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QUICK FACTS
Location:Bangalore Urban District, Karnataka.
Famous for/as: Hill station, coffee, cardamom, black pepper. 
Weather:
Summer (March - June): 37 °C  to 20 °C.
Winter (October to February): 29°C  to 14 °C.. 
Monsoon  (July to September): Heavy rainfalls.
Altitude: 1,061 m (3,481 ft).
STD CODE : 08272
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to February.
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Picturesque Madikeri is a lush green hill station located in the Coorg region of Karnataka. It is known as a great retreat from the busy schedule of city life. The wooded slopes, old fashioned villages, and vast landscape of Madikeri are fascinating. Madikeri is also famous for coffee, cardamom, black pepper and Coorg honey. Presence of holy Cauveri, beautiful temples and its historical legacy attracts both tourists and pilgrims.

Madikeri was formerly known as Muddurajakeri. The town was named after the prominent Haleri king, Mudduraja who ruled Kodagu from 1633-1687. Madikeri is the main town of Coorg region. 

MUST SEE IN MADIKERI

Raja's Seat:

The place is famous for It’s fantastic scene during sun rise or sunset. Legend says from here kings used to watch the beautiful panoramic view of the valley and sunsets with their consorts. It offers breathtaking view of Western Ghats, green valleys with lush paddy fields. curved road to Mangalore passing through the valley is a memorable scene.

Madikeri fort:

Though this fort was rebuilt by Tipu Sulthan, the fort was first built by Mudduraja in the last quarter of the 17th century. Tipu Sultan named the site as Jaffarabad. Latter British took control of the fort. The Veerabhadra Temple inside it was removed by the British and replaced an Anglian Church, which is now converted to Museum. The Madikeri palace inside the fort was built by the Lingarajendra Wodeyar II. The British added a clock tower and a portico.

Omkareshwara Temple in the middle of Medikeri, was built ...

REACH MADIKERI
AIR

Madikeri does not have an airport. The nearest airports are Mangalore (136 km away) and Calicut (180 km). Bangalore airport is an alternative. 

RAIL

Madikeri does not have a railway station. Nearest railheads are Hassan, Kasaragod, Cannanore and Tellicherry (each of which are almost equidistant 115 km away). Mysore and Mangalore have railway stations with very good rail connectivity and are good alternatives to reach Madikeri.

ROAD

Madikeri lies on the Karnataka State Highway 88 that runs from Mysore to Mangalore. It is 120 km from Mysore and 136 km from Mangalore. Nearby towns are Hassan (115 km) in Karnataka and Cannanore and Tellicherry in the Kerala state (each around 115 km away).

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