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Madikeri

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Waterfalls · Gardens · Outdoor Activities
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Also known as Mercara, it is the headquarters of the district of Kodagu (also called Coorg). It is a popular tourist destination.EtymologyMadikeri was formerly known as Muddu raja keri. Muddurajakeri which means Mudduraja's town, was named after the prominent Haleri king, Mudduraja who ruled Kodagu from 1633 to 1687.The form of the name often used in English, Mercara, is derived from Madikeri by a standard transformation of the retroflex 'd' to an 'r' consonant.
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Popular things to do in Madikeri

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Mandalpatti
Outdoor Activity
Mandalpatti
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Raja's Seat ©
Garden
Raja's Seat
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Raja's Tomb ©
Historic Site
Raja's Tomb
2.7
Duration: 2 hours
Abbi Falls ©
Waterfall
Abbi Falls
2.5
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Madikeri

Dubare Elephant Camp
Wildlife Area
Dubare Elephant Camp Kodagu (Coorg)
2.8
Duration: 4 hours
Nisargadhama Forest ©
Forest
Nisargadhama Forest Kodagu (Coorg)
2.5
Duration: 2 hours
Nagarhole National Park ©
Wildlife Area
Nagarhole National Park Hunsur
3.2
Duration: 2 hours
Iruppu Falls ©
Waterfall
Iruppu Falls Kodagu (Coorg)
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Madikeri

Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation ©
Farm
Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Tibetan Monastery / Golden Temple Coorg ©
Religious Site
Tibetan Monastery / Golden Temple Coorg
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Kote Betta ©
Mountain
Kote Betta
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Kote Abbey waterfalls ©
Outdoor Activity
Kote Abbey waterfalls
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Madikeri

Omkareshwara Temple ©
Religious Site
Omkareshwara Temple
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Madikeri Fort ©
Specialty Museum
Madikeri Fort
1.8
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Madikeri

Sri Omkareshwara Temple ©
Religious Site
Sri Omkareshwara Temple
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Madikeri

Government Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Government Museum
2.9
Duration: 2 hours

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