is around 35 km from Madikeri. This man-made island was built in 1988 and is spread over a sprawling 35-acre land. There is a hanging bridge at the entry. Machans (tree top shelters) and pargola (wall less shelters), pedal boating, elephant riding and a deer park are the major interests here. It is located about 2 km from Kushalnagar (About a 10 minute drive from mountainblue) on the Mysore-Madikeri Road.Nisargadhama offers boat rides and elephant rides and nature lovers can visit the deer park and the orchidarium. Those planning a longer stay at Nisargadhama should surely make a trip to the Tibetan settlement called Bailkuppe near Kushalnagar. This settlement is about 10 km away from the resort and boasts of a Buddhist temple with three 45 feet golden statues of the Buddha. There is a shopping lane in Bailkuppe, which sells all the traditional Tibetan ware. A few tiny Tibetan restaurants nearby offer traditional momos. Alternately, take a trip to Madikeri, which is an hours journey from Nisargadhama.



Abbi falls :

 

Abbi Falls is located around 8 km away from the town of Madikeri, in the mountains of the Western Ghats. Nestled between a private coffee plantations and spice estates, this waterfall descends into the Cauvery River. Just opposite the fall, there is a hanging bridge, which can be accessed by tourists. Visitors can view the Kali Mata Temple as well as coffee and black pepper trees from the bridge. The level of the fall rises during the monsoon season and diminishes during the dry season. For reaching the Abbi Falls, visitors can take a narrow road to the coffee estate. From there, a path through coffee and cardamom plantations leads to the waterfall. Best time to visit the waterfall is in early winter months, when fall is flooding with water brought by the monsoon



Raja Seat :

 

This is a place situated in the heart of Madikeri, where the kings used to spend their evening time enjoying the natural beauty. This is a place, from where you can see the far off green hills and the paddy fields, which are there in valleys. The tar roads look like serpents, which run between the thick forests. It is a very good place from where we can see the snows and clouds moving on the top of green hills. There is no other place from where we can see the wonderful sunset and enjoy the beauty of nature. The Government has many plans to make this place more beautiful.



Omkarareshwara Temple :

 

Omkareshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva that was built by Linga Rajendra II in 1820. With central dome and four turrets at the corners, this temple reflects the Muhammadan style of architecture. According to the local belief, the king killed a Brahmin in order to fulfil his political ambitions. After the death of the Brahmin, the king built this temple to appease his spirit. However, the Brahmin became a ‘Brahmarakshasa’ and kept bothering the king until he installed a ‘Shivalinga’ in the temple, brought from Kashi. This Shivalinga is named as ‘Omkareshwara’ and is worshipped by people. The architecture of the temple reflects both Hindu as well as Islamic style. Windows of the temple have bars that are made of ‘Panchaloha’ and an alphabet ‘lim’ has been placed between two consecutive bars.



Irpu Falls :

 

Iruppu Falls is a fresh water cascade, which is located in Coorg district of Karnataka. This fall originates from the Lakshmana Tirtha River, which is the tributary of Cauvery River. Owing to this, the fall is renowned as the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls. From these falls, visitors can reach Brahmagiri Peak, following a forest trial. Near these falls, visitors can find the famous Rameshwara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is situated on the banks of the Lakshmana Tirtha River and attracts pilgrims during the festival of Shivaratri. As per the Hindu mythological belief, Lord Rama and Lakshmana passed along the Brahmagiri range in search of Lord Rama's wife, Sita.






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